Imagination Our Nation: In Your Mind
Wed 23 September 2020
Read our COVID-19 UPDATE HERE
Booking for this walk is now closed but you can follow the route to do the walk on your own.
Today, the mandala theme is Imagination our Nation! Creativity, wellbeing and mindfulness can make dreams come true!
We ask you to have fun and help us to think about what other materials we could use for mandalas by making your own, sharing with us the things that matter to you.
Download your free Mandala Activity Pack here for inspiration.
Imagination our Nation gallery Click the link to see mandalas made by the T100 community in preparation for this theme.
A suggested walk route is below if you’d like to follow it yourself in your own time. The route explores a gentle walk around Hardie Park, a beautifully transformed community park.
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Suggested schedule for self-directed walks.
- 14:15 Suggested meeting point: Hardie Park entrance, Stanford-le-Hope SS17 0PB
- 14:30 – 15:00: 30 min walk and talk around the park
- Duration: 30 min walk
- Distance: 0.3 miles
- Grading: Easy
- Terrain: A park walk on grass with one paved footpath. The walk is accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs
Thank you to the Walk Leader who plotted the route and collected this information: Rob Groves
Nearest train station at the start and End: C2C Stanford-le-hope a 2 min car journey or 10 min walk to Hardie Park
Click here for local bus services
5A, 5B, 11 – The Scratton Road stop on Southend Road is a 4 min walk to Hardie Park.
Parking is available at the entrance to Hardie Park however this is limited and overflow car parking has been arranged a 4 minute walk away at Our Lady and St Joseph’s Church, Southend Rd, Stanford-le-Hope SS17 0PF
This walk is accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Terrain: A park walk on grass with one paved footpath.
You need to choose walks within your capabilities; especially if walking in a self-directed manner. If walking with us, our walk leaders are experienced but must take your word that you are sufficiently fit for the grade of walk you have chosen.
Due care has been exercised in organising the walks, however Kinetika, the funders and associated partners of the project cannot accept liability for loss, accident or injury caused to any person following the routes, especially unsupervised. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Thurrock 100 walks are of different lengths and on different terrain. Some are mainly on footpaths, and others mainly on footpaths where ground may be uneven. If this walk doesn’t suit you, there is probably another one that will.
What to take
Be prepared! Face masks are advisable if you wish to use public toilets and essential if you wish to use local shops or are travelling via public transport.
Please ensure that you are properly equipped for all walks. The weather can be unpredictable so bring waterproof clothing and/or sun hats and sun cream – it’s best to be prepared for everything!
Walking boots/shoes are recommended, but otherwise please wear suitable and comfortable footwear- best to leave open-toe sandals or high heels at home. Make sure you bring a packed lunch, if necessary, and plenty to drink.
Read our COVID-19 UPDATE HERE
In addition to the Covid-19 Walk Guidelines which everyone must agree to follow, a description of the measures in place to make the festival Covid-safe can be found here.
We will be taking photographs and video of this event to promote and celebrate the project in print and online. If you attend an event and do not give consent to be photographed or filmed, that’s absolutely fine, please let a member of the Kinetika team know on the day.
Download the flyer here: T100 2020 Festival Flyer
Thurrock 100 would like to extend a huge thank you to its funders and delivery partners.