What's On

The Nightingale Centre provides the perfect venue for any number of activities, events or occasions
See below for the events happening this year:

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JAN 6 2017

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JAN 8 2017

Winter Walking Weekend 1

Walk into the new year.

Contact
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

JAN 13 2017

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JAN 15 2017

Winter Walking Weekend 2

Put your best foot forward.

Contact
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

JAN 20 2017

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JAN 22 2017

Fellowship Steps Eleven

More information available from ascott404@btinternet.com

Contact
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

FEB 10 2017

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FEB 12 2017

Kingswood Chapel Weekend

Contact to find out more: Rev Ant Howe 01564 823278, ant_howe@hotmail.com

Contact
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

MAR 3 2017

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MAR 5 2017

Field Breaks Art Classes

Start the season off joining like-minded company in finishing off some of last season’s drawings and paintings or be inspired to start a fresh piece of work.

Organiser
Sue Field info@fieldbreaks.co.uk 01433 621420

MAR 3 2017

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MAR 5 2017

NYP Junior Weekend

Contact to find out more.

Contact
John Harley
07985 900935
www.unitarian.org.uk

MAR 17 2017

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MAR 19 2017

NYP Inter and Senior Weekend

Contact to find out more.

Contact
John Harley
07985 900935
www.unitarian.org.uk

APRIL 4 2017

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APRIL 6 2017

Field Breaks Art Classes

Seashells, Seaweed, Butterflies and Bugs in pen and ink (optional coloured pencil or watercolour wash). These wonderful subjects can be delightfully recreated in pen and ink with the option of adding coloured pencil or a watercolour wash to your studies with individual guidance from botanical artist & author, Sue. Tutor: Sue Vize

Organiser
Sue Field info@fieldbreaks.co.uk 01433 621420

APRIL 21 2017

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APRIL 23 2017

The Silent Eye Annual Workshop - The Feathered Seer

Join us as we journey back beyond recorded history to a time known only in dreams and a place that still casts its shadow in stone upon our landscape.

Contact
Stephen Tanham
Steve.tanham@gmail.com
https://thesilenteye.co.uk

APR 28 2017

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MAY 1 2017

FOY Society Conference 2017

The consequences of Growing Inequality

Contact
Joan Partington
01228 670565 / partingtons@gmail.com
Contact for booking: Stella 01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

MAY 5 2017

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MAY 7 2017

Nottingham and Derbyshire Annual Quaker Meeting

Contact for booking and for further information.

Contact
Elspeth Bailey
elspethbailey@btinternet.com

MAY 12 2017

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MAY 14 2017

UK Gathering in the Net of Light

The Great Council of the Grandmothers first appeared to Sharon in western California. Since then they have inspired numerous groups and gatherings around the world. Please join the group for this wonderful 2-day event to deepen our bonds with the Net of Light and tune into its resonance from the beautiful Pennine hills at the heart of Britain.

Contact
Debra Delglyn debby@the-bodyworks.com
www.netoflight.org

JUN 2 2017

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JUN 4 2017

Barrow Art

Contact for booking: Stella Burney 01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

Contact for information:
anthonybarrow@sky.com

JUN 16 2017

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JUN 18 2017

Queens Road Unitarian Free Church Urmston Weekend

Contact for booking:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

JUN 23 2017

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JUN 25 2017

Genie Networks Weekend Retreat

A learn to sign weekend workshop for the hearing and hearing impaired and their families.

Contact for booking and further information:
information@genienetworks.org.uk

JUN 30 2017

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JUL 2 2017

Chowbent Chapel Weekend

Contact for booking:
Stella Burney 01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

Contact for info:
JRev Lynne Readett
Rev.lynne@hotmail.com

JUL 3 2017

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JUL 4 2017

Hibbert Trust Lay Ministry Consultation

Sponsored by the Hibbert Trust. Participation in each is by invitation only.

Contact:
Dorothy Hewerdine
dothewerdine@btinternet.com

JUL 4 2017

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JUL 7 2017

Ministry in the Making

Sponsored by the Hibbert Trust. Participation in each is by invitation only.

Contact:
Dorothy Hewerdine
dothewerdine@btinternet.com

JUL 10 2017

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JUL 15 2017

Deaf Ramblers Group

Contact:
Rosemary Cranwell
drgyouthlead@yahoo.co.uk

JUL 14 2017

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JUL 16 2017

Summer Walkers

This weekend allows walkers the opportunity to enjoy the many delights of the Derbyshire countryside.

