Fringe by the Sea Event: Alan McLean Masterclass: The Emotional Ring – Mastery over Mystery

North Berwick Compassionate Communities presents Alan McLean: Renowned Psychologist, author and Scotsman columnist Venue: The Marquee, North Berwick Library, School Road, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4JU Date: WEDNESDAY 11TH AUGUST 2020 Performance time: 10:30AM & 12:30PM Ticket prices: £7.50 Tickets available here. Recognising that a compassionate community is grown out of emotional wellbeing, we … [Read more…]

Fringe by the Sea Event: Richard Holloway in conversation with Kathryn Mannix

North Berwick Compassionate Communities presents Richard Holloway in conversation with Kathryn Mannix about her thought provoking book ‘With the End in Mind” Venue: Belhaven Big Top, Lodge Grounds Date: THURSDAY 12TH AUGUST 2020 Time/place: 3 pm Ticket prices: £7.50 Kathryn Mannix Kathryn was a palliative care doctor for 30 years. She says that she has … [Read more…]

Armchair Chat: April 27 2021

The third in our series of Armchair Chats features music and talks. About this Event The third North Berwick Compassionate Community online chat centres on Soul Midwives and Death Doulas – practitioners who work in the community engaging with people at the end of their lives, offering care, guidance and spiritual support during a person’s … [Read more…]

#IRemember – A Dying Matters campaign

We are delighted to see this online campaign to remember those close to us. Sharing stories is a way to keep memories of loved ones alive. “Around the world, different cultures and faiths have ways to remember the dead. At the end of October and start of November we have Halloween, Samhain, All Souls Day, … [Read more…]

Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care: Shaping Strategy Workshop

via Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief. A workshop exploring the future of public health palliative care and compassionate communities approaches in Scotland. Friday 9 October, 10.30am – 12pm (via zoom)   The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care is currently gathering evidence, experience and ideas to help shape the future strategic direction of palliative and … [Read more…]

Carers of East Lothian

Do you look after a relative or friend? Carers of East Lothian are here to help. Support and information is provided to people who are caring for a relative or friend. Areas such as benefits, breaks from caring or exploring what support is available in your local community are all covered. Carers of East Lothian … [Read more…]

Dirleton Community Day, hosted by Dirleton Good Neighbours

Tillie, one of North Berwick Coastal Health and Wellbeing Association (NBCHWA) Co-chairs and Carol, our Community Connector spent a busy four hours explaining the work of NBCHWA and the Community Connections Project at the Dirleton Community Day, held on 31 August. There was a lot of interest. A huge thanks to the Dirleton group: this … [Read more…]

Making Pearls from Grit: Book Launch

Isla Aitken, a North Berwick resident, will launch her book, Making Pearls from Grit, about her cancer diagnosis and Japanese philosophy. The launch will take place on 11 August at 6.00pm at Steampunk Coffee. Bubbly and nibbles provided! Making Pearls from Grit: Book Launch