Event Archive for 2009

2009: Making in the Spirit

November: ‘Hard Rain, Reflecting on Climate Change’

Hard Rain is a photographic exhibition by Mark Edwards portraying the effects of climate change, which will be shown in the courtyard of St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, between 25th October and 13th December.

Linda Murgatroyd led a workshop on 28th November to reflect on this via simple art-based activities, supported by Maggie Freake.

A report, including a poem written by the participants, is now available as an html page: Hard Rain report

Further details available in this Word 07 flyer (approx 33K) or Word 03 flyer

August: ‘Art, Walking and Creativity in the Yorkshire Dales’, a residential art retreat led by Judith Bromley and John Harley. Marsett Barn, Askrigg, North Yorkshire. The first residential event organised by the Art and Spirituality Network for some years, a self-catering event living in lovely wilderness. Photos coming soon; a colour flyer can be downloaded as a PDF file (3M) here . Read a participant’s Walking_Creatively_report

Many thanks to Duncan Godfrey for allowing us to use some of his beautiful pictures from the trip.

July: ‘Windows into ourselves – finding insights through being with art’ A creative workshop at a museum led by Tomo Williams and John Harley. An afternoon of a quiet reflection with time to make personal and deep connections with the fine collection of art at The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House. Details available(400K approx) [PDF Flyer] Participants’ reports now available: Report 1 can be viewed online or downloaded as PDF; similarly Report 2 is online or as PDF

May:’The Fool’, a workshop led by Maria Lancaster, drawing on the practice and teachings of Cecil Collins, at London Interfaith Centre. 1.1M colour PDF flyer: [Flyer] A report on this event is now available online as an HTML page or to download as a Word document here

April: ‘The Transformative Power of Art – thoughts on the creative process’. A talk by Angela Schutz. At Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Southampton Row, London WC1 [Flyer] available to view or download as a PDF document. A summary can now be read or downloaded here as an HTML page

March: ‘The Transformative Power of Art – insights into the creative process’. A workshop led by Angela Schutz. View or download [Flyer] as a PDF document. A report is now available to view [online] or to download as a (110K) [Word document]

February: ‘The Fabric of Life: Weaving ourselves together with the Yarn of Life’. A workshop led by Rob Burton. [Flyer] available as a Word document. [View report] (as HTML) [Download report] (as Word document)

January: ‘The Transformative power of art – thoughts on the creative process’. A presentation by Angela Schutz (Transformative_Power_of_Art_Angela_Schutz [pdf] and Word flyer)  An illustrated paper is now available to view in pdf format Transformative_Power_of_Art_Paper, or download as a Word doc here (approx 1.4M), and Angela has a website detailing her art work and her psychosynthesis counselling practice Art and Soul Work