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Our first Balsam Bustle was a great success! The many activities and our special guests in the form of some popular Star Wars characters drew huge crowds! We're looking forward to doing it all again next year!
During August last year the Balsam Centre started a Tuesday lunchtime café, from 12.30pm to 2.00pm, called Loose Ends, open to everyone who is, well, at a loose end! Join us for freshly-cooked food and great company.
The Balsam Centre's Community Fun Day takes place on Sunday 28th April, with lots of activities and a photographic competition too. A raffle, games for children and adults, plenty to eat and drink and "Dog with the Waggiest Tail" competition!
A variety of new courses and activities are either about to start or have recently begun at the Balsam Centre, designed to get you out and about this Spring, to learn something new or meet new friends.
Did you know meditation can bring clarity and peace to support you to meet the stresses of daily life? Meditation is now taught at the Balsam Centre. If you missed the first course here is another opportunity beginning 4th March.
Meditation is a very practical way of working with stress and its causes. It is also great for releasing energy and generating calm. You do not need any previous experience. Health warning: beware, this could positively change your life!
Try your hand at making High Top Buttons at this workshop, taking place at The Balsam Centre on Friday 30 November 2012.
Taunton Thespians proudly announce that their 2012 Summer Tour brings 'Lords and Ladies', by Sir Terry Pratchett, to the Balsam Centre on Saturday 16th June.
South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau will be providing an outreach service at the Balsam Centre every other Monday. Drop in for help and advice on debts, benefits, employment, housing, consumer, or any other issues you may have.
Qualified Counsellor Mandy Hedges returns to the Balsam Centre to offer a new affordable service.
Andrew Webster was referred to the Balsam Centre's creative writing classes to help him recover from illness. There, he wrote his book; 'Paris in Springtime', a lucid and uplifting account of his descent into 'madness' and his profound spiritual awakening.
The 43-year-old Wincanton Country Market, previously hosted by the Dolphin pub on the High Street, has now moved to the Balsam Centre for want of larger premises.
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