NOW Live Events

Upcoming Events

Since Autumn 2013, we have been the events partner of Psychologies Magazine, offering a series of monthly events with experts and specialists in the fields of wellbeing, self-development and the arts. Our events series combines a practical and interactive approach, championing a fun and engaging way to enrich our lives.



Creating Rituals for your Wellbeing and Empowerment

with Tiu de Haan
16 May 2018, 19:00 – 20:30
Brockway Room, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

Tiu de Haan


In this interactive event, Tiu de Haan will be facilitating an exploration of the transitions within our lives, offering us moments for celebration and reflection on where we’ve been, where we are now, and where we are going.

Celebrant and creative facilitator Tiu strongly believes in the great power of ritual – an act as ancient as humankind – in the modern era. It is her belief that finding and creating these events can still be deeply meaningful and relevant.

Join us to explore how to create a memorable and dynamic ritual of your own, to connect you more deeply with yourself and others, as we mark the big moments and transitions within our past, present and future.


  • Simple techniques to honour beginnings and endings in your own life, contributing to your wellbeing
  • How to make your own bespoke ritual, turning a moment into an art form
  • Key tools to bring ritual into your life and work for a more fulfilled, empowered life

Tiu de Haan is an Oxford educated celebrant, creative facilitator and speaker. She designs bespoke ceremonies for people of all values and beliefs, as well as working with international organisations incorporating ritual into culture change.

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The science of happiness and wellbeing: how to catch the butterfly

with Andy Gibson
13 June 2018, 19:00 – 20:30
Brockway Room, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

Tiu de Haan


Trying to be happy is sometimes compared to chasing a butterfly: the chase is fun, but what will you do when you’ve caught it? In this look at the science of happiness and wellbeing, Andy Gibson, founder of Mindapples, discusses what happiness is, some popular ways to get it, and how to be happy without ignoring the sad times, too.

Packed with practical tips from modern science and ancient wisdom, this session asks what it means to be happy, how you can catch the butterfly of happiness for yourself – and what to do after that.


  • About the science and psychology of your wellbeing and happiness
  • Practical tips around how to optimise your own wellbeing and happiness
  • Ways to enrich your life in the long-term by embracing where you are now

Andy Gibson is a writer and educator specialising in helping people manage their minds. He founded the ‘5-a-day for your mind’ campaign, Mindapples, which helps individuals and businesses improve their wellbeing and performance. His latest book, The Mind Manual, is out now published by Hamlyn. Visit

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“Our friends at NOW create inspirational, motivational events with us at Psychologies Magazine. Every month, I am inspired and enlightened by these events. NOW Live Events create a monthly dose of calm, inspiration and space to ponder what is really important in life. Thank you for being our partner. We are proud to be associated with you.” – Suzy Greaves: Editor, Psychologies Magazine