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Free Meditation Practice. Yungdrung Bon Buddhism. Sundays 10.30 to 11.30 am, Blue Room, The Practice Rooms, 26 Upper Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1RH., 0751 804 1808, 0781 264 1459


Free Happiness Workshops from Light Box - unlocking people's creative potential to be happy. 2-4pm. Different theme each week. Broadmead, Bristol.

Book online: or call 0117 239 3360

Tuesdays - 3rd Monthly

Bristol Laughter Workshops with Joe Hoare. Learn to laugh more for mindfulness, happiness, stress-free living. 7.30-9pm, from £8. Also Retrain Your Brain to Happiness, 31st October/1st November & Laughter Facilitation Skills.


Free Signposting Service from The Happiness Project - visit the signposting wall for a monthly roundup of Bristol's events and opportunities for enhancing your wellbeing. Open from 10am. Broadmead, Bristol. Come and drop in. Free tea!

More information: or call 0117 239 3360


Saturdays & 2nd Wednesday

Your Community Clinic: enjoy holistic therapies for less. Weekly Saturday clinic in St Werburghs and monthly Wednesday clinic in Broadmead. Qualified, insured therapists offer massage and other therapies for £13-£35. Everyone of all ages welcome whether suffering from long-term health problems, or after some "me-time". Reiki shares and courses also available.

For full treatment list and further info: or 07809 736187 / 07982 243804

Saturdays & Sundays (3rd weekend monthly)

Build your own solar panel in an innovative workshop and learn how to connect solar panels to batteries, laptops and phones in an off-grid system. Demand Energy Equality runs affordable workshops, conveniently located in central Bristol.

0117 314 4657


Sunday 25 May
Thursday 29 May


Saturday 7 June

Fri 13 - Sat 14 June

Open Art - introduction to Shambhala art. Open to anyone with or without “art” or meditation experience. Starts with Friday night talk followed by all day workshop.;; 17 Lower Redland Road, Bristol


Tuesday 17 June

Bristol Laughter Workshop.

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Friday 20 - Sunday 22 June

Saturday 21 June

Glastonbury Free Festival of Light. Assembly Rooms, High Street. Readers, Healers, Therapists, Trade Stands. Free Admission & Workshops. 10am-5pm.

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Saturday 21 June

From Wired to Fired: A sound approach to feminine power. Mantra voice workshop in Glastonbury with Sara McCarthy. 07876 298613

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Thursday 26 June

Early Bird deadline for The Spark autumn issue. Get the discount for your autumn fayres, fires and harvest feasts, and your courses, groups and workshops starting in the new term.

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Thursday 26 - Sunday 29 June

Saturday 28 June

“Find your voice” with Jules Olsen. This singing workshop is open to all levels and ages, no experience necessary, just bring your voice and give it a go.;; 17 Lower Redland Road, Bristol



Friday 4 - Saturday 5 July

Contemplative photography workshop with Colin Tracy. Starts with Friday evening talk 'A Mind for Art'. The workshop combines meditation and photography. Any form of camera can be used and no previous experience of photography or meditation is necessary.;; 17 Lower Redland Road, Bristol


Saturday 5 July

Gurt Lush Choir, the Fantasy Orchestra and St Mary Redcliffe All-Star Symphonia present A Night at the Movies: Morricone & Friends, a celebration of film music over half a century. 7.30pm, £10/£8/£2.

Wednesday 9 - Sunday 13 July
Friday 11 - Sunday 13 July

Tuesday 15 July

Bristol Laughter Workshop.

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Wednesday 16 - Sunday 20 July

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