We are delighted to announce that Plum Village monastics led by Brother Phap Linh, Sister Hien Nghiem and Sister Kinh Nghiem will be joining us for a series of events in May.
See the London Mindfulness Hub website for all events. A highlight selection of scheduled events include:
A Wake Up Retreat with Plum Village Monastics: Nurturing Ourselves in Nature
Date: 7pm THU 16th – 5pm SUN 19th May
You’re invited to join us on a special monastic-led spring retreat on the theme “Nurturing ourselves in Nature”. We’ll enjoy sinking deeper into the present moment, connecting deeply with ourselves and each other.
Hosted by the Wake Up Community of young adults, this special retreat is opportunity to practice mindfulness in the Plum Village tradition in the beautiful gardens and woods of Kentwell, a peaceful and expansive countryside venue in Suffolk.
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9BA
£150 camping /£225 shared luxury canvas bell tent
Radical Mindfulness: Zen Teachings for Challenging Times
Date: THU 2 May 6.30pm – 8.45pm
Join the monastic students of Zen Master and Peace Activist Thich Nhat Hanh for an evening of mindfulness practice and teachings.
Accessible for newcomers while also enriching for experienced practitioners, this mindfulness evening will introduce essential Plum Village mindfulnesspractices, and show how they can bring relief and insight, and open a way forward in challenging and uncertain times.
Cruciform Lecture Theatre, University College London, Gower St, Fitzrovia, London, WC1E 6BT
Donation on the night according to your means.
Wake Up Afternoon and Evening of Mindfulness
Date: SAT 4 May 2:30pm – 8pm
You are warmly invited to a special monastic led afternoon and evening of mindfulness for the Wake Up London community. A quiet space, much needed in our busy lives, where we can deepen our practice, slow down, rest and water our seeds of calm, joy, compassion and solidity.
There will be sitting and walking meditations, sharing, singing, a Dharma talk, Q&A and mindful picnic dinner. In the afternoon we will go to enjoy walking meditation in the park.
Westminster Quaker Meeting House, 8 Hop Gardens, London, WC2N 4EH (entry via 8 Hop Gardens)
£20 /£25 /£30 per person according to your means
For all these we have kept prices as low as possible. Please just pay what you can. Where you can afford the upper rate however that would be helpful.
If available to volunteer to help the event team with the smooth running of these events on the day or have a car and can offer transport this would be welcomed. Please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We are grateful to have Plum Village Monastics visit us in London and offer these practices. We hope to see you at some of these events in May!