Join our Weekly Meet Ups in Truro
Connect with likeminded quieteers behind Archie Browns, every Monday from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
This weekly group is designed to help you make meaningful connections with likeminded people in a calm and gentle way that feels authentic to your true quiet self.
Whether you’re chatting and sharing stories with your fellow quieteers, enjoying a craft or wellbeing activity, or simply relaxing with a good book in the company of others, this is a safe space where your quiet voice matters - and where you can feel part of a community that truly gets you.
We can’t wait to welcome you.
Your Truro Meet Ups leaders
We're here to greet you, guide the event and lead the optional activities, as well as answer any questions or concerns that you might have.
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What to Expect
What Quieteers are Saying
“I first joined a Meet Up last summer and I’ve found my own relaxing zone there. I feel connected since everyone shares quiet preferences and we can easily relate to each other. I love that activities are made optional to join and engage. It took me a little bit of time at first to feel at ease with new people, but now I’m more confident to chat with them and I’ve met a few people who also love animals like me! I enjoy it every time. My three words to describe the Meet Ups are relaxed, warm, and understood.”
"The conversations between organiser and attendees are honest and open. I like that I can be candid about the issues I face knowing that I’m not the only one."
"I like the openness of the group and the way they greeted me when I first started a few months ago. They continue to show an interest and make me feel welcome."
Where to Find Us
105 Kenwyn St, Truro TR1 3BX
Through the double side doors, look out for the QC poster in the window.
- By car: The nearest car park is Moorfield Multi-Storey (0.2 miles).
- By train: Truro Train Station is a 7 minute walk away (0.4 miles).
- By bus: Truro Bus Station on Green Street is a 7 minute walk away (0.4 miles).
If you would like any more detailed information about getting to our Truro Meet Ups we’d be very happy to send this to you in an email. Just contact us on email@example.com.
How to Join a Truro Meet Up
You don’t have to register to come along - it’s okay to simply turn up on the day. However, on the first time that you’re joining us, if you know in advance that you’re going to come along it would be really helpful if you could sign up using our booking form below. This means we can say hello and answer any of your questions before you come along, we can easily contact you if there are any changes to the schedule, and we can get feedback from you now and again to help us improve. It’s your choice though. Either way, we are very much looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you into the group.
Frequently Asked Questions
We'll be meeting in a cottage behind the Archie Brown shop. The whole building is ours during this time and there is a separate entrance to the cottage (so you won't need to enter the shop at all).
No, sorry, we won't be holding our weekly Meet Ups on Bank Holidays.
The Truro Meet Ups are led by the team pictured above, who will be there to greet you.
No, all of our Meet Ups are free to attend. We’re a Community Interest Company so funding comes from The National Lottery Community Fund. All refreshments including water, teas, coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits are provided free of charge too - although you’re very welcome to bring along your own drink if you prefer, or additional treats to share with the group.
You don’t have to book - it’s ok to just turn up on the day. However, on the first time that you’re joining us, if you know in advance that you’re going to come along it would be really helpful if you could sign up using our booking form below. This means we can say hi and answer any of your questions before you come along, we can easily contact you if there are any changes to the schedule, and we can get feedback from you now and again to help us improve.
On average, our Truro Meet Up typically has around 5 or 6 people in attendance each week.
Archie Browns is a cosy and welcoming space, where we aim to create an ambience that feels both calm and re-energising. We’ll often have uplifting or relaxing music playing quietly in the background. Our facilitators focus on nurturing conversations and participation that has a collective positive upwards spiral e.g. gratitude, small comfort zone stretch wins, things that bring us joy, what we’re learning etc. And there is usually a gentle mix of chatter and quieter moments.
Yes, we're in a room upstairs.
Is there *really* no expectation or pressure to join in and participate? Can I *really* go at my own pace?
We really do remove the pressure - because we’ve been there too. As quiet facilitators, we like to think that we’ve found a good balance between being attentive to the group and giving you your own space. If we sense you’re in any difficulty, we will gently make sure that you’re okay. But otherwise we will allow you to join in as much or as little as you like.
Yes. We’ll always encourage you to give yourself what you need. If at any point you feel you need to step away, you are welcome to go and make yourself a cuppa or leave for a break before rejoining the group. Our facilitators will be mindful to offer that space and a check-in chat, if needed.
All sorts! We bring along materials for optional casual activities that’ll spark creativity, start conversations and boost your wellbeing. This might be colouring, painting, crocheting, journaling and more.
Absolutely. We recognise this might be helpful as you’re settling in and getting to know the other group members.
Yes, we’d be happy to help with that. Just send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll arrange this for you.
You’re welcome to try Meet Ups in multiple locations. There’s no obligation to always go to the same one, but you’re more likely to make friends and genuine connections if you go to the same Meet Up more than once.
Whilst many do choose to attend weekly, we also have valuable members within the community who only attend as and when they can.
It’s two hours in length (every Monday from 11:30am-1:30pm).
We’ve included parking instructions above but feel free to email us on email@example.com if you’d like some more detailed information on this.
We’ve included travel and public transport information above but please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like some more detailed information about how to get here.
We’re always pleased to hear from lovely volunteers in our local community. If you think you might like to help us run a Meet Up or get involved with Quiet Connections in another way, please contact Hayley & Stacie on email@example.com and they’ll be in touch.