18 SEPTEMBER 2018
LIVING TREE NEWS
Jo’s celebration will take place at 3pm on Monday 8 October at Bridport United Church. The family have asked Living Tree to make a contribution and so at Friday’s meeting we decided to invite LT members to write a short sentence which sums up their memory of Jo. If you would like to do this please email your sentence to: email@example.com by Monday 1 October. The committee will then ask 4 LT members to read these at Jo’s celebration.
A huge thank you to amazing young volunteers Taiya and Maci-Jay who raised over £100 for Living Tree at last week’s West Bay Car Boot Sale.
Burton Bradstock Bridge Club raised £667 during the summer. The cheque was handed over last Tuesday. The public’s generosity never ceases to surprise us. We are very grateful.
Living Tree Charity Auction – 4 November – please contact Amazing Ros (asap) if you have items which could be auctioned or items for the raffle or Christmas Hamper. Info below. Ros’s number is 01308 422650.
LIVING TREE EVENTS
WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER
A Living Tree event. 10.30am – 2.30pm. WELLBEING. Free information and taster sessions in holistic and complementary therapies. Mary Tassell will be speaking about herbal poultices and fomentations. Drop-in anytime at Bridport Town Hall DT6 3HA.
FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER
The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 2pm Tripudio. Sarah Acton, Jurassic Poet in residence. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ.
FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER
The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 1pm. Rising Voices. Singing with Jane Silver-Corren. 2pm Tripudio. Art with Libby. Foot massage with Anne. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ.
FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER
The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 2pm Tripudio. MINDFEST Creative writing workshop with Sarah Cooper. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ.
MONDAY 8 OCTOBER
A celebration of the life of Jo O’Farrell who died in July will be held at3pm on Monday 8 October 2018 in the Bridport United Church, East Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3LJ.
FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER
The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 2pm Tripudio. Peter Harden a talk about making wooden clocks. Worry busting with Louise Wender. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ.
WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER
A Living Tree event 10.30am-2.30pm. WELLBEING, an event offering info and tasters on complementary therapies, nutrition, exercise, creative arts etc. to help us live well/better. Sue Leonard will give a talk on Essential Oils. Drop-in session at Bridport Town Hall. Tel 07341 916976. www.thelivingtree.org.uk
FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER
The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 2pm Tripudio. Knitting Christmas Tree decorations with Rosie. Drop in any time between 2pm and 4.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ.
FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER
The Living Tree Weekly Meeting: 2pm Tripudio. Speaker to be advised. Jude and Chris will demonstrate how to make Kimchi and sauerkraut. Foot massage with Anne. 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. Includes raffle & guess the name of the giant bear. Donations gratefully accepted for auction lots, raffle and Christmas hamper. 7pm at The Ropemakers Pub, West Street, Bridport DT6 3QP. Contact Ros Copson 01308 422650.
STEPPING OUT NEWS AND EVENTS
This is a 12-week cancer rehabilitation programme with which the Living Tree is closely connected. For details or booking contact Course Director Jo by mobile: 07876 132691 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 10.00 – 12.00
10.30 – 11.30 Pilates with Ally Franklin
MONDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 10.00 – 12.30
Supported Group Exercise: coping with stress & anxiety. Louise Wender
FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 10.00 – 12.00
Nordic Walking with Paul Duffy
OTHER REGULAR ACTIVITIES
WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 11 – 3pm
Weather permitting, our next walk will be on Wednesday 26 September, leaving at 11am from the Charles 2nd memorial stone at the junction of Lee Lane with the A35 to Dorchester. This is a circular, 4.5-mile walk, most of which is fairly easy going but it does have a couple of stiles and one short, particularly steep section downwards which will require extra care, especially if wet. The walk will take us through Walditch to Shipton Gorge where we can stop for light refreshments at The New Inn if you wish. Suitable clothing and footwear advised and hiking poles highly recommended to help on the more difficult parts. I suggest parking either at the top end of Jessop Avenue or in Howard Road. Allow 3 – 3.5 hours for this walk, including refreshment stop. Please call Rita on 01308 482366 or email: email@example.com for more information and to book on the walk. We need to let The New Inn know numbers of people coming a few days before the walk.
SPLASH CLUB meets 7-8pm every Tuesday at Highlands End pool, you can bring one guest for £1 & transport can be arranged. The sauna and steam room are available for warming up.
TABLE TENNIS on Mondays 9.30 – 11am at Salwayash – lifts available from Bridport. Thursdays 12.00 – 13.30 at Bridport Leisure Centre. Contact Paul on 01308 488700 if interested.
FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER
7am – 2pm at Bridport Leisure Centre. Macmillan coffee morning. If you would like to make/bring cakes and/or volunteer for a stint running the stall please contact Jo Perfect: firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER
Charter Fair 10am-2pm LT stall in Bridport Arts Centre. Volunteers needed.
SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER
Bridport Mindfest – Living Tree stall at Mindfest 10am-2pm Bridport Arts Centre. Creative Writing Workshop led by Led by Carol Hyde 2.15pm –4pm at Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NZ.
FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER
Fund-raising event for the Radiotherapy Unit at Dorset County Hospital Muse of Fire is a special evening of spoken word and music from internationally acclaimed performers. Supported by Dorset Writers Network, Black Ven Poetry, Apothecary.
Venue: Eype Centre for Arts, Mount Lane, Eype DT6 6AR (seats 150), 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets: £15 in advance/ £20 on the door, available from Bridport Music (cash only).
WEDNESDAY 7 NOVEMBER
JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP Wendy Lowis-Bates offers a jewellery making workshop. 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 at email@example.com.WEBSITE
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