Events

If you’ve come here to find events, you’ve come to the right place.

  • Thu
    06
    May
    2021
    Tue
    14
    Sep
    2021
    9.30am-1.00pm

    There is only 1 week to go until the next Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport Course from WheelPower. It has now sold out but if you are interested and missed out this time then we will also be running this course on the following dates:

    Thursday 6 May (9.30am-1.00pm)
    Thursday 15 July (9.30am-1.00pm)
    Tuesday 14 September (9.30am-1.00pm)

    Are you a teacher, coach or sports student striving to adapt your sports session for wheelchair participants? Then this FREE Online Training Course is for you.

    The Engaging Wheelchair Participants in Sport Course by WheelPower is delivered by inclusive sports development advisor and coach, Mark Bullock. During the morning you will learn the skills that will help you to provide more opportunities for disabled people to get into physical activity and sport and lead active lives.

    More info: https://www.wheelpower.org.uk/resources/engaging-wheelchair-participants-in-sport

  • Tue
    29
    Jun
    2021
    Thu
    26
    Aug
    2021

    Aged 18-25 with nothing planned this summer? We can help with that! Join our Adult Services team for 9 days of fun and skills sessions

    For more information or to book your space please contact us below:

    rachael.champion@autismbeds.orgFB_IMG_1624204143978

    01234 214871

    #autism #fun #summerfun

  • Wed
    07
    Jul
    2021
    Mon
    16
    Aug
    2021
    10am-2pm

    Autism Bedfordshire 's Adult Services team are pleased to announce that they will be offering a six-week skills course entitled Building Resilience In The Community. These will be hosted every Monday from the 7th of July to the 16th of August.FB_IMG_1624986612382

  • Thu
    08
    Jul
    2021
    Thu
    02
    Sep
    2021
    11:00 amVirtual

    Join WheelPower to experience a free exercise class from the comfort of your homes. About this Event: Ella Beaumont will be your trainer this week. Ella will be taking a short 30 minute circuit aimed at keeping you fit and active during this challenging time. No experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome. Members of your household can join in too! 

    WheelPower's Ella's Exercise Classes

  • Mon
    12
    Jul
    2021
    Mon
    16
    Aug
    2021

    Autism Bedfordshire 's Adult Services team is happy to share that they will be hosting a six week, Pre-Employment and Volunteering course, starting on the 12th of July
    For more information or to book your space, contact them at: enquiries@autismbeds.orgFB_IMG_1625308963265

  • Mon
    12
    Jul
    2021
    Tue
    31
    Aug
    2021
    Virtual

    If you would like to join, please let Carers UK know by clicking the relevant link below and you’ll be sent a confirmation email with details on how to join the chat. Please note that it can take up to two working days for your confirmation email to come through. You will need to register for each Care for a Cuppa individually.

    Before joining Care for a Cuppa, read our guidelines for their online chats here.

    July Care for a Cuppa dates

    Monday 12 July, 3-4:00pm - Book here

    The Monday 19 July session is now rescheduled to Tuesday 20 July, 11:30am-12:30pm - Book here

    Monday 26 July, 3-4:00pm - Book here

    August Care for a Cuppa dates

    Monday 2 August, 11:00am-12:00pm - Book here

    Monday 9 August, 3-4:00pm - Book here 

    Monday 16 August, 3-4:00pm - Book here

    Monday 13 August, 3-4:00pm - Book here

    Tuesday 31 August, 11:00am-12:00pm - Book here

    Carers UK- Help and Advice

  • Tue
    13
    Jul
    2021
    Tue
    31
    Aug
    2021
    11:00 amVirtual

    Join Ben Clark and WheelPower every Tuesday morning at 11am to experience a free exercise class from the comfort of your homes. Ben Clark will be your fitness trainer for this week's live class with WheelPower.

     

    WheelPower- Ben's Exercise Classes

     

  • Mon
    26
    Jul
    2021
    Wed
    28
    Jul
    2021

    If you are looking for advice and support for your mental health and wellbeing, join Wellbeing Webinars led by experts from the three local mental health Talking Therapy teams, who are on hand to provide you with the skills to help support you with sleep during pregnancy and early parenthood, provide you with useful tips and techniques to help you better manage stress and support you with building healthier and better relationships with food. ⠀⠀ Next weeks up and coming wellbeing webinars, will focus on the following topics -

    26 Jul - Stress management

    26 Jul - Managing sleep during pregnancy and parenthood

    26 Jul - Food for thought

    28 Jul - Reconnecting with people

    Each webinar is free to access, you are anonymous on the call and no camera is required. Some personal details are required in order to take part in the event. This is to ensure that each health service performs correctly and in line with national health regulations.

    For more information and to register today for each event, please visit - Mind BLMK Events

    #BLMK #Wellbeing #MentalHealth #Support #MindBLMK #IAPT #Webinars

  • Thu
    29
    Jul
    2021
    11.30am-12.30pm

    Speak Out to Help Out: getting a GP appointment 

    Struggling to find a GP? Can't get an appointment and feeling utterly fed up? You're not alone.

    FB_IMG_1626426968158Join us for a discussion with the MK GP Federation. Share your experience and #speakouttohelpout.

    Your feedback will make a difference and help GPs to understand how frustrating it is when you need to see a doctor but can’t. It will also help us to understand the challenges GPs are facing, and what improvements we can make - working together. 29 July, 11-30 - 12.30.

