Events

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  • Mon
    02
    Oct
    2017
    Mon
    29
    Jan
    2018
    Milton Keynes

     

    Dementia support workers provide information and support to people with dementia and their carers by telephone and face to face. Visits can be arranged in people’s homes or at our office. If you would like to speak to someone, please telephone to arrange a suitable appointment.

     

    Please follow the link for more information: Services Information Sheet MK- Autumn 2017

  • Tue
    02
    Jan
    2018
    Tue
    18
    Dec
    2018
    10.30-12.00Milton Keynes Centre for Integrated Living - 330 Saxon Gate West, Milton Keynes, MK9 2ES - MK CIL meeting room.

    MILTON KEYNES HARD OF HEARING SUPPORT GROUP

    MEETS ON 1stand 3rd TUESDAY EVERY MONTH AT MKCIL MEETING ROOM WITHIN THE CHURCH OF CHRIST THE CORNERSTONE,MK CITY CENTRE FROM 10.30-12.00 NOON

    ITINERY FOR 2018

    TUESDAY 2 JANUARY PRESENTATION BY THAMES VALLEY POLICE ON DISABLED ISSUES by Richard Solly

    TUESDAY 16 JANUARY   COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 6 FEBRUARY PRESENTATION BY HEARING DOGS FOR THE DEAF

    TUESDAY 20 FEBRUARY     COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 6 MARCH PRESENTATION by Michelle Breeze of MK THEATRE on disabled access performances and disabled issues

    TUESDAY 20 MARCH         COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 3 APRIL PRESENTATION BY CNWL ADULT HEARING SERVICES by Collette

    TUESDAY 17 APRIL             COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 1 MAY PRESENTATION BY MKC COMMUNITY TRANSPORT AND MK COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER TRANSPORT SCHEME (TO BE CONFIRMED)

    TUESDAY 15 MAY                   COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 5 JUNE MK MACCULAR GROUP ON CHARLES BONNET SYNDROME (TO BE CONFIRMED)

    TUESDAY 19 JUNE                   COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 3 JULY PRESENTATION ON ARRIVA BUS SERVICES by Keiran Lawson General Manager

    TUESDAY 17 JULY                   COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 7 AUGUST PRESENTATION BY MKCIL by Annette Holcroft

    TUESDAY 21 AUGUST               COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER PRESENTATION BY MK HEALTHWATCH by Tracey Keech Deputy CEO

    TUESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER           COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 2 OCTOBER PRESENTATION BY MK HOSPITAL AUDIOLOGY (TO BE CONFIRMED)

    TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER               COFFEE MORNING

     TUESDAY 6 NOVEMBER PRESENTATION ON ADULT SOCIAL SERVICES by Cath Broadhead of MKCCG

    TUESDAY 20 NOVEMBER                 COFFEE MORNING

    TUESDAY 4 DECEMBER PRESENTATION BY ACTION ON HEARING LOSS by Henry Skinner

    TUESDAY 18 DECEMBER HOH SUPPORT GROUP CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

     

  • Tue
    09
    Jan
    2018
    Tue
    12
    Jun
    2018
    14.00 - 16.00602 North Row,(Behind MK Library) Secklow Gate West, Central Milton Keynes MK9 3BJ

    Milton Keynes Macular Society Support Group

    meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 2.00 to 4.00pm at Centrecom Meeting Place, 602 North Row,(Behind MK Library) Secklow Gate West, Central Milton Keynes MK9 3BJ

     

    Programme January to June 2018

     

    Tuesday 9 January

    AGM followed by

    MK Reader Service, a presentation by one of its volunteers and

    Sound News by Paula Suchy, its chairman, and also our member.

    Both these local organisations are invaluable to anyone with sight loss.

     

    Tuesday 13 February

    Macular Degeneration Lenses: Chris Skelton of Henry Smith & Hamylton, opticians, will demonstrate these lenses which have been specially developed to help with AMD. Come along to see if they might work for you and open up new horizons!

     

    Tuesday 13 March

    Current Research: What is happening and how we might help. We welcome again Julie Edwards from the Macular Society, this time with encouraging news on all types of macular conditions.

