Wee Music Box
Mar
5
7:30 PM19:30

Wee Music Box

A monthly workshop course on music – its purpose and potential, how to use it imaginatively in congregations and much more.

Led by John L. Bell, Jane Bentley & Carol McArthur.

The course is open to all who are interested in the potential of music in the church – its importance in worship, pastoral work, and spirituality. Each evening is self-contained, so that participants may come for the whole course or specific evenings.

Tonight - Songs of Separation
The importance of lament when life does not bring what we expect.

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Wee Music Box
Apr
2
7:30 PM19:30

Wee Music Box

A monthly workshop course on music – its purpose and potential, how to use it imaginatively in congregations and much more.

Led by John L. Bell, Jane Bentley & Carol McArthur.

The course is open to all who are interested in the potential of music in the church – its importance in worship, pastoral work, and spirituality. Each evening is self-contained, so that participants may come for the whole course or specific evenings.

Tonight - Music, Mind and Memory
The amazing ways in which music works when other communication fails.

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Wee Music Box
May
7
7:30 PM19:30

Wee Music Box

A monthly workshop course on music – its purpose and potential, how to use it imaginatively in congregations and much more.

Led by John L. Bell, Jane Bentley & Carol McArthur.

The course is open to all who are interested in the potential of music in the church – its importance in worship, pastoral work, and spirituality. Each evening is self-contained, so that participants may come for the whole course or specific evenings.

Tonight - last in the series: The Global Connection
Singable songs from every continent

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A Daily Dose of Music
May
12
9:30 AM09:30

A Daily Dose of Music

An international symposium demonstrating how music is used globally to enhance the lives of seniors

Lead by music facilitators from around the world, this one day symposium will demonstrate the benefits of participatory musical activities for seniors living in community or long term care settings.

Participants will experience how interactive music-making adds a therapeutic benefit to the lives of seniors.  Particular focus will be given to the needs of people with neurological disorders and other chronic diseases.

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UK Drum Circle Facilitators training playshop
Sep
13
to Sep 23

UK Drum Circle Facilitators training playshop

Drum Circle Facilitator’s Training

Using the Village Music Circles™ protocol, Village Music Circles trainers Arthur Hull, Paul Dear, and Jane Bentley will empower you to build a rhythm community while exploring the foundational elements of drum circle facilitation. Learn powerful facilitation techniques and develop skills while gaining the confidence to successfully lead a rhythm event for a variety of diverse populations.

Packed with information and hands-on experience both beginning and experienced Facilitators will have plenty of opportunities for practicing new skills in a safe, supportive environment. Upon completion of this training, you will have the ability to begin facilitating rhythm events of your own!

L earn to successfully Facilitate rhythm-based events

E xperience the power of community building through rhythm!

A ctivate  •   Motivate  •  Empower!  Rhythm for fun and learning

D iscover camaraderie and spirit playing music together!

Program Content

During the training, participants will have extensive practice opportunities in the facilitation techniques and the skills needed to lead a drum circle event for a variety of populations.

Group instruction and discussions combine with small group activities using movement, voice, musical instruments, and improvisational rhythm games. Critique and feedback are an important part of the learning process.

Opportunities for networking with other facilitators from many cultures, backgrounds and experience levels provides stimulation and inspiration to developing facilitators.

The Facilitators’ Playshop is a high-powered, dynamic experience. Participants must commit to the entire duration of the course and be ready to work hard and learn a lot — while having loads of fun doing so.

Training dates for 2018 are as follows.

10 Day Mentor Experience* Thurs Sept 13th 7pm – Sun Sept 23rd 4pm

6 Day Facilitator’s Intensive Mon Sept 17th 7pm – Sun Sept 23rd 4pm

Register here:  

 

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Wee Music Box
Feb
5
7:30 PM19:30

Wee Music Box

A monthly workshop course on music – its purpose and potential, how to use it imaginatively in congregations and much more.

Led by John L. Bell, Jane Bentley & Carol McArthur.

The course is open to all who are interested in the potential of music in the church – its importance in worship, pastoral work, and spirituality. Each evening is self-contained, so that participants may come for the whole course or specific evenings.

Tonight - Rhythm!! What it does for us, how it works, and its potential in building and sustaining community. This will be both theoretical and practical... no previous experience necessary.

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Vox Liminis - East End first Saturdays
Feb
3
2:00 PM14:00

Vox Liminis - East End first Saturdays

East End First Saturdays is a free cultural experience where creative and cultural attractions in the East End of Glasgow come together in an exciting programme of activity on the First Saturday of every month.

As part of this, Vox Liminis throws open its doors to the public - with sessions including music, an open mic slot, and insights into the work that VOX does with the criminal justice system in Scotland. This month, In Tune is the featured project - join us to experience a taster of family music making - with songs, drums, and Tiny Tim the turtle....

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Scottish Interfaith Week launch event
Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

Scottish Interfaith Week launch event

Established by Interfaith Scotland in 2004, Scottish Interfaith Week provides an opportunity for individuals, local interfaith groups and faith communities across the country to celebrate Scotland's religious diversity and to plan events that bring local people together to promote dialogue, understanding and co-operation between Scotland's diverse religious communities.

Contact admin@interfaithscotland.org for more details of the launch event. (There will be drumming!)

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The Wee Music Box
Nov
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Wee Music Box

A monthly workshop course on music – its purpose and potential, how to use it imaginatively in congregations and much more.

Led by John L. BellJane Bentley & Carol McArthur.

The course is open to all who are interested in the potential of music in the church – its importance in worship, pastoral work, and spirituality. Each evening is self-contained, so that participants may come for the whole course or specific evenings.

  • Monday 6th November: The Scottish Dimension
    A whirlwind tour through triumphs and tragedies in church and out of it.
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UK Drum Circle Facilitation Training, 26th-29th October
Oct
26
to Oct 30

UK Drum Circle Facilitation Training, 26th-29th October

 

…will empower you to build a rhythm community while exploring the foundational elements of drum circle facilitation. Learn powerful techniques and develop skills while gaining the confidence to successfully lead a rhythm event for a variety of diverse populations.

 

With Arthur Hull, Paul John Dear, and Jane Bentley

 

More info: http://ukplayshop.co.uk

 

 

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Oct
24
10:00 AM10:00

Arts, Older People and the Criminal Justice System - Luminate Festival panel discussion

Can engagement in the arts promote better health for ageing individuals? Even in a prison?  This discussion event is aimed at anyone with an interest in arts in prisons. As an arts practitioner, Jane will be contributing to a panel which will also include a Scottish Prison Service officer and an artist who has experienced custody to discuss their experiences and thoughts on future provision of the arts for older people in custody.  Part of the Scottish Prison Arts Network’s Creative Conversations series.

FREE (Booking essential via Eventbrite: creativeconversation3.eventbrite.co.uk)

www.scottishprisonarts.net

Presented by the Scottish Prison Arts Network and Luminate - Scotland's creative ageing festival

www.luminatescotland.org

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