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Reach Out
Friday 31st May 2024
Vulcan Park, Workington
11am - 4pm

Our popular Reach Out event focuses on mental health awareness, support and guidance, with a lot of fun mixed in.

This event will bring together businesses, charities, organisations and individuals who all have something to offer in terms of mental health awareness and help, support and guidance.

We have a fantastic range of workshops with a focus on improving health and well-being there is something for everyone.

SUPPORT & ADVICE 

Together We

Together We is a Community Interest Company in West Cumbria that aims to empower people to take control of their own physical and mental health and their overall wellbeing. Drawing and Talking is a safe and gentle therapeutic approach, which provides an effective way for both children and adults to process emotional pain or trauma they may be experiencing.

Always Another Way

Provide inclusive, tailored support for mental well-being in West Cumbria.

The Community Haven

Richmond Fellowship is a national mental health charity Making Recovery Reality for thousands of people every year. For over 60 years we’ve pioneered mental health recovery. We work with the people we support to build and deliver our services across England.

Workington Primary Care Team / Social Prescribes / Menopause Cafe

Provide Primary Medical Services to the town of Workington and will be providing menopause support for this event. 

Andy's Man Club

Andy's Man Club are a men's suicide prevention charity, offering free-to-attend peer-to-peer support groups.

Stroke Society

Stroke Recovery Service will work with you to identify your personal support needs and priorities. The service can offer opportunities to rebuild confidence and independence, and help you to rebuild your life after stroke. The service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes), and for families and carers of people affected by stroke.

Melissa Bus - NHS Health Checks 

MELISSA is a double decker bus that has been designed to deliver healthcare education and training.

There will be FREE NHS Health Checks available on the day.

SoulWork Studio

Yoga and meditation workshops and classes. Provides mindfulness sessions to children and works with a number of schools and in a studio. A holistic therapist who offers many healing therapies Including Reiki, Reflexology, aromatherapy and Indian head massage.

West Cumbria Carers Ltd

Provide support to unpaid / informal carers.

Cumberland Council

Promoting Workington together community panel and investing funding.

Family Action

Offer a 0-19 service for children and families in Cumberland.

Groundworks

Are a charity who supports people to improve their prospects and local spaces.

Autism Support Allerdale & Copeland

Give support advice and activities for families in Cumbria.

North Cumbria Intergrated Care Trust

Providing guidance and information on MMR

Animal Concern Cumbria

Showing how animals can benefit ones mental health.

MAIN MARQUEE

 

11:15am – 12:00pm - Soundbath by Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio.

Healing session to soothe and restore using the vibrational resonance of Tibetan crystal bowls, Crystal singing bowls, Hangpan drum and windchimes.

45 mins, 20 person limit. 

Please bring with you a yoga mat, blanket, and perhaps a cushion/pillow for absolute relaxation and comfort.

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

12.15pm – 1pm – Women’s Circle by Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio.

Women’s Circle. ~ A sacred space for listening, empathy and feminine support. No judgement or expectation, sit with your sisters and those who seek a deep spiritual connection for healing and love.

45 mins, 20 person limit

Please bring a mat and a journal/ note pad and pen.

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

1:15pm-2:00pm – Mindfulness and Meditation by Mindful Guru

Mindfulness and Meditation workshop for all. Learn breathing techniques, calming strategies and make a wellbeing mindful craft to take home with some slow flow restorative yoga to end with a wellbeing story to end.

Free wellbeing pack for all.

45 mins, 20 person limit. 

Please bring a yoga mat if possible, but there will be some to borrow. 

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

2:15pm-3:15pm – Together We talk

No booking required.

3:15pm - 4pm Andy’s Man Club

No booking required.

BELL TENT ONE

11:15am-12pm - Mindfulness and Meditation by Mindful Guru

Mindfulness and Meditation workshop for all. Learn breathing techniques, calming strategies and make a well being mindful craft to take home with some slow flow restorative yoga to end with a well being story to end.

Free well being pack for all.

45 mins, 6 person limit.

Please bring a yoga mat.

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

1:15pm – 2:00pm - Mindfulness and Yoga for children and their adult by Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio.

Together we will explore fun movement, singing, breathing, crafting and meditation.

Be ready to feel relaxed and restored.

45 mins, 6 person limit

No age limit but all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Please bring with you a yoga mat, blanket, and perhaps a cushion/pillow for absolute relaxation and comfort.

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

2:15pm – 3:00pm - Yoga with Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio.

