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Past Cultural Events

Cultural events we have hosted previously at the West London Buddhist Centre.

  • Artist Talk at WLBC

    • Sat Apr 25th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • 9:00 pm
    • Booking not Required

    No One Is An Island: the multimedia collage work of People Like Us (aka Vicki Bennett) In this evening, Vicki will present excerpts her moving image and music work, reflecting…

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  • Writing Day with Dharmavadana

    • Sun May 17th 2015
    • 10:30 am
    • 4:30 pm
    • Booking Required
    • £45 waged, £30 part-waged, £20 concessions/unwaged

    Dharmavadana at a poetry reading Creative writing can release the power of the imagination and memory, and thus help us explore our experience to a deep level – as well…

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  • Zen Ink Course

    • Fri May 29th 2015
    • 2:30 pm
    • 5:30 pm
    • Booking Required
    • £30 per week; £100 full course

    Exploring Japanese Brush & Ink Calligraphy The traditional spirit of black ink on white paper gives this playful and creative art form a completely contemporary look. This method of making…

    Tarakarunya

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  • The Last Ballade

    • Sat Jul 4th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Booking Required

    Click on the right of the programme image to view details.

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  • Monthly writing workshop

    • Sun Sep 13th 2015
    • 3:00 pm
    • 5:00 pm
    • Booking not Required

    Dharmavadana

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  • Wolf at the Door writing weekend

    • Sat Sep 26th 2015
    • Sun Sep 27th 2015
    • 10:00 am
    • 4:30 pm
    • Booking Required
    • £90 waged, £65 part-waged, £40 concessions/unwaged

    ‘To stimulate the imagination is to feel the world more intensely’ – Ananda Imagination is an innate faculty that is essential in the spiritual life and for leading a fully…

    Dharmavadana and Vishvantara

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  • Death Cafe

    • First Saturday of the month
    • Sat Oct 3rd 2015
    • 2:30 pm
    • 4:00 pm
    • Booking not Required
    • By donation

    At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the…

    Padmamati aka Stephen Coates is a music producer and arts curator
    He is co-host of the annual London Month of the Dead.

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  • Book launch and poetry reading: Three Buddhist poets

    • Sat Oct 10th 2015
    • Sat Oct 10th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • 9:00 pm
    • Booking not Required
    • By donation

    A book launch and poetry reading by 3 contemporary Buddhist poets: Vishvantara, Natacha Bryan and Subhadramati. Vishvantara’s first collection Cursive, is forthcoming from Happenstance Press, founded and run by Helena Nelson, and…

    Vishvantara, Natacha Bryan and Subhadramati

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