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Oct
16
Tue
2018
Exploring Your Chakras @ The Wellbeing Centre
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Do you feel low in energy? Find yourself constantly churning thoughts over in your mind? Or feel one step removed from the life going on around you?

These are signs that that your chakras may be out of balance or blocked.

Join Mike Overend for this four week course to familiarise yourself with the seven main chakras, the role of chakras within energy healing, and to learn meditation techniques based on the chakras to help to achieve energetic balance, flow and focus.

Over four weeks we will:

  • Explore our seven main chakras
  • Help to develop an awareness of the importance each chakra to our physical, mental and spiritual well-being and development
  • Explore an overview of the symbols associated with each chakra
  • Learn visualisation, sound vibration and meditation techniques, which can be used regularly to promote balance and well-being

Prices, Dates & Booking Information

These 1hr sessions run on Tuesday evenings 7-8pm at The Wellbeing Centre.

  • Course 1 Starts Tuesday 9th October
  • Course 2 Starts Tuesday 6th November

Course fee for all four weeks £40 in advance or £15 per week. To book the full course, please first purchase the certificate here >>

…and then select the dates you wish to attend using your certificate code to ‘pay’ for the individual classes:

Book Online

Alternatively, you can contact our Reception Team for more details and to book – open for drop-in and telephone enquiries on 01635 552874 weekdays 9:30am – 5:30pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

Mindfulness course
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mindfulness course

This course includes the central elements of the internationally recognised Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme developed by

Jon Kabat-Zinn, combined with compassion meditation, readings and

group discussions. All welcome – no experience necessary, just a

commitment to some manageable regular home practice.

 

6 evening sessions (11th, 18th, 25th Sept, 9th, 16th,

23rd Oct) and practice day Sat 13th Oct 10am -4pm.


 

Oct
17
Wed
2018
The North Wessex Downs AONB Annual Forum @ Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Oct 17 @ 8:45 am – 4:00 pm

Farming Tomorrow – Prospects for Farming in the AONB

Starts at 8.45am for registration and coffee; programme commences at 9.30am.

Farming Tomorrow – Prospects for farming in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

• How will Brexit affect agriculture in the North Wessex Downs?
• What will that mean for the landscape and wildlife?
• What is the future of land management support payments in the long term?
• What does “public money for public goods” really mean?

Featuring a line-up of expert and influential speakers on farming and conservation, including:

Caroline Drummond, Director of LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) on the big questions facing sustainable food and farming as we leave the EU, including how to engage the support of the taxpaying public.

Merrick Denton-Thompson. immediate past President of the Landscape Institute on What the Future Holds for Landscapes, Food and Farming, including the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan and the Review of AONBs and National Parks.

Phil Jarvis, Head of Farming, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) on “Fields for the Future: a winning blueprint for farming, wildlife and the environment – 25 years’ experience of the Allerton Project”.

Chris Musgrave, former Marlborough Downs farmer and CLA member of the AONB Partnership on “The Way Ahead: a glimpse into the future of farming”.

Peter Lemon, North Wessex Downs farmer and farming and rural business member of the AONB Partnership on “The Southern Streams Farmers’ Group: Common Purpose for a Healthy Environment”

Plus a choice of fascinating afternoon tours/site visits including:

Rushall Manor Farm tour – join us for a trailer ride around the farm to learn about organic farming methods, conservation efforts and the John Simonds Trust’s education and training work with diverse a range of young people.

Woodland Management – hear from Richard Edwards, Forestry Manager for the Englefield Estate, about balancing woodland management for financial return with a commitment to conservation.

History, Heritage and Education – learn about how the farm and its landscape have changed through time in response to changing demands on a guided walk led by a local historian, Lady Sian Crisp,  round parts of Rushall Manor Farm.

Managing the Land for Clean Water – join local farm advisor, Karen Davies, to see and hear how Catchment Sensitive Farming works in practice.