Contact:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

JUL 17 2017

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JUL 21 2017

UNITARIAN DISCOVERY HOLIDAY - The Butterfly Effect

(Small beginnings, large consequences). A themed holiday with educational and spiritual content, building a community of supporting friends, old and new. The week will also include spiritual reflections, free time, walking, reading, poetry & prose, singing together and music appreciation

Enquiries and booking:
Marjorie Walker
01506 493612 / 07718 106732

JUL 31 2017

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AUG 4 2017

Field Breaks Art Classes

Summer Art School. Enjoy a wealth of interesting days painting and drawing the wonderful Peak District scenery or village scenes, along with tutored sessions in the studio and including interesting history of art talks and slide shows. Suitable for all abilities. Residential or attend daily. Tutor: Gabby Hanlon

Organiser
Sue Field
info@fieldbreaks.co.uk / 01433 621420

AUG 4 2017

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AUG 6 2017

Barrow Art

Contact for booking:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

Contact for information:
anthonybarrow@sky.com

AUG 7 2017

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AUG 11 2017

Fun Days Away

Contact for more information.

Organiser
John Harley
www.unitarian.org.uk / 07985 900935

AUG 11 2017

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AUG 14 2017

Unitarian Music Society Conference

Learning and fun for singers and players of all abilities. Options include singing, listening, a do-it-yourself concert, hand-bell ringing, recorders, learning John Rutter’s The Sprig of Tyme and more!

Contact for booking and further info:
Valerie Walker
01296 613501 / vawalker55@gmail.com

AUG 14 2017

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AUG 16 2017

Field Breaks Art Classes

Healing herbs in Graphite and Coloured Pencil (Optional Watercolour)

Create a portrait of lavender, rosemary, thyme and other herbs known for their healing properties using a combination of graphite and coloured pencil. Interesting reference material along with the history of herbs. An informative and enjoyable workshop suitable for all abilities. Tutor: Sue Vize

Organiser
Sue Field
info@fieldbreaks.co.uk / 01433 621420

AUG 19 2017

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AUG 26 2017

Hucklow Summer School

Contacts for booking and information:
Janet Costley 01732 464211 or
Jane Blackall info@hucklowsummerschool.org.uk

SEPT 1 2017

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SEPT 3 2017

LEAP Leading Enabling Affirming People

A new programme that prepares leaders of all groups in Unitarian contexts. The LEAP Course will consist of two residential weekends on 1st to 3rd September 2017 & 1st to 3rd June 2018. There will be four assigments between the two weekends, to be done with tutor support and feedback. Places will be limited and allocated on a first come first served basis. Participants must commit to attending both residential weekends, carry out all activities and complete assignments and reflections to receive a LEAP Certificate. Leaders: Rev John Harley, Liz Hills and Margaret Robinson.

For more information email:
unitarianllsg@gmail.com

SEPT 4 2017

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SEPT 7 2017

Ministerial Fellowship Conference

Contact for booking:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

SEPT 18 2017

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SEPT 20 2017

Field Breaks Art Classes

Autumn Painting & Drawing. Enjoy like-minded company on this informal and enjoyable art break. Drawing and painting still life subjects, botanical or the Peak District autumn landscapes. A relaxing art break. All abilities and media welcome.

Organiser
Sue Field
info@fieldbreaks.co.uk 01433 621420

SEPT 26 2017

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SEPT 29 2017

BIRF Break 2017

An informal house party for old IRFers. The usual mix of gentle local outings, relaxing chats, a fiendish jigsaw puzzle and other table games (nothing too serious). During our stay there will be an opportunity to hear about, and see photos of the Oldies Reunion in Germany (July/August 2017) for those unable to make the trip.

Contact for booking:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

For info leaflet contact:
Valerie Walker
vawalker55@gmail.com / 01296613501

SEPT 29 2017

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OCT 1 2017

A weekend of exploration of psychical and spiritual matter. Everyone welcome! Details of speakers to be announced. Check the USPS website for details.

Info:

Contact
David Taylor 07505 323443 / infousps@yahoo.co.uk

OCT 6 2017

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OCT 8 2017

Juniors

Contact for more information.

Organiser:
John Harley
07985 900935 / www.unitarian.org.uk

OCT 20 2017

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OCT 22 2017

Unitarian Womens Group Conference - Our Stories

Contact for booking:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

Contact for further info:
Margaret Riobinson
margaretrobinson81@gmail.com

NOV 17 2017

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NOV 19 2017

Inters and Seniors

Contact for more information.

Organiser:
John Harley
07985 900935 / www.unitarian.org.uk

NOV 24 2017

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NOV 26 2017

Unitarian Association of Lay Ministry

At time of going to press details to be agreed. Dates and contact details will be publicised via national Unitarian information channels.

Contact for booking:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk

DEC 1 2017

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DEC 2 2017

Christmas Weekend Christmas Lunches

Great for church groups, and families groups ‘large and small’ Must be booked in advance.

Contact:
Stella Burney
01298 871218 / info@thenightingalecentre.org.uk