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Ways to Wellbeing Festival

1 – 31 May

Ways to Wellbeing is OnFife’s festival focused on health and wellbeing. We love sharing how we can help with positive wellbeing and this year is no different – we’ve just gone digital! Look out for Facebook posts throughout the month and remember to spread the word with friends and family and through your own social media. 

Bookbug Week

17 – 23 May | Free

BookbugYoung book fans will be able to soak up seven days of fantastic stories, songs and crafts with Bookbug Week celebrations. There will be competitions, activities, and giveaways galore. It’s jam packed with all kinds of watery tales – seaside books, fishy books, even drop-them-in-the-bath-books.

All of the online events in Bookbug’s Big Splash are free to view through the OnFife Virtual LibrarYAY page.

Find out more about Bookbug Week here: OnFife Libraries Bookbug Week.

Mind Over Menopause | Pause Not Full Stop

20 May, 7pm | Online | £2.50

Harness the power of positive thinking and tame your inner menopause monster.

Join Let’s Talk Menopause’s Ruth Devlin online for a fascinating insight into Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Find out how to relieve your menopause symptoms and let Ruth take you through the basics of CBT and explain how to make the most of relaxation techniques.

Find out more and book here: Mind Over Menopause

Take a Pause and Drop In | Pause Not Full Stop

24 May, 2pm | Online 

Feeling full of menopause misery? Missing dropping in for a chat with friends to cheer you up? Don’t despair – just drop right in to our online sessions where you can meet old friends or make new ones.  With a speaker at every session who’ll share information and resources, or just be there to share experiences, all you need to do is grab a cuppa and join in.

Find out more and book here: Take a Pause and Drop In

Mindfulness with Martin Stepek

Let Martin Stepek guide you through an introduction to Mindfulness:

Spring Selection online exhibition of paintings

You can view the Spring Selection exhibition on ArtUk

Painting of two girls sitting in grass and flowers by the beachIn celebration of this magical time of year we’ve chosen some our favourite Spring themed paintings from our collections. There are lots of famous names here but also some lesser-known gems. We hope you enjoy looking at them as much as we enjoyed selecting them.

View the exhibition here: Spring Selection

 

Comedy Café

28 May, 8pm | Online | £5

Comedian Raymond Mears smilingIn an evening compèred by the hilarious Raymond Mears, let comedians Chris Forbes, Krystal Evens and MC Hammersmith fill your Friday night with laughs at our monthly, online comedy club.

Chris Forbes: Chris stars in BBC’s Scot Squad. As well as being a regular on the UK comedy circuit, Chris has gigged all over the world and supported Kevin Bridges on tour.

Krystal Evans: Leicester Mercury New Comedian of the Year finalist, Krystal toured with Stewart Francis and appeared on BBC’s Bad Influencer and The Comedy Underground.

MC Hammersmith: MC Hammersmith is a freestyle comedy rapper. The lyrics and rhymes of his raps are 100% improvised and based on audience suggestions.

Find out more and book here: Comedy Café May