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Open Space – Ipswich County Library timetable for 16 January - 1 May 2019

Written by · Published Jan 15, 2019

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Here is the new timetable for Open Space at Ipswich County Library for 16 January - 1 May 2019! Lots of exciting things coming up and some great discussions.

If you have any questions please do get in touch, or just come along to a session on Wednesdays from 1-3pm at Ipswich County Library– all are welcome!

Running order: lunch/tea/coffee → informal discussion topic or activity → tea/coffee. You can come and just listen if you prefer and drop in and out as you please.

When possible, a member of staff will remain at the library during trips for those who don’t wish to go

Date Topic
16.01.19 Discussion: How does creativity help wellbeing?
23.01.19 Activity: Scrapbooking & Open Space collage - bring in old magazines and newspapers. Bring your own small notebook/scrapbook or use one of ours.
30.01.19 Discussion: Coming off psychiatric medication. How can this affect us? A nurse prescriber will be joining us.
06.02.19 Activity: Time to Talk Day: talk from Suffolk Mind and an Ipswich Town footballer about mental health and support available
13.02.19 Discussion: What is trauma? How can it affect us, and how can we help ourselves?
20.02.19 Activity: Eating healthily - bring recipes and ideas to swap
27.02.19 Discussion: What is loss/grief and how does it affect us?
06.03.19 Activity: Quiz
13.03.19 Activity: Arts taster with Inside Out
20.03.19 Activity: Visir Christchurch Mansion and see Rodin's The Kiss sculpture exhibition
27.03.19 Activity: Walk along the Waterfront
03.04.19 Discussion: How can being physically ill affect our emotional wellbeing, and vice versa?
10.04.19 Discussion: Why do we have to feel difficult feelings and what helps?
17.04.19 Activity: Current affairs - bring in or discuss a newspaper article which interests you
24.04.19 Discussion: What inspires us? What are our values? (bring along your scrapbook if you want!)
01.05.19 Activity: Mindfulness
Sarah Lungley

Sarah Lungley

I'm the mental health and wellbeing coordinator at Suffolk Libraries.