The programme also includes a Q&A session and plenty of opportunities to meet new people or catch up with your farming and conservation contacts from across the AONB 

Computer Lessons for beginners @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Oct 17 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Computer Lessons for beginners @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom

Computer Lessons for beginners

Every Wednesday morning at Hungerford Library

To book a session, please contact the library: 01488 682660

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282

Knit & Natter @ Burghfield Common Library @ Newbury Library
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knit & Natter @ Burghfield Common Library @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom

Knit & Natter at Burghfield Library

Drop in and bring your knitting with you.

Starts Wednesday 16 May, then fortnightly on Wednesdays, 2.30-4.30 pm.

For more information, please contact the library:

01189 833632 or email: burghfieldlibrary@westberks.gov.uk

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30281/Burghfield-Common-Library-Events

Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.

By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.


Oct
18
Thu
2018
Computer Lessons @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Computer Lessons @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library

Computer Lessons for beginners

Every Thursday morning at Thatcham Library.

To book a session, please contact the library: 01635 866049

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30286

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Play Games @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 18 @ 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Play Games @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Play Games at Theale Library (Adults)

A fun session to play familiar games and learn new ones. We have some games at the library or bring along one of your own to share.

Thursdays, 2.15-3.45pm at Theale Library

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/35326

Oct
19
Fri
2018
Family History Sessions @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Family History Sessions @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library

Family History Sessions

Friday mornings at Thatcham Library.

Free practical advice from the Berkshire Family History Society.

To book a session, please contact the library: 01635 866049

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30286

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Craft & Chat @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Craft & Chat @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library

Craft & Chat

Every Friday. 10.00am-12.00pm at Hungerford Library.

Drop in and bring any craft with you.

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282

Family History Sessions @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Sessions @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library

Family History Sessions

Friday mornings at Newbury Library.

Free practical advice from the Berkshire Family History Society.

To book a session, please contact the library: 01635 519900

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30251

English Conversation Group @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
English Conversation Group @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library

English Conversation Group

For non-English speakers – Every Friday, 2.00-3.00pm at Lambourn Library.

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30283

Craft and Colouring Club @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 19 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Craft and Colouring Club @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Craft and Colouring Club (for adults)

Fridays, 2.15-3.30pm at Theale Library (Starts 7th September)

Bring along your craft project to work on or your felt pens and enjoy a char while you’re being creative. We do have some materials for you to use, colouring pencils and wool etc.

For more information, please contact the library:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/35326

Art Group @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library
Oct 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Art Group @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library

Art Group

Every Friday, 2.30-4.30pm at Thatcham Library

Bring your paints, pastels or pencils.

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30286

Bookworms Book Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Bookworms Book Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library

Bookworms Book Group

Third Friday of the month, 5.30-6.30pm at Hungerford Library.

For more information, please contact the library.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

 

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Pallet DIY Workshop @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pallet DIY Workshop @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Turn pallets and surplus wood into a shoe rack, outdoor plant rack, or other item of your choice in this one day workshop.


Oct
22
Mon
2018
Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Duplo Play Sessions

For toddlers and preschoolers:

  • Mondays, 1.30-3.00pm all year round
  • Wednesdays. 10.45am-12.15pm half-term and holidays

An informal session to have fun with Duplo. Younger siblings welcome – we have a few baby toys to play with as well.

For more information, please contact the library.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30287

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Family History Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 22 @ 2:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Family History Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Family History Sessions

Every Monday, 2.20pm-4.45pm at Theale Library.

Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research.

No need to book, just drop in. For more information, please contact the library.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30287

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Oct
23
Tue
2018
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library

Rhymetime for under 3 years

Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11.00-11.20am at Newbury Library.

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30251

Goldilocks and the three bears @ Burghfield Library @ Burghfield Library
Oct 23 @ 11:15 am – 11:50 am
Goldilocks and the three bears @ Burghfield Library @ Burghfield Library | Burghfield Common | England | United Kingdom

Goldilocks and the three bears

For 2-6 years, adapted and performed by Lizzie Lewis

Burghfield Common Library, October 23, 11.15-11.50pm

Adults £5, Children £2. To book, call 01189 833632, email burghfieldlibrary@westberks.gov.uk or ask in the library.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/35189

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Art Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library

Art Group

Every Tuesday, 2.00-4.00pm at Hungerford Library.

