Freedom Workshop

You are invited to a study day entitled:

The ‘Freedom’ Workshop

at Newland House, Edgbaston, Birmingham

On Sunday 3rd July 2016; 9 30am to 4 00 pm

Cost £20 including vegetarian buffet lunch and all refreshments

The general subject for the day will be freedom.

Over the millennia, in many different ways it is what humanity has strived for, lived for, fought for and died for.

But what is freedom? Of course there is the obvious physical freedom from repression, tyranny and slavery but philosophically it means much more than that.

So throughout the day we will discuss:

  • freedom-600What is the nature of true freedom?
  • What impedes true freedom, how is it lost?
  • Why does everyone have a need to be free?
  • What can we control in our life?
  • What can’t we control?
  • How can we avail ourselves of true freedom?

As always the day will contain practical elements to help us in our discovery of answers to these important issues.

We will practice:

  • Tai Chi
  • Calligraphy
  • ie working in a mindfulness way with movement and attention, both essential for daily living.

The day will begin at 9am for coffee and registration, the workshop will start at 9:30am and finish at approximately 4pm. The cost is £20 with a beautiful vegetarian buffet and all refreshments included.

As always these days, I look forward to spending a warm, friendly, peaceful and (hopefully) enlightening day with you.

All are welcome including any family or friends you think may be interested, although we do have to limit the numbers to 20 people for practical reasons. So if you want to come please book early to save disappointment.

To secure your place on the workshop you can enrol using the form at the bottom of this page.

I look forward to seeing you,                                                                                  

David Nock


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