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Fair in Downham Market to help boost physical and mental health




A Health and Wellbeing Fair designed to help residents boost their physical and mental health will take place in Downham next week.

Wellbeing advocate Lauren Ephithite is organising the event, which will be held at Downham Town Hall on Saturday, September 14 from 10am to 3pm.

She said: “I’m really passionate about improving mental health and wellbeing.

Health and Wellbeing Fair in Downham - Lauren Ephithite, wellbeing advocate (16067920)
Health and Wellbeing Fair in Downham - Lauren Ephithite, wellbeing advocate (16067920)

“We’ve got a selection of local businesses and organisations and I hope that people will come along to see them.”

There is free entry to the fair, and there will be stalls from a number of organisations including Wellbeing Norfolk, Slimming World, Glorious Food, as well as hypnotherapists, and experts on mindfulness, coaches and crafts, and more.

The event is supporting local mental health charity Norfolk and Waveney Mind.

Zena Penty, volunteer coordinator at Norfolk and Waveney Mind said: "We are extremely grateful to Lauren for choosing to support us – I'm sure the fair will be really well supported and provide much-needed awareness and information around wellbeing."

Health and Wellbeing Fair in Downham - Shirley Webb at the BTransformed stall (16067916)
Health and Wellbeing Fair in Downham - Shirley Webb at the BTransformed stall (16067916)

Shirley Webb of Btransformed, who will be showcasing her business, helps to build self-confidence through colour and style.

Mini colour analysis will be available on the day to include advice on the most flattering shades of colour me beautiful make-up.

Sharon Hunt, Reiki master at Serenity Reiki said: "I'm very much looking forward to this event, and I will be offering trial reiki sessions throughout the day.

"I feel many people will benefit greatly from all the Wellbeing Fair has to offer and feel that the more information we have regarding our own health choices can only lead to positive outcomes. I hope the day is a great success and feel privileged to be a part of it."



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