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Branch meetings

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The Parkinson's UK Oxford and District Branch meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the W I Hall, North Hinksey Lane, Botley, Oxford OX2 0LT. Meetings begin at 7pm and end around 9pm.

Our monthly meetings usually have a speaker. Recent meetings have informed us about research activities at the University, other Parkinson's-related concerns, and topics of general interest. Some meetings are devoted to group discussion and feedback. At the end there is time for tea and coffee when members can chat together.

Archive of previous meetings

Video recordings, presentations and other material from our previous meetings are progressively being added to our online archive. Take a look at our meetings archive page to see what's available.

Forthcoming meetings

7th March 2018, 7pm

Branch AGM
After the formal business is done, Margaret Lipscomb, Chair of the Oxford Branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A), will tell us about U3A in Oxford and will bring along some leaflets and a few copies of the programme, as well as a list of their special interest groups. You can find out more about Oxford U3A on their website.

4th April 2018, 7pm

Modern Manners and Remembering not to Forget
Talk by David Howe, who has at various times in his career been Chief Education Adviser for Warwickshire, Teacher, School Governor, and Associate Fellow of Warwick University.

2nd May 2018, 7pm

Becky Bell of Oxford City Council's Home Improvement Agency will talk about the new initiative to help disabled, older and vulnerable people stay in their homes by offering grants and assistance with heating and insulation, as well as providing general maintenance assistance and small repairs and alterations at subsidised rates.

6th June 2018, 7pm

Staying independent and leading a full life for older people
Penny Thewlis is Chief Executive of the Oxfordshire Branch of Age UK. In her talk she will be outlining how they can offer information and advice, help to maintain independence and get to know what's going on in the local community. Of course you can also offer help to raise money for them in supporting all these services as well!

4th July 2018, 7pm

Blenheim Palace: 300 Years of History
Mrs Veronica Thorneloe is an official Guide at Blenheim Palace. She has worked there for many years and knows the Palace and the family well. Her talk will be an ideal prelude to the Branch Picnic there on 10 July.