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Our programme during Coronavirus restrictions

THE BAD NEWS: All our face-to-face events are suspended owing to the Coronavirus outbreak.

THE GOOD NEWS: We are planning a full programme of events soon when we hope the restrictions will be less severe. Meanwhile we have many activities taking place using Zoom online meetings. Our Secretary can keep you informed of these and any other online events by email. Each email will include full joining instructions.

Regular monthly activities

Branch meetings

Our main Branch meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm. Currently they are held online using Zoom, but we are planning to restart in-person meetings in due course.

You can find a full list of planned meetings, with details of topics and guest speakers, here on our website.

Branch meetings are also listed in our welcome leaflet, which you can download here.

Regular weekly activities

Exercise opportunities

These classes match the timings of our traditional face-to-face classes in Didcot and Botley.

Finding Your Voice

Every Friday at 12.00pm - Voice work with Kate Wilkinson

Open drop-in for chat with friends

Tuesdays at 10am - Carers' Chat, a chance to talk with other carers and share ideas

Tuesdays at 11am - An open drop-in meeting where you can bring a cuppa, draw up a chair and chat with other members

Future events

Here we aim to list other Branch-related activities over the next two months. If you have an event that you would like to appear on this page, please email us at with dates, details and contact information.

August 2021

Thursday 12th August, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Barbecue at Wytham Woods, Oxford OX2 9TA, UK (map)

Join us for our ever-popular summer Barbecue in the beautiful surroundings of Wytham Woods, with shelter available in the barn in case of inclement weather. Contact Martin Cowell for full details.

September 2021

Tuesday 14th September, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

Branch Lunch at The Greyhound, Besselsleigh, OX13 5PX, UK (map)

Postponed from earlier in the year, a chance to make and renew friendships over lunch at a welcoming pub. Contact Martin Cowell for more details.

Sunday 19th September, 9.30am - 2.00pm

Oxford Walk for Parkinson's

Join us for a fundraising walk in the idyllic location of Wytham Woods. Full details of how to sign up and get sponsored can be found here on Parkinson's UK's website.

This year, every £1 raised will be matched by the Frank and Evelyn Brake Connect Fund, doubling our fundraising.

October 2021

Monday 11th October, 2.00pm - Friday 15th October, 10.30am

Branch Holiday in Somerset at Cricket St Thomas Hotel, Cricket St Thomas, Chard TA20 4DD, UK (map)

Join us for four days away in Somerset