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Laragh Glendalough notes week June 29th

Brockagh Resource Centre Now Open

The Centre is now open and will operate during Monday to Friday 9-5pm opening at the weekend for different group bookings.

We look forward to welcoming all our friends, clients, groups and volunteers back to the centre.

As a community centre, every precaution to prevent the spread of Covid 19 when reopening will be implemented. Some of these include, but not limited to: Single Entry and Exit System, collection outside the back door of children from classes, hand sanitisation, check in reception.

Your safety is our priority and we can assure you that all recommended social distancing protocols will be in place.

Our Sustainable Community Gardening Course will run the last two classes on the 6th and 13th July.

Please email or phone if you have any suggestion on what you would like to see happening in the centre or any ideas for upcoming classes.

We are at present putting our Autumn Brochure together which will be available in the lobby and at www.brockaghresourcecentre/events, https://www.facebook.com/brockaghresourcecentre .

Please contact facilitators of the different activities for information on their opening days. Check out the regular classes and activities we offer on www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie/events.

Glendalough Country Market & Car Boot Sales

We are delighted to have our traders and customers back on 12th July Sun, open from 10am to 4pm.

Bargains on practically anything from household items to garden additions, and even vintage or antique treasures. Encouraging local and non-local producers of plants, vegetables, crafts etc,.

Vans must be booked in. Important Notice-because of the new social distancing we are more limited in available trader spaces as a result when you book payment must be made to a secure place as a trader, this applies to outdoor and indoor spaces.

Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600, email brockaghcarboot@gmail for bookings.

Brockagh Resource Centre Contact information

Due to new safety measures, if you would like to use our computers, photocopy etc., in the office facilities, you will need to book in before arrival either by phone on 0404 45600 or email at brockaghoffice@gmail.com. Check out the regular classes and activities we offer on www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie/events or drop into us for a timetable. General contact details, main phone no. 0404 45600. Email for bookings and manager, brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com. For office staff email brockaghoffice@gmail.com and for Country Market & Car Boot email brockaghcarboot@gmail.com.

Synge and WicklowDo you have any Stories?

Local theatre maker Cliona O’Connell, and Aughrim based actress Andrea Kelly would love to talk to people in the area who have any knowledge or stories relating to the playwright J.M Synge, or the Synge family and their connection to the area.

Do you have any stories? If so we would love to hear from you.

You can email projectsynge@gmail.com , or give us a call/text on 087 4673858 and we will get back to you.

Any information you have, no matter how small, is very welcome.We are currently working on the development of a new theatre project sited in the county, re-imagining Synge’s life, work and connection to Wicklow.

This project is funded under the Wicklow Artist Award Scheme 2020.

Tidy TownsMeetings ReturnThere will be a Tidy Towns meeting on Wednesday 15th of July at 7:30pm in the Brockagh Centre. Everyone is welcome to come along.Clean UpWe hope you can join us on Wednesday 1st July 7pm, to meet outside Lynhams Hotel for a clean up.

Yoga

Yoga is back on the 2nd July in the spacious main hall of the centre. Booking is essential to ensure it is safe for you to attend.  Call Louise on 087-6032202.

About Vinyasa Yoga. The practice will provide gentle stretching, improved strength and flexibility, as well as help students to find balance and calm in everyday life.

Classes   from 10am to 11.30pm.    

About Chair Yoga Chair /Seated Yoga is suitable for those who find a regular yoga class too strenuous, are recovering from injury or illness or are generally less active and mobile.

Classes from from 11.30 to 12.30pm.

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