Suitable for beginners, or advanced beginners of all abilities and flexibility. (you don’t have to be super bendy!!) Learn techniques on breathing, how to quieten the mind through meditation and revitalize the body though asana. (Postures.)

Please bring with you a yoga mat and water/juice for refreshment. 

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

3:15pm - 4:00PM - Yoga with Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio.

Suitable for beginners, or advanced beginners of all abilities and flexibility. (you don’t have to be super bendy!!) Learn techniques on breathing, how to quieten the mind through meditation and revitalize the body though asana. (Postures.)

Please bring with you a yoga mat and water/juice for refreshment. 

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

BELL TENT TWO

Healing Sounds with Gabriel

These sessions offer you the space and sounds for you to relax at a profound level, using vibrational healing methods to improve your health and wellbeing. Using a wide variety of ancient sound healing instruments including a Chinese gong, Tibetan bowls, Quartz Crystal Bowls, Shamanic drum, Ocean Drum, Koshi Wind Chimes, Tibetan Bells, Rain stick, Handpan, Sansula Kalimba, Tubular chimes, a variety of percussion instruments and more you will be immersed in beautiful sounds that are healing to your body, mind and soul, leaving you grounded, centred and deeply relaxed.

Workshop times: 

11:15am – 12:00pm

12:15pm1:00pm

1:15 pm– 2:00pm

2:15pm 3:00pm

3:15pm4:00pm

Please bring with you a yoga mat, blanket, and perhaps a cushion/pillow for absolute relaxation and comfort.

BOOKING REQUIRED, SEE BELOW.

SPORTS AREA

Active Cumbria

Active Cumbria works in partnership with a wide range of organisations with a shared vision of increasing participation in physical activity and sport across Cumbria.

Workington Lesuire Centre - Greenwich Leisure Limited

Provides Gym access, swimming, fitness class and racket sports.

Outdoor Partnership

Work with clubs, schools, individuals, and specialists to increase opportunities for people in Cumbria to achieve their potential through outdoor activities, active participation, volunteering, training, and education.

Walking Football

A unique small-sided ball game is played at walking pace, with players not allowed to run.

FREE Activities Available from 11am-4pm:

• Climbing Wall

• Trampolines

• Archery with Active Cumbria 

Age UK Bus

Mobile Information & Advice Vehicle for drop in facility.

Tennis Coaching with Olivia

Train with Olivia from 12pm-3pm on the mini tennis nets in Vulcan Park.

No booking required, all equipment provided, just drop in.

OTHER AREAS

Vulcan Park Bowling Club

Always fancied giving bowling a try? Pop over to our Bowling Club for a free taster session!

No booking required, just drop in. 

Grow Well - Garden Therapy

Enjoy some garden therapy with Grow Well in their garden in Vulcan Park.

Help them tend to their plants and see if you can spot any pollinators in their wildflower area.

No booking required, just drop in.

Helen's Herbs

Join Helen for some hints and tips on how to keep tasty dishes healthy.

Helen will be making meals using ingredients grown in her garden and there may also be some tasters.

Cooking Demonstration Times: 

11:30am - 12:15pm

1pm - 1:45pm

2:30pm - 3:15pm

No booking required, just drop in and learn some handy tips to make your meals healthier.

Drumming Workshop with Soundwave (by old tennis courts)

Use music and singing to cram more music-making into your life.

3pm 

No booking required, just drop in

Workington Library

A fun-filled story and nursery rhyme session - suitable for pre-school children and their grown-ups.

11.30am – 12pm

2:30pm – 3pm

No booking required, just drop in

Flower Bed Planting

Workington Town Council's Estates Team need help planting various flower beds in Vulcan Park.

Starting at 11am

No booking required, just go to Workington Town Council tent if you would like to help - all equipment supplied

 

FOOD & DRINK

West Coasta Coffee

Offer quality tea, coffee, hot chocolate, a range of homemade cakes and refreshments.

Montys Ices

Ice-cream van.

S&R Catering

Enjoy jacket potatoes, hot dogs and more.

  • With the Mindful Guru in the main marquee


    Fri

    45 min

  • with Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio, in the main marquee


    Fri

    45 min

  • with Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio, in the main marquee


    Fri

    45 min

  • with Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio in Bell Tent 1, Vulcan Park


    Fri

    45 min

  • With the Mindful Guru in Bell Tent 1, Vulcan Park


    Fri

    45 min

  • with Simone Walters, SoulWork Studio in Bell Tent 1, Vulcan Park


    Fri

    45 min

  • with Gabriel in Bell Tent 2, Vulcan Park


    Fri

    45 min

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