The Wellbeing Tent

Explore the many issues that can affect our wellbeing – right here in the Wellbeing Tent. We have sessions on everything from meditation to mental health, managing depresssion to dealing with anger, worry and fear. It’s not all an emotional rollercoaster – you’ll also find out how to relax, and how to get that ever-elusive ‘good night’s sleep’.

Upcoming Events

Pets, People and Persistent Pain – Information Event

So many people who live with persistent (or chronic) pain find that having a companion animal in their life to be an active and important part of their pain management strategy. In this “information event” we explore how and why...

The Power of Breath

The breath is one of the most powerful tools humans have - yet all too often we don't utilise the many ways we can help ourselves with this basic life giving skill. Join Footsteps Festival Team Member and person with...

Wellbeing Videos with Opera North

Opera North - Reconnect: Wellbeing Singing Videos. Back in 2020 the Footsteps Festival worked with the awesome Opera North to produce a series of singing workshops for people living with pain. These were hugely successful (check some of them out...

Monthly Mindfulness Group

Announcement! New monthly mindfulness group planned! Are you interested in joining a monthly "drop-in" session to remain connected with others who live with pain and share your mindfulness practice? Then this may be the session for you! Please register your...

Latest Event

The Ten Footsteps Programme

Applications to the current programme are now closed. However we'll be running it again soon so if you're interested in joining the next series, get in touch...