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Stained Glass Workshop at the Salt House

Stained Glass Workshop There are still a few places left for this event. It is open to LT members and their friends. Jackie Hunt will be running a stained glass workshop for LIVING TREE on Tuesday 5th March (10am-4pm) at The Salt House in West Bay. The last two workshops were very popular so we are pleased to have booked her again. There are only 8 places and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis by contacting Chris Edwards or sending an email to the Living Tree’s Gmail account (see contact details). She will let you know if you are successful....

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Donations / raising money for the Living Tree

Making a donation to the Living Tree The Living Tree frequently gets approached by members of the public who would like to know how to make donations to the Living Tree. At the moment, please contact the Living Tree via thelivingtreedorset@gmail.com, and a committee member will come back to you with the details of how to donate. We are in the process of applying for charitable status. Once that status has been achieved, we will add a donation facility to the...

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Other events

TRIPUDIO CLASSES If any Living Tree members are looking to take up some gentle effective exercise in the Bridport area then these 1 hour Tripudio classes could be for you. All exercises are done seated or standing to music, to address your needs. Every Wednesday in Bridport 10am to 11 am with Julia at the Garden Studios, just off St.Swithins Road, DT6 5FD call Julia on  07734511287 or 01308 538112. Every Friday in Bradpole 9.30am-10.30am with Karen at Bradpole Village Hall Higher Street DT6 3JA. call Karen on 07572543781. GUIDED MEDITATION Thursdays 11 – 12.30 in Charmouth With Wendy Lowis Bates £5.00 per session with fresh mint tea. Contact wendylowisbates@gmail.com SING & STROLL Tuesdays at 1.30pm Walking and singing in the great outdoors. Free of charge and open to all.  For information or to reserve a space contact Peter on 07817 397331 or...

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From the latest Newsletter, 2 2019

VOLUNTEERS Living Tree will have an outreach stall at the Bridport Community Fair on Saturday 2 February from 9 am – 2pm in the Town Hall. We will be holding outreach stands at many community events throughout the coming year and we shall be needing volunteers to help at these events. The events give us the opportunity to promote the LT and reach out to local people affected by cancer, a chance to network with other organisations within the town and to enjoy a few hours meeting new people with fellow LT members. If anyone is interested in helping at these events please contact 07341 916976 or thelivingtreedorset@gmail.com. RECYCLE YOUR BRAS If anybody has any new (or good as new) mastectomy bras, or ordinary bras that they do not need, Rose Thorpe will be collecting bras and sending them to two charities which help women in South East Europe and Nigeria who otherwise would not have access to post–mastectomy wear. The ordinary bras will be sent to another organisation called Smalls For All, that sends bras and pants to help women in African countries who do not have access to what for them can be luxuries. Rose will be collecting bras on Fridays at Living Tree meetings or Mondays at 1.00pm Stepping Out. TOMBOLA/RAFFLE Roz Copson will be holding a bottle tom-bola at the Ropemakers, (West St) on Sunday 7...

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Friday Events, February 2019

FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY The Living Tree Weekly Meeting. 2.00pm Tripudio. 2.15pm Lucy Chant will be showing us some of her appliqué work and giving us an opportunity to have a go at this creative work ourselves. This is also the Macmillan Filming Day. 3.15 – 4.15 Therapy session – worry busting with Louise Wender. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ. FRIDAY 8 FEBRUARY The Living Tree Weekly Meeting. 2.00pm Tripudio. 2.15pm speaker Mary Tassell will talk about the use of herbs for minor complaints and simple remedies.  If you have questions in advance for her please let us know beforehand or on the day.  2.15 – 4.00pm Therapy sessions: Peter Cove offering Swedish massage for hands and feet (please check beforehand if you have Lymphoedema or lymph nodes removed). Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ. FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY 1.00pm Singing with Jane. The Living Tree Weekly Meeting. 2.00pm Tripudio.  2.15pm Living Tree member Robert Hansowitz will be giving a talk about his collection of fossils. 2.15 – 4.00pm Therapy session. Peter Cove offering Swedish massage for hands and feet (please check beforehand if you have Lymphoedema or lymph nodes removed). Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street,...

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Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Invites Entries

The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize 5 is open for entries! Writers and poets are invited to get your entries in to the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize. Not only do they have £3,000 total prize money up for grabs, but also, for every single entry, they will plant a tree in Boré, Kenya – a community on the front line of climate change. All the shortlisted entries will be published in their anthology each will receive a copy of the book. Tracy West, one of the organizers of this competition, has agreed to come along to the Living Tree this Friday, 30 November, to chat about the prize and the difference it...

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Other Events in November and December 2018

SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER Living Tree Charity Auction at 7pm. Viewing from 5pm. Includes raffle & guess the name of the giant bear. At The Ropemakers Pub, West Street, Bridport DT6 3QP. WEDNESDAY 7 NOVEMBER JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP with Wendy Lowis-Bates. It will take place at 4 Greenhayes, Old Lyme Road, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6BJ 10.00 to 14.30. Free to Living Tree members. Groups of 4 to 8 people. Either contact Rita on Fridays at LT or book directly with Wendy...

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Friday Events November, December 2018

FRIDAY 2 NOVEMBER The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 2pm Tripudio with Elizabeth. Jessica Hallt will talk about Millbrook Mi-guardian personal alarms which help people to remain safe and independent in their own home. It gives people a quick and easy way to get help in an emergency and offers their loved ones reassurance too. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ. SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER Living Tree Charity Auction at 7pm. Viewing from 5pm. Includes raffle & guess the name of the giant bear. At The Ropemakers Pub, West Street, Bridport DT6 3QP. FRIDAY 9 NOVEMBER The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 2pm Tripudio with Sherry. Peter Grech will talk about Music and health/music and memories. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ. FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 1pm Rising Voices with Jane. 2pm Tripudio with Elizabeth. Eileen Dearden will be running a workshop for us to ‘make small boxes for Christmas presents’. Please bring along a ruler, pencil and scissors if you can but don’t worry there will be some to share. You will go away with a little treasure to keep or give to loved ones or a friend. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street,...

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