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Friendship Friday Group Starting Soon!

Posted August 28th 2018 by Happiness Habits

This Friday, the fortnightly Friendship Friday group will start in Eyemouth, East Berwickshire. And we thought it was a nice excuse to look back at how it came to be.

Earlier this year, a number of people came together in Eyemouth to hear local author, Beatrys Lockie share a highly entertaining and fascinating session on her memoirs. Among other things, she spoke about her time living in the Netherlands during WWII.

Beatrys had previously done a session with group and was keen to share more of her autobiography – and group members were eager to hear more. As a result, the participants met together as a group to hear Beatrys speak. From there we had a ‘What’s Next Session’ where the participants decided to change the group’s name,  to include new people, and to meet as the Friendship Friday group fortnightly from 31st August. The full programme of activities is listed below.

The Happiness Habits project will facilitate the group until December in the first instance.

Friendship Friday Group

 

Programme
  •  31st August“Get to Know you” session-tell us about your name/what does it mean/New Age Kurling taster/any additional ideas for the programme
  • 14th September Life stories/Life skills -tell the group about a book, piece of music, poem, photograph or painting that means something to you or share a skill with the group
  • 28th September Slideshow Eyemouth Harbour Memories-David Dougal
  • 12th October Visit to local business
  • 26th October Bach flower remedies/Herbal workshop- learn to make    your own natural products
  • 9th November Creative Activity
  • 23rd November Bring and share lunch/How do we make this group sustainable
  •  7th December Seated Yoga
  •  21st December Singing session

 

This is part of our Happiness Habits project. Learn more about it here. 

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