Events at The Brink
There’s always something going on at The Brink…
Our programme of entertainment and events includes all sorts… We bring you great live music, poetry, plays, performances and open mic evenings. We even roll out the big screen to show local football matches!
Best of all, entry to most of our events is totally free (but we’ll always be sure to let you know if there’s any charge for special events!).
November 1st, 6pm - 9pm
Halloween & Bonfire Night Party
A family event featuring: Kids Entertainer and Magician - Disco - Fancy Dress and Prizes - Party Games - Face Painting - Firework display
SATURDAYS, 11am - 12noon
FOOTBALL TEAM - TRAINING
Join our trophy-winning football team! Get in touch if you want to play for Brink FC, or even if you just want to train. We have a 5-a-side match every sat at The Pitz/Powerleague. We also arrange 11-a-side games and tournaments with other recovery-related organisations.
GUITAR (lessons £5)
6.30pm - 8pm GUITAR LESSONS - Intermediate
Also, Advanced runs on TUESDAYS from 6.30pm - 8pm.
Book at The Brink, on Facebook with Robert Cunliffe (07964 739 769), or Tel 0151 703 0584 and reserve a place. All lessons £5.
MONDAYS, 12noon - 3pm
All manner of assistance and information on how to apply for housing, ESA, JSA, DLA, Council Tax, Bedroom Tax and much much more... FREE SERVICE!
TUESDAYS, 3pm - 4pm
FAMILY LAW ADVICE
With Brown Turner Ross Solicitors. This is for help with all legal issues surrounding family, children, relationships, divorce, childcare, custody and anything similar.
FREE drop in service - every other week. (Every 2nd Tuesday of the month 3-4pm)
TUESDAYS, 7pm - 8pm
Get physically fit in a fun and challenging way. Laura and John with years of experience behind them will put you through your paces, but it’s suitable for absolute beginners. Equipment provided just bring suitable clothing. FREE Class.
WEDNESDAYS (every second Wednesday), 4pm - 6pm
NVC - Non-Violent Communications Group
The Philosophy of Marshall B Rosenberg, from his groundbreaking book ‘NVC - a Language for Life’ Suggested Donations: £1/£5/£8
WEDNESDAYS, 6.30pm - 8pm
MEN’S TALK LIVERPOOL
A new group which offers a space for men from all walks of life to share a space, talk, listen, be heard, support and be supported. We are aware of the growing numbers of men having hard times with negative mental health, depression or suicide. Having a non-judgmental space to be in and share has worked in other places with similar groups so we’re doing one here. Donation based group.
THURSDAYS, 12.30pm – 2.30pmpm
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
A group for anyone affected by a loved one’s misuse of alcohol or drugs. The group offers a safe space in which family members can speak openly, with the support of our Family Group Facilitator. Help, education, support and understanding all available.
FRIDAYS, 09.00 – 10.00
A weekly meditation group to get your morning and whole weekend off to a more blissful start. Our relaxation techniques have great short term benefits. Long term practice of meditation however has even more powerful benefits for your wellbeing. Come sample the serenity. Free.
FRIDAYS, 12noon - 1pm
SMOKE-FREE LIVERPOOL with Lorraine
Learn how to stop smoking or cut down. Lorraine can help in various ways, whether nicotine replacement or reduction, or advice on how to stop outright. Well worth a visit. Look after dem lungs.
FRIDAYS, 12.40pm - 1.30pm
The return of one of our most popular activities from the past. A sure way to promote a more peaceful mindset in yourself, whilst working the body so it becomes strong and stable yet relaxed and healthy. Lowers stress and anxiety, detoxes and restores. FREE CLASS.
BRINK REGULARS AND WEEKLIES:
NVC – Non Violent Communication
Non-violent Communication teaches helps you in your relationships – with partners, friends, colleagues, and others, where you may have strife and fall outs. This practice teaches you to communicate in a way where your needs can be heard and met through giving and receiving compassion – in a more efficient and effective way basically. It teaches authenticity – not suppression or manipulation. Practice, and understanding of the concepts in Marshall Rosenbergs original work, allows for a more peaceful and harmonious life. Classes are every 2nd Wed of the month 4-6pm. Recommended donations are £1, £5 or £8.
Qigong – The Eight Extraordinary Meridians
Have mastery over your PERSONAL ENERGY. The 8EXM’s are the blueprint of the internal energy system; the anatomy and physiology of how it works. Our ‘Qi’ flows through them. Cultivation of the Qi allows for greater health and happiness. Classes will be starting in June and led by David Barnicle who is trained by Jim Macritchie of The Personal Energy Centre, with over 30 years of practice and 5 published books to his name. Courses starting in October.