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Fundraising – Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

Welcome to our upcoming events page. If you would like to attend any of the events below or would like to organise your own event, please contact us at  enquiries@westmeriacounselling.co.uk

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Step to it with Westmeria- Virtual Climb Event

Bored of the current restrictions? Why not take a virtual tour around the world and step to it with Westmeria? Take your pick from 3 iconic monuments around the world and climb the number of steps on a staircase of your choice, to complete the ‘Step To It’ challenge!

All who complete the challenge will receive a digital certificate or a physical medal just simply state your preference when you register.

How does it work? 

Simply sign up, select your chosen monument (The London Eye, The Eiffel Tower or Sydney Harbour Bridge). Then complete the challenge by going up and down on your desired set of stairs or staircase and record your steps via a step counter app or pedometer, finally upload your evidence to receive your digital medal or certificate.

How will this help Westmeria? 

Your registration fee will be donated to Westmeria Counselling Service.

What is the time frame? 

There is no time frame for your challenge, you can complete the steps in one sitting or spread the steps over a period, it’s your choice?

How can I show evidence of my steps to complete the challenge? 

We require a photograph or screen shot of your step count as evidence of your challenge, this can be taken by via a step counter app or pedometer.

Is this a one-off payment?

Yes

How much will the registration be?

Digital certificate – £7.50

Physical Medal – £12.50

How many steps are required for each individual monument?

The London Eye- 311 Steps

Eiffel Tower – 674 Steps

Sydney Harbour Bridge – 1,332 steps

 

To register please click the link below:

 

Climb The London Eye 

Digital Certificate – https://www.realbuzz.com/virtual-events/340/

Physical Medal – https://www.realbuzz.com/virtual-events/341/

 

Climb The Eiffel Tower

Digital Certificate – https://www.realbuzz.com/virtual-events/348/

Physical Medal – https://www.realbuzz.com/virtual-events/349/

 

The Sydney Harbour Bridge

Digital Certificate – https://www.realbuzz.com/virtual-events/350/

Physical Medal – https://www.realbuzz.com/virtual-events/351/

15th May – 19th June

6 Week Mindfulness Zoom Course – Emotional Resilience

Daytime Friday 12.30 – 1.15pm  15th May – 19th June

This 6 Week Mindfulness Course is perfect for beginners who would like to learn this wonderful practice.

Many benefits of developing a regular practice includes the following:-

  • Emotional resilience during the pandemic
  • Better quality of sleep
  • Heightened creativity
  • Improved health and wellbeing
  • Less stressful reactions to everyday life experiences
  • Heightened appreciation of the senses

Beginners 6 week course, details – £90

Daytime Friday 12.30 – 1.15pm  15th May – 19th June

Book now via our link in Charity Checkout here

Beginners 6 Week Course –  Plan

Week 1 – Introduction to Mindfulness. Counted Breath techniques to reduce anxiety. The Benefits of Mindfulness for improved health and well-being.Week 2 – The Relaxation Response. Scientific Research behind the benefits of Mindfulness. Breathing techniques for highly anxious states and panic attacks. Full Body Scan Mindfulness practice. Mindfulness and visualisation.

Week 3 – Mindfulness and Sleep. Mindfulness practices to aid sleep. Finding a sleep routine – what works?

Week 4 – Emotional Resilience. Practising Mindfulness to improve Emotional Resilience. Reducing the intensity and duration of our responses. Visualisation techniques to improve our response to fear.

Week 5 – Using The Senses. Mindfulness Practices using the senses. Using the Senses for Panic, Pain and Phobias. The Use of Mantras.

Week 6 – Practising Self-Care and Self- Compassion. Gratitude Mindfulness practice. Kindness and self- compassion. Loving Kindness meditations. The benefits of regular practice for mental and physical well-being.

During mindfulness, we are opening ourselves to whatever feelings arise; good, bad and neutral. By becoming aware, we can bring clarity and improved direction to many choices in our lives.

4th June – 9th July

6 Week Mindfulness Zoom Course

Thursday Evenings 4th June – 9th July / 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

This 6 Week Mindfulness Course is perfect for beginners who would like to learn this wonderful practice.

Many benefits of developing a regular practice includes the following:-

  • Emotional resilience during the pandemic
  • Better quality of sleep
  • Heightened creativity
  • Improved health and wellbeing
  • Less stressful reactions to everyday life experiences
  • Heightened appreciation of the senses

Beginners 6 week course, details – £90

Thursday Evenings 4th June – 9th July / 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Book now via our link in Charity Checkout here

Beginners 6 Week Course –  Plan

Week 1 – Introduction to Mindfulness. Counted Breath techniques to reduce anxiety. The Benefits of Mindfulness for improved health and well-being.

Week 2 – The Relaxation Response. Scientific Research behind the benefits of Mindfulness. Breathing techniques for highly anxious states and panic attacks. Full Body Scan Mindfulness practice. Mindfulness and visualisation.

Week 3 – Mindfulness and Sleep. Mindfulness practices to aid sleep. Finding a sleep routine – what works?

Week 4 – Emotional Resilience. Practising Mindfulness to improve Emotional Resilience. Reducing the intensity and duration of our responses. Visualisation techniques to improve our response to fear.

Week 5 – Using The Senses. Mindfulness Practices using the senses. Using the Senses for Panic, Pain and Phobias. The Use of Mantras.

Week 6 – Practising Self-Care and Self- Compassion. Gratitude Mindfulness practice. Kindness and self- compassion. Loving Kindness meditations. The benefits of regular practice for mental and physical well-being.

During mindfulness, we are opening ourselves to whatever feelings arise; good, bad and neutral. By becoming aware, we can bring clarity and improved direction to many choices in our lives

Ongoing

D.I.Y. Events

Interested in running your own event? We’d love you to get involved!

Here’s some suggestions for the types of events you could run:

  • Invite your friends over for a pasta night
  • Host a BBQ in the summer
  • Get your friends and family together for cheese and wine tasting
  • Show off your baking skills with an afternoon tea
  • Hold a ladies pamper evening with your friends
  • Run an arts and crafts workshop
  • Organise a larger event such as a casino night or a ball

We’ll even send you a pack to download with advice and tips on running an event- it couldn’t be easier!

So next time you’re thinking of having your friends over, turn it into a fundraiser to show your support.

Ongoing – 100 Club

Join the 100 Club

To enter the 100 club fill in the form by clicking on the below link and returning via email to enquiries@westmeriacounselling.co.uk. A standing order of only £12 a year puts you into the monthly draw every month to win £25!

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