Bring your paints, pastels or pencils.

Please contact the library for more information:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282

Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library

Knit and Natter

Every Tuesday, 2.00-4.00pm at Lambourn Library.

Drop in and bring your knitting with you.

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30283

Exploring Your Chakras @ The Wellbeing Centre
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Do you feel low in energy? Find yourself constantly churning thoughts over in your mind? Or feel one step removed from the life going on around you?

These are signs that that your chakras may be out of balance or blocked.

Join Mike Overend for this four week course to familiarise yourself with the seven main chakras, the role of chakras within energy healing, and to learn meditation techniques based on the chakras to help to achieve energetic balance, flow and focus.

Over four weeks we will:

  • Explore our seven main chakras
  • Help to develop an awareness of the importance each chakra to our physical, mental and spiritual well-being and development
  • Explore an overview of the symbols associated with each chakra
  • Learn visualisation, sound vibration and meditation techniques, which can be used regularly to promote balance and well-being

Prices, Dates & Booking Information

These 1hr sessions run on Tuesday evenings 7-8pm at The Wellbeing Centre.

  • Course 1 Starts Tuesday 9th October
  • Course 2 Starts Tuesday 6th November

Course fee for all four weeks £40 in advance or £15 per week. To book the full course, please first purchase the certificate here >>

…and then select the dates you wish to attend using your certificate code to ‘pay’ for the individual classes:

Book Online

Alternatively, you can contact our Reception Team for more details and to book – open for drop-in and telephone enquiries on 01635 552874 weekdays 9:30am – 5:30pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

Mindfulness course
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mindfulness course

This course includes the central elements of the internationally recognised Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme developed by

Jon Kabat-Zinn, combined with compassion meditation, readings and

group discussions. All welcome – no experience necessary, just a

commitment to some manageable regular home practice.

 

6 evening sessions (11th, 18th, 25th Sept, 9th, 16th,

23rd Oct) and practice day Sat 13th Oct 10am -4pm.


 

Oct
24
Wed
2018
Computer Lessons for beginners @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Oct 24 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Computer Lessons for beginners @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom

Computer Lessons for beginners

Every Wednesday morning at Hungerford Library

To book a session, please contact the library: 01488 682660

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282

Creative Writing Workshop @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Creative Writing Workshop @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom

Creative Writing Workshop for 10-16 years

Inspiration for beginners writing fiction from author Anita Loughrey.

Wednesday 24 October, 10.30am-12.00pm at Newbury Library

To book a FREE place, please contact the library: 01635 519900 | library@westberks.gov.uk

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/35188

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Happy Hedgehog Half Term @ The Nature Discovery Centre
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hedgehog house

Hedgehogs, the heroes of our gardens need our help! Come to this Hog House Workshop during October half term and learn all about how you can help hedgehogs this autumn.

Find out how you can provide a wildlife corridor between you and your neighbours’ gardens. Discover the best food to leave out for your spiny visitors and how to create the most hospitable environment for them.

Then construct your very own hedgehog house. These very desirable residences have been made up in kit form for easy construction; however there will be lots of help available in the building process on the day.

There are three sessions, at 11.00-12.00. 13.00-14.00 and 15.00-16.00 – the ‘tickets’ link takes you to a page showing all three for you to choose the correct time.

Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.

By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.


Oct
25
Thu
2018
Marketing & Sales for Business Owners @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 25 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Marketing & Sales for Business Owners @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Marketing & Sales for Business Owners

FREE workshops for business owners, covering:

11 Oct: Marketing Planning and Strategy

25 Oct: Websites & Social Media

8 Nov: Using Customer Information Effectively

22 Nov: Engaging Your Customers

6 Dec: Plan a Sales Strategy

Workshops run on Thursdays, 7.00-9.30pm at Theale Library

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

 

Computer Lessons @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Computer Lessons @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham library

Computer Lessons for beginners

Every Thursday morning at Thatcham Library.

To book a session, please contact the library: 01635 866049

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30286

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/