All physical meetings cancelled until further notice as of 13/3/2020 except online zoom, see below.

Branch Meetings and Activity Groups

We have a variety of speakers at our Branch meetings, including Health Professionals, local services and simply inspiring or entertaining people. Members are welcome to come to both meetings.

Click here for Activity Groups

Group Venue

We meet from 2.30pm to 4.00pm on the third Monday of the month. Meetings are at Upwey & Broadwey Memorial Hall, DT3 5NG.

NB Attendance at our monthly meetings has been very low recently so we would like to know what we can do to attract more of our members to attend. Are the subjects too boring? is it difficult to get to our venues (above)? or maybe the time of the meetings is inconvenient? Please contact Pat Pollard or Jo Galley with any ideas for future meetings.

Outings in red contact Pat Pollard 01305 264471 to book

Fund raising in blue contact TBA

2020 (dates in reverse order, latest at the top)

Mon Jun 15th Weymouth Tea and Cakes at Goulds cancelled. Instead we have arranged a Zoom meeting run by Coop Estate planning. They will talk about Wills, Inheritance Tax planning etc. This will start at 14:00. For those of you familar with zoom, here is the link to join the meeting

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82358378423?pwd=bHZLRUNOOWJ1LzRnM1Jqd29vRWVYZz09
Meeting ID: 823 5837 8423
Password: 086800
.zoom.us/u/kdNFb2dTW1

Disclaimer, please note we do not support the Coop or it’s products but are merely providing members with alternative information.

Mon Apr 20th Weymouth Volunteers required for Research project, Ali Khattab will introduce himself and his research. To be rearranged

Fri Mar 27th Dorchester Closed

Mon Mar 16th Weymouth AGM (moved from Dorchester), cancelled and not to be resceduled in 2020. New committee to take over from this date.

Fri Feb 28th Dorchester Brian Bates - Tales from Dorset County prison, some macabre, some humorous!

Mon Feb 17th Weymouth Bingo

Wed Feb 12th Fish & chips lunch at Upwey Hall, PwPs go free, 3 for others + a game or two of Bingo. Book it with Jan or John Davis.

Fri Jan 24th Dorchester Quiz

Mon Jan 20th Weymouth Ali from Monkey World to talk some more Monkey business, any old towels or blankets would be appreciated.

Activity groups

Members can also take advantage of our activity groups

  • Exercise to Music (PDSW)
  • Hydrotherapy sessions. These consist of exercises in a warm water pool and are proving to be of great benefit to those with stiffness or rigidity or balance problems. (Funding has run out so no longer supported. However there are sessions at Dorchester sport cenre https://www.1610.org.uk and Wyvern https://www.neptuneaquatics.co.uk/wyvern-hydrotherapy-pool which you can book for yourself)
  • Yoga - We have another  teacher for Yoga for Parkinsons, Sharon Cox-Button. She has a session every Thursday at 10:00. Call Sharon on 07742 821937 or email to www.dorchesteryoga.co.uk so she knows you’re coming. She has an online session during Lockdown.
  • Carers meetings take place every 2nd friday of the month at the Hotel Rembrandt 10:30am, just turn up no need to book.
  • There is also an informal meeting for ex-carers every wednesday 10am in the Weymouth M&S cafe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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