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Below you will find a list of the activities and events that were on offer during Wychavon Wellbeing Week. 

All week

 
Free Health Checks by appointment @ Wychavon Leisure/Rivers
Which will also include a free day pass at the Leisure Centre.
Be Active

Free virtual classes all week from 9 to 15 October @ Droitwich Spa Leisure Centre and Evesham Leisure Centre
To claim you need to quote ‘Wellbeing Week’ at reception. Participants can attend as many virtual classes as they like during the week. Entry subject to availability.

Be Active

Free month of martial arts training for new starters
To take advantage of this offer email office@lctkd.com before midnight on 17 October quoting ‘Wychavon Wellbeing’.

Be ActiveKeep Learning
Give for Wychavon staff - collection of donated items for Worcestershire Homeless Appeal Give
Walk Wychavon 10,000 steps a day challenge for Wychavon staff Be Active

Monday, 9 October

 

Hands on Art 9.30am - 5.30pm @ Droitwich Spa Library | 9:30am – 5.00pm @ Evesham Library | 9.00am - 5.30pm @ Pershore Library 
Come and get arty in the library.  We want to collect as many colourful hand prints as possible during the week.  Draw round your hand and colour it  in  on our giant map of Wychavon and share with us your five ways to wellbeing on our specially designed luggage label.

ConnectTake notice
Garage Art Group - art session for mixed group  9.30am - 12.00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact Pam White: 01386 423245  garageartgroup@live.co.uk ConnectKeep LearningGive
Coffee morning - open to everyone 10:30am @ Ferry View, Evesham, WR11 4BT. Contact: Steph Riding - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800 Connect
Coffee morning for over 55s 10.30am-12.30pm @ Copcut Court, Droitwich ConnectBe ActiveKeep Learning
Connect with the community drop-in event 12.30-2.30pm @ Wallace House, Evesham Connect
Mindfulness and relaxation workshop 12.30 - 2.30pm @ Wallace House Community Centre
By Brendah, an experienced mindfulness teacher who will informally chat with you and show you some techniques to learn about relaxation, mindfulness and improving sleep in a fun and friendly environment. All welcome.
Contact: Sally.ward@springfieldmind.org.uk
Take notice
WANDS parents lunchtime walk ConnectBe Active
Walk With Us 12:15pm @ WANDS Children's Centre, Farmers Way, Droitwich, WR9 9EQ. Open to all. Contact: andreajayne.quinn@actionforchildren.org.uk ConnectBe Active

Art unwrapped 12pm - 12.30pm in the Conservatory, Civic Centre, Pershore.
Artist Cherrie Mansfield will do mini-demonstrations with the materials and techniques she uses to create her bold, expressive abstract paintings.  She will also share insights about what inspires her artwork and answer questions.  Booking isn't essential, but it would be helpful if you can let Cherrie know if you're planning to attend.

ConnectKeep Learning
Garage Art Group - art session for adults with sight impairment 1.00pm - 3:00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White/Nicky Margetts 01386 423245  garageartgroup@live.co.uk ConnectKeep LearningGive
Bingoo - open to everyone 10:30am @ Ferry View, Evesham,  WR11 4BT  Contact: Kayleigh Juliff - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800 Connect

Connect 5 mental health pilot training session for frontline staff 1.30-4.30pm @ Civic Centre, Pershore  FULLY BOOKED

ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Family history workshop (9 and 16 October) 2.00-4.00pm @ St John’s Library, Worcester ConnectKeep Learning
Fortis Lifestyle Yoga 6.00 - 7.00pm @ The Riflemans Arms, Droitwich Spa with Fiona, Duke Yoga ConnectBe ActiveKeep Learning
   

Tuesday 10, October

 

Hands on Art 9.30am - 6.30pm @ Droitwich Spa Library | 9:30am – 7.00pm @ Evesham Library | 9.00am - 7.00pm @ Pershore Library
Come and get arty in the library.  We want to collect as many colourful hand prints as possible during the week.  Draw round your hand and colour it  in  on our giant map of Wychavon and share with us your five ways to wellbeing on our specially designed luggage label. 