    Sign up now at info@healthwatchmiltonkeynes.co.uk

  • Thu
    29
    Jul
    2021
    2:30 pmVirtual

    NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG

    Thursday 29 July @ 2:30pm

    Join a working group to discuss Disabled Access and experience as part of the Mount Vernon Cancer Services Review with @NHSEastEngland

    Ask questions and share your experience.

    Find out more and register here: NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG- Disabled AccessFB_IMG_1627133802345

  • Fri
    06
    Aug
    2021
    Sat
    07
    Aug
    2021
    Virtual

    Motability Scheme is excited to announce that The Big Event will move online for 2021 on Friday 6th August and Saturday 7th August are looking forward to bringing visitors a fun and informative way to learn more about the Scheme’s worry-free motoring package, without the need to travel.

    Following Covid-19 government guidance, Motability Scheme has made the difficult decision to cancel the One Big Day physical event programme for 2021. As always, the safety of event visitors is their number one priority. They expect all their live events to be back up and running in full in 2022. Motability Scheme- The Big Event

  • Fri
    06
    Aug
    2021
    2.00pm-4.00pmCaldecotte Miniature Railway

    We are delighted to tell you that we shall be hosting a FREE event for children with additional needs and disabilities, and their familieFB_IMG_1626792668493

    Caldecotte Miniature Railway 

    Friday 6th August 2021, 2pm-4pm 

    No need to pre book, just turn up on the day. Please bring your own picnic.

    There is a wheelchair accessible carriage which takes most wheelchairs. The carriage was sponsored by PACA a few years ago.

    Please note that parents and carers are responsible for their children at all times.

    If you have any questions please email pacamk@gmail.com or send us a private message.

    We very much look forward to meeting you in person again!

  • Wed
    11
    Aug
    2021
    Thu
    23
    Sep
    2021

    Autism Bedfordshire's Adult Services department will be hosting their Summer Socials throughout August and September. If you are interested in any of the dates listed below, get in touch: 

    01234 214871 

    enquiries@autismbeds.orgFB_IMG_1626281473713

  • Mon
    13
    Sep
    2021
    Mon
    18
    Oct
    2021
    9:00 am

    Understanding Multiple Sclerosis - MS are pleased to announce that Module 4, ‘MS Risk Factors,' is now open. In Module 4, you will learn about non-modifiable risk factors for MS, including genetics; modifiable risk factors; effective goal setting; and myths and controversies about MS. If you'd like to join, they are taking enrolments for September at https://ms.mooc.utas.edu.au/course/4224

  • Wed
    15
    Sep
    2021
    Thu
    16
    Sep
    2021
    Birmingham


    ROAR B2B is pleased to announce the return of a live Naidex event on the 15th and 16th of September at Birmingham NEC, their first face-to-face event since 2019. This event has been highly anticipated by the Naidex community since the first lockdown began in 2020. 

    Naidex Disability Event

  • Sun
    19
    Sep
    2021
    Stoke Mandeville Stadium Guttmann Road Stoke Mandeville HP21 9PP United Kingdom

     Date for the Diary: MKFM 106.3 FM Tour de Vale 2021 - Sunday September 19th 

    WheelPower 's annual charity bike ride returns to the Aylesbury Vale later this year and they are pleased to announce that entries for the TDV 2021 will be open on April 1. After the year just gone, they are very much looking forward to seeing you all back on the start line at Stoke Mandeville Stadium in September.

    Find out more about their routes, keep up to date with all the latest information and get involved by visiting:  http://www.tourdevale.com

  • Sat
    09
    Oct
    2021
    MK Gallery

     

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    We're thrilled to announce our Autumn exhibition

    Laura Knight, A Panoramic View

     

    Opens 9 October 2021

     
    Laura Knight, A Panoramic View will present an in-depth look at the career of Laura Knight, spanning her entire life. A pioneering painter of women, war and marginalised people Knight had a long and successful career that saw her travel the world and break conventions. She became the first woman elected to full membership of the Royal Academy in 1936 and was the first female artist to be appointed Dame of the British Empire.
     
    The exhibition will bring together over 100 works from public and private collections, including iconic pieces, rarely seen paintings, graphic works and designs for ceramics, jewellery and costume.
     
    For more details and to book, visit our website.
     
    Dame Laura Knight, Spring in Cornwall, Oil on canvas 1914-35, Tate (c) Tate Images
     
     
     

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  • Tue
    19
    Oct
    2021
    10am-11.00amVirtual

    Covid-19 has made us realise how important technology is, but how can support workers help people with learning disabilities access tech?

    Learning Disability England- Accessible Tech

  • Tue
    28
    Jun
    2022
    Fri
    01
    Jul
    2022
    Stoke Mandeville Stadium

    EXCITING NEWS! The WheelPower National Junior Games will be returning in 2022

    28 June - 1 July 2022 

    Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Buckinghamshire.

    The Games are a great way for young people (aged 11-18) with a physical disability to discover sport in a safe, welcoming and friendly environment.

    The event will combine taster sessions with coaching and competition in a range of different age groups. Today we are announcing a register of interest from schools and teachers.

    Visit WheelPower's website to find out more and make a note of the dates in your diary.

    They can't wait to welcome you back to Stoke Mandeville Stadium next year! www.wheelpower.org.uk/sport-events/national-junior-games-2022 #nationaljuniorgames #NJG2022

  • Tue
    20
    Apr
    2027
    7.00pm-8.00pmVirtual

    Autism Bedfordshire 's My Futures team are hosting their next session on the 27th of April. This session will provide information about the options that young people have around finding work and employment when they leave their educational setting, along with introducing them to the employment support service that they offer and how Autism Bedfordshire can help you in your journey to employment.FB_IMG_1619022863695

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