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Vicky Hadland

Vicky Hadland is an ex-professional singer from the 60s and 70s with a Teaching Certificate and a BA (hons) degree in Performing Arts. Twenty years later, having spent many years performing with poets and musicians, she decided to begin running singing workshops. Vicky presently directs 4 community choirs in SW Devon as well as running residential singing weekends in Cornwall and regular Saturday morning workshops with quartet 'Pretty Noisy'. Vicky's main aim is to encourage people of all singing abilities to have fun and enjoy singing together in harmony. Vicky Hadland

Past and present Confer events
Mindfulness, Resilience and Harmony
A 6-Day Summer School-Retreat for Practitioners

Sunday 14 July - Friday 19 July 2013

Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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