ConnectTake notice
Time to change social contact training 9.30am-12.30pm in Conference Room @ Civic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore ConnectBe ActiveTake notice
Well Bean Garden Club 9:30am - 12:30pm @ Link Nurseries, Powick, Worcs WR2 4NH.  First session free of charge.  Expertise working with people and carers of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, heart attack, low mood, anxiety and long-term conditions.  Contact: 01905 831881 Be ActiveConnectTake noticeKeep Learning
Walking Group - open to everyone 10:00am @ The Court, Broadway, Evesham, WR12 7BF  Contact: Kim Skipsey - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800 Be Active
Broadway Tuesday Health Walk 10.00am meet @ The Court, Back Lane, Broadway ConnectBe Active
Broadway Tuesday Longer Walk 10.00am meet @ The Court, Back Lane, Broadway ConnectBe Active
Fortis Lifestyle Pilates10:00am - 11:00am @ Westlands Community Centre, Droitwich Spa with Fiona Zelley ConnectBe Active
Garage Art Group - art session for adults with learning disabilities 10.00am - 12.00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White/Nicky Margetts 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk ConnectKeep LearningGive
Garage Art Groupart session for adults with learning disabilities 10.00am - 12.00pm @ Malvern Cube. Contact: Pam White 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk ConnectKeep LearningGive
Feel Good Tuesday - for everyone 11:00am @ Ferry View, Evesham, WR11 4BT  Contact: Kayleigh Juliff - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800 Take notice
Tai Chi taster 11am–12.30pm @ Kidderminster Library Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Yoga for WANDS parents and families ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Get online - for everyone 12:00pm @ Ferry View, Evesham, WR11 4BT Contact: Jodie Edwards - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800 Keep Learning
Walk with an introduction to geocaching for Wychavon staff 12:30pm - 2:00pm Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Garage Art Group - art session for adults with learning disabilities 1.00pm - 3:00pm @ Malvern Cube.  Contact: Pam White 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk ConnectKeep LearningGive
Lower back pain prevention class for Wychavon staff 1.15pm-1.45pm @ Civic Centre, Pershore Be Active
Be active for Wychavon staff 2:00pm – 4:00pm @ Civic Centre Pershore Be ActiveConnect

TaeKwonDo 7:30pm @ Badsey Remembrance Hall,  WR11 7XG  Contact: Marie Hall 0748 478 5882

ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
   

Wednesday, 11 October

 
Hospice Care Week - Before I Die Board 9:00am - 5:00pm @ Tesco, Evesham.
St Richard's Hospice is celebrating Hospice Care Week, a national campaign with a Before I Die board in Tesco, Evesham. The Before I Die board is a cube-like structure asking members of the public to write their hopes, dreams and aspirations in chalk on the blackboard.  Contact Alice Spearing aspearing@strichards.org.uk 01905 763963.
ConnectKeep Learning

Hands on Art 9.30am - 5.30pm @ Droitwich Spa Library | 9:30am – 5.00pm @ Evesham Library | 9.00am - 5.30pm @ Pershore Library
Come and get arty in the library.  We want to collect as many colourful hand prints as possible during the week.  Draw round your hand and colour it  in  on our giant map of Wychavon and share with us your five ways to wellbeing on our specially designed luggage label. 

ConnectTake notice

Bum, Tums and Thighs (free lesson) 9.30am – 10.30am @ Pershore Leisure Centre.  A low impact workout that focuses on toning those ‘problem areas’.  To claim participants need to quote ‘Wellbeing Week’ at reception. Entry subject to availability.

Be Active
Garage Art Group - art session for mixed group.  9.30am - 12.00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk ConnectKeep LearningGive
Parents with Prospects – taster course 10.00am - 12.00pm @ Kidderminster Youth House and WANDS Children's Centre, WR9 9EQ.  For unemployed parents and carers receiving benefits. Contact: rachelc@ymtb.co.uk ConnectTake noticeKeep Learning

Eazy Fit 10.30am – 11.30am @ Pershore Leisure Centre
Gentle cardio workout taken at your own pace, followed by toning and stretching exercise. To claim quote ‘Wellbeing Week’ at reception.  Entry subject to availability.

