MainStageTALKS

18:00-19:00

Live Well 101 

Monday 09.09.19

Main Stage: Opening Night

Discover the latest trends and principles in wellbeing in 2019 and beyond, as we welcome Dr Dawn Harper,  Dr James Le Fanu and Dr Wendy Denning as they open the first annual Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival 2019...

Date: Monday 9th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £16.50

20:00-21:00

Health

The Science of Self-Healing

Main Stage: Doctor You

Oxford philosopher and

ground-breaking medical researcher in placebos, Dr Jeremy Howick will explain the hard science of self-healing in a way that is guaranteed to entertain and inform. An international expert in the field, Jeremy challenges old habits of thinking and promises new ways of exploring what it means to live an integrated life, to enhance your health.

Monday 09.09.19

Date: Monday 9th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre

Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £16.50

18:30-20:00

Climate Emergency:

How To Save The World For Free

Tuesday 10.09.19

Main Stage: Sustainability

How you can meet this remarkable moment in time to drive change in sustainability through social influence. Join activist and founder of 'City to Sea' Natalie Fee, sustainability expert Andy Raingold, and Future Planet founder, speaker Carl Pratt, and hosted by environmental scientist and writer Dr Alexandra Jellicoe,

as they open the conversation about how collectively we can live more consciously and purposefully and together create transformative, long-lasting change to our planet.

Date: Tuesday 10th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £15.00

17:00-18:00

Wednesday 11.09.19

Cancer Made Me Do It:

Changing The Conversation Around Cancer

Main Stage: Health

BBC Radio five Live's 'You Me and the Big C' hosts Deborah James and Steve Bland, as well as Karen Hobbs cervical cancer sufferer, who share their experience on living with cancer. How diagnosis has made them live fuller lives, whilst creating a platform that now inspires millions suffering with cancer every day. 

Come and be inspired by these fearless ladies in their candid look at living with cancer. 

Date: Wednesday 11th September 

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £25.00 Price Includes a copy of Maggie's Book 'Recipes To Remember' - with proceeds going to Maggie's. 

19:00-20:30

Wednesday 11.09.19

The Mask of Masculinity:

How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives

Main Stage:Mental Health

Mental Health is everyone's business. This series goes beneath the Mask of Masculinity, to reveal why men expressing their innermost feelings can be the toughest move they will make.  You will hear first-hand from men who have been there, suffered stress, anxiety, depression and burn-out.  

We welcome life coach and mental health advocate Ben Bidwell aka 'The Naked Professor', author of 'Everything Begins with asking for Help' Kevin Braddock, and Jake Mills comedian and founder of Chasing the Stigma, who will come together to share their own personal stories of rock bottom to recovery.

Date: Wednesday 11th September 

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £10.00

18:00-19:30

Thursday 12.09.19

Mental Health 

'We're All Mad Here'

Main Stage: Mental Health

We all need to take care of our mental health. Whether stress, worry, anxiety, overwhelm, or loss, the chances are we all know someone who has been affected in some way.

Join us as we welcome Jake Mills, mental health campaigner and founder of Chasing the Stigma, Jayne Hardy, author of the 'Self-Care Project' and founder of Blurt, Ariane Sherine author of 'Talk Yourself Better' and Claire Eastham author of 'We're All Mad Here',  who will share their thoughts and views on the issues facing us today, as well as teach you coping mechanisms for some of the commonly experienced, but rarely discussed health issues that affect so many of us in modern life so that you can help yourself and those who may suffering around you. 

Date: 12th September 2019

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £10.00 

20:30-21:30

The Power of

Human Connection

Main Stage: Community

There are over 9 million people in the UK – almost a fifth of the population – that say they are always or often lonely. This can be due to a lack of companionship or a feeling of isolation, which evidence shows is impacting our lives.

In this series we bring together authors Nick Duerden, David Owen, representatives from, Andy Nazar of The Campaign to End Loneliness,  NLP, Neuroscience and Psychotherapy coach Lisa Jones. and experts in the field of connection, behavioural science and community, discuss how we can form healthy relationships and establish deeper connections with those around us. Our experts will explore human behaviour and why no significant learning or personal growth can occur without relationships and how we can feel seen, heard and valued.  

Thursday 12.09.19

Date: 12th September 2019

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £16.50 

08:15-09:00

Surfing 

The Digital Tsunami

Preparing for an Unpredictable Future

Main Stage: Business

Friday 13.09.19

How to prepare for an unpredictable future in a digital age with entrepreneur turned futurist Adam Starkey. 

Join local entrepreneur and founder of Green Gourmet, Adam as he outlines the main areas where future change will challenge current structures in all areas of human life and how to prepare for these changes. 

As well as analysing the change that is coming, Adam also gives detailed techniques which can help people survive and prosper in the future environment.

Date: Friday 13th September 2019

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £10.00 

09:45-10:45

Worplace

Future Proof Your Business

Main Stage: Sustainable Business

Friday 13.09.19

Employee wellbeing is paramount to drive sustainable, long-term growth and profitability. In this talk we welcome environmental scientist, author and speaker Dr Alexandra Jellicoe, sustainability consultant Raechel Kelly of The Liminality, along with Emma Stevens, Senior Partner at Corinthian Wealth Management, and local business heroes who will share the latest research in the area of sustainability, and how businesses can go beyond the simple ‘green’ or ‘eco’ labeling, and employ new approaches in order to tackle complex issues. 

