People of Colour Day Retreat

Sun
9
Jun
|
10:30 am
-
4:30 pm
Sunday 9 Jun | 10.30am - 4.30pm | In person

A day of meditation, reflections, talks and discussion for people of colour at the LBC. Join us as we carve out a place and take up space midst thehustle and bustle of city life to connect to a deeper sense of calm andtranquillity.Join friends from previous retreats or make new ones there.

People of Colour events are gatherings for people who come from the
richly diverse lived experiences of these intentionally welcomed identities:
Black, and people of colour inclusive of Asian, South East Asian, Latinx,
Arab / Middle Eastern, biracial, mixed heritage, and multiracial.


Bring vegan lunch to share.
Led by Suryagupta, Aryavacin and Team.

Led by:

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A day of meditation, reflections, talks and discussion for people of colour at the LBC. Join us as we carve out a place and take up space midst thehustle and bustle of city life to connect to a deeper sense of calm andtranquillity.Join friends from previous retreats or make new ones there.

People of Colour events are gatherings for people who come from the
richly diverse lived experiences of these intentionally welcomed identities:
Black, and people of colour inclusive of Asian, South East Asian, Latinx,
Arab / Middle Eastern, biracial, mixed heritage, and multiracial.


Bring vegan lunch to share.
Led by Suryagupta, Aryavacin and Team.

Led by:

No items found.

A day of meditation, reflections, talks and discussion for people of colour at the LBC. Join us as we carve out a place and take up space midst thehustle and bustle of city life to connect to a deeper sense of calm andtranquillity.Join friends from previous retreats or make new ones there.

People of Colour events are gatherings for people who come from the
richly diverse lived experiences of these intentionally welcomed identities:
Black, and people of colour inclusive of Asian, South East Asian, Latinx,
Arab / Middle Eastern, biracial, mixed heritage, and multiracial.


Bring vegan lunch to share.
Led by Suryagupta, Aryavacin and Team.

Led by:

No items found.

Waitlist signup

If there are no places left, click on the button below to express your interest

People of Colour Day Retreat

Sunday 9 Jun | 10.30am - 4.30pm | In person
Sun
9
Jun
|
10:30 am
-
4:30 pm

A day of meditation, reflections, talks and discussion for people of colour at the LBC. Join us as we carve out a place and take up space midst thehustle and bustle of city life to connect to a deeper sense of calm andtranquillity.Join friends from previous retreats or make new ones there.

People of Colour events are gatherings for people who come from the
richly diverse lived experiences of these intentionally welcomed identities:
Black, and people of colour inclusive of Asian, South East Asian, Latinx,
Arab / Middle Eastern, biracial, mixed heritage, and multiracial.


Bring vegan lunch to share.
Led by Suryagupta, Aryavacin and Team.

Come in person

Sunday
9 Jun
|
10:30 am
-
4:30 pm

Doors open 15 minutes before the start. When you arrive, there'll be someone on reception to help you with any queries. There'll also be short breaks during most events.

Price

Free (with donations welcome)
Moving beyond the exchange economy

We appreciate every amount people feel able to give, no matter how big or small and thank you for your generosity in helping pass on the benefits of the Buddha’s teachings.

Venue

Opening times

Reception hours | 10am-5pm | Mon to Sat
Evening Classes | 7pm to 9.30pm | Mon to Fri
Sunday events | Check event page for timings

Getting here

Our address is: 51 Roman Rd, Bethnal Green, E20HU. The nearest tube stations within 5-10 minutes walk are Bethnal Green (Central Line and Overground), Cambridge Heath (Overground) and Stepney Green (District and Hammersmith & City lines). There are also lots of bus routes with stops 2-5 minutes from the centre.

How to book

Most of our events are by donation, you don't need to book just simply turn up on the day.

For courses and retreats, pre-booking online is recommended. There’s no need to print your e-ticket.

Plan your visit
Toilets
An accessible toilet is located in the building.

Cloakroom
You can leave your coats and bags in the cloakroom provided. We ask that you take your footwear off if you plan on entering the shrine room. Please bring any valuable items with you into the class.

Bookshop
There is a bookshop at reception which includes books on Buddhism, Meditation and Mindfulness as well as ritual items, incense and cards. We accept both cash and card.
Access

If you require wheelchair or step free assistance please let reception know upon arrival or call beforehand. Depending on which shrine rooms will be used a team member will be able to assist with the use a ramps and lifts in the building.

Eating and drinking

During some events tea and biscuits are served during breaks while on day retreats and festival days there is vegan lunch shared between all those present.

If you would like to eat before or after an event at the centre the Mandala cafe is next door to the London Buddhist Centre! The Mandala team are friends and Buddhists, and this is a non-profit venture (we are a registered charity) so do come along and experience the unique and friendly atmosphere.

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 3.30pm
Sunday CLOSED

A day of meditation, reflections, talks and discussion for people of colour at the LBC. Join us as we carve out a place and take up space midst thehustle and bustle of city life to connect to a deeper sense of calm andtranquillity.Join friends from previous retreats or make new ones there.

People of Colour events are gatherings for people who come from the
richly diverse lived experiences of these intentionally welcomed identities:
Black, and people of colour inclusive of Asian, South East Asian, Latinx,
Arab / Middle Eastern, biracial, mixed heritage, and multiracial.


Bring vegan lunch to share.
Led by Suryagupta, Aryavacin and Team.

Led by:

No items found.

Book now

If financial difficulties prevent you from doing this event, please contact bookings@lbc.org.uk to discuss some options.

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