Course Information

Friends of Bangor CMRP Annual Gathering Connection Weekend

When: 27 Apr 2019 – 28 Apr 2019
Where: Oblate Retreat Centre, Crewe
Tutors: Rebecca Crane, Per Norrgren, Helen Stephenson

This FoB Connection Event is an opportunity for formal practice, reflection, connecting with your local mindfulness network and building links with CMRP and Bangor University.

This event is offered in the same spirit as all mindfulness-based approaches with the intention to co-create our time together. We offer a forum for personal practice, reflection and a chance to communicate your thoughts on current movements within the field to each other and CMRP.  We look forward to welcoming you in this endeavour.


Saturday 10:00am – 16:30pm

Sunday 10:00am -16:30pm – A morning meditation & qigong is offered in addition, at 7:00am- 08.30am on Sunday.

Who is the event for?

Anyone who is interested in finding out more about Bangor University CMRP and Friends of Bangor Alumni Group.

What’s Involved?

Saturday 10.00am-16.30pm: Mindful Movements and Yoga with Helen Stephenson

Sunday 10.00am: Annual Gathering facilitated by Per Norrgren

Sunday 13.00pm – 16.30pm: Deepening the Practice with Rebecca Crane – experiential formal practices, reflection, discussion and networking.

What to bring/wear:

Please wear loose comfortable clothing and feel free to bring your own cushions, mats & blankets & water bottles. 

A buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

Fee Options:

Saturday Mindful Movements Day with Helen Stephenson – Members £30, Non-Members £70

Sunday Morning Group Meeting with Per Norrgren – Free

Sunday Afternoon Connection Event with Becca Crane – Members £15, Non-Members £40

Full cost for the two day weekend – Members £45, Non-Members £110

Additional donations welcome.

Please note accommodation is not included.

Overnight and full board accommodation is available at the Oblate Centre at an additional cost of £95 (inclusive of evening meal)

If you require accommodation, please email for pricing and availability. 

Application Process:

Our application and payment process involves the following steps:

  1. Please complete the application form and pay directly using credit card or PayPal.

Payment and Cancellation Policy:

Please read our Terms and Conditions for information regarding payments and cancellations.

 For more details please go to the Friends of Bangor webpage: or email us at