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Chichester and Bognor Regis Branch (including Midhurst Group) - Events

Here you can find details of events and meetings the Chichester and Bognor Regis Branch (including the Midhurst Group) is planning.

Chichester group

Third Monday of each month (apart from April and December, when we meet on the second Monday) from 2pm-4pm.
The Newell Centre, Tozer Way, (off St Pancras), Chichester, PO19 7LG - view map

If you would like more information about our Chichester group, please contact Ann Wallis, Chair on 01903 733112 or [email protected]

  • 20 February 2017 - Beetle Drive - Ann Wallis
  • 20 March 2017 - AGM + Stephen Hill (Parkinson's UK)
  • 10 April 2017 (note this is the second Monday of the month) - James Weston – The Plight of the Polar Bear
  • 15 May 2017 - Deborah Bracken – St Wilfrid's Hospice
  • 19 June 2017 - Diana Beck – Behind the Dentist's Chair
  • 17 July 2017 - Graeme Payne – Travel Quiz with prizes
  • 21 August 2017 - Sophie McLachlan - Parkinson's UK Research Communications Officer
  • 18 September 2017 - John Bowers – If Only I Knew Then
  • 16 October 2017 - Ann Wallis – Holiday in Jamaica
  • 20 November 2017 - Frances Stenlake – Women's Suffrage in Mid Sussex
  • 11 December 2017 (note this is the second Monday of the month) - Christmas Special – Robbie Gold – Magician                           

Bognor Regis group

First Tuesday of each month from 2pm-4pm (no meetings in January and August)
The Regis School of Music, 46 Sudley Road, Bognor Regis PO21 1ER - view map

If you would like more information about our Bognor Regis group, please contact Ann Wallis, Chair on 01903 733112 or email [email protected]

  • 7 February 2017 - Amanda Eames - Secrets of the High Woods (South Downs National Park)
  • 7 March 2017 - Archaeology Workshop – Team from South Downs National Park
  • 4 April 2017 - Call My Bluff
  • 2 May 2017 - Ann Wallis - Island in the Sun - Jamaica
  • 6 June 2017 - Beetle Drive
  • 4 July 2017 - Cream tea and celebration of American Independence Day
  • 5 September 2017 - Jonathan Smith (provisional)
  • 3 October 2017 - Trevor Sapey – The Mary Rose
  • 7 November 2017 - Dawn Schreiber – Le Salon Du Chocolat
  • 5 December 2017 - Christmas party

Midhurst group

Second Wednesday of each month from 2pm-4pm (no meetings in January and August)
The Divine Motherhood and St Francis of Assisi, St Mary's Presbytery Hall, Bepton Road, Midhurst, GU29 9HD - view map

If you would like more information about our Midhurst Group, please contact Pat and Roy Bryant, Midhurst Co-ordinators, on 01730 812801 or email [email protected].

  • 8 February 2017 - Carol Brinson – Furnishing the 'tin' church at Weald and Downland Museum
  • 8 March 2017 - Secrets of the High Woods Archaeology Workshop
  • 12 April 2017 - Tania Pons - The Lost Flying Fields of Midhurst
  • 10 May 2017 - May Mammoth Quiz afternoon
  • 14 June 2017 - Third birthday cream tea
  • 12 July 2017 - Alan Mee - Autumn visits to Switzerland with special focus on the Eiger
  • 13 September 2017 - Puzzles, Pictures and Questions
  • 11 October 2017 - Hugh Horne - Birds in Sussex and beyond
  • 8 November 2017 - Ann Wallis – Trip to Jamaica
  • 13 December 2017 - Christmas party

Trillers vocal exercise group followed by Tai Chi

When: Generally first and second Monday of each month
Where: The Newell Centre, Tozer Way, (off St Pancras), Chichester, PO19 7LG - view map

  • 2.30pm-3.30pm: Trillers vocal exercise group
  • 3.30pm-4pm: Tea and chat
  • 4pm-5pm: Tai Chi

2017 dates: 6 February, 13 February, 6 March, 13 March, 3 April, 8 May, 5 June, 12 June, 3 July, 10 July, 7 August, 4 September, 2 October, 9 October, 6 November, 13 November, 4 December

Indoor games followed by dance group

When: Fourth Monday of each month (except August and December)
Where: The Newell Centre, Tozer Way, (off St Pancras), Chichester, PO19 7LG - view map

  • 2.00pm-3.30pm: Games
  • 3.30pm-4pm: Tea and chat
  • 4pm-5pm: Dance

2017 dates: 27 February, 27 March, 24 April, 22 May, 26 June, 24 July, 14 August, 25 September, 23 October, 27 November, 18 December

People with Parkinson's/Carers' meeting

When: Second Monday of most months, 10.30am-12noon
Where: Marriott House, Tollhouse Close, Ave de Chartres, PO19 1SG - view map

Monthly social gatherings of people with Parkinson's and their partners/carers where we meet in 2 separate groups but on the same premises.

2017 dates: 9 January, 13 February, 13 March, 8 May, 12 June, 10 July, 14 August, 9 October, 13 November

Education sessions

When: Occasional Wednesday evenings, 6.15pm-7.30pm
Where: Bassil Shippam Centre, Tozer Way, ChichesterPO19 7LG - view map

Anyone with Parkinson's and carers are invited to attend a series of education sessions organised by the local Munro Unit of St Richard's Hospital. At each meeting a member of the multi-disciplinary team or a speaker will give a short talk, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions. Tea and coffee will be served.

For further details call 01243 831617.

2017 dates

  • 5 April - Dr Gin Moffitt and Julie Webb (Parkinson's nurse specialist)
  • 3 May - Alison Minns (physiotherapist) and Clare Freeman (occupational therapist)
  • 7 June - Paul Morris (Dementia nurse specialist)
  • 4 October - Dietician + speech and language therapist

Outings and annual lunch

  • Wednesday 26 and Friday 28 April 2017 - Canal trip + fish & chips lunch, 12.30pm-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 13 June 2017 - Annual outing - Bluebell Railway + lunch
  • Monday 11 September 2017 (provisional) - Annual group lunch