Event Type: Participation
Inspiring Life Day

As part of Scottish Mental Health Awareness week, Inspiring Life – Evie Douglas Memorial Fund presents an extended programme of events, giving much needed energy and food for the mind, body and spirit.  Some events are at the Eastgate, others elsewhere in Peebles. Tickets from the Eastgate Theatre Box Office 01721 725777.

1pm                 Mind the Music! with Nomad Beat

A taste of this local well-being project.  Join a tutor to sing and play followed by a drumming session to leave you feeling up-beat (pun intended!).

2.30pm   & 3.45pm     Six Wee Wordies

Tell your story in just six words. A fun, interactive, inspiring workshop led by See Me Scotland.

2.15pm            Creative Dance with Sara Boles

Explore how dance can help improve physical and mental well-being.                        No dance experience required.

3.30pm            Creative Communication with Toby Wilson

A practical drama workshop focusing on self-awareness and mindfulness using voice, body language and movement.

5pm                 Out of my Mind (into My Body) part 2

Members of Stride, the Eastgate Theatre’s young dance company, present a new set of dances reflecting the highs and lows of navigating life’s challenges in order to step forward stronger.

5.30pm            Mixed Memories

Musician and producer Ali Cameron introduces a new song released in aid of Inspiring Life: Evie Douglas Memorial Fund.  The song is launched alongside visuals from photographer Brian Sutherland.  The music continues with an upbeat acoustic session from Ali Cameron, Ryan Bissonauth, Chris Waite and Robbie Tatler.  Go well everyone!

Tickets for all of these sessions are FREE but advance booking is essential.

Inspiring Lives Exhibition

Photographer Brian Sutherland brings together a collection of portraits of inspirational local people, who have all faced personal struggles and shown resilience, determination and motivation to lead fulfilling lives.

NB: if you are making a special visit to see the exhibition please ‘phone in advance on 01721 725777 to check availability.


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