Be Active
Spa Walkers Health Walk 10.30am meet @ Droitwich Spa Leisure Centre, Briar Mill Close ConnectBe Active
Qigong - open to everyone  11:00am @ Pershore Sports Club
Contact: Caroline Maxwell - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800
Be Active
Walking Football - for everyone 13:45pm @ Wallace House, Evesham. Contact: Kayleigh Juliff - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800 Be Active
Yoga for Wychavon staff  12.30-1pm @ Civic Centre, Pershore ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Garage Art Group - art session 1.00pm - 3:00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk ConnectKeep LearningGive
Open Afternoon 1.00pm - 4.00pm @ Evesham and District Mental Health Support Services, 20 Church Street, Evesham, WR11 4QD  Contact: marketingpr.edmhss@btconnect.com ConnectKeep LearningGive

TED talks in Committee Rooms @ Civic Centre, Pershore - all welcome.

1.00pm: How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed

1.30pm: The happy secret to better work

2.00pm: Try something new for 30 days

2.15pm: Smash fear, learn anything

2.45pm: All it takes is ten mindful minutes

3.00pm: Mindfulness session

ConnectKeep LearningTake notice
Creative writing for wellbeing 1.30pm-3.30pm @ Droitwich Library ConnectTake noticeKeep Learning
Yoga - for everyone  14:15pm @ The Court, Broadway, Evesham, WR12 7BF
Contact: Caroline Maxwell - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800
Be Active
Fortis Lifestyle Zumba 7:00 - 8:00pm @ Westlands Community Centre, Droitwich Spa with Stella ConnectBe Active
   

Thursday, 12 October

 
Take notice! for WANDs staff Take notice

Hands on Art 9:30am – 5.00pm @ Evesham Library | 9.00am - 5.30pm @ Pershore Library
Come and get arty in the library.  We want to collect as many colourful hand prints as possible during the week.  Draw round your hand and colour it  in  on our giant map of Wychavon and share with us your five ways to wellbeing on our specially designed luggage label. 

ConnectTake notice

Tea for you for Wychavon staff 10.30am-12.00pm @ Civic Centre, Pershore

ConnectTake noticeKeep Learning
Garage Art Group, art session for men's group 9.30am - 12.00pm @ Evesham studio  Contact: Pam White 01386 423245  garageartgroup@live.co.uk Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning

An Introduction to the Mental Health First Aid England Workplace Wellbeing toolkit 9.30am-1.00pm in Conference Room @ Civic Centre, Pershore
Filled with tips, links and downloadable resources to help guide your business through creating a whole organisation approach to mental health.
Contact: Amanda Wright amandaw@comfirst.org.uk

ConnectGive
Aromatherapy massage 9.30am - 6.00pm @ Eckington R&R. For ladies over 18. Discounted prices for four days (12 - 15 October).  Contact: Sarah Mitchell 07974 089554  eckingtonrandr@gmail.com ConnectTake noticeKeep Learning
Tai Chi - free taster class 11.15am - 12.15pm @ Birlingham Village Hall, WR10 3AB.  Suitable for all ages. Prior booking required. Contact: 07722 765009  alan@heartlandtaichi.com ConnectBe ActiveKeep Learning
Yoga - open to all 11:30am – 12:15am @ WANDS Children's Centre, Farmers Way, Droitwich. Contact: andreajayne.quinn@actionforchildren.org.uk Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Garage Art Group - art session. 12.30pm - 3:00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Breathehappy health walk (for people with breathing difficulties 1pm @ Rotary House, Corbett Avenue, Droitwich ConnectBe Active
Mindfulness taster 2.00pm - 4.00pm @ Pershore Library ConnectTake noticeKeep Learning
Garage Art Group - art session for choir. 3.00pm - 5:00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White/Alice Hubbard 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Bulb planting - all ages welcome. 3.30pm - 4.30pm @ Westlands First School - meet in the car park. Come along to plant up pots of flowering bulbs to brighten up springtime in Westlands.  Bulbs can also be planted in your gardens.  ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep LearningGive
Ensodoa martial art for older students 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Ashton-under-Hill Social Centre, Elmley Road, WR11 7SW  Contact: Marie Hall 0748 478 5882 ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Mugai Ryua Zen-inspired sword art 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Ashton-under-Hill Social Centre, Elmley Road WR11 7SW  Contact Marie Hall 0748 478 5882 ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
TaeKwonDo 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ Ashton-under-Hill Social Centre, Elmley Road WR11 7SW.  Contact Marie Hall 0748 478 5882 ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Open folk music session – from 8.30pm @ The Fleece, Bretforton ConnectTake notice
   

Friday, 13 October

 
Take notice - information on mindfulness @ WANDS, Farmers Way, Droitwich, WR9 9EQ.  Open to all. Contact: andreajayne.quinn@actionforchildren.org.uk Take noticeKeep Learning

Hands on Art 9.30am - 5.30pm @ Droitwich Spa Library | 9:30am – 5.00pm @ Evesham Library | 9.00am - 5.30pm @ Pershore Library
Come and get arty in the library.  We want to collect as many colourful hand prints as possible during the week.  Draw round your hand and colour it  in  on our giant map of Wychavon and share with us your five ways to wellbeing on our specially designed luggage label. 

