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      November 7, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      Brunswick, Victoria

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      Curiously Social Creatures (vsn for non-monogamous folks)

      People can be fun. Talking with people and getting to know them can be really fun!

      The social event 'Curiously Social Creatures' begins by introducing the rules for the main activity: 'Curious Q&A'. This is a structured way of having conversations in groups of about five other people, at times funny, at times profound, at times... whatever mood your group is in.

      It's a way of getting to know people that doesn't hinge on the usual social laws; the structure allows people that normally carry the conversational load to sit back and relax, and it allows for quieter people to be heard.

      It's a bit like speed-dating. Except it's not quick, and nor is it about dating. And nor does it feel like a dating or pick-up event. But you do get to connect with a bunch of folks.

      We change the groups around half way through the event, so that you'll have a different group of people to get to know.

      This is the only event that Curious Creatures runs at a pub - we find a drink helps lubricate conversations, and it’s nice to be able to eat, too.

      We run three versions of this event:
      *Version for the public - all welcome! ...is for literally anyone.
      *Version for ‘Curiosity people only’ ...is only for people that have done the ‘Curiosity’ workshop.
      *Version for non-monogamous and poly-identified folks ...is for anyone that self-identifies as being interested in non-monogamous relationship styles.

      See full details of this event at https://www.curiouscreatures.biz/curiously-social-creatures1.html

      If you’re interested in this workshop you may want to check out our other offerings, ranging from psychology to sexuality. See all Melbourne workshops at https://www.curiouscreatures.biz/workshops-melbourne.html

      Read a writeup in The Sydney Morning Herald: https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/about-last-night-how-can-i-stop-feeling-lonely-and-miserable-20190530-p51szb.html

      INTENSITY: You can get into some deep conversations, but most people regard this as fairly gentle; one, or maybe two, out of four chillies.
      WHO FOR: Anyone that is interested in meeting people and having real conversation.
      WHO NOT FOR: Not for people that don't like people. Also, although this event doesn’t support drunkenness, you’ll need to be comfortable around folks drinking alcohol.
      WHAT EXERCISES / ACTIVITIES?: ‘Curious Q&A’ in groups of 5-7 people.
      WILL THERE BE PARTNER WORK?: No.
      HOW WILL PARTNERING BE DONE?: Not relevant.
      CAN YOU WORK WITH AN EXISTING PARTNER / FRIEND?: Not relevant.
      NUDITY: No nudity in this workshop (We mention this because we run a lot of sexuality workshops).
      SEXUAL CONTENT: No sexual content, however sexually themed questions have been known to happen.
      COMMITMENT: You can 'pass' on any question that's not right for you. You can also answer only to the level that's right for you; you don't have to give up your life's secrets if you don't want to.
      RATIO EXPERIENTIAL / THEORETICAL: Mostly experiential. There's a small amount of theory, just to explain the rules of 'Curious Q&A'.
      WEAR: Anything; there is no dress code beyond standard pub dress-codes.

      TICKETS, LOGISTICS, LATE POLICY
      Tickets are released in ‘rounds’, where ‘round one’ tickets are cheaper, to encourage you to book in early. There is no other difference between the ‘rounds’ of tickets.
      Tickets range in price from $20 to $30.

      It is never possible to buy tickets on the door, nor by paying with cash. See our FAQ for more information on this: https://www.curiouscreatures.biz/faq.html

      This workshop, ‘Curiously Social Creatures’, is the only Curious Creatures workshop where we’ll let you in if you’re more than 10 minutes late. Obviously, we’d prefer you to be on time, but if you get delayed, you should turn up anyway.

      You must BOOK TICKETS: https://www.trybooking.com/BEOUL

      ABOUT CURIOUS CREATURES
      Curious Creatures believe in sexual empowerment, self-development, community, consent, and communication. We pursue these aims by running workshops, producing a podcast ('Curious Conversations About Sex'), hosting events, speaking publicly, and writing about topics close to our hearts.
      Find out more about us, and check out our other workshops: https://www.curiouscreatures.biz

      You’re going to love our podcast: https://www.curiouscreatures.biz/podcast.html

      ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
      Roger Butler is the driving force behind Curious Creatures, along with some very special co-facilitators. Roger Butler was brought up white, middle-class, mostly heterosexual, and male. In addition to that lineage, they now identifies as kinky, tantric, polyamorous, queer, and very, very curious. Their training is in Process Oriented Psychology and the facilitation of groups, coupled with an extensive education in sexuality.

      Rog has been creating and facilitating Curious Creatures sexuality workshops for six years. Prior to this they facilitated well over a thousand workshops across various industries. They're easily one of Australia's most prolific sexuality workshop facilitators.

      TERMS AND CONDITIONS
      By making this booking, I confirm that:
      - I will not reveal the names or any personal details of any person in the workshop (except the facilitators).
      - I have no reason to believe I am likely to fall into an altered states of consciousness (such as extremely strong moods, psychotic or schizophrenic states, numbness, trauma response) where I am unable to communicate and look after myself.
      - I am able to take responsibility for saying ‘no’ to any activity, experience or exchange that is not right for me. I will put my knowledge of my body and my psychology ahead of anything I am asked to do.
      - I have free will, and if I need to leave the workshop at any time, I can. If I do, I will let the facilitator know I am leaving if it's possible to do so, or get in touch with the facilitator/s afterwards to let them know why I left.
      - I am an adult and I understand that many of Curious Creatures' workshops are about sex and sexual practices. I understand that while the organisers are strongly committed to safety, there is no such thing as a 'safe space', and that I am responsible for my own safety.
      - I don't believe I am currently suffering from trauma or abuse.
      - I can understand complex instructions given in English.
      - I have read and agree to the refund policy, at https://www.curiouscreatures.biz/policies.html

      PLEASE NOTE: We advertise our events many places and always have many more people booked in then you see here.

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.