Events & Activities
Explore the Quarter's Garden Square - Part of Mental Health Awareness Week
Monday 10 May 12.30 -13.30
Explore Marylebone’s Garden Squares and learn about the famous residents and their servants plus the aristocrats, politicians and popstars, who visited them. A virtual tour of architecture, horticulture, gossip and scandal, past and present.
Ease your Way Back to the Workplace (Part of Mental Health Awareness Week)
Wednesday 12 May 16.00 - 17.00
Join leading expert Steph Peltier to learn simple and pragmatic actions we can take to support ourselves during the transition back to the workplace.
Returning to work is going to be a challenge for all of us, we will have some level of anxiety, this is natural. There are many simple and pragmatic actions we can take as individuals, team members and leaders to support ourselves and others during this challenging transition.
The webinar explores simple techniques to defuse anxiety in the heat of the moment. We will discuss ways to communicate with one another, to challenge our perspective to cultivate calm and optimism, and to regain serenity and clarity when our emotions are taking control. This webinar is deeply anchored in science. It explains how our brain and nervous system work, how our emotions always impact our wellbeing and our perception of reality and how we can learn to shift them to cultivate resilience, regain a sense of control and have a more enjoyable experience of life.
This webinar is delivered by Steph Peltier. Steph is an expert in the Science of Happiness and a certified Mindfulness and Positive Neuroplasticity Training (PNT) coach. Her empathetic yet pragmatic approach is heavily grounded in science and her suggestions can easily be integrated into our busy lives.
Slow Flow Yoga and Words
Wednesday 19 May 20.00 - 21.30
Join writer Laurie Bolger and Yoga Teacher Gemma Bolger via Zoom for a relaxing and cosy evening. London based Yoga Teacher Gemma Bolger and Professional Writer Laurie Bolger, guide you through a relaxing 90 Minute Session: Slow Flow Yoga with Words. This is not your usual yoga experience, in a peaceful safe environment we mix the flow of yoga and breath with calming extracts read from carefully chosen books. During the session there will be time for you to journal and clear your head.
This unique experience allows you to enjoy yoga and meditation whilst soaking in these calming words and even writing a few of your own. This practice is both cleansing and creative, sending you into a blissful state of relaxation, switching off and getting ready to enjoy a good sleep.
All levels are welcome. You will need a yoga mat or soft surface to sit on, a notepad and pen and clothes you can stretch comfortably in.
Creative Writing Club with Laurie Bolger
Tuesday 25 May 12.30 - 13.30
This session is about letting your creativity lead the way, generating new and exciting writing in your own unique style. During this 60 minute workshop Laurie will take you through fast paced writing exercises to boost mindfulness. All you need is a pen and paper and somewhere quiet to sit and let your imagination flow.
Laurie Bolger is a London based writer her work has featured at Glastonbury Festival, the Royal Albert Hall, for Sky Arts, various BBC platforms and for TATE. Laurie has been running creative writing workshops for the past decade allowing people to celebrate their own unique voices and individuality. The Creative Writing Club as featured in Time Out is a Free Flow Creative Writing hour with writer Laurie Bolger.
The Story of Selfridges - In-person Walk
Thursday 27 May 12.30 - 13.30
Join us as we take a look at the journey of Mr Selfridge, how Britain’s first department store has become the ‘Best Department Store in the world’ and the architecture of its flagship store.
Please note this in an in-person meet outside 55 Baker Street.
Dance Yoga with gem & i yoga
Tuesday 15 June 12.30 - 13.15
Celebrate your lunch break with London based Yoga Teacher Gemma Bolger.
Gem teaches a feel good yoga flow, choreographed to a well-known song. This uplifting session combines the benefits of yoga and breath work, with all the endorphins of a dance class. For this fun and energising class, some yoga experience would be helpful, however everybody is welcome! You will need a yoga mat or soft surface to practice on and clothes you can move and wiggle comfortably in. No pressure to move like Darcy Bussell, this is a really fun and low pressure workshop.
“I always perform the routine like I’m on stage and this makes me giggle. Gem’s yoga dance class is the highlight of my week. ” – A regular participant of Gem’s online Weekday Wake Up
George's Park Pop-Ups (coming soon!)