Date: Friday 13th September 2019

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £16.50 

12:00-13:00

Friday 13.09.19

The SHED METHOD 

Achieving Your Best 

Developed over thousands of hours of high-level performance coaching, and supported by science, The SHED Method helps you develop ways to unlock your full potential, lead yourself and choose the impact you want in your moments that matter. In this talk, international performance coach and author of The SHED Method, Sara Milne Rowe, shares the techniques that can supercharge your energy and success and help you tackle life's challenges. 
 

Date: Friday 13th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £16.50

14:30-15:30

Worplace 

Building Resilience

Observations from Adventures: What

Makes a Person, Team and Business

Resilient

Friday 13.09.19

Main Stage: Business

In a world of work that is experiencing global change and competition, building resilience personally and for your workforce is good for business. 

In this talk, local Adventurers Tim Treloar and David Pearce of elite adventure company TT Adventures, present an inspiring, engaging and practical talk on 'Resilience Observations From Adventure'.  They will share their expertise in mindset training, physical endurance and what makes a person resilient both externally and internally, as well as how to develop resilience within teams specifically related to business. 

Date: Friday 13th September 2019

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £20.00 

16:15-17:15

Body Image

Beyond Body Confidence

How to Put Your Health Above Appearance

Friday 13.09.19

Main Stage: Self-Care

Many of us feel insecure about the way we look at some point in our lives. Low body confidence affects everyone of all ages and sexes, impacting both physical and mental health which can hold you back in life and even prevent you from achieving your full potential. 

In this talk we welcome some of the UK's leading confidence and body-image experts including; Abby Russell of Curvy Living, eating disorder and recovery specialist Laura Phelan, and mental health campaigner Hope Virgo, as they share their own experiences and show you how we can change attitudes to body image, and help us all put health above appearance and be confident in our bodies.

Date: Friday 13th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £10.00 

20:30-22:00

Girls Night Out

Womanhood: The Bare Reality 

Main Stage: Sex & Relationships

Join us for the ultimate 'Girls Night Out' as we host Laura Dodsworth creator of Womanhood: The Bare Reality as she shares her story of exploring the female form and sexuality through her highly accredited work. Following on from this powerful and inspiring talk, we will welcome Alix Fox, Lucy-Anne Holmes and Nichi Hodgson for a no-holds-barred, frank, funny, non-judgmental take on sex, dating, intimacy and relationships. 

Friday 13.09.19

Date: Friday 13th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £15.00 

Saturday 14th September - Daytime Events

09:30-10:30

Saturday 14.09.19

Building Sound Minds

Unplug Your Family From The Digital World  

Main Stage: Family

Social media and the heavy use of technology has changed the way we relate to people, especially within the family setting. 
Marksteen Adamson will guide you through family life hacks to get you out of technology and connecting in a different way.

Date: Saturday 14th September

Venue: CLC Princess Hall 

Address:  Bayshill Road, Cheltenham GL50 3EP

Price: £10.00 

15:30-16:30

Debunking The Nutribabble

Food Myth Vs Fact

Saturday 14.09.19

Main Stage: Food & Health

Expert nutritionist Pixie Turner joins journalists Eve Simmons, Laura Dennison and intuitive eating specialist Laura Thomas, to host an insightful discussion  on food and the diet industry, as they debunk myths of nutrition and healthy eating, to provide a balanced exploration of our attitude towards food to help rid you of anxiety and allow you to find the joy in food.

Date: Saturday 14th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre

Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £15.00 

11:30-12:30

Saturday 14.09.19

Think Well Workshop

Main Stage: Youth Wellbeing

Based on Jonny Benjamin's 

award-winning Channel 4 documentary 'The Stranger on the Bridge', this Think Well workshop is designed to empower young people to understanding their own wellbeing and how to support themselves – and others– should they experience any struggles with mental health. A great talk if you are looking to protect your children and encourage them to be more aware of their own and other people's wellbeing.

Date: Saturday 14th September

Venue: CLC Parabola Arts Centre

Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £10.00 

19:30-22:00

Tales Of Adventure

An Evening With...

John Hudson & Pip Stewart

Tales of adventure with the UK military's chief survival instructor John Hudson, and adventurer, travel writer and film-maker Pip Stewart. 

Main Stage: Mindset

In ‘How to Survive’ John Hudson, Chief Survival Instructor to the UK military, shows how strategies for life or death situations can help us excel in our everyday lives. John is joined by Pip Stewart,  Adventurer, journalist and presenter who paddled the entire length of The Essequibo, South America’s third largest river, from source to sea PIP seeks to tell stories with heart.

VENUE: CLC Parabola Arts Centre
Address:  10 Parabola Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AA

Price: £19.00

13:30-14:30

Saturday 14.09.19

Why Won't My Teenager Talk To Me 

Main Stage: Parenting

It’s easier to be a brain surgeon than a really good parent!"

No one finds it easy to be a parent of a teenager. How strict or easy-going should you be? What is the best way to support a teenager who is pushing you away? What do you do if homework is being ignored, or if a young person is up half the night on the phone or internet? How do you communicate with someone who seems not to be listening?

 

In this talk, international expert, Oxford psychologist and father, Dr John Coleman, provides a new approach to parenting adolescents.

CANCELLED - We are sorry to announce that Dr John Coleman can No longer attend this talk due to a family Bereavement. 

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