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A pioneering centre for inspiration, creativity and healing.

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Ten years on, we continue to learn and evolve in response to the challenges we see in the world.

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Sewing for the Terrified (2 days)

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on 17th November 2018 at 10:00am

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Yoga Within

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until 16th December 2018

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Yoga Within

November 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating until 16th December 2018

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Bereavement: Supporting Your Child and Family When a Loved One Dies

When a child loses someone who is significant to them it can be one of the hardest and most testing times of their lives.  Bereavement affects children and young people in different ways and grieving is a natural part of recovering from bereavement.  The grieving...
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Nature Trail News…

After our hot summer, recent rain has refreshed the woodlands and hedgerows but failed to raise the water level in the two reservoirs which remain very low. This exposed mud gave the opportunity to look at some footprints and it seems that an otter might have been...
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Life and death at The Fold

Life for wild creatures in our countryside has never been more difficult and the evidence is there for all to see - just look at the windscreen on your car after driving 50 miles. Do you remember 25 or even 50 years ago. The screen would require cleaning afterwards...
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Teaching your child and your family good sleeping habits

If you ask parents what they wished they had done before having children, they will often say “I wish I had appreciated my sleep more!”   There is no coincidence that sleep deprivation has been used as a method of torture through the ages.  When you are not getting...

When saying goodbye is difficult: Coping with Separation Anxiety

It can feel heart rendering when you need to peel your toddler or little one from your leg to allow them to go into nursery or school.  This is something that all parents will face at one stage or another.  I have certainly had my fair share of difficult goodbyes over...

Looking after wildlife at The Fold

The ever improving activity at the Fold with new crop growing areas and poultry farming as well as the increasing popularity of fishing (as the size of the carp in the reservoirs gets larger), does practically mean that there is now less time when wildlife can do its...

Raising Children in a Digital Era

‘How can I retrieve my child from the far away land of ‘screen time’ and ‘how much screen time is safe for my child’ are the frequently heard cries of parents today.  Research has shown that parental concern about children’s media use across TV, online, mobile phones...

Building healthy self-esteem for you, your child and your family

Respect and approval or ‘esteem’ for all aspects of the self is key to: psychological well-being; good relationship building; feeling a sense of belonging; and having the ability to be compassionate towards all living things.  Healthy self-esteem allows people to face...