- DURATION 30 mins
Why not take half an hour of your day to pause for some poetry?
Each month poet Stephen Lightbown will read poems on a particular theme. He’ll read a selection of his own poems and curated poems he has selected on the topic of the month. For some of the poems the connections may be obvious, for some a little obscure, either way you may hear some poems from poets you are familiar with and hopefully some that you aren’t as familiar with.
The theme for February is – Endings
- Duration: 30 mins
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
Meet the Host, Stephen Lightbown
Stephen is a poet, yoga teacher and surfer.
Stephen specializes in yoga for helping you discover new things about your body and reconnecting with other parts you may have forgotten. So, if you decide to practice yoga with Stephen he’ll guide you through a calming practice which works for you, while leaving you empowered by what your body is capable of.
As a poet Stephen writes extensively but not exclusively about life as a wheelchair user. Stephen has been widely published and is the author of two poetry collections for adults Only Air and The Last Custodian (both from Burning Eye Books). In 2023 he will publish his first poetry book for children through Troika Books. He lives in Bristol in the UK.
Preparing for the Event
For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).
We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!
What if I can’t make the event?
If a recording’s available for the event, you can still register for it and we will send you an email with a link to a recording shortly after it ends.
Will my camera be on and will I be visible to the other people?
Your camera and microphone does not need to be on for you to enjoy the event. The choice about whether to do this is completely yours.
How do I watch the live event?
Rest Less events are hosted on Zoom, a computer application that allows you to attend online events just by clicking a link. For detailed instructions, please go to our "FAQ" page, which you can find a link to in the nav bar at the top of the page.
How do I sign-up for and access the recording? (Recorded events only)
Book the event as normal (as if you are attending live). After the event ends you will automatically receive a post-event email with a link to the recording, as long as the event was recorded. You do not need to do anything else and there is no separate booking process for recordings only. Please note it can take up to 24 hours for Zoom to process recordings.