Is it possible to tell stories with honesty, thoughtfulness, and accuracy that are out with your own lived experience? When is it appropriate to use verbatim text? What are the ethics of writing characters based on real people, whether contemporary or historical?
Join us for an online panel discussion on the ethics of storytelling.
Have you ever wondered what dilemmas face a platypus? If someone tried to abolish ice cream what would a documentary about that look like? Maybe you want to see a documentary about the national teeth cleaning championships?
Join this 45(ish) minute improvised documentary on Zoom. The audience will be asked for suggestions to start the show off and can then sit back and relax as the documentary unfolds before your eyes using those suggestions.
Forest therapy, a set of mindful-based nature connection practises. These practises are adapted from the Japanese practise of Shirin-Yoku, or ‘forest bathing’ which harnesses the mood-promoting, anti-inflammatory and immunity boosting benefits of exposure to biochemical compounds released by trees. Benefits which are supported by medical research findings.
More and more people are interested in vegan/plant based eating. Join this workshop to find out more about the V-side!
- Type of event: Online
- Date: 17 July – 1 August
- Time: N/A
- Location: Online
- Meeting point: n/a
- Cost: Free
- Booking instructions: Book online
This year the Festival of Archaeology is kicking off with the theme ‘Exploring Local Places’. Organisers are putting together archaeological events allowing you to explore your local community, stories and people that lived there.
What started off as a two-day festival has evolved into two weeks of exciting
- Type of event: in person
- Date: 18 July
- Time: 8am
- Location: Bristol – Weston Super Mare
- Meeting point: Long Ashton park & ride
- Cost: £32.50
- Booking instructions: book online
The highly-acclaimed Great Weston Ride will be back again in 2021 after its eleventh outing overcame the coronavirus challenge and was rated a huge success by the people who matter most – the riders themselves. (more…)
In this workshop, we’ll look at two case studies, firstly, from how you would conceptualise them in your own approach, and then consider how they may be explained through a neurophysiological lens. We will then consider how we would work with these clients from a Polyvagal perspective, considering how we might work in both a ‘bottom up’ and ‘top down’ way, depending on the state of nervous system regulation in the client.
This conference will explore the wider cultural and social impact of the technological development and dissemination of early recordings. The event is focussed on the wider cultural and social impact of the technological development and dissemination of early recordings. The day will include a wide-ranging selection of papers from early career researchers and senior academics and a final round table.
Join writer, teacher and music enthusiast, Jeffrey Boakye, in conversation about his new book Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs. A playlist / history book with a twist, Boakye introduces key moments in Black British history through the lens of modern music. Learn about the ground-breaking musicians whose songs have changed the world and discover key moments in the Black British narrative.
Storytelling can be one of scariest – and most impactful – skills that you can hone as a changemaker. You’re invited to learn how to share powerful, personal stories in a community of people who are also committed to collective liberation. Join a community of emerging storytellers in uncovering your personal stories, crafting your visionary narrative, and refining them so they are compelling, magnetic, and memorable.