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Mindful Crafts at Quad, Derby

Mindful Crafts is a creative group taking place 1-3pm on the second Monday of each month during Spring / Summer 2019 at Quad, on the Market Place, Derby.

Each month there will be a different theme. All workshops will be delivered in a relaxed and supportive environment, suitable for adults to learn new skills whilst improving confidence and self esteem.

These workshops are free to attend and all materials are provided on the day, just bring yourself! You are welcome to bring a bottle of water with you, with other refreshments are available from the on-site coffee shop.

Booking is recommended as places are limited.

Delivered in partnership with Quad as part of their Year of Wellbeing, Derbyshire Mind’s Enjoying Derbyshire project and Step Ball Change.

 

To book:

Call Derbyshire Mind: 01332 623732

Email: enquiries@derbyshiremind.org.uk

 

When:

1:00pm – 3:00pm on Monday 8th April 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm on Monday 13th May 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm on Monday 10th June 2019

 

Where:

QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS

www.derbyquad.co.uk

 

What can I expect from the session?

Each session is set out to be welcoming and supportive, with different themes. If you’re not sure about trying something out, please ask a member of staff for more information about what it is to help you decide what you would like to participate in.

Quilting for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Derby

A small and supportive group using quilting as a tool to explore Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Discover how the slow-paced and soothing process of quilt-making can be a rewarding and relaxing activity for individuals with lived experience of PTSD and their supporting family and friends.

This course is designed and delivered by Derby Adult Learning Service in partnership with Derbyshire Mind.

This 8 week course starts Thursday 9th May 2019

1:15pm to 3:15pm
At the Village Learning Centre, Browning Street, Derby, DE23 8DN

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults with mild – moderate mental health difficulties and individuals supporting someone else.

All materials are provided and no previous experience is needed.

 

To book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited.
T: 01332 717 900
E: enquiries@derbyals.org

Herbs for Health, Buxton

A practical and fun course, learning how to safely harvest, dry and use the medical herbs around us; building your confidence to benefit from their medical properties safely.

Take steps towards feeling more positive through joining this small, friendly group and learning new skills. You will make small pots of creams and oils which you can take home or give as gifts.

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults who are currently experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues, or feeling socially isolated.

Where

Buxton Fairfield Adult Education Centre
Victoria Park Road
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 7PE

When

10am to 12:30pm for 5 weeks
Starting Thursday 28th February 2019


To book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited. Please call in at the Buxton Adult Education Centre, or
T: 01629 533 385
E: Brightside@derbyshire.gov.uk

 

Kedleston Hall Trails with Jog Derbyshire (5k or 10k routes)

Jog Derbyshire and Kedleston Hall host a fun and friendly monthly trail run (or jog or walk) around the beautiful Kedleston Estate to raise money for Derbyshire Mind whilst promoting the benefits of outdoor exercise.

For £2 entry you can sign up to do a 5K or 10K route. Registration starts opens from 8:30am and includes a group warm-up before the 10K set off first at 9:00am.

The route starts off with an uphill which allows regular runners a challenge whilst enabling walkers to enjoy the scenery more! Dogs are welcome too.

At the end you can collect your 20% off voucher for the café and relax with other participants.

This event is run by volunteers who take registration, set up markers for the route and lead the way. If you would like to volunteer to help please contact Jog Derbyshire for more information.

Please be aware that if the main entrance gates are closed, an alternate entrance to Kedleston hall is available off Mercaston Lane.

Tai Chi and Qigong for Health, Wellbeing and Relaxation, Derby

Explore and experience a range of health, wellbeing and relaxation exercises and methods tailored to improving mental wellbeing.

You will join a small, friendly group supported by two qualified staff members. During this course you will learn what core strength is and through gentle exercises learn how to develop your strength and flexibility. Participation is voluntary and exercises are tailored to the abilities of the group. No previous experience is required.

This course is designed and delivered by Derby Adult Learning Service in partnership with Derbyshire Mind.

Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

 

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults with no previous experience, who would like to improve their mental wellbeing.

 

Where

Rycote Centre
Parker Street
Derby
DE1 3HF

 

When

7-9pm for 10 weeks
Starting Thursday 17th January 2019


For more information or to book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited.
T: 01332 717 900
E: enquiries@derbyals.org

Rebuild and Relax – Matlock

You will develop helpful strategies including communication techniques, decision-making and resilience. Your tutor will support you to develop your confidence and self-esteem, making you better able to relax and take on life.

This course is designed and delivered by Brightside in partnership with
Derbyshire Mind.

 

You will join a small, friendly and supportive group, with support from a tutor who will support you and give you feedback to help you asses your own progress.

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults who are currently experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues, or feeling socially isolated.

 

Where

Matlock Adult Education Centre (The Ritz)
Steep Turnpike
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3DP

 

When

10am-12noon for 6 weeks
Starting Thursday 31st January 2019


To book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited. Please call in at the Matlock Adult Education Centre (The Ritz), or
T: 01629 535 895
E: Brightside@derbyshire.gov.uk

Beat the Winter Blues – Glossop

To lift your mood and spirits, you will learn new skills and take part in activities such as seasonal crafts, walks, cookery for comfort and relaxation.

You will join a small, friendly and supportive group taking steps towards feeling more positive and learning new skills.

This course is designed and delivered by Brightside in partnership with Derbyshire Mind.

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults who are currently experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues. No skills are needed.

 

Where

Glossop Adult Education Centre
Talbot Street
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 7DG

 

When

1-3pm for 6 weeks
Starting Tuesday 22nd January 2019


To book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited. Please call in at the Glossop Adult Education Centre, or
T: 01629 535 895
E: Brightside@derbyshire.gov.uk

Mindful Crafts at Quad – Spring 2019

 

Mindful Crafts is a creative group taking place 1-3pm on the second Monday of each month during Spring 2019 at Quad, on the Market Place, Derby.

Each month there will be a different theme. All workshops will be delivered in a relaxed and supportive environment, suitable for adults to learn new skills whilst improving confidence and self esteem.

These workshops are free to attend and all materials are provided on the day, just bring yourself! You are welcome to bring a bottle of water with you, with other refreshments are available from the on-site coffee shop.

Booking is recommended as places are limited.

Delivered in partnership with Quad as part of their Year of Wellbeing, Derbyshire Mind’s Enjoying Derbyshire project and Step Ball Change.

 

To book:

Call Derbyshire Mind: 01332 623732

Email: enquiries@derbyshiremind.org.uk

 

When:

1:00pm – 3:00pm on Monday 10th December 2018

 

Where:

QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS

www.derbyquad.co.uk

 

What can I expect from the session?

Each session is set out to be welcoming and supportive, with different themes. If you’re not sure about trying something out, please ask a member of staff for more information about what it is to help you decide what you would like to participate in.

January

Please be aware that the January session will take place in a room upstairs, rather than the usual room downstairs. Lifts are available.

Monthly Kedleston Hall 5k or 10k Trail

poster image for event showing joggers by a lake with date and time information for the event

Kedleston Trails: Sunday 26th August 2018
Registration from 8:30am, race starts 9:00am
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH

Join us for a friendly jog or walk around the beautiful Kedleston Hall estate. This isn’t a competitive race and suitable for beginners and those looking for a challenge can still push themselves on the longer route. The day starts with registration and warm up, and ends with a 20% discount voucher for the café for the chance to chat with fellow participants – yum!

This monthly event is organised by Jog Derbyshire and managed by volunteers. Dogs welcome. Parking for the race is free as it is before the Hall opens to visitors. To find out more about jogging or how to get started click here.