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About 3,000 people a day are visiting this website and they might well be looking at this page. These events may also be included in our ME Essential magazine. To have your event listed, please send an email to email Tony Britton.

Monday, February 2
Waterloo Community Centre, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, Sefton L22 1RD, 10.30am-12noon

Monthly tea, coffee and company meeting held by the NeuroSupport organisation. For more information, contact Maryam, tel: 0151 298 2999, mobile: 07930 180 861l, email: Maryam@neurosupport.org.uk

Wednesday, February 4
Murrayfield Hotel, 18 Corstorphine Road, Murrayfield, Edinburgh, EH12 6HN, 2.30pm

Regular café meeting held by the Edinburgh ME Self-Help Group. For company, conversation, support, information-sharing and refreshment, come and
join us – look out for a copy of the latest newsletter on our table or ask the staff if you cannot see us. For further information about the group, please phone 0845 625 202.

Thursday, February 5
Costa Café, Broad Street, Teddington TW11 8QZ, 11am

Social get-together. Richmond and Kingston ME Group. For more information about this group, please email Nicky Handcock at chalkiedownunder@talktalk.net

Thursday, February 5
Midsteeple, 1 Midsteeple, Dumfries DG1 2BH, 1-3pm

Monthly social meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway ME Network. For more information about this group, please phone Craig Woods on 01387 811082 or email: craig.dgme@yahoo.co.uk It’s on the first floor but accessible with entry through the Midsteeple Box Office.

Saturday, February 7
The Pavilion Café, Port St Mary Golf Club, Isle of Man, 10.30am

Social gathering organised by ME Support (Isle of Man). For more information about this group, please email Celia Marshall at mesupportiom@manx.net

Tuesday, February 24
The Old Pack Horse, 434 High Road, Chiswick, London W4 5TF, 11am

Network MESH (WEst London) meeting. For more information, please phone Colin on 0208 995 5609.

Wednesday, February 25
The Well café, The Square Centre, 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX, 1pm

Regular café meeting held by the Edinburgh ME Self-Help Group. For company, conversation, support, information-sharing and refreshment, come and
join us – look out for a copy of the latest newsletter on our table or ask the staff if you cannot see us. For further information about the group, please phone 0845 625 2025.

Saturday, February 28
18 Nursery Gardens, Whittlesey, near Peterborough PE7 1TE, 10am-12noon

Coffee morning at the home of Marian and John Dunham for the Peterborough ME Support Group. £2 admission, raffle and chance to have a chat over a