An opportunity to slow down and relax with like minded people. An oasis of peace in the city, with events for both newcomers and experienced meditators.
The Mindfulness Hub will run from 11 - 20 May with two Friday evening sessions at Westminster Quaker Meeting House plus a Day of Mindfulness at The Core in Clapton, school visits, a flim showing with Q&A, and walking meditation with a mindful picnic in Victoria Park.
Run by monks directly trained by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, the renowned spiritual leader and peace activist. They will share his teachings on mindfulness, engaged Buddhism, global ethics, and his compassionate, insightful responses to the most challenging issues of our times.
REGENT STREET WALKING MEDITATION
Mon 14 May 7 - 7.30pm
Meet outside Regent Street Cinema W1B 2HW
Sat 19 May 6 - 9pm
An evening of live music, poetry and other offerings. If inspired bring instruments or anything you may wish to share. The first half of the evening will be led by the monastics. Suggested donation of £7. Westminster Quaker Meeting House, 52 St Martin's Lane WC2N 4EA (entry by 8 Hop Gardens, alongside the main building)
PEACE WALK - A Walking Meditation in Victoria Park
Sun 20 May 11.30am - 1.30pm
Offering Peace for Ourselves, the City and the World. Please bring an individual packed lunch for a mindful picnic afterwards. Meet at Bonner Gate (junction of Sewardstone Rd / Approach Rd) E2 9JW. Please arrive in plenty of time. Facebook event.here.
The London Mindfulness Hub is a collaborative venture between Plum Village monks and nuns, the Wake Up London community of young mindfulness practitioners, and the Heart of London all-ages sangha, with support from the UK Community of Interbeing (a registered charity).
With the current series of events following our first hub in autumn 2017 our intention is to continue these in future. We are grateful to all who have come along and made the project so successful thus far.