Move, listen, participate…

Play golf to music, dance on the beach and drum up a storm! Sample dance-movement therapy and dance to an electric ceilidh!

Sat 7 October 2017
15:00 – 16:00

The Plainstones
100 High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BW

FREE

Reclaim the Vibe

Samba Drumming Workshop with The Penguins Tuxedo

The Penguin’s Tuxedo is a Youth Led Community Street Drumming Band. This is a family friendly drumming workshop, open to all.
The Penguin’s Tuxedo formed two years ago.

They have performed at events such as The Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival in Beauly, The Insider Festival near Aviemore and many others!
They are quickly gaining a reputation for their Swinging Grooves and Pumping Rhythms. If there is one thing to say about The Penguin’s Tuxedo…

It’s Gonna Get Loud!

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Sat 7 October 2017
19:00 – 21:00

St Giles Church
High Street
Elgin
IV30 1LF

£4 for 16 and under, £5 for adults

Community Drum Jam

with Carol Scorer

This event is a Community Drum Jam for Wellbeing, where we empower each other to expression through rhythm and music. Whether you have any experience or not – all are welcome.
Drumming in a group is both a pioneering and ancient way of expression of a common link of our deep humanity and connectedness to each other and the world around us. It can have a powerful effect on people on a fundamental level, by exploring innate musicality.
Instruments will be provided or you can bring your own percussive instruments – reclaim your inner beat!
Reserved tickets are available on the door, £4 for 16 and under, £5 for adults.

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Thu 12 October 2017
20:30 – 23:00

The Drouthy Cobbler
48a High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BU

FREE

The Big Fat Electric

at the Drouthy Cobbler, Elgin

Original electronic music from Big Fat Electric who has been working and performing through out the UK and overseas.
Free tickets – booking recommended. Donations to the festival welcome!
Over 18 only, ID may be required by venue.

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Fri 13 October 2017
10:00 – 11:00

Earthtime HQ
West Lodge
Cooper Park
Elgin
IV30 1HS

£3 at venue

Reclaiming the Outdoors

Waddle Toddle with Earthtime

Aimed at 1-3 year olds with their parents/careres. Come along for a ‘Waddle Toddle’ with Earthtime. £3 at the venue.

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Fri 20 October 2017
10:30 – 12:00

Hopeman Memorial Hall
Farquhar Street
Hopeman
IV30 5SL

FREE

Dance Movement Therapy

Taster Session with Ruby Worth

Ruby Worth RDMP (registered dance and movement psychotherapist) will lead an introduction to dance movement therapy where she will explore the interconnection of our body, mind and emotions in a creative environment.How we move can offer us the space to reflect on who we are and how we feel; this taster is an opportunity to deepen this understanding of ourselves, offer insight and inspiration.
How we move can offer us the space to reflect on who we are and how we feel; this taster is an opportunity to deepen this understanding of ourselves, offer insight and inspiration.
Ruby Worth is an experienced DMT and artist/educator who works at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness College and has a local DMT practice in Moray.

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Fri 20 October 2017
10:30 – 12:00

Findhorn Beach (end of Dunes Road)

FREE

Dance Walking on Findhorn Beach

with Dance Walk Moray

Family Friendly, all ages welcome!
Dance Walking combines being in nature, your favourite music and dancing. We meet on the beach, warm up together then put on our headphones and head off on a moving adventure. Bring your own music player/headphones/favourite playlist and dress weather appropriate, come shine or rain, we will dance…

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Sat, October 21, 2017
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Covesea Golf Links
B9040
Elgin
IV30 5QS

FREE

Pop Goes the Golf Ball – Reclaiming Who I Am !

Living Golf

Golf & Music are brilliant for Mental Health – ‘Pop Goes the Golfball’ uniquely combines the essential qualities of artistic activity – enjoyment, being in the Now, and being supported in a team. Play Loving Life team golf at Covesea’s 9 hole hobbit course with ancient rocks of dragons and fairies. Swing on the golf course and dance to the music in Covesea’s natural amphitheatre. All players and visitors are encouraged to bring their musical instruments for a great group session involving everyone. The vision is for ‘Pop Goes the Golfball’ to become a Living Golf annual event.
Everyone is invited to play – If it’s your first time – or you have played for years – Come and Play – no matter what your circumstances are and have fun – it’s a great day !
Wear suitable clothes & trainers for golf and the weather. Bring your golf sticks and music – trumpet, drums, guitars, whatever you feel like. Living Golf provides equipment for people without clubs and golf balls. Food & Drinks are available from Covesea Caravan. Wheelchair golfers play with wide wheels on the course.
This event is part of the Moray Feelgood Festival: Mental Health Arts Festival 2017. For more event listings, please visit www.moraywellbeinghub.org.uk, pick up a leaflet in your local library, or google Moray Feel Good Festival.

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Thu 26 October 2017
18:30 – 20:00

Glasgow School of Art
Altyre Estate
Forres
IV36 2SH

FREE

Sing for Life Speyside

Choral Performance

Sing for Life Speyside is a community choir that aims to promote health and wellbeing through singing. The choir is open to all adults, regardless of musical ability, providing the opportunity for people to meet together and experience the benefits that taking part in community singing can bring: socialising, meeting new people, and most important of all – the feel good factor!

This event provides a taster session of community singing and will introduce the concept of music as a wellbeing asset based on research by Dr Tara French, Design Coordinator and Research Fellow at The Innovation School, Glasgow School of Art Creative Campus.

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Sat 28 October 2017
19:30 – 20:30

Hopeman Memorial Hall
Farquhar Street
Hopeman
IV30 5SL

FREE

‘Have You Taken Your Tablets?’ – Comic Theatre

with Biff Gladman

A satirical take on mental health through the guise of skits, sketches and monolgues with Biff Gladman.
So – what’s funny about mental health? Hopefully, this is. We have a theatrical spat, featuring comic routines in various situations, highlighting mental health topics and the consequences thereof.
We have a theatrical spat, featuring comic routines in various situations, highlighting mental health topics and the consequences thereof. Respecting of course, the fact that mental health is a very serious matter, no offence is meant to anyone suffering out there.
Biff hopes to lift your spirits by toying with the lighter side of the dark and revealing the more ridiculous aspects of the subject.

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