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creativeMornings

breakfast lecture series for the creative community

Friday 20th December 2019 08.00-10.00am at quad

December theme: silence

As the end of the year draws near, life can get humorously hectic. We rush to finish up projects, try to squeeze in appointments with loved ones, and can easily lose track of ourselves in the process.

Is this inevitable? Or can we find ways to ground ourselves amid all the chaos? In this busy season, create moments of stillness where you can.

When silence is intentional, it is valuable and restorative. It brings us back to our senses and is essential to our holistic well-being. Acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton defines quiet as a ‘presence’ and ‘think tank of the soul.’ Silence is a powerful tool that allows us to take a step back from the atmosphere around us and realign with our intentions, our hopes, and ourselves.

This December, set aside time to tune out the noise. You can go for a walk outdoors, find a cozy corner, or simply close your eyes. The magic of silence is that we can access it wherever we are.

Our Montevideo chapter chose this month’s exploration of Silence and Dani Scharf illustrated the theme.

Tickets:

You can register for your free tickets one week before the event on our main CreativeMornings/Derby page:

https://creativemornings.com/talks/paul-ince-cmsilence-festivities

timings

  • 8-8.30am - Doors open, breakfast and mingling 
  • 8.45am - Intros
  • 9.00 -  Main 20 minute talk 
  • 9.20-9.40 - Q&A, lightening talks
  • 9.40 - Host closing remarks

NB: We will be documenting the event. If you do not wish to be included in images or videos that may be used later for marketing purposes, please let us know beforehand.

WHAT IS THE BIG HOUSE PROGRAMME?

Mainframe is bringing you this event as part of The Big House programme.

The Big House offers fully-funded business support, mentoring, workshops, networking events, access to grants for creative and digital businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Visit bighouse.org.uk for the complete details of the programme. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

As this event is part of a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) initiative, we willask you you if you'd like to be enrolled in The Big House Programme, when you attend.

If you would like any further information on this programme, please contact us at bighouse@creativequarter.com

This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 - 2020