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WHAT's YOUR STORY.
A Feature film by James light
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Behold, 'The Circulus'
Behold, 'The Circulus' - Remy Archer takes us on a thrilling ride around an abandoned warehouse. This is Circulus, London's most innovative Circus Troupe. Watch the film and find out more >>
THE MUSEUM OF HAPPINESS.
The Museum of Happiness is a not for profit organisation. The Museum provides a space to explore happiness through activities and displays. Read more >>
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Film directed by Dan Lowenstein.
Forever Young is a unique course for older people that fuses parkour and dance for fitness and well-being. It brings together local people over the age of 60 to explore, create and learn movement in a safe and structured outdoor environment lead by qualified professionals. With a focus on play, connecting and adapting to our surroundings - community and self expression is at the heart of this program.
The five 5 biggest illnesses in older people are dementia, heart attack, arthritis, parkinson’s and diabetes. Forever Young helps to prevent and/or reduce progression of these as well as targeting fall prevention.
The sessions run once a week over a term from 10:30am-12:30pm on Tuesdays at Kagyu Samye Dzong Centre (15 Spa Road, SE16 3SA) with free tea in the cafe from 12:30-1:00pm. They are lead by artistic director Jade Shaw and core coach Jacob Peregrine-Wheller.
Parkour Dance Company would like to thank Kagyu Samye Dzong Centre without whose continuing support these sessions would not have been able to go forward. The centre whose focus is on well-being and world peace has offered both the beautiful yoga rooms and tibetan tea cafe as a space for connection and joy throughout the program. See website for further information -http://www.london.samye.org
This video and course was supported by United St Saviour’s Charity based in north Southwark.
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Produced, Directed and Edited by James Light.
Is there a simple secret to a happier, more fulfilling life?
Do people agree on any key factors that lead to a happier way of being?
Imagine if there was a place where you could ask these questions, and explore some possible answers.
The Museum of Happiness, because Happiness Matters.
A place where you could just enjoy discovering ideas, or participate in a free workshop if you'd like to.
A space where you don't just think about happiness - but perhaps feel a bit happier too.
A place where you can have a bit of fun.
Well now there is. So make history, people. And flip the idea of museums on its head.
Visit the world's first ever Museum of Happiness as a pop-up - for three days only!
On a more serious side, depression is the number one cause of disability worldwide. Number one. We want to do our bit to help alleviate that suffering, if we can
Imagine yourself in the grips of a familiar nightmare… You could be on the run from a three-headed monster which is rapidly gaining speed, or back in your English A-level exam, with a blank piece of paper and five minutes left on the clock.
Read more about Charlie Morley and lucid dreaming here
The Kindness Offensive was started in August 2008, when four guys (David Goodfellow, Benny Crane and James Hunter) asked members of the public on Hampstead Heath what random acts of kindness they would like done for them.
“The motivation of all my human rights work is love,” says Londoner and political campaigner of 42 years Peter Tatchell.
In our 4th episode, we went to see Arthur Potts Dawson, the green chef, to talk about food waste, The Peoples Supermarket and the future of food in our country.
On our trip to Kew Gardens in episode 3 we went to see Carlos Magdalena who works as a Senior Tropical Horticulturist. Carlos featured in Sir David Attenborough's Kingdom of Plants. He earned the title "Plant Messiah" after he was able to bring a species back from extinction,
OTHER PEOPLE OF LONDON.
Makeup Artist, Facepainting Specialist, Philanthropist
Emma is a radiant, charming young artist with an engaging openness and compassion, which infuses both her work and herself in person. Emma’s medium is skin. She does face and body painting, film & theatre makeup and also runs an arts charity in Sri Lanka.
JAMES WALLMAN (Author).
“Stuffocation: The word resonates with people because we all have this issue. We all have too much stuff and it is causing some major problems.”
Londoner James Wallman knows what he’s talking about. He has been pondering the issue of ‘stuff’ for about a decade, written a book about it, and believes it will come to be seen as the defining issue of the 21st century. Not only is our obsession with stuff destroying the environment, he says, but it is creeping with insidious zeal into our minds, making us less happy and distracting us from what is truly important.
THE FREE HELP GUY (The Anonymous free helper).
Finding himself disillusioned with work and feeling a nagging sense of discontent, this Londoner in his late twenties decided to take six months off. Instead of redecorating his flat or learning a new language, he chose instead to post an advert on Gumtree. Concise and anonymous, it consisted of just a few lines, simply offering help to anyone who wanted it, in whatever way they needed.
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