Our regular programme
The House offers a
programme of regular events that encourages exploration of the
contemplative tradition. All groups are open to anyone who might be
Weekly eventsTuesdays: 2 – 3pm Julian meeting: contemplative prayer. At present on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
Contact Sue Heap for details on 0117 973 3866
Tuesdays: 3 5pm Open afternoon. A chance to meet people and get to know the House. Enjoy the garden, browse in the library, have a cup of tea. All are welcome.
Tuesdays: 5 – 6pm. Shared Silence - an hour of shared silent meditation, during which
people may come and go quietly as they wish.
Wednesdays: 7.15 8.45pm. Centering Prayer - every week, beginning 11th January. For details call Jacqueline on 0117 973 4136. Those new to centering prayer are recommended to come on the 1st Wednesday of the month.
Thursdays: 6.00 7.00pm Multi-faith Prayer in Silence, to hold the fear of a worried world in Light and Love. All welcome; come for a few minutes or the hour. Contact the Warden on 0117 950 7242, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursdays 7.30pm 9.00pm Christian Meditation (WCCM). Every week from 23rd February. Also, see short courses for more information on 6-week introductory course, from 12th January to 16th February. Contact: Caroline Price on 07786 934687
Wednesdays 7.30pm. Film Night on the last Wednesday of each
month; please contact Katy Staples on 07795 346 921; £6.00
Tuesdays: 3.00 5.00pm
Just come; no need to phone first. A chance to meet people and get to know the House. Enjoy the garden, browse in the library, have a cup of tea. All are welcome.
Saturdays 14th January, 18th February, 25th
March, 22nd April (come to one, some, or all)
10.30am 1.00pm. Mindfulness and Compassion. Led by qualified practitioner Vicki Thomas. Contact: Vicki 07985 075295. Cost: £20.00.
|Saturday 21st January
09.30am for 10.00am 4.00pm Prayer with Percussion: Revd Richard Dormandy encourages particpants to share his percussion instruments to help go into silence and prayer. No musical experience needed for this day. £20.00
|Saturday 11th March
09.30am for 10.00am 4.00pm "The Prayer of Protest", with Canon Trevor Dennis. The Jewish tradition embraqced the Prayer of Protest as a way of expressing negative feelings to God. Using the Prayer of Protest, we can be more true to ourselves and God. £20.00
|Saturday 8th April
09.30am for 10.00am 4.00pm "SW Region Quiet Garden Day". This day is open to all Quiet Garden Hosts, especially in the South West, and anyone interested in the Quiet Garden Movement. There will be time for reflection and time in the garden. Contact the warden on 0117 950 7242 or email@example.com. £10.00
|*Thursdays 12th January to 16th
7.30pm 9.00pm WCCM (World Community for Christian Meditation, wccm.org) offers an Introductory Course in Christian Meditation. Contact Caroline Price for details: 07786 934687
|*Tuesdays 28th February to 4th April
7.30pm 9.45pm Finding Space a serious path into spirituality. "Serious fun". Brochures at The Well or contact Chris and David Mitchell on 0117 924 3230 or davidmitchell691@btinternet,com. www.findingspace.org.uk.
1.30pm 5.30pm An introduction to the Methods and Background of Centering Prayer". Contact Jacqueline Evans for details, on: 0117 973 4136
|For all events marked: £ these are suggested donations, No-one should be prevented from attending any of these events for financial reasons. So if any of these suggested donations pose a problem, please give a donation according to your means. If you are able to offer more, it would very much help the running of future events.|
|Events marked * are events which are being held at The Well but are not part of the House Programme. For details of the event, please contact the name and phone number given in the entry.|
|Please book in early for any event to ensure your place, because numbers are limited. Warden: 0117 950 7274 or firstname.lastname@example.org|