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Peg-it in the Groves

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - November 20 @ 7:30 pm
Clarence Gardens, Wiggington Road
York, YO31 8NS United Kingdom
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Join us for a fantastic peg-it session in The Groves, we'll be completing a series of mini workouts and running between different locations. This is a sociable and fun fitness session, if you can run for ten minutes without stopping, you'll definitely be fit enough! If you can run much further/faster, you have the option of taking on extra challenges to push yourself too - there is something for everybody. The meet point for the start of the session is on Haxby Road, opposite the end of Neville Street, right outside the park boundary. FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Participants must be aged 16 or over What's the refund policy? We are unable to give refunds for this event but we are happy to transfer your ticket to someone else so long as you send us their details at least 24 hours before the session start time. What should I bring/wear? We're running around exercising outdoors. We don't run anywhere purposefully muddy but it's possible that you will get muddy, so wear trainers and clothes that you don't mind getting dirty and sweaty! We recommend that you carry water.

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11:00 am

Global Health Histories Seminar 130: Mental Health

September 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York YO10 5DD + Google Map

Speaker(s): Dr Soumitra Pathare (Director, Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy, Indian Law Society); Prof Carol Brayne (Director, Cambridge Institute of Public Health); Prof Martin Webber (Director, International Centre for Mental Health Social Research, York); Dr Antonella Santuccione-Chadha (Roche Diagnostic); Dr MariaTeresa Ferretti (Chief Scientific Officer, Women’s Brain Project) Improving mental health for everyone around the world is one of the most pressing concerns in global public health today, but doing so requires multi-faceted solutions that rely on cooperation between many stakeholders, and a better understanding of the political, social, economic and cultural determinants of health. This seminar brings together an expert interdisciplinary panel to discuss past and current challenges to delivering better mental health, and the possible ways forward. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * If you require more than 5 tickets, please contact the Events Team who will be happy to help.

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2:00 pm

Weekly pop-up fitness at Homestead Park

September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Homestead Park Playground, 40 Water End
York, YO30 6WP United Kingdom
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Join us at Homestead Park for free, weekly fitness sessions in partnership with York Mind. These sessions are fun, informal and for all abilities. Whether it's the first time you've exercised or whether you're a regular, we will ensure you have a great session and get a lot out of it. Taking part in physical activity not only keep you physically healthier, but supports good mental health too - we reckon you'll definitely finish the session with a smile on your face so come along and get involved.  

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