Course Information

Donation Event: Celebrating 10 years of the Mindfulness Network - The first 5 years

When: 19 Dec 2022
Where: Online Event
Tutors: Alison Evans, Willem Kuyken, Ken Lunn

About the event:


Meet Dr Alison Evans and Professor Willem Kuyken, co-founders of the Mindfulness-Network (MN). Alison and Willem will be sharing memories and stories about the early beginnings of the MN. They will be reflecting in conversation with the host Ken Lunn, current Director of the MN. They will travel from the humble beginnings through to establishing core areas of work, values, networks and collaborations.


This is the first part of the story of the MN which was founded in 2012. The celebrations will continue into 2023 when we mark 5 years since the MN became a charity in 2018.

This event is offered in collaboration with the Mindfulness Network Community Friends (MNCF) - an initiative to engage the wider mindfulness community and reach new audiences. Led by a Committee of Volunteers, supported by the Mindfulness Network, we work together to run a programme of donation-based events and inspiring content. You are welcome to visit the Community Friends area of our Community site, which is open to all, for more opportunities to practice and learn together: 
The workshop will take place online using Zoom from 7 – 8.30pm UK time
This event will have simultaneous interpretation available in Chinese.

Who is the event for:

Anyone with an interest in the Mindfulness Network is welcome. 

Preparation for the event and what you will need:

In order to participate in the workshop, you will need:

  • A room where you can close the door and engage in the workshop away from family distraction.It may be helpful to use headphones.
  • Log in via a computer which is resting on a hard surface and which has audio and webcam. Please don’t use handheld devices. 
  • A space for practice, a mat, cushion and blanket may be helpful for your comfort.  

The Facilitators:

Please see the biographies via the links at the top of this page for more information. 

Online information:

The event will take place via Zoom - a weblink and joining instructions will be sent to you before the workshop takes place.

Please add to your safe senders list and check your spam/junk folder for communication from us. 


Please login via Zoom 7.00pm – 8.30pm UK time (UK Time)

If you are attending from a different time zone, please check equivalent timings in your time zone.


This event is free to attend. We welcome all donations via the application form and encourage you to consider a contribution, large or small, which will make a big difference in helping us widen access to mindfulness-based approaches. 
Donations raised from this event will help to fund our bursaries, which enable us to remove financial barriers for those wishing to use our charity's services. As a charity we want to continue to provide free events and opportunities for everyone to access high quality, mindfulness-based training, supervision and retreats; donating today will support someone else to have these same opportunities and allow us to continue offering events of this nature.

The application and donation process:

Our application and donation process involves the following steps:

  1. Please complete the application form and you will be given the option to make a donation via PayPal or card at this stage should you choose to do so.
  2. Application is received and you will be booked onto the event.
  3. We will email you the Zoom link and joining instructions in advance of the event. 

Please add to your safe senders list and check your spam/junk folder for communication from us. 

Payment and cancellation policy:

Please let us know if you are unable to attend, so that we can unsubscribe you from further emails about this event.

Contact us:

Please feel free to email us at to discuss any questions you may have about the event.  

Click here to sign up to our waiting list - unfortunately this event is now full.