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50th Anniversary Garden Party – Celebrating the Present (12:00 – 18:00)

***Event part of the Salisbury Centre 50th Anniversary Celebration Celebration week June 19-25 (read more below) ***


A day of reunion & celebration at the Salisbury Centre!

****Family Friendly – Bring your kids!***

Come and join us to share food and stories. and spend some time in the Salisbury Centre building and garden amongst a variety of people who have been involved with the Centre over the past 50 years.

This day aims to offer an opportunity to come together to celebrate 50 years of this special building and community.

Space will be available for spontaneous offerings/stories/workshops by attendees.

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Loose schedule and offerings for the day

In the spirit of retaining a sense of balance between structure and flow on the day, the afternoon will assume a relaxed format by enabling enough spaciousness for what wants to emerge, so bring along any ideas, activities or discussion topics you would like to offer. There will be a chalk board on the day to jot down activities and offerings.

A light lunch will be provided, cooked by some Salisbury Centre volunteers and key members, yet please feel free to bring any additional side dishes to add to the table (e.g. cheese & bread, salads, snacks, soft drinks).

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Likely Schedule for the Afternoon

  • 12:00 – Building and garden open for drop-ins ( including Lawn games and face-painting throughout the afternoon)
  • 13:00 – Opening welcome and lunch served
  • 14:00 – 15:30 – Residents (Past/Present)  and  memories’ lounge (this might be indoors in the Art Room or around the fireplace) – More info Here

Throughout the afternoon, weather permitting, there will be a bonfire lit to gather around and for sharing any stories, songs or memories.

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There are also some events planned for the morning including:

11:00- 12:00 – Sufi meditations and Spiritual Practices to facilitate peace (with Fateah) – (Art Room) (Click here to find out more & book) Click here for more info

10:00 – 11:15 – Breathwork Ceremony to Clear the Old (With Anne-Marie Birch) – (Studio **) – BOOKING REQUIRED (Click here)


 

16:30 – 18:00 – Fireside Creativity Celebration  

The afternoon will close with an opportunity to celebrate any form of creativity emerging from the community and rekindle new and old connections. Expect games to meet each other, facilitated group singing & storytelling. Bring along some tales to take us down Memory Lane, share songs, poems or showcase any creative output that was birthed at the Salisbury Centre over the years.

**** There are no current plans for the Saturday evening, yet there might be opportunity to enable/create some space for anything exciting wishin to emerge (Talk to the responsible staff members on the day) ****

 

 

We hope you can join us!

Please keep an eye on this page for any updates. or contact events@salisburycentre.org with any questions.

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This event is part of the the 50th anniversary celebration of the Salisbury Centre!

Standing as one of the oldest holistic centres in Edinburgh, this thriving community was founded with a robust spiritual community focus, which over time has expanded to embrace a strong foundation of inclusivity, as well as creative, psychological, and ecological wellbeing, making it a resilient and much-loved community space in the heart of Edinburgh!

To celebrate the occasion we have been running a 6 month 50th anniversary themed programme of events which will culminate in this celebration week in June (19th – 25th).

You can download a brochure which offers some context about the Centre’s history and its founding pillars HERE (https://shorturl.at/bix05 )

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ACCESSIBILITY NEEDS:

If you have any specific accessibility needs please get in touch with events@salisburycentre.org

DONATIONS:

This event is by suggested donation which will go to support the Salisbury Centre.

You can donate online via www.Salisburycentre.org/donate or by cash and card on the day

 

 

 

Salisbury Centre 50th Celebration Week June 19th-25th 

(Read more here : 50th Anniversary Programme & June Celebration!)

This events is part of the the 50th anniversary celebration of the Salisbury Centre!

Standing as one of the oldest holistic centres in Edinburgh, this currently thriving community Centre was founded with a robust spiritual community focus, which over time has expanded to embrace a strong foundation of inclusivity, as well as creative, psychological, and ecological wellbeing, making it a resilient and much loved community space in the heart of Edinburgh!

To celebrate the occasion we have been running a 6 month 50th anniversary themed programme of events which will culminate in this celebration week in June (19th – 25th). 

You can download a brochure which offers some context about the Centre’s history and its founding pillars HERE (https://shorturl.at/bix05 )

Expect gatherings of old friends and new, workshops, movie screenings, discussion panels, shared meals, ceremony, visioning & networking for the future. Come and learn how challenges were transformed to create new foundations to grow from. The programme has draws from the incredible richness of all people who have contributed, over 5 decades, to the evolution and resilience of this special Centre.

Art Room

Garden

Kitchen

Library

Studio