ConnectTake notice

Body Blitz 9.30am – 10.30am @ Pershore Leisure Centre
An all over body ‘blitz’ of muscular strength & cardiovascular endurance.  To claim participants need to quote ‘Wellbeing Week’ at reception. Entry subject to availability.

Be Active
Fortis Lifestyle Bhangra10:00am - 11:00am @ Westlands Community Centre, Droitwich Spa with Sohan ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Garage Art Group - art session for general public - adults. 10.00am-12.30pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White/Nicky Margetts 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning

PiYo 10.30am – 11.30am @ Pershore Leisure Centre
PiYo combines the muscle sculpting, core firming benefits of pilates, with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga to deliver a true fat burning low impact hardcore workout.  To claim participants need to quote ‘Wellbeing Week’ at reception.  Entry subject to availability.

Be Active
Pershore Friday Walk depart at 10.30am from Pershore Leisure Centre ConnectBe Active
Share lunch and a good moment for WANDs staff 12.30pm -2.30pm Connect
Music for fun for Wychavon staff 1:00pm - 2:00pm @ Civic Centre, Pershore ConnectTake noticeKeep Learning
Rooftop Housing Promoting our services 13:00pm @ Tesco in Evesham. For everyone. Contact: Kim Skipsey - Rooftop Housing Group 01386 420800 ConnectGive
Garage Art Group - art session for adults with learning disabilities. 1.00pm-3.00pm @ Evesham studio.  Contact: Pam White/Nicky Margetts 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
Fortis lifestyle Crossfit 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ Metta Box Gym, Berry Hill with Mike Jones ConnectBe Active
Tai Chi taster 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ Worcestershire Martial Arts ConnectBe ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning
   

Saturday, 14 October

 
Evesham Park Run 9:00am @ Boat Lane (by Hampton Ferry), Evesham, WR11 4BP Be Active
Pershore Wellbeing 10.00am - 12.30pm outside ASDA, Pershore
Come along and find our more about the five ways to wellbeing from local district councillors, take a spin on an exercise bike and take part in the Wychavon Wellbeing Challenge.
ConnectBe ActiveTake notice

Hands on Art 9.30am - 3.30pm @ Droitwich Spa Library | 9:30am – 4.00pm @ Evesham Library | 9.00am - 5.00pm @ Pershore Library
Come and get arty in the library.  We want to collect as many colourful hand prints as possible during the week.  Draw round your hand and colour it  in  on our giant map of Wychavon and share with us your five ways to wellbeing on our specially designed luggage label. 

ConnectTake notice

Art @ Inkberrow exhibition 10.30am - 4.30pm @ Inkberrow Cricket Pavilion, Sands Road, WR7 4HJ

ConnectKeep Learning

Garage Art Group - art session for social art group 10.30am-12.30pm @ Evesham studio
Contact: Pam White/Belinda Gardner 01386 423245 garageartgroup@live.co.uk

Be ActiveTake noticeKeep Learning

Keep learning – family learning information 12:00pm – 1:00pm @ WANDS Centre, Farmers Way, Droitwich, WR9 9EQ.  Open to all. Contact: andreajayne.quinn@actionforchildren.org.uk Keep Learning
   

Sunday, 15 October

 
Give back and to each other - bring in items for the food bank 8:30am – 3.00pm @ WANDS Children's Centre, Farmers Way, Droitwich, WR9 9EQ.  Open to all. Contact: andreajayne.quinn@actionforchildren.org.uk ConnectTake noticeGive
Yin Yoga and Mindful Movement Session 10.30am – 12.30pm @ Pershore Leisure Centre Be ActiveKeep Learning
Art @ Inkberrow exhibition 10.30am - 4.30pm @ Inkberrow Cricket Pavilion, Sands Road, WR7 4HJ ConnectKeep Learning
   

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