     

    Tuesday 10 April

    Christmas in April! Come to our meeting postponed by snow, a social time with seasonal refreshments, a raffle and a revisit by the popular toe tapping “The Last of the Summer Ukuleles”

     

    Tuesday 8 May

    All things Macular: Our open group discussion on macular conditions; how they affect you; how you manage; share tips & advice. If you want information on a particular topic, please tell Maggie in April

     

    Tuesday 12 June

    My Little Evacuee: An entertaining and enlightening talk by Gordon Abbott on his personal story and his present involvement with The British Evacuees Association

     

    For further information please contact Maggie on 01908 319292

  • Thu
    25
    Jan
    2018
    Thu
    29
    Nov
    2018
    10.30-12.00Centrecom, 602 North Row, Secklow Gate West, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3BJ (Behind the Central Milton Keynes Library, facing public car park)

    Bucks Vision Ballroom Dancing Group

     

    Discover fun  way to exercise and learn to dance.  Visually impaired as well as sighted ladies and gentlemen are welcome.  We have an excellent dance teacher who is experienced in helping the visually impaired  as well as sighted individuals.

     

    Venue: Centrecom, 602 North Row, Secklow Gate West, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3BJ (Behind the Central Milton Keynes Library, facing public car park)

     

    When: Thursday, 25 January 2018 and then monthly on the last Thursday.

     

    Time: 10.30  a m to 12 noon. Doors open at 10 a m

    Cost: £5 per session

     

    For further information and to book a place, please contact Padma on 01908 377058 or

    e-mail: pscheriyan@gmail.com

     

    We look forward to welcoming you.

  • Wed
    14
    Mar
    2018
    2.00pm - 4.00pmSpinal Injuries Association SIA House, 2 Trueman Place, Oldbrook, MK6 2HH

    OLDER PERSONS’ FORUM WELLBEING

    Speakers Caroline Holland - Open University Dr. Nicola Smith GP - MKCCG Peter Barnes – MK City Orchestra In addition speakers are anticipated on Mental Health and from MK Council in the Chair Jan Lloyd - MK Older Persons’ Champion 

    Wednesday 14th March, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm 

    Public-Meeting-March-2018-PosterFree parking, disabled parking, accessible building, hearing loop. Bus stop at SIA House: Arriva Route 1 and Red Rose Travel Route 28 Any questions call: Kim Burchell, OPF Administrator on 01908 231344 Organised & promoted by Milton Keynes Older Persons’ Forum

  • Wed
    04
    Apr
    2018
    Wed
    27
    Jun
    2018
    Alzheimer’s Society - 2nd Floor, Margaret Powell House 401-447 Midsummer Boulevard, alzheimers.org.uk Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3BN

     

    Dementia Support

    Dementia support workers provide information and support to people with dementia and their carers by telephone and face to face. Visits can be arranged in people’s homes or at our office. If you would like to speak to someone, please telephone to arrange a suitable appointment.

     

     

     

    Service

     

    Location

     

    Frequency

     

    Time

    ‘All Hands on Deck’ Activity Group

    (for people with dementia under 65)

    Margaret Powell House, Central Milton Keynes MK9 3BN

    and various locations

    Monday, Fortnightly

    16 & 30 Apr

    14 & 28 May

    11 & 25 Jun

    2pm - 4pm

    Activity Group

    Swinfen Harris Hall, London Road, Stony Stratford MK11 1JA

    Every Tuesday

    10am - 12pm

    Activity Group

    Shenley Wood Village, Chalkdell Drive, Shenley Wood, MK5 6GJ

    Last Tuesday of the month

    24 Apr, 29 May,

    26 Jun

    2pm – 4pm

    Activity Group

    The MARC and Frank Moran Centre

    Melrose Avenue

    Bletchley, MK3 6PA

    Wednesday fortnightly

    4 & 18 Apr

    2, 16 & 30 May

    13 & 27 Jun

    1.30 – 3.30pm

    Activity Group

    Springfield Centre, Springfield Boulevard, MK6 3JH

    Every Thursday

    1.30pm -3.30pm

    Carer Support Group

    Margaret Powell House, Central Milton Keynes MK9 3BN

    Wednesday, fortnightly

    11 & 25 Apr

    9 & 23 May

    6 & 20 Jun

    10.30am - 12.30pm

    Singing for the Brain

    Herons Lodge Guide Centre, Bradwell Road, Loughton Lodge, Milton Keynes, MK8 9AA

    Monday, fortnightly

    9 & 23 Apr

    21 May

    4 & 18 Jun

    10.30am -12.15pm

    Singing for the Brain

    The Peartree Centre, Chadd Lane, Milton Keynes MK6 3EB.

