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FREE ‘Bugs, Blooms and Birds’ Nature Walk

11.30am-1.30pm (walk) followed by 1.30-2.30pm (refreshments). Nature walk for Stockport ex-carers, current carers and those they care for. Scheduled on a Sunday, this is a great opportunity for working carers to experience the wonder of one of Dave’s nature walks! End the day with complimentary refreshments at the tearooms. While the pace will be gentle, walkers will be on their feet for some time so good mobility is required. Booking essential.

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Fish & Chips Friday

11am-1pm. For Stockport carers and ex-carers. Join us for a special ‘chippy’ lunch in honour of Carers Week. Outdoors under the trees if we have sunny skies! Suggested contribution £2. Booking essential.

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Bake Sale

10.00am to 2.00 pm staff bake/buy cake sale to multidiscipline teams in the building, no booking is required.

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FREE Creative Writing for ex-carers, carers & those they carer for

2-4pm. Relaxed and light-hearted, this is a special one-off session for ex-carers, carers and those they care for to attend together if they want to. Numbers are limited so booking is essential.

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Canal Boat Trip

Passengers need to arrive at Marple Wharf around 10am for a 10.30am sailing, returning at 12.30pm. For current carers only. A relaxing morning sailing down the Macclesfield Canal. £3 per person. Refreshments provided. Booking essential.

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FREE Heald Green Carers Drop In

10am-1pm. For carers and ex-carers. Join Jennie from Signpost for a warm welcome, a lovely cup of tea or coffee, and plenty of time to chat.

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FREE Carers Network Meeting

Lunch at 1pm, meeting 1.30 – 3.30pm. For current carers. A more formal meeting looking at your experience of being a carer in Stockport with some of our local service commissioners. Booking essential if you’re coming for lunch, otherwise if you're a Stockport carer, feel free to just drop in.

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Canal Boat Trip

Passengers need to arrive at Marple Wharf around 5.30pm for a 6pm launch, returning at 8pm. For current carers and those they care for (maximum 3 places per household). Enjoy a picnic tea on this tranquil evening sail along the Macclesfield Canal. £3 per person. Booking essential.

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Carers Supper Club

Arrival from 6.30pm for supper 7-9pm. For carers and ex-carers. Join some of the Signpost team for a simple two course meal with soft drinks and coffee (if you’d like something stronger, please bring your own!) £5 suggested contribution. Booking essential.

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FREE Wellbeing Workshop

11am-1.30pm. For carers and ex-carers. Carers are often so busy thinking about others that it leaves them with little time/headspace to think about themselves. Delivered by Self-Help Services, this one-off workshop will explore the skills you need to help you maximise your own wellbeing. After the workshop finishes at 12.30pm, there will be a light lunch provided. Booking essential.

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University of Brighton staff drop-in

University of Brighton staff are invited to attend a drop-in 'Take a Break' session as part of Carers Week. Please see StaffCentral for further information.

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Carers and ex-Carers Cuppa, Cake and a Chat

Information event at Wigan Life Centre, Wigan Works area 9.30 am - 11.30am. Come and join us for a cuppa, cake a chat about what support may be available for you.

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Come and Meet Carers In Bedfordshire

An opportunity to learn more about the services Carers in Bedfordshire offer and our Carers Lounge situated on the ground floor of the St Mary's Wing, Luton and Dunstable Univeristy Hospital. The lounge is open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm and is staffed by support workers and volunteers who can give you information, advice, practical and emotional support and is available to not only carers living across Luton and Bedfordshire but also those who live out of the area, whilst the person they are caring for is in hospital. We also have a supply of information from other organisations, both local and national, which may be helpful; including Age UK, British Red Cross, Alzheimer’s Society and the Stroke Association. This event will run from 1:20 - 5:30.

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Information Display at Bedford Hospital

An opportunity to learn more about the services Carers in Bedfordshire offer and our Carers Lounge inside Bedford Hospital. Situated near the Committee Room and the Faith and Belief Room, the Lounge is available to not only carers living across Bedfordshire but also those who live out of the area, whilst the person they are caring for is in hospital. As well as information about Carers in Bedfordshire services we also have a supply of information from other organisations, both local and national, which may be helpful; including Age UK, British Red Cross, Alzheimer’s Society and the Stroke Association. The lounge is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm, no appointment or referral is necessary, just drop in and you will be welcomed

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Carers Week - Carer Aware

We will be displaying a full Table and boards promtoing carers / recognising a Carer. Balloons will be up and information on events in our area. 8.30am - 6.30pm Monday - Friday

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Carers Week promotion (in PAH)

Public information event at Harlow hospital (Princess Alexandra Hospital). A stall engaging with the public, hospital staff and carers all day (10- 4.30pm) on Thurs 13th June. Information on Carers First hospital support while in hospital and also Carers First support in the local community - West Essex What's on (Till June '19). No booking required - interaction with the public for information, advice, guidance plus signposting and referral. Also, Carers Questionnaire with Carers Aware badges. Promotional material and merchanise given out.

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Carers Awareness Information Stall

A carers awareness and information stall at a venue that has been very supportive and productive in the past. Hope to identify and help hidden carers that is carers not known to us

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Annual ranger guided carers walk

Our annual ranger guided carers walk from Avenham Pavilion cafe to the beautiful Fishwick local nature reserve. Refreshments and toilets are available bring own lunch or purchase at Avenham Pavilion Café. Not a long walk but a very interesting one. No booking required just come along

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Carers Film, cakes and refreshments

12 noon on 10th June at Greenbank Lecture theatre UCLan. Cakes, Refreshments and carers film 'Robot & Frank' Supporting Carers UK care for a cuppa campaign, information on how carers can be involved in education at UCLan. No booking required come along and meet other carers.

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Carer Support South Lakes Official Launch

Carer Support South Lakes cordially request the pleasure of your company in celebrating National Carers Week. Founded in 1992 to improve the lives of unpaid Carers in South Lakeland, Carer Support South Lakes is an affiliate of Carers Trust and works to raise awareness of caring, highlighting the challenges unpaid Carers face and recognising the contribution they make to our community. Join us for Canapés & Prosecco, guest speakers, a prize draw and more at The Castle Green Hotel, Kendal on Wednesday 12th June 16:00-18:00 RVSP 01539 815970 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Have you added your event for Carers Week?

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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