The Words for Wellbeing Organisation

Kibble Scribblers, autumn 2020

Scribble in the Kibble: Creative Words for Health & Wellbeing continues to meet on-line. Many people find using journals, poems and words helps them to understand and find new ways of coping with stress and illness. Lapidus Scotland offers writing workshops which are open to all abilities. They are mostly about ‘getting things down on […]

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Webinar recordings

We were pleased to welcome about seventy people to our recent online webinar with Dr Ann Wales and Kim Stafford. The events were recorded, so if you missed them, or if you were there and want to revisit them, you can do so using these links. Ann Wales, introduced by Catherine Eunson Kim Stafford, introduced […]

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Mindfulness & Writing

Lapidus Scotland facilitator Bev Schofield (who runs Water Story) has teamed up with Adrienne Hannah to run a series of eight sessions on Mindfulness & Writing: practices to support you through the pandemic. Sessions run on Fridays from 25 June until 14 August, 11.00–13.00, and are delivered online via Zoom. At the sessions you will […]

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Creative Words for Wellbeing: summary document

Lapidus Scotland and the Scottish Poetry Library have been supported by the Scottish Library and Information Council to bring together evidence from research and key stakeholders to define the way forward for Creative Words for Wellbeing (CWW) services in Scotland. A summary of their work highlights how the key findings and recommendations from that work […]

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Day of Access

Day of Access is a collaborative project considering place-awareness, access to nature, healing, illness and wounded nature. Conceived by Alec Finlay, it has been developed with Lapidus, the Travelling Gallery and a wide range of other partners from the fields of environment, the arts and wellbeing*. It takes place over a two-year period, July 2019–July […]

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Words Work Well for All: SESSIONS

We are excited to welcome back ‘Words Work Well for All’ sessions this May! The sessions explore ways in which words and writing can inspire and help us through difficult times and beyond. Sessions are free and open to all abilities. ‘Writing the Garden’ FREE Creative Writing the Garden sessions starting 1st May 2.30 – […]

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