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Join gaddum and a host of carers partner organisations from across Greater Manchester for the FIRST EVER, Carers Fest!.

Carers Fest! provides opportunities for carers and those cared for of all ages to enjoy a break from their responsibilities, have fun, make new friends and have their voices heard on issues that affect them.

Taking place during Carers Week, Greater Manchester-based charity gaddum, will be hosting the event on Saturday 15 June from the People’s History Museum. This event is also an opportunity for professionals to learn about the reality of caring and make a pledge to improve health and social care in Greater Manchester and members of the public to feel informed about carers support in their area.

Activities will include live musical performances, wellbeing workshops, educational sessions, including carers makers market. We really want to create a carnival feeling to the event to celebrate carers. The theme for the event is follows Carers Week 2019 theme ‘Getting Carers Connected’.

We would really like to hear about people’s personal experiences of being a carer via our especially created social channels on Facebook and Twitter @carersfest

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Please enter details of your event or activity: Join gaddum and a host of carers partner organisations from across Greater Manchester for the FIRST EVER, Carers Fest!. Carers Fest! provides opportunities for carers and those cared for of all ages to enjoy a break from their responsibilities, have fun, make new friends and have their voices heard on issues that affect them. Taking place during Carers Week, Greater Manchester-based charity gaddum, will be hosting the event on Saturday 15 June from the People’s History Museum. This event is also an opportunity for professionals to learn about the reality of caring and make a pledge to improve health and social care in Greater Manchester and members of the public to feel informed about carers support in their area. Activities will include live musical performances, wellbeing workshops, educational sessions, including carers makers market. We really want to create a carnival feeling to the event to celebrate carers. The theme for the event is follows Carers Week 2019 theme ‘Getting Carers Connected’. We would really like to hear about people’s personal experiences of being a carer via our especially created social channels on Facebook and Twitter @carersfest
Organisation: Gaddum
County Region: Manchester
Address Line1: People's History Museum
City or Town: Manchester
Postcode: M3
Event Dates: Saturday 15th
Does this event occur more than once in the same location in Carers Week: No
Website:
Contact Person: Sam Palmer
Telephone: 01618346069
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Is this event open to the public: Yes

 

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You can now register your event on the Carers Week map for 2019. Last year there were more than 1,200 events added to our Carers Week Map. This year, Carers Week is in its 25th year and so we hope to see many more amazing events and activities for carers registered on our website!

No matter how big or small your event is, your activity will make a difference to carers in your local area.  Your event could be an information stand in your local hospital or it could be the launch of a new charter for carers in your workplace, or even a coffee morning with the local carers' association. Every activity counts!

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