    Monday, fortnightly

    9 & 23 Apr

    21 May

    4 & 18 Jun

     

     

    For more information please  follow the link -

    Services Information Sheet MK- Spring 2018

    2pm - 3.45pm

  • Sat
    21
    Apr
    2018
    12:30 pmMK Rose in Campbell Park

    Commonwealth Picnic – Bring a Picnic and a Flag.

    Celebrate being part of the Commonwealth by sharing food, friendship and fun on HM The Queen’s Birthday, and joining in with Commonwealth celebrations that will be taking place right across the globe. Please bring a flag for our display of 52 flags of the 52 commonwealth countries. http://www.theparkstrust.com/whats-on/event-details/2127

  • Fri
    08
    Jun
    2018
    12.00pm - 6.00pmChrysalis Theatre - Japonica Line, Willen Park, Milton Keynes MK15 9JY

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    Camphill Communities Milton Keynes Rectruitment & Volunteer Fair

    Do you want to be a part of a unique creative and caring environment?

    We’re a vibrant community providing support and a meaningful working life for adults with a wide range of abilities.

     

    Drop in for an informal chat over refreshments from our bakery and café and explore our community employment and voluntary opportunities.

    We’re seeking:
    - Support Workers and Senior roles in our supported living houses.
    - Day care Support Workers in Café, Bakery, Garden & Crafts workshops.
    - Local Volunteers for Café, Bakery, Garden, Crafts, Theatre & I.T. Workshops.

    For further information please contact recruitment (at) camphillmk.co.uk
    More on our vacancies here - http://camphillmk.co/work-with-us/
    More on volunteering here - http://camphillmk.co/about-us-2/volunteer-opportunities/

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    11:00 amDoor 15, Silbury Blvd, Centre:MK, MK9 3EP

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    The artworks at the You See Me Moving Forward exhibition, celebrating Milton Keynes Disability Milton Keynes Disability Awareness Day

    It’s opening on Saturday 23 June, 11am

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Sat
    14
    Jul
    2018
    10 - 3pmMiddleton Hall

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    Milton Keynes Disability Awareness Day

    Saturday 14th July 2018

    10 - 3pm FESTIVAL OF SPORT

     

     

    Come along and see

    • GB Paralympians
    • Sport Demonstrations in the MK Dons Stadia
    • Yoga/ Streetdance and Gymnastics
    • Song & Dance
    • Art Exhibition
    • Craft activities & Competitions

     

     

  • Thu
    09
    Aug
    2018
    Thu
    30
    Aug
    2018
    6pm - 8pmFishermead Trinity Centre, Fishermead Boulevard, Fishermead, MK6 2LA

    Advert Summer School-1

     Supporting Disabled People into Leadership Roles

     

     

    The Equality Council UK are proud to be announcing the Disability Leadership Programme Summer School.

    The DLP Summer School is a FREE four week programme aimed to tackle the under representation of disabled people on decision making bodies.

    This project has been made possible by a grant from Peoples Postcode Trust, a grant-giving charity, funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

    The course will cover skills such as Public Speaking and confidence building as well as ways to deal with confrontation, conflict and stress. Following on from the course, attendees will be supported to apply for positions on boards and for their first few months attending.

    WHEN

    Thursday 9th August 2018, 6pm-8pm- Introduction

    Thursday 16th August 2018, 6pm-8pm Public Speaking

    Thursday 23rd August 2018, 6pm-8pm- Confidence Building

    Thursday 30th 2018, 6pm-8pm- Dealing with Confrontation and Stress

     

    ONLY 5 SPACES LEFT! 

