Time of Connections

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 11:58

Time of Connections

Why not take 5?

Feeling close to other people during Covid has been difficult, you may have felt isolated or lonely? Blaby and Oadby Wigston Mental Health Forum introduces a 'Time of Connections'

Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Learn, Give

Connecting with others is a fundamental human need, support your own wellbeing by taking part in our FREE taster sessions below which are happening in your local community.

Time of Connections wellbeing event

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Time of Connections

Connecting with others during the Covid pandemic has been difficult, and it's easy to feel isolated and lonely.

Support your own wellbeing by joining us for a week of activities from Monday 15 February - Friday 19 February.

Choose from a variety of free taster sessions including singing, physical activity, arts & crafts, and mindfulness.

Timetable of events

Monday 15 February:

  • Monday Morning Smile
  • Singing Memory Cafe
    • 2pm - 3.30pm
    • Wellbeing
    • Email LMM Box to find out more
  • Strength and Conditioning
    • 2pm - 2.45pm
    • Physical activity
    • Email the Ministry of Nordic Walks to find out more
  • Let it Flow Paul Klee Art Workshop
    • 6pm - 7pm
    • Arts
    • Email Creative Moveness to find out more

Tuesday 16 February:

  • Women Today Over 45s
    • 9am-9.40am
    • Physical activity
    • Email Ann Spence to find out more
  • Relax with Zentangles
    • 10.30-11.30am
    • Physical activity
    • Email Creative Moveness to find out more
  • Wellbeing Workshop
    • 1pm - 2pm
    • Wellbeing
    • Email Robin Cafferata to find out more
  • Tuesday Crafternoon: DIY Stationary Organiser

Wednesday 17 February:

  • Why Nordic Works for me!
    • 10.30am - 11am
    • Physical activity
    • Email Ministry of Nordic Walks to find out more
  • Singing for the Brain
    • 1.30pm - 3.30pm
    • Wellbeing
    • Email LMM Box to find out more
  • Let it Flow Paul Klee Art Workshop
    • 2pm - 3pm
    • Arts
    • Email Creative Moveness to find out more
  • Introduction to Walking Exercises
    • 4pm - 4.30pm
    • Physical activity
    • Email Ministry of Nordic Walks to find out more
  • Let's Get Moving
    • 7pm - 8pm
    • Physical activity
    • Email the Fitness Bank to find out more
  • Men's Support Group
  • Covid-19 Group

Thursday 18 February:

  • Craft Wigston
    • 10.30am - 11.30am
    • Arts
    • Email BOWS Mental Health Forum to find out more
  • Mental Health Group
  • Relax with Zentangles
    • 7.30pm - 8.30pm
    • Arts
    • Email Creative Moveness to find out more

Friday 19 February:

  • Singing Memory Cafe
    • 10am - 11.30am
    • Wellbeing
    • Email LMM Box to find out more
  • Clarity with Clare
  • BOWS can we help?
    • 2pm - 3pm
    • Wellbeing
    • Email BOWS Mental Health Forum to find out more

What else is happening?

Mindfulness Leicester will be delivering virtual taster sessions throughout the week - send them an email to find out more.

Cosby Crafters are doing a Yarn Bomb Project for people to get involved for Valentine's Day - find out more on their Facebook page.

Oadby Crafting Hands are welcoming new members - find out more on their Facebook page.

The JUST campaign is encouraging women to explore a variety of sport and physical activities - find out more on the JUST South Leicestershire website.

Self-help resources

Richmond Fellowship Life Links provides free mental health and wellbeing information for people living in Blaby District, and Oadby & Wigston. There are a number of different support networks available, offering you the flexibility to choose how you receive support dependent on your personal needs.

Visit the Life Links website to find out more or call 0800 023 4575.

Tags: Arts, Health, Physcial Activity, Wellbeing