Parkinson's UK: North Walsham & Aylsham Support Group
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STOP PRESS! Corona Virus Update.
Following guidance from Parkinson's UK we have with regret decided to cancel all Parkinson's meetings and associated meetings (exercise, TaiChi etc.) with immediate effect. This will also impact trips and fundraising activities. Corona Virus infection in the UK is expected to peak in May/June and therefore we will review the situation in the summer. Look here for updates.
Please visit the Parkinson's UK website for further information and explanation. Thank you.
We welcome you to join our monthly meetings if you are affected by Parkinson's disease. There is no charge for attendance although we ask you to consider a contribution of £1 per person towards tea, coffee, cakes & biscuits.
We cover our running costs (mainly the meeting room hire) by holding raffle at the monthly meeting. Please consider bringing a small gift for the raffle - bottles of wine, boxes of chocolates, cakes, toiletries are just a small selection of the kind of things people bring. Tickets for the raffle are just 50p each.
The monthly meeting usually follows this format (approximate timings):
10.30 Welcome and news update by Andy
10.45 Presentation and talk by Guest Speaker
11.15 Tea/coffee & cake/biscuits
12.30 Meeting closes
Guest speakers & themes are confirmed for the following months:.
January 14th 2020 - Members Meeting - come and discuss plans for 2020.
February 11th 2020 - Adaptations - find out how to adapt your home to meet your needs.
March 10th 2020 - Wiltshire Farm Foods
April 14th 2020 - The National Garden scheme - the biggest contributor to Parkinson's UK.
May 12th 2020 - A hospital in Dhaka Bangladesh
June 9th 2020 - Sheringham Little Theatre
July 14th 2020 - Keeping safe in the Internet
August 11th - Members Meeting
September 8th 2020 - Advanced driving for Parkinsons
October 13th 2020 - To be confirmed
November 10th 2020 - An interesting story!
December 1st 2020 - Christmas meal
December 8th 2020 - Meeting / Christmas Party
...more to follow....
Additional group meetings:
Suspended: The exercise group will continue on Fridays following the group meeting and the last Friday each month. 11.45 for one hour £2 per person.
Note: There will be no meeting on 10th April, or 11th September.
Suspended: The Tai Chi group meets monthly, on the same day as group meetings, from 12.45 to 13.45.
Parkinson's Group members pay £2, whilst non Parkinson's attendees pay £4.
Note: There will be no meetings in December.
The Skylarks singing group continues in 2020 on the 1st and 4th Wednesday of each month, 11.00 for tea / coffee and biscuits, singing session 11.30 to 12.30, discretionary cost £4 per person. Skylarks is operated by Playing for Cake, an independent Community Interest Company and any decisions in relation to Coronavirus will be taken by them. See their website for more information.
Second Tuesday each month
Sacred Heart Church Hall
10.30 - 12.30
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