Give Me Courage | Free Workshop | 1 May 2021

Free Virtual Workshop (LGBTQ+ Wellbeing)

144 reviews
May 1 - 1, 2021
Group size: 1 - 130
Give Me Courage | Free Workshop | 1 May 2021
Free Virtual Workshop (LGBTQ+ Wellbeing)

144 reviews

May 1 - 1, 2021
Group size: 1 - 130

About this trip

Workshop : Give Me Courage

Date : Saturday 1st May

Time : 10:00 - 13:00 GMT

Location : Virtual

Audience : LGBTQ+

Cost : FREE  (Donations accepted)

'Give Me Courage' is a workshop for those who feel ready to start embracing a part of their identity that has up until now been hidden, rejected or dismissed. Led by a team of queer mentors and coaches, we'll start to explore new processes and tools for leveraging our uniqueness and connecting more authentically with those around us.

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” Brené Brown

Why join this workshop?

-  Gain some clarity on what it is that you really want to achieve
-  Discover new self-care tools for managing your own wellbeing
-  Challenge self-imposed personal narratives
-  Acquire fresh perspectives 

-  Feel empowered having discovered new information about yourself
-  Refresh and recalibrate your core values
-  Increase the positive impact you could have in the world

About this workshop.

In this world we don't always have the psychological safety to feel comfortable fully showing up as ourselves. Whether it be in our family environments, at work, or in society. When this is the case, how do we honour our own boundaries when navigating our interaction with others? And give ourselves permission to only authentically share what feels right. And then what about those moments when we do want to show up unapologetically as ourselves? How do we cultivate the courage and confidence to leave our unique mark on the world? 

We want you to feel empowered with the new information you’re going to uncover and leave with actionable steps towards taking more control of your own life. 

You will take part in various creative and interactive workshops to help you bring your intentions to life, and we’ll be encouraging you to use your mind and body to discover brand new perspectives about yourself. 

The tools we’ll use:

We'll be incorporating tried and tested practices such as journaling, group sharing, self-enquiry, breath-work and meditation. These will be interspersed with key teachings and coaching techniques.

About our approach.

We offer a safe space to get curious, open up and discuss with others, aspects of your life you’re finding challenging or simply want to improve. Naturally it is a completely confidential space, where individuals can openly share their feelings and thoughts with the option of anonymity. 

Your safety comes first.

Your safety is our main priority. For this reason, we may need to ask participants for some personal medical information, before we can confirm your place on the workshop. These are standard questions, there to protect your safety and everyone else involved. This information will only be shared on a need to know basis and will be GDPR compliant. We will also be undertaking other necessary safety measures, during and post-retreat.

We would highly recommend individuals with concerns relating to pre-existing mental health conditions, substance misuse and related disorders to seek immediate professional help. 

About the team.

This workshop has been designed by Create Space Workshops in partnership with We Create Space.

Lead Facilitator -  Phil Sanger 

Co-Facilitator -Char Bailey

Guest Speaker -Jason Kwan

Host and Founder - Michael Stephens

Experience Coordinator - Maylis Djikalou


This workshop is free of charge however donations do support future workshops. You can donate to our nonprofit just giving page here.

What’s included

  • Workshops
    All group workshops and activities.
  • Tools and Workbooks
    Pre-reading, workbooks and continual development resources.
  • Admin Support
    Should you require any help completing the pre-assessment and questionaire
  • Additional Support
    We will provide additional support in the form of signposting to relevant services only.
  • Confidentiality
    All participants will be asked to conform to our agreed privacy terms and conditions.
  • Medical Insurance
    Suitable and relevant medical insurance to be provided by participant.


Give Me Courage
Virtual Workshop Itinerary.

Saturday 1st May

10:00 - 13:00 GMT

·  Team introductions.

·  Visualisation.

·  Unit 1 - Workshop.

·  Conversation with Guest speaker. 

·  Unit 2 - Workshop. 

·  Breakout group sessions. 

·  Unit 3 - Workshop. 

·  Group share.

·  Breathwork.

·  Closing. 

Ahead of the session, a recommended reading list, tool-kit and pre-worksheet will be provided.

At the end of the day, participants will be provided some 'homework', to help with process and reflection.

Your Organizer

Create Space Workshops
144 reviews
We Create Space is the self-empowerment platform for Queer Leaders and Change-Makers. We're a non-profit social enterprise helping LGBTQ+ individuals define their purpose in life and reach their unique growth potential whilst continuing to support their communities.


Really enjoyed sharing and creating a vision of the World that can truly transform the world into heaven on earth. Strongly recommend fully participating to fully benefit from the richness of this workshop.
By Gatonga T for I See You, I See Me | Free Workshop | 17 Apr 2021 on 20 Apr, 2021
Excellent workshop with an amazing array of like-minded people.
By Gatonga T for Give Me Strength | Free Workshop | 3 Apr 2021 on 20 Apr, 2021
This was my second experience with create space. I love this platform Which brings together people from the LGBTQ community allowing them to feel safe, open and free to explore much needed aspects of Self. As well as the communities we are apart of. I highly recommend others to give these workshops a go. I feel very fortunate I did and that I have found out about create Space. Thanks guys
By Darren P for I See You, I See Me | Free Workshop | 17 Apr 2021 on 19 Apr, 2021
Such an emotional and unique workshop. Definitely felt connected to those who attended. Thank you so much to the facilitators as always!
By Adam J for I See You, I See Me | Free Workshop | 17 Apr 2021 on 19 Apr, 2021
Breath-taking is what it is to be so inspired by a group of talented diverse individuals that leaves an echo of inspiration of hope. Family is where you feel the most appreciation and love, this workshop session felt as a family reunion. Not only did I feel safe, but everyone respected each other distinct views regardless of ethnicity or location. There were so many things that I could had done with my time on a Saturday morning but through the mediation, stories, various voices I learned to find my own inner-self. I learned not to be afraid to be just me and to be comfortable within my own skin and identity. We let so many people define who we are; instead of us going on that spiritual journey to discover our "best" self. These workshops are worth every second, a powerful uplifting sensational revealing of healing, hope, and the betterment of one's self.
By Eric M for Give Me Strength | Free Workshop | 3 Apr 2021 on 15 Apr, 2021
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I took part in a weekend Who Am I? retreat and highly recommend it. The group size is intimate so never feels too daunting and you're able to build connections well. Maylis was a fantastic organiser - felt there was great communication from pre-booking right through to afterwards. Michael is a fantastic host, he leads the retreat with from a place of kindness, vulnerability and openness I find really commendable. Whether you're new to self exploration or a seasoned pro - I think this is worth doing.
By Jamie M on 01 Sep, 2020
I attended the Who Am I retreat in early June to explore my identify as a gay man. I found the retreat a life-enriching experience. The communication before the retreat was excellent and I particularly enjoyed the pre-retreat call. It was an intense two days - and virtual because of lockdown - but the conversations were enriching and inspiring and I thought that the structure and content was very well designed. Recommended!
By Freddie B on 30 Jun, 2020