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Ruils Activities

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Community Choir

Contact Person

Kirsty Cox     kirstycox@ruils.co.uk     020 8831 6205

Activity Details

Come and join the GoLocal Community Choir Every Tuesday from 11.00am-12.00pm. Have fun and learn valuable techniques which can be applied to your everyday life, including:

• Relaxation techniques to relieve stress, depression and pain

• Breathing and Sounding exercises to ensure good overall health

• Drum circles and drama/movement classes

• Performing at OKMT local concerts.

The workshop will be under the guidance of Music and Voice Therapist, Dr. Margaret Lobo, Founder/Director of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust, Twickenham.

 All abilities welcome. You don't need to be able to read music to attend!

The group takes place at:

Twickenham Wellbeing Centre,
Arragon Road, 
Twickenham, 
TW1 3NH.

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Creative Writing and Discussion Group

Contact Person

Kirsty Cox     kirstycox@ruils.co.uk     020 8831 6205

Activity Details

We are relaunching our Creative Writing and Discussion Group (formerly Creative Writing Group) in July. We are moving from Homelink in Whitton to Twickenham Wellbeing Centre. We hope that this will be a more accessible location for people via public transport. 

We hope to have a guest speaker at each session.

Dates and speakers TBC. 

For more information email: kirstycox@ruils.co.uk

Where:

Twickenham Wellbeing Centre,
Aaragon Road
Twickenham
TW1 3NH

 

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Arts and Crafts Sessions

Contact Person

Kirsty Cox     kirstycox@ruils.co.uk     020 8831 6205

Activity Details

Do you want to get creative? Maybe learn some new art techniques or make something special you can take home and keep? Then come along to our weekly arts and craft sessions every Tuesday from 10.30am-12.30pm. You will be able to choose from a range of activities and create various arts and crafts pieces. The sessions will be run by local art teacher Sylvie Freullet from ARTBOXuk, who has years of experience teaching people of all ages and those with special educational needs and disabilities.

 

The group takes place at:

Whitton Community Centre
Percy Road
Twickenham
TW2 6JL

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Together As One

Contact Person

Kirsty Cox     kirstycox@ruils.co.uk     020 8831 6205

Activity Details

Ruils supports Together As One, a Twickenham based organisation providing support for anyone experiencing loneliness or social isolation, particularly as a result of mental health issues. Drop in on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 11am and 4.30pm to check it out. Wednesday sessions are organised by Ruils where we put on different activities each week. Come and have lunch with us for a small charge, play some games and meet new people.

 

The group takes place at:

The Pavilion
Twickenham Green
Twickenham
TW2 5TU

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Crafty Cafe

Contact Person

Kirsty Cox     kirstycox@ruils.co.uk     020 8831 6205

Activity Details

Come along to the Crafty Café in partnership with Castelnau Community Centre (CCC) and ARTBOXuk! The café will be facilitated by volunteers from the centre and experienced art tutor, Sylvie, from ARTBOXuk.

The sessions will involve a range of therapeutic arts and crafts, such as painting, drawing, sewing and clay modelling.

You do not need to be crafty to attend, all abilities are welcome and you can even just pop in for a cup of tea and a chat. The centre has a lovely cafe serving a range of teas, coffees and homemade cakes!

The Crafty Cafe runs every Monday from 10:30am-12:30pm (excluding bank holidays and school holidays).

 

The group takes place at:

Castelnau Community Centre,
Stillingfleet Road,
Barnes,
SW13 9AQ

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Wellbeing Walks

Contact Person

Kirsty Cox     kirstycox@ruils.co.uk     020 8831 6205

Activity Details

Do you want to get outside, socialise and learn about your local environment? We have teamed up with RB Mind and Frances Bennett to run Wellbeing Walks in different locations across the Richmond borough. The walks will take place on the second Thursday of every month from 10:30am-12:30pm (excluding the walk in April which will run on the last Thursday).

Frances Bennett runs the Seeds of Change project for the Parks Team at Richmond council, working to get local people out into the wonderful council run parks and open spaces within the borough! Frances has a wealth of knowledge about the local area and is an experienced guide.

The walks will all be accessible along pathways suitable for wheelchair users. Remember to wear the correct attire for the weather - the walks will go ahead come rain or shine!

You can find more details about the walks below...

 

 Date: June 14th 10-30am -12pm

Destination: Hampton Parks; Hatherop, Oak Avenue Nature Reserve and Hampton Common

Meet at: Hatherop Park Entrance

Type of Walk: Linear Walk Return by Bus

 

Date: July 12th 10-30am -12pm

Destination: Terrace Gardens

Meet at: Terrace Gardens Glass Houses off the Petersham Road

Type of Walk: Circular Walk

 

Further walks TBC.