    Please contact Hannah on:

     hannaho@mkequalitycouncil.org.uk or 01908 786707

  • Mon
    01
    Oct
    2018
    Wed
    19
    Dec
    2018
    Milton Keynes

     

    Dementia Support

    Dementia support workers provide information and support to people with dementia and their carers by telephone and face to face. Visits can be arranged in people’s homes or at our office. If you would like to speak to someone, please telephone to arrange a suitable appointment.

     

    Please follow the link below for more information -

    Services Information Sheet MK- Autumn 2018 2

  • Wed
    17
    Oct
    2018
    2.00pm - 4.00pmGuildhall, Christ the Cornerstone Church MK9 2ES

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    We would like to welcome you from 1.30pm for light refreshments and the formal meeting will begin at 2pm.

    The AGM will give us the opportunity to share with you the successes and challenges of the past year and to discuss with you our plans for the future. We will also give you the opportunity to ask questions to members of the Board.

    To help us with our planning of this event, you may wish to confirm your attendance, you can do that via email at kim.burchell@mkcil.org.uk or call us on 01908 231344.

    This will help us with our seating and catering arrangements, therefore please can you send the following information

    ◦ Your full name, role and organisation

    ◦Contact email and telephone number

    ◦Any other special requirements

    If you require additional support, please do feel free to bring along your carer/PA.

    Please do share this invitation to other members of your organisation/group who you feel would like to attend. In order to ensure that we can give you a full response to any issues you would like to raise at the AGM, please submit any questions to by Wednesday 3rd October 2018.

    We very much hope you will be able to attend and we look forward to meeting you at 2.00pm on Wednesday 17th October 2018

  • Sat
    10
    Nov
    2018
    10.00am -4.00pmChrysalis Theatre, Camphill MK Communities, Japonica Lane, Willen Park, Milton Keynes, MK15 9JY

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    Shop Local, Eat Local and Meet Local

     

    In support of a vibrant community providing a meaningful working life for adults with learning disabilities, Camphill Milton Keynes Communities Ltd will host their Winter Artisan Food & Craft Fair on Saturday 10th November.

     

    Hosted inside the specially built community theatre Chrysalis Milton Keynes, the indoor event will showcase their very own artisan baked goods, preserves, honey, cordials and vinegars, traditional textiles, unique one-off art & craft items.

     

    CMKC have invited a further 30 hand-selected local crafters, makers & artisans to join them. Expect original photography, creative bakes, soaps, craft gin, upcycled wood, jewellery, festive gifts, curry pastes, chutneys, plus local art demos by MKSA, Christmas gifts and home and fashion accessories and creative gifts made in-house within the Camphill workshops.

     

    “Camphill communities have proud roots in creativity, art, craft and drama and our interest in creating community is in our name.

    Our Artisan Food & Craft Fairs are an excellent opportunity to share our work, build relationships with fellow crafters from the local area and show off the creative skills of our residents and staff”. Tim Davies, CEO CMKC.

     

    Refreshments will include freshly baked good and beverages accompanied by local musical talents.

     

    All funds raised will go back into the vibrant charitable community.

     

    So if you're looking for a unique, locally made gifts and produce and want to meet local makers, crafters, artists and artisans, why not pop in and see what the vibrant community has to offer.

     

    The free indoor event is open to everyone as is family friendly.

     

    You can find out more on their Facebook Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/893816074140299/

    Or visit the Camphill Blog http://camphillmk.co/camphill-blog/

     

    Details:

    FREE entry

    This is an indoor event.

  • Tue
    04
    Dec
    2018
    7:00 pmGuildhall, Christ the Cornerstone Church MK9 2ES
    Christmas Quiz-1Father Christmas will be there with his Elves
     

    Pay on door

    (£5 per person Includes Tea/ Coffee + Mince Pie)

    Prizes for winning team

    Profits to CIL  (If you don't have a team please don't worry as we will help find you one)

  • Wed
    05
    Dec
    2018
    14.00 - 16.00Milton Keynes Centre for Integrating Living The Cornerstone Church MK9 2ES

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    Craft session

    Join us for a Christmas Crafternoon at CIL

    at Christ the Cornerstone

    Make a Christmas Table decoration and have a cuppa and mince pie

     

    Wednesday 5th December 2-4pm

    Places are limited so please book in advance

    £10.00 each, profits going to MKCIL

    Ring 01908 231344 or ask in the office

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