Partnership board day – Wednesday 6 March

Manchester People First, M8 8RF

A special meeting for people living in Manchester who have a learning disability and for their parents and carers. This meeting is to hear from people about what is important for them, it will be run by Pauline Doyle from the North West Training Development Team. What people say will influence the work of the Learning Disability Partnership Board so it’s important that people have the chance to come along and have their say. For further information, download the flyer here: Partnership Board Day Leaflet 6 March

Wythenshawe dementia cafe – Wednesday 6 March

Village 135, M22 4ZP

Do you care for someone with dementia? Want to know more about dementia? Come and join Admiral Nurses, Dementia Support Advisors, Manchester Carers forum for a cuppa and a chat in a relaxed and friendly environment. This is a ‘safe’ place bringing people with dementia and their family carers together in the community. Here you can come and get support and meet other people in the same situation as you. It’s a place to make new friendships. Download the flyer here: Wythenshawe dementia cafe

An introduction to NDACA – the National Disability Arts Collection and Archive – Wednesday 6 March

Manchester Art Gallery, M2 3JL

The VA Collective has been established to host discussions and events for people who have an interest in the work of learning disabled artists in context with contemporary art and society.

This event at Manchester Art Gallery, VA Collective 3, will give an introduction to NDACA – the National Disability Arts Collection and Archive. To register your place, please click here.

New Higher Blackly carers group for carers of people living with dementia – Friday 8 March

The Avenue Library & Learning Centre, M9 6HW

If you care for someone with dementia then come along to this new carers group in Higher Blackley for a relaxing get together with other carers. Light refreshments will be available. For more information, download the flyer here: Carers group Higher Blackley

Online money management workshops for computer beginners – Various dates

Northmoor Community Association, M12 5RT

Come and learn some computer skills and turn your Pennies to £s! Northmoor CA are hosting a series of workshops and you are welcome to attend any of the sessions you are interested in. Open to people of any computer experience, however a good understanding of the English language is required. Download the flyer here for the dates and subject of workshops: Online money management workshops

Free seminar: Resilience in an Ageing Greater Manchester – Wednesday 20 March

St Thomas Centre, M12 6FZ

This seminar looks at the needs of older people in resilience planning, with a particular focus on marginalised communities. The report suggests that although older adults can be particularly vulnerable during times of shock, they also possess assets that can contribute to preparedness for shocks. To book your place, please click here.

Yoga evening to mark Autism awareness day – Tuesday 2 April 

Ladybarn community hub, M14 6RN

An evening of restorative yoga and yoga nidra to mark Autism awareness day. Bring your own pillow and blanket! For more information, download the flyer here: Yoga session

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