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Meditation in Nature

Switch off and experience deep calm in the beautiful surroundings of the Whitworth’s grounds.

Meditation in Nature

Switch off and experience deep calm in the beautiful surroundings of the Whitworth’s grounds.

NCHS: Meditation in Nature
Monthly sessions, on selected dates
FREE, booking required,see links below
Location: Alex Bernstein Garden

Our next sessions dates:
• Thursday 20 June, 5.45pm-6.45pm (arrive by 5.45pm)
Join us for a Summer Solstice mindfulness in nature session
Click this link to book your FREE spot on Eventbrite

Summer Solstice is the time of year when the position of the rising or setting sun stands still in its movement along the horizon and the earth’s axis is tilted at its closest point from the sun. This means that in the northern hemisphere, the sun is at its highest point in the sky. It’s also the longest day of the year - and the shortest night. Join us as we celebrate the arrival of summer, bringing lighter days, new energy and warmth. We will explore through meditation and mindful activities what we want to bring into this new season of light.

• Thursday 4 July, 5.45pm-6.45pm (arrive by 5.45pm)
Join us for a Meditation in Nature – New Moon session
Click this link to book your FREE spot on Eventbrite

A new Moon occurs when the Moon’s orbit falls directly between the Sun and the Earth. The new Moon is commonly known as a time to initiate beginnings. We are reminded to reflect on the cyclical nature of reality, how everything has a beginning and an end, and how we are in a constant relationship with the filling up and pouring out that life asks of us. We will explore this through meditation and nature connection activities.


Meditation in Nature
is an opportunity for you to switch off and experience a deep sense of calm whilst enjoying the beauty of the grounds at the Whitworth.

Stress Awareness takes place every April and has been celebrated since 1992. Stress can have a negative impact on people’s lives, but spending time in nature can have a positive effect.

When we are mindful in nature we are able to be in the present moment much quicker than if we were indoors, this is because nature offers us an abundance of beauty and our natural curiosity is heightened by the sights, sounds and smells. At the end of the session, you will experience feeling, lighter, less stressed, and have a sense that you have connected to something bigger than yourself.

To attend, please arrive no later than 5.45pm.

Please note that our Parkside entrance (off Denmark Road) closes at 5pm, entry to the gallery after this time is via the Oxford Road entrance.