What finer way to spend warm summer evenings than in the company of good friends with a glass of something delicious, enjoying some wonderfully stimulating food for the mind?
Open to everyone, there are a number of talks to enjoy this year at Brinscall Hall, Bebington and Belmont House all from 7.30pm – 9.30pm.
This page lists those in Stockport (Belmont House), whilst this page gives details of all this year’s talks.
There is no charge for the talks, just voluntary contributions.
COMMANDER OF THE FAITHFUL —THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EMIR ABD EL-KADER
Patience, justice, perseverance were the qualities of this eminent Sufi leader who was noted for his religious tolerance and was admired by many including Abraham Lincoln.
TUESDAY 15th AUGUST at BELMONT HOUSE
JOHN MAIN AND HIS LEGACY
Inspired by a Hindu teacher, Benedictine monk John Main, developed a way of Christian meditation based on the age-old tradition of prayer used by the early Church. The Christian Meditation movement he founded has spread around the world.
TUESDAY 22nd AUGUST at BELMONT HOUSE
FROM SLAVERY TO LIBERATION
Epictetus, born a slave but was free, has inspired many over the centuries to learn to live nobly, to accept the events of life with equanimity and to use the gifts of fortune wisely.
TUESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER at BELMONT HOUSE
It’s a long summer break, so do take the opportunity to keep in touch!!