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Bristol: NVC West Community and Learning Day

Bristol: NVC West Community and Learning Day

A very doable, inexpensive day of mini-workshops. More than one trainer and whole group connection to dip into or grow deeper with the skills of Nonviolent Communication.

Level: All.

Trainers: Shantigarbha and Gesine Schrader, CNVC certified trainers. Dorota Godby (Communication Coach) to be confirmed.

Times: Please arrive 9.45am for 10am start. We finish at 5pm.

Where? Quaker Meeting House, Champion Square, Bristol BS2 9DB. See below for more about the venue.

Who is it for? Anyone who’d like to improve connection and communication skills, especially when there’s tension or difference. NVC newbies welcome 🙂 NVC lovers will find community and deepening for their skills as well.

What’s in the programme? We start and finish with whole group sharing round. There are breaks for tea/coffee and lunch. The trainers will offer practice sessions in response to your needs and requests on the day.

Programme for the day
9:45am – 10:00am Arrival and registration
10:00am – 11:10am Opening round and collecting offers and requests for sessions
11:10am – 11:30am Tea break
11.30am – 1pm Morning NVC Learning sessions
1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm – 2:30pm Brief check-in and confirm/adjust plans for the afternoon’s sessions
2.30pm – 4:00pm Afternoon NVC Learning sessions
4.00pm to 4.15 pm Tea break
4:15pm – 5:00pm Plenary closing round and announcements

How much?
£25 if booked beforehand and £30 just showing up on the day.

Further Information? Contact Gesine by email or phone her on 07840 056 289.

How to book? Please fill in the online booking form. You’re welcome to turn up on the day and take part if there’s a place. We can usually accommodate up to 30 people.

More about the venue

Parking? Hooray, some free parking is available at this venue in the forecourt on a first-come first-served basis. Please car pool as much as possible so that nobody has to use the expensive central Bristol car parks. You can post lift offers or requests on the NVC West Facebook group

Directions to the venue:
The venue for this event is very central but somewhat hidden from view so please take a moment to plan how to find it!

The address, again, is Quaker Meeting House, Champion Square, Bristol BS2 9DB

Here’s a map showing the location of Champion Square:

The building looks like this:

Central Quaker Meeting House

See the rotating Google photo for the location.

You may notice the building is in a little square and there’s Phoenix pub opposite.

By bus, get off as close as you can to Cabot Circus or Old Market Street (it’s between bus station and Old Market).

By car, to use the car park in forecourt you MUST approach from Temple Way and turn left into Champion Square immediately after Future Inn (on your left). Then turn left again and the venue will be on your right. PLEASE NOTE: Access is blocked from another direction with bollards even if it looks possible on the map.

From Temple Way, the turning into Champion Square seems unlikely, as if it was only for loading. You turn left immediately after the Future Inn, on the left of the photo below, and just before the two trees:

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