Faith and spirituality activities and events
- UWE Bristol Christmas Concert
Join us for a Celebration of Christmas presented by the University of the West of England. An evening of music presented by students and members of UWE's Centre for Music. The concert will feature the UWE Singers, UWE Gospel Choir, Singer Songwriters all accompanied by special guests the Filton Concert Brass. Guest conductor Ian Holmes.
The Centre for Music boasts a membership of over 900 musicians. Our Christmas Celebration will feature a selection of the talents of our ensembles and members.
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All activities listed are held at The Community Hub, Frenchay Campus.
|Activity||Time and location||Description|
|Buddhist meditation||Mondays 12:10–13:10 (Quiet room)||
This event is free but donations (suggested £2) for the Amitabha Centre are welcome.
|Yoga||Tuesdays 12:10–13:10 (Quiet room in The Community Hub)||
Eva Korponai's aim is to awaken an interest in yoga and meditation and offer it for the benefit of all.
A typical yoga class includes breathing exercises, warm ups, a mixture of static and dynamic postures with breath awareness, deep relaxation and sometimes a short meditation or self-massage.
Eva welcomes all levels to the class. Yoga mats are provided but booking is essential.
|Quaker meeting||Tuesdays 13:15–13:45 (Quiet room)||The Quaker meeting is an opportunity for shared silence in the Quaker tradition and is open to those of all faiths and none. Dr Eddy Knasel represents the Quaker community. This event is free.|
|Muslim Friday prayers||Fridays 13:00–14:00 (The Student Centre at the Farmhouse)||Friday Prayers are organised by the Islamic Society. Brothers and Sisters welcome. This event is free.|
Please note that some of the activities listed above may be subject to change during vacation periods. You should check the upcoming events section at the top of this page for confirmed event details.
2017 St Matthias Lecture
Hear Professor Mona Siddiqui OBE speak on ‘Justice: our hope in a divided world’ for the 2017 St Matthias Lecture. She's Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at Edinburgh University, a well-known broadcaster, and is currently listed in Debrett's list of the 500 most influential people in the UK.
Listen to the talk in full on SoundCloud (please note that SoundCloud does not support IE9. Users may wish to try Chrome, Firefox, or a recent version of IE).