Breathing Space

Breathing Space intends to provide a garden for the enjoyment and use of individuals and groups. The living willow bower provides a natural arena for meditation, ecotherapy counselling, workshops in environmental art using natural materials and gatherings of a spiritual/earth based nature. The garden is planted to support biodiversity of local wildlife and includes fruit, vegetables and flowers for the volunteers. Willow and hazel are grown for use around the site.

  • • When group started at Stanmer: October 1999.
  • • Number of volunteers – 7
  • • Partnership organizations – Groups that support and/or use Breathing Space: Day Options Brighton; A2A Rockets Brighton University; Growing Together Community Garden at Newhaven Development Association; Magic Torch, Brighton; Earthy Women and Children, Stanmer; Brighton Women’s Ceremony Group; Home Farm Project, The Gambia and Martin Jordan from Ecotherapy.

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