Health & Wellbeing

Happy Cafe Wellbeing Evenings
Wycombe Museum is teaming up with Action for Happiness to become a Happy Café. The idea is simple and inspiring: a friendly and welcome place to meet other people with shared interests in promoting happiness and wellbeing. Wellbeing Evenings happen once a month on a Thursday, from 7 – 9pm. These events are 18+ unless stated otherwise.
CANCELLED – Happy Cafe: Garland Making Workshop 

Thursday 13 December | 7 – 9pm


Using a variety of glitter felt and woollen felt, make your own personalised garland to decorate your home.

Book | £16.50

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CANCELLED – Happy Cafe: The Colour Wheel

Thursday 13 December | 7 – 9pm


Explore the beauty and meaning of colours and how they impact on our lives. Create a collaged colour wheel. All materials included.

Recommended age: 16+

Book | £10

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CANCELLED – Happy Cafe: Being Vegan: The Basics

Thursday 13 December | 7 – 9pm


Interested in being vegan? Or maybe you’re considering taking part in Veganuary in the new year? Hear from Charmaine from Khepera Org about the basics of going vegan, from the ethical and environmental impact of your diet to ensuring your nutritional requirements are being met. Join in the discussion!

Recommended age: 16+

Book | £10

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Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 10 January | 7 – 9pm 


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the second of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on living life in the moment.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

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Happy Cafe: Mindset and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop for Mums

Thursday 10 January | 7 – 9pm 


These sessions aim to equip you with the tools and insights you need as a mum in order to move beyond survival mode and feeling overwhelmed into adopting a grounded and centred state so that you can parent from a rock solid foundation of love and kindness.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a mindset that works for you rather than against you.
  • Have more energy, health and vitality.
  • Consistently embody the values and behaviours you wish to pass on to your children.

Each session will be based around a different topic. Come along to just one or to all four as a series.

Book | £11 per session

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Happy Cafe: Herbs for Health – Herbs for Cough and Colds

Thursday 10 January | 7 – 8pm 


Understand the benefits of herbs and how they can be used to target particular health concerns, and learn the art of blending simple infusions to combat them. This talk is delivered by Alice Nugent of Hippopot Herbs, a qualified Medical Herbalist. This session focuses on how to combat winter coughs and colds.

Tickets | £11

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Let’s Cook: Winter Warmers

Saturday 19 January | 10am – 3pm 


Learn some basic cooking techniques along with how to maximise store cupboard ingredients and reduce waste with lots of cooking and tasting. Whether you’re on a low budget or just want to learn some new skills whilst promoting a healthier lifestyle let Let’s Cook help you out! 

Let’s Cook is a project working in conjunction with the Buckinghamshire Waste Partnership to promote healthy eating, home cooking and reducing food waste. Sessions will also touch on menu planning, smart shopping, portion sizing, batch cooking and freezing. Let’s get the community cooking! Instructors have been trained and certified by the Let’s Cook Project.

You can find out more here!

Please let us know about any dietary requirements you have by Saturday 12 January.

Recommended 18+

Book | £5

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Happy Cafe: Book Making Workshop

Thursday 14 February | 7 – 9pm 


Using hand dyed and recycled papers, make a simple book and decorate using wooden printing blocks and embellishments. All materials included.

Recommended 16+

Tickets £10

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Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 14 February | 7 – 9pm 


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the third of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on the art of self-love.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

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Action For Happiness: Exploring What Matters

Tuesday 26 February – 16 April | 7 – 9pm

Exploring What Matters is a secular, science-based course created by Action for Happiness for people who want to learn how to live happily and spread happiness to those around them. Each week is based around a big question.

Week 1: What really matters in life? 
Week 2: What actually makes us happy? 
Week 3: Can we find peace of mind? 
Week 4: How should we treat others?
Week 5: What makes for great relationships? 
Week 6: Can we be happier at work? 
Week 7: Can we build happier communities? 
Week 8: How can we create a happier world?  

Age 18+

Tickets £90 suggested donation

Tickets are not sold through the museum – please click here to purchase tickets.

 

Happy Cafe: Mindset and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop for Mums

Thursday 14 March | 7 – 9pm 


These sessions aim to equip you with the tools and insights you need as a mum in order to move beyond survival mode and feeling overwhelmed into adopting a grounded and centred state so that you can parent from a rock solid foundation of love and kindness.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a mindset that works for you rather than against you.
  • Have more energy, health and vitality.
  • Consistently embody the values and behaviours you wish to pass on to your children.

Each session will be based around a different topic. Come along to just one or to all four as a series.

Book | £11 per session

Book now

 
Happy Cafe: Indian Hand Embroidery

Thursday 14 March | 7 – 9pm 


Learn how to decorate a block printed image using simple Indian hand embroidery. All materials included. 

Recommended age: 16+ 

Book now

 
Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 14 March | 7 – 9pm 


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the fourth of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on connecting with your body-mind.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now

 

Action for Happiness: The Art of Relating

Saturday 23 March | 10am – 1pm 


Join us as we explore the importance of practising positive relating: having good relationships with ourselves, our intimate family, neighbours and colleagues, as well as the bigger picture of our lives. A three-hour workshop, run by Karen Matovu, an accredited couples therapist and covering four of Action for Happiness’s 10 Keys to Happier Living – Relating, Giving, Meaning and Acceptance. Places limited – booking essential. 

Age 18+ 

Book | £12 suggested donation

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Happy Cafe: Garland Making Workshop

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 9pm


Using a variety of glitter felt and woollen felt, make your own personalised garland to decorate your home.

Book | £16.50

Book now

 
Happy Cafe: Herbs for Health – Herbs for Sleep

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 8pm 


Understand the benefits of herbs and how they can be used to target particular health concerns, and learn the art of blending simple infusions to combat them. This talk is delivered by Alice Nugent of Hippopot Herbs, a qualified Medical Herbalist. This session focuses on herbs to help you to sleep better.

Tickets | £11

Book now

 
Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 9pm


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the first of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on managing stress and anxiety.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now

 

Happy Cafe: Mindset and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop for Mums

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 9pm 


These sessions aim to equip you with the tools and insights you need as a mum in order to move beyond survival mode and feeling overwhelmed into adopting a grounded and centred state so that you can parent from a rock solid foundation of love and kindness.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a mindset that works for you rather than against you.
  • Have more energy, health and vitality.
  • Consistently embody the values and behaviours you wish to pass on to your children.

Each session will be based around a different topic. Come along to just one or to all four as a series.

Book | £11 per session

Book now

 

Happy Cafe: Vegan Cooking Class

Thursday 9 May | 7 – 9pm


Get some ideas for new dishes from this vegan cooking and food prep class with Charmaine from Khepera Org ahead of National Vegan and Vegetarian Week. Learn how to make your own homemade milks, juices, snack bites, salads and desserts that will contribute to a healthy and well-nourished vegan and vegetarian lifestyle.

Recommended age: 16+

Tickets | £15

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Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 9 May | 7 – 9pm


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the last of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on the art of compassion.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now