Ragged are just getting ready for the workshops and events this week at the Forest Cafe. We have a few places left on our Ragged Theatre Workshops where we will be prepareing a rehearsed reading of banned and censored texts for presentation on Thursday 11th at 7:30pm.
So if any of your friends wish to come along let me know by sending me a quick email at email@example.com! (Open to over 15yers old.)
Live drawing at The Forest
Every Sunday !
Weekly Meditation Workshop at the Forest
5.30 - 7pm, Tuesdays
A free workshop, always open to all!
Yoga-Nidra means yogic sleep, its a dynamic state of conscious deep relaxation for balansing body, mind and spirit. During meditation the practitioner follows guided instructions of the teacher to experience the full effect of relaxation.
In Yoga-Nidra there are two main futures, deep relaxation-Nidra and on the other side positive intention-Sankalpa, a vital part of the meditation.This combination can change all your life around! When your rational mind is less active during the meditation your subconsciousness becomes more opened.That develops ideal ground for planting the seeds of your intention.
When the practitioner goes deeper into meditative state he is able to work more effectively with tensions, anxiety, sleeping problems, headaches, addictions, bad habits and able to relieve negative energy blocks. It also helps to increase motivation an develop deeper inner awarness, which results in more relaxed and balanced mind.
Contemporary Dance and Improvisation Workshop
every Tuesday and Thursday from 2.30 - 5pm
Bristo Hall, FREE
14.30-15.20 Strengthening and Stretching
15.30-17.00: Contemporary Dance (combination and improvisation)
The Inky Fingers Writers Group
9 June, 6-11pm
We’ve set up the READeasy Writers’ Group to be a safe and encouraging space for writers to meet up, hear their words read, and get constructive critical feedback. It’s open to writers of any style, experience, identity and genre — but places each month are limited. To secure a slot, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org in advance with your name and a piece of your writing attached — and then just come along on the night with cake and a ready mind. See the Writers’ Group page for full instructions (including length limits):
The Forest Café Community Choir
Every Tuesday 7-9pm the Forest Hall
International Pinhole day, make and expose!
Forest Darkroom, Saturday, April 23rd, 12 noon - 6pm
Details at pinholeday.org
Bring along a container (or more!!!) which has been blackened and five pounds (donation) for paper and chemicals. Please email to reserve a time, or drop in. We’ll have some pre-made pinholes for those who just want the experience as well as how to demos and booklets.
The Creative Writing Laboratory
Induction Friday 22nd April 6pm in the action room
A creative writing course to develop your creative potential and find the amazing power of writing
DrAmA workshop Sundays at 4pm
Screenprinting Workshop Sunday 17th April, 2pm
Forest screenprinting workshop, friendly and open for everybody interested
Suitable for beginners
Bring your own cutter/stanley knife
Thursday 7th April, 6–9pm . Free!
A safe and encouraging space for writers to meet up, hear their words read, and get constructive critical feedback…
INKY FINGERS WORDLAB
27th March, 2 - 4pm - Bristo Hall
a new series of workshops for writers and performers launching with an open session from ZORRAS!
“Poetry with Music and Film:
BEYOND RANDOM MULTIMEDIA”
Building on our hugely popular monthly open mic (fourth Tuesday) and
writers’ groups (second Thursday), Inky Fingers is launching a new
series of special free workshops, where the best of local and national
writing and performing talent will be sharing their skills. Each month,
one of our open mic feature performers will be running a workshop to
stimulate your brains and help you expand the horizons of your writing
The series launches on March 27th with a session from the
poetry-music-film fusion act Zorras, who’ve been taking bars, clubs,
theatres and autonomous centres by storm since 2007 They’ll be working
with you on looking at how different forms can work together, expanding
the possibilities for poetry and performance, without just becoming
“random multimedia”. This is an amazing opportunity to have a
masterclass with some very special performers — and it’s totally free!
more about Zorras
You can find out more about Inky Fingers at our website , on our Facebook or by following us on Twitter (@InkyFingersEdin)
Free Spanish / English Lessons
You want to talk but you haven’t got the words??
Suggestions accepted! Games, fun music, themes, awards … Everything you like to do - to learn and laugh!
Intro to Black and White Photography!
In the Shiny revamped DARKROOM!!!