Tuesday, 12 September 2017

September Newsletter + healing live gig in support of Survivors Stories exhibition today

Dear Friends,

It was an awesome experience to co-create and be part of the Loonies Fest. As by a magic spell the day unfolded beautifully on a mostly sunny day, among pre-Autumnal weather. A truly special and extraordinary day filled by likewise extraordinary, delicious and authentic souls that engaged in activities, performances or simply by being there. 

THANKS go to all Artists performing and contributing with their time and wit, workshop leaders and audience that created the awesome vibrant flow throughout the day. A photo album and thank you to all the (lunatic & non) co-creators of the day can be viewed here http://bit.ly/and more photos are flowing in from others.


The Survivors Stories art exhibition will be accessible again this afternoon 4-8pm. The Three  Bees Cafe will be open 4-7pm for delicious home made cakes and dish of the day. 


If visiting the exhibition today join us also for a impromptu LOVE AID Kirtan & Celestial Sound Healing session, feat. Ion The Lion & Friends, live on stage from 5pm
http://bit.ly/2xEYoBI
  

This weekend in occasion of London Open House Kingsley Hall and the show can be accessed from 11am to 6pm (Sat 16 ONLY). Hourly tours of the building start at noon http://bit.ly/2xhZXI1



Next Monday the 18th we'll also be back to LARC for our monthly FEEL meeting. 
Join us to carry on the 10th years celebration of FEEL and variety through lunacy, of life.

Please find more events and dates for the diary below.

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Shy Radicals & Dolly Sen discuss Anti-psychiatry DSM 69
Wed 13 Sept 2017 7-8:30pm Housmans Radical Booksellers, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX London
Discussion on influence of Antipsychiatry on ‘Shy Radicals: The Antisystemic Politics Of The Militant Introvert’ with Hamja Ahsan and Dolly Sen Wednesday 13th September,7pm Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase Hamja will be joined by Dolly Sen who will be exploring anti-psychiatry aspects of Shy Radicalism as well as talking about DSM 69, her parody of the Diagnostic Manual

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Robertfest 2017 by Mental Health Resistance Network MHRN
Sun 24 September 2017 noon to midnight Amersham Arms 388 New Cross Road London SE14 6TY
The event will include some of Robert’s favourite bands, including ATV, Vic Goddard, The Long Decline, The Astronauts, The Ceramic Hobbs, Dave Kusworth, Jowe Head and the Infernal Contraption, Alan Tyler, Frank Bangay, Melanie Clifford, Salad from Atlantis, Dave Russell, Paul Caton, MC Razz and special guests. 
RobertFest 2017 will also host the inaugural Robert Dellar Lecture, an annual lecture building on the life, times and activism of Robert Dellar. The first Robert Dellar Lecture will be given by Prof Esther Leslie at 4.30 pm at the Amersham Arms. Booking details here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/robertfest-2017-tickets-37107687091

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nudging meteors - gobscure27.09.2017 to 10.11.2017
Art house, Drury Ln, Wakefield WF1 2TE http://bit.ly/2wU8wcl
House presents new work by artist, writer and performer  gobscure.  With an international reputation and active involvement in disability arts,gobscure’s work challenges institutional narratives of psychiatry, encouraging debate about how we talk with each other about mental health and mental distress. https://gobscure.wixsite.com/info

Joey s/he - gobscure30th november / 1st december - 7:15pm.  
Camden People’s Theatre 58-60 Hampstead Road London NW1 2PY
work-in-progress - spiralling out of 1981 - hard-right government savagely cutting, race hate & riots, insanities over in the states but punk not pop punk ... https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/production/joey-she/

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SCN (Spiritual Crisis Network) talk – Managing the Threshold 7 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Kingsley Hall, Powis Rd, E3 3HJ
From his own intense and chaotic personal experience, Daniel Hadjiandreou shares what may occur when rapid opening to other dimensions happens without the skills and support of a loving, understanding community. He offers
some suggestions on how this journey can be smoother and less traumatic.
Isabel Clarke will put such journeys into another realm of experience into a context that places them at the heart of being human - and invites a radical new look at what it is to be human. Free for SCN members and friends.

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SCOTTISH MENTAL HEALTH ARTS & FILM FESTIVAL
10th-29th Oct 17. Challenging perceptions, supporting art and promoting change.The festival takes place across Scotland throughout October each year, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. The 11th festival will take place from the 10th of October 2017, follow on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates bit.ly/2gWkSH1

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