You are warmly invited to attend our afternoon of mindfulness and then we will gather for an evening of food, songs, poems and stories. You can come of all or part of the afternoon/evening. All welcome.
We would like to ask everyone to please bring your favourite vegan dish to share. If unable to make something there are shops near by.
Facebook event here.
Draft schedule for the afternoon/evening:
2.30pm – 5pm Afternoon of Mindfulness
5pm- 6.30pm shared food
6.30pm – 8.30pm Christmas Be-In Party
8.30pm – 9pm pack up
Christmas Be-in Party:
6.30 welcomes/Put cards and quotes in centerpiece
6.35 silent sit
6.40 Reading Christmas related
6.50 Brief sharing of thoughts on Christmas/the reading
7.00 a song and then swap/read cards
7.15 Song/performance time
8.20 silent sit/song/bows
8.30 pack up
If inspired please bring an inspirational or moving quote that is special to you and write it on the back of a postcard (either bought or handmade or just a piece of card that size). It can be a quote from Thay or anyone who inspires you… even yourself! Doesn’t have to be Christmas related.
We will put them in the centerpiece and everyone who partook will take one to keep and read it aloud.
Bring poems/songs/music/creative offerings to offer on the day if moved and we’ll fit as much as we can in.
Westminster Quaker Meeting House,
8 Hop Gardens,
off St. Martins Lane, London,