• FEEL GOOD FESTIVAL • RUSKIN PARK: SATURDAY 15 JULY, 11am-3pm • GROWTH & WELLBEING
We are excited to welcome you to our second FREE health and wellbeing Feel Good Festival event in Ruskin Park.
Join lots of free wellbeing activities and stalls in the beautiful, natural environment of the park
• Free smoothies & food pantry
• Free sessions of Yoga, Tai Chi, Movement to Music and Mindfulness
• Gardening workshops: wellbeing & edible gardening, composting, or join a Wellbeing Tree Walk
• Arts for wellbeing workshops – for all ages
• Free music, henna tattoos, face painting & drumming.
• Health support & checks from the Lambeth Health & Wellbeing Bus – vital mini-health check, physical and mental health advice from the NHS.
• Stalls for life coaching, tech support, physio advice and horticulture courses
All free for all the community.
FULL PROGRAMME BELOW:
RUSKIN PARK: SATURDAY 15 JULY, 11am-3pm: GROWTH & WELLBEING
FREE ACTIVITIES – All activities are in the bandstand area, except gardening:
11 WELLBEING TREE WALK – Sophy Tayler and Ben Moxham from Trees & Spaces Group with Tracie Culpitt from King’s College Hospital wellbeing team. Meet at Denmark Hill entrance.
11.30 DRUMMING with Happy Drum – a workshop for parents, carers and young children. Part of Lambeth community health project Project Smith – tonybhappydrums.wixsite.com/happy-drums
11.30-12.30 YOGA – Oshala Livity – A gentle session of breathwork, accessible postures and mindful meditation – instagram.com/oshala_livity/?hl=en
11.30-12 PLANTING FOR THE SENSES: Wellbeing Gardening – explore how plants can stimulate sight, taste, smell, sound and touch. Willow Garden – friendsofruskinpark.org.uk/communitygarden
12-3: EDIBLE GARDENING – come and drop in to our community growing project – Community Garden – friendsofruskinpark.org.uk/communitygarden
12.15-12.45 TOUR OF LABYRINTH GARDEN – volunteers from Urban Canopy show how they look after this peaceful flower garden in the middle of the park – friendsofruskinpark.org.uk/communitygarden
12.30-1.30: MOVEMENT TO MUSIC – Get moving with Bizzy Beats
1-1.30 MUSIC: The Scottish Session – traditional music from Scotland and wider. Playing in the open air in Ruskin Park kept our spirits up during the pandemic! thesession.org/sessions/7329
1-1.30: TAI CHI – Wu’s Academy Brixton – wustylebrixton.co.uk – Wu style Tai Chi Chuan is for local people to improve and enhance their physical and mental health. Come and try an introductory session!
1.30-2.30: YOGA– MisterCollieman Yoga – mistercolliemanyoga.com – MisterCollieman is a local yoga teacher, specialises in teaching yoga for sport, & enjoys using the practice to help us move, breathe and feel more freely.
1.30-2: COMPOSTING – learn top tips for composting at home – Willow Garden – Friends of Ruskin Park
2-2.30: TAI CHI – Wu’s Academy Brixton – wustylebrixton.co.uk – Wu style Tai Chi Chuan is for local people to improve and enhance their physical and mental health. Come and try an introductory session!
2-2.30: MUSIC: CAMBRIA CHOIR – Be uplifted by south London’s leading, non-auditioning community choir cambriachoir.wordpress.com/
2-2.30: TREE SURVEY FOR KIDS – Bring the kids along for a fun activity exploring trees in the park with Stephen and Bill from Urban Canopy – meet near bandstand.
2.30 DRUMMING for everyone with Happy Drum – go home on a natural high!
Part of Lambeth community health project Project Smith – tonybhappydrums.wixsite.com/happy-drums
FREE STALLS & Workshops: 11am-3pm
Healthy Living Platform – Free Solquench smoothies and a healthy pantry selection – healthylivingplatform.org/
Lambeth Together’s Health & Wellbeing Bus – free health checks, mental and physical health advice – Lambeth’s Health and Wellbeing Bus – Lambeth Together
Art wellbeing activity – Arts By Kola – Using art to express and address concepts around race, identity, nature and for mental health and relaxation – bukoladagiloke.com/
12.30-1.30: Clay Modelling – Oshala Livity – community clay workshop to create small individual containers or sculptures – instagram.com/oshala_livity/?hl=en
Life coaching – Quincy from You in the Room supports you to gain clarity, confidence and control – the changes you want to see and the goals you want to achieve are all within your reach youintheroom.co.uk
Support & Sustain physiotherapy – advice and special offers from local physiotherapy business, from sports injuries and rehabilitation to mobility issues and menopause supportandsustain.co.uk
Henna Painting – Beautiful henna creations by Sara Fatima – firstname.lastname@example.org
Face painting – Touch of Magic. Transforming smiles into works of art, Face Painting Magic is here to add a splash of colour and joy to your Saturday. email@example.com
Clear Community Web – A charity that runs vital tech support for elderly and vulnerable people, carers and families – ClearCommunityWeb
Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST) Future Gardeners – Community Garden. Future Gardeners is a free training and work experience scheme, giving participants core skills to gain entry level jobs in the horticulture industry bost.org.uk/ Shereen from BOST will be in the Community Garden talking about Future Gardeners and the Camberwell Triangle Community gardens.
