Run by Parkinson’s UK
The Alex Project, Bollington
The Macclesfield Branch welcomes you to get together with other people from the Parkinson’s community by joining their Zoom sessions.
10am to 11am, every Monday.
2pm to 3pm, every Thursday.
Carlisle Branch Weekly Meeting
Join the Carlisle Branch for their weekly meeting where they chat, do quizzes and offer one another peer support and information. They welcome anyone to join.
2.30pm, every Tuesday
For more information, please contact Linny Rubra on [email protected]
Cherry Hill Online Cafe
Join the Parkinson’s UK Cherry Hill Online Cafe to make and meet friends in a relaxed situation using Zoom. Bring your coffee or tea and sit down for an hour or so for a chat and companionship.
10.30am, every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month
For more information and the Zoom link, please contact Linda Jones on [email protected]
Cuppa and a cake
The Cambridge Branch welcomes everyone to join them for a cuppa and chat on Zoom, usually with a guest speaker.
10.30am, 2nd and 4th Friday of the month.
The Peterborough Branch runs an online exercise class, rotating Pilates, Zumba and yoga. All exercises are open to everyone and are for all abilities.
2pm to 3pm, every Monday.
For more information, email Ruth Brinkler-Long on [email protected]
An online Zoom meeting.
2pm, 3rd Monday of the month.
For more information, email David Rudd on [email protected]
Love to move exercise
The Huntingdonshire Branch runs an online class that's open to everyone.
11am, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
2.30pm, every Thursday.
For more information, email Kim Hall on [email protected]
Movement in mind
Difficulties which affect the body can also make the mind react. This often results in unexplained physical symptoms and a sense of exhaustion. These therapy sessions focus on the body and its sensations, offering a chance to re-calibrate, refresh and restore.
North Tyneside Support Group Meeting
Join the North Tyneside Support Group for their monthly catch up where they offer information, friendship and support to people with Parkinson's, their families and carers. They welcome anyone to join.
2pm, every 3rd Monday of the month
For more information, please email Viki Mayes on [email protected]
North Walsham Support Group meeting
The North Walsham Support Group’s weekly meeting varies. They welcome anyone to join their upcoming sessions.
For more information, email Andy Harding on [email protected]
The Huntingdonshire Branch runs an online exercise class that's open to everyone.
11am, every Tuesday.
For more information, email Sarah-Jane on [email protected]
Online keep fit
The Peterborough Branch runs an online exercise class that's open to everyone.
2pm to 3pm, every Thursday.
Parkinson’s pub group
The Ipswich and East Suffolk Branch is running a Parkinson’s pub which is working age friendly.
2pm, last Friday of the month.
For more information, email Becky Penso on [email protected]
Dave at the Peterborough Branch hosts a quiz night every week throughout lockdown. It's a fun way to socialise and meet others.
7pm to 9pm, every Friday.
The Scarborough Branch welcomes anyone to join their weekly group meeting.
2pm, every Thursday
They also hold a weekly quiz night.
7pm, usually every Tuesday
For more information or to join either event please contact Trevor Thomson on [email protected]
Skipton Support Group
The Skipton and District Support Group offer an informal, friendly zoom meet up once a month and new people are always welcome. Join them for some peer support, information and friendly chat.
2pm, every 3rd Thursday of the month
For more information and the Zoom link, please contact Sue Jackson on 01756 796 967 or [email protected]
Run by a third party
Please note, these activities are not organised by Parkinson’s UK (company number 00948776). Parkinson’s UK is not responsible for the activity and is not liable for any advice or treatment received, or for any loss or damage incurred because of attending the activity.
Stroud’s healthy lifestyles scheme has an online light to moderate physical activity class designed for people with Parkinson’s, MS and other medical conditions that limit their mobility.
10.30 to 11.30am, every Tuesday.
Jane’s exercise classes
Jane has worked closely with the Bedford Support Group for some time and wishes to welcome anyone from the Parkinson’s community to her classes. It is making a great difference to people in lockdown. The classes take place on Zoom and people join about 15 minutes early for a chat with each other.
11.30am to 12.15pm, every Wednesday and Friday.
For more information, email Jane on [email protected]
Online social singalong
At Alison’s class, you can sing along to well known pop and jazz standards from roughly the 1960s onwards during one of her online sessions.
3pm to 4pm, every Monday.
Online Exercise Classes
Join Neuro-instructor Jack Davies from Healthbox CIC for online exercise classes for people with Parkinson's.
1.30pm - 2.30pm, every Thursday
For further information or to book onto the class please contact Jack Davies on [email protected]
Parkinson's Art Academy
Launching 15 May, the Parkinson’s Art Academy will offer a range of free, online courses covering the different arts.
Enrollment is now open for 'Poetry Without Fear’ and the portraiture course (drawing & painting portraits).
The academy aims to utilise the artistic skills and knowledge within the Parkinson’s community.