Words Hold Us Together

A facilitator training day in bibliotherapy with Valerie Gillies & Sukhema Butler, plus guest Ted Bowman Saturday 7 September 2024, 10am – 5pm Scottish Storytelling Centre,  43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Lapidus Scotland offers a full day workshop for storytellers, librarians, writers and readers who already work within community and education settings and would […]

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What’s Missing?

We invited readers and contributors to the book Living Our Dying to send us topics not included in the book, and places where readers could find out more. The list is never ending! But from those responses we have produced a new book, What’s Missing? from the book Living Our Dying Topics covered in What’s […]

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Steps Spark our Words

Steps Spark our Words is a new publication from Lapidus Scotland, launched at the reading after our AGM 2023 held in Glasgow on 15 March. During the ongoing Covid pandemic, Lapidus Scotland hosted a series of outdoor events in parks and green spaces throughout Glasgow, including Linn Park, Gartnavel Hospital grounds, Glasgow Green, and the […]

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Sensuous Facilitation Residential Workshop

Sensuous Facilitation: A Residential Workshop for Experienced Facilitators Whatton Lodge, East Lothian Friday 21st to Monday 24th April 2023 with Ted Bowman, Valerie Gillies, Sukhema (aka Larry Butler), Penny Stone Cost £247 – £290 Early Bird discounts for applications received by 15 February To apply please complete and return this form Sensuous Facilitation appl-form Join […]

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Living Our Dying: Glasgow workshops (early 2023)

8 weekly workshops for people living in the Glasgow area, partly based on the book Living Our Dying Thursdays 9, 16 & 23 February,  2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March, 13.30-15.30, at the Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens “I love this book – it will not only help you die a good death, it will […]

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Walking & Writing i.m. Brian Whittingham

After Sukhema’s Walking Writing Talking events in and around the River Kelvin earlier this year, he leads one last event in an autumnal Kelvingrove Park on 15 October at 10.30am. In summer 2021 the poet Brian Whittingham led a series of Lapidus Scotland Walking and Writing events in Kelvingrove Park. We were saddened to hear […]

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Mindfulness and Expressive Writing Retreat, November 2022

A 6 day retreat in the glorious setting of Myres Castle, combining meditation, mindful movement and expressive writing, from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 November. Stop and rest, and appreciate the goodness of life, despite it all. ‣ Honour your feelings in response to your own suffering and the suffering in our world. ‣ Connect […]

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Improvised Bodies

Kibble Scribblers is a writing group established by Lapidus Scotland some years ago, and now operating semi-independently. The group usually meets at the Kibble Palace in Glasgow Botanic Gardens, with some sessions led by guest authors. Recently the group took part in a workshop led by Lin Li, together with Sukhema (Larry Butler). The workshop […]

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Walking Writing Talking, August-September 2022

6 morning walks by Glasgow’s River Kelvin with Sukhema (aka Larry Butler) What I take with me, what I leave behind, are of less importance than what I discover along the way. from In Praise of Walking by Thomas A. Clark Friday 5th August 10:30am to 12:30 Dawsholm Park Saturday 13th August 10:30am to 12:30 […]

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Living Our Dying: Glasgow workshops (Autumn 2022)

8 weekly workshops for people living in the Glasgow area, partly based on the book Living Our Dying Thursdays 15 September to 3 November, 13.30-15.30, Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens “I love this book – it will not only help you die a good death, it will strengthen you to live a good life.” Richard […]

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