Friends of Ruskin Park stall – Friends of Ruskin Park
SE5 Forum stall – find out about our work to help improve Camberwell for everyone se5forum.org.uk
Thanks to King’s College Hospital charity support kings.org.uk and Changing Lives, Lambeth Council’s Social Value Fund for supporting our two Feel Good Festivals.
CAMBERWELL GREEN: SATURDAY 8 JULY, 11am-3pm: MIND & BODY
11.30 Yoga – Oshala Livity – A gentle hour long session that will include breathwork, accessible postures and mindful meditation – instagram.com/oshala_livity/?hl=en
12 Live Music & Exercise – Shakeyabrass – Benefit from the health properties of music and movement and above all else, it will be really good fun! shakeyabrass.com
12.30 Community Kitchen – Roll up for a delicious Caribbean curry – veg or halal meat – from Camberwell’s Spring Community hub. And advice on cooking good food cheaply – cschub.co.uk
12.30 Coping with the Cost of Living: getting your finances on track, reducing debt and savings tips – Amuru charity – www.amuru.org
1-1.30 Roller Skating – Nikcarl Skate Club – 4-13 years. Let your children feel good joining an interactive coaching session led by an experienced instructor from the Nikcarl Skate Club. This session will help get your kids active and on wheels, regardless of their skill level. If your child already has rollerblades, please bring them along. Limited skates will be available – nikcarl.com – Nikcarl Skate Club runs weekly group sessions, exciting games and occasional events.
1 Live Music & Exercise – Shakeyabrass – Benefit from the health properties of music and movement and above all else, it will be really good fun! shakeyabrass.com
1.30 Chair-based yoga – southwarkpensioners.org.uk
1.30 Tree Walk – Ben Moxham/Camberwell Society – firstname.lastname@example.org – A 45 min tour of remarkable trees located within five parks & gardens close to St Giles Church 🌲
2 Live Music & Exercise – Shakeyabrass – Benefit from the health properties of music and movement and above all else, it will be really good fun! shakeyabrass.com
3 Chi Kung – meditation, coordinating slow-flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and a calm meditative state of mind – Chris Jordan of Maintaining Health Partners and Southwark Pensioners Centre. together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/directory/maintaining-health-partners
FREE STALLS & WORKSHOPS: 11am-3pm
11-3: Children’s No-Cook Tasty Treats & Food Decorating Workshops – Make flavourful fruity treats and delicious bites at our two children’s no-cook food and food decorating workshops – SE5 Forum
12-1.30: Clay Modelling – Oshala Livity – community clay workshop to create small individual containers or sculptures – instagram.com/oshala_livity/?hl=en
My Emotions Book (Children) Activity – Laura Brown is the illustrator and author of ‘My Emotions Activity Book’ which gives children a gentle opportunity to open up and express themselves. myemotionsactivitybook.com
Henna Painting – Sara Fatima – email@example.com
Face painting – Touch of Magic – Transforming smiles into works of art, Face Painting Magic is here to add a splash of colour and joy to your Saturday. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cake decorating – Margaret’s Cakes of Distinction – Come and get creative with your cakes. Margaret will show you how to make royal icing, sugar flowers and more. margaretscakesofdistinction.co.uk
Art modelling – Izzy Parker-Nasir, Bethlem Gallery – Make your own 3D sculptural picture inspired by expressing emotions with colour and texture @BethlemGallery @izzyizzyparker @nhs_Maudsley
Life coaching – Quincy, You in the Room supports you to gain clarity, confidence and control – the changes you want to see and the goals you want to achieve are all within your reach youintheroom.co.uk
Osteopathy – Osteopathy on the Green – info & advice, plus treatment giveaways!
Knit a Tree – Enjoy the calming benefits of knitting and crocheting, any level – Debbie Allen, Camberwell Arts – camberwellarts.org.uk
Craft activities – Crafty Older People – southwarkpensioners.org.uk
Kooth – Young people’s mental health service – a free online mental health and wellbeing service available to all young people in South East London aged 10-25 – kooth.com
Free health checks: Partnership Southwark Wellbeing Van – child immunisation, Vital 5 – Partnership Southwark
Good Gym Southwark – do good and get fit
Meet Southwark Young Advisors – youngadvisors.org.uk/southwark
Met Police – children can have fun trying on uniform and helmets!
SE5 Forum stall – come and find out about our work to help improve Camberwell for everyone se5forum.org.uk