Interest Groups Online Groups

Mindfulness and Poetry for Wellbeing

A meeting of mindfulness and inspiring writing to support our health and wellbeing.      

These sessions will introduce mindfulness and compassion practices alongside poetry and expressive prose. The group is welcoming and suitable for beginners or the more experienced alike. Support will be offered throughout. Each session we will consider an aspect of mindfulness alongside two or three related poems or short readings. These will be emailed to you along with supporting handouts.

Using mindfulness we can allow the thinking, judging mind to take a backseat: we become quiet and receptive, experiencing the words through our awareness, body and heart.

There will be time for group participants to suggest and share, reflect and discuss in a safe, friendly, inclusive space.

Possible themes: Nature, living with change and loss, acceptance, joy and beauty, connectedness. 


Second and fourth Tuesday from 7 pm

Group Size & Availability

Waiting List

How to join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

If you would be interested in helping to lead a group around this subject or any other, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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