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Cambridge Wellness Festival 12th September 10am-7pm

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Event Subtitle - Join us for qigong, yoga, sound baths, mindfulness, pets as therapy, Menopause Cafe, reiki, massage, stalls and more!

Join us for the inaugural Cambridge Wellness Festival on The Green and the Gardens of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus between Royal Papworth Hospital and AstraZeneca. Featuring stalls, activities, talks and workshops in a large stretch tent. There is no charge for entry or for any activity and all stands and activities are running all day – so you will get the same experience at 6pm as you do at midday!

Why not let us know you are coming via the Facebook event. (click link)

The Main Arena will host stalls and activities and there will be two Satellite Tents, one housing different drop-in activities throughout the day: yoga, Qigong and sound baths – and the other housing talks on wellness.  There will also be meditation sessions in Mynd’s Mobile Meditation Unit and gym sessions with Fitness Rush – visit Liam Rush in his amazing mobile gym and talk through what he has to offer.

Thanks to Crystal Radio Systems for the walkie-talkies and Royal Papworth Hospital Charity and Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) for their generous sponsorship of the Smoothie Bikes

View and download the full timetable here 


VG Coffee (vegan coffee and fresh vegan food) and Sta Catering (for all-day food and drink) plus Toni’s Ices for your ice cream fix!

Support Cafes

  • Offload Cafe – a safe, shared space to manage your stress and anxiety with a qualified counsellor / coach to facilitate. Taking place in a room in the HLRI next door to the Green (clearly signed – or meet at the information tent and one of our team will accompany you there). 10 – midday and 2 – 5pm
  • All-day Menopause Cafe where you can receive companionship and support along with free coffee and cake! Dr Susanna Unsworth from Cambridge Women’s Health will be talking about menopause and will have a stand in the Main Arena. Emma Tytherleigh will be available to talk about her company Joyful Menopause  – menopause support and training. There will be an all-day Menopause Cafe running in the Main Arena where you can meet up and drink coffee, eat cake and feel supported. Bring your friends!

Mindful Walks

Webb’s Walks – a mindful walk leaving from the Atrium in Royal Papworth Hospital at 12.30pm led by Dr Stephen Webb
Mynd Mindful Walks at 2pm and 5pm leaving from the Mobile Meditation Unit – and Mindfulness activities available all day at the Mobile Meditation Unit

Stands and Activities

  • PAT Dogs
  • Smoothie Bikes – make your own smoothie. Kindly sponsored by Royal Papworth Hosptial Charity and Addebrooke’s Charitable Trust
  • Happiness Workshops
  • Sing! Choirs@ CBC The Campus Choir stand – and a performance at 12.30pm
  • Fun CPR Restart a Heart sessions with Royal Papworth Hospital
  • The Frank Lee Centre
  • Healthy Eating
  • Obern Candles
  • Support to Stop Smoking
  • Art Therapy – short painting and drawing sessions all day for health and relaxation
  • Mini health MOTs
  • Cambridge Breast Unit – breast cancer awareness and reducing your risk
  • Candescence Nutrition
  • Floatwell Cambridge
  • Feedback stand with a Gratitude Journal for you to write in
  • Menopause information in abundance including advice in abundance!
  • All-day well-being workshop – crochet a square (or two) to be joined together to make a blanket for Jimmy’s Cambridge – come and learn to crochet while you chat…
    …and more to be announced.

Taster sessions

Nicola Winney Reiki
Golden Bliss Retreats: neck and shoulder massage
Skin and Tonic: hot stone massage, reflexology

Talks from:

Dr Sharon Morein-Zamir on hoarding*
Dr Alexis Willett on her new book Calmism: 8 Habits for Complete Rest*
Emma Donovan Mental Health Practitioner at Royal Papworth Hospital on Resilience
Dr Susanna Unsworth from Cambridge Women’s Health on Menopause and HRT*
Dr Sarah Loddick – Leaders in Flow workshop aimed at leadership for scientists (but open to everyone)*
Sam Thorogood from Tiny Pause on Calm Resilience
Briony Quested from NINE Lab: Happiness Science* on Cultivating Happiness and Fostering Forgiveness
David Brown from Potentiality Coaching on Reclaiming your Sovereignty for enhancing leadership, communication and relationships
(Check back later for times)
*also has a stand

And much, much more…

We look forward to seeing you there!



Date And Time

12-09-2023 @ 10:00 AM to
12-09-2023 @ 07:00 PM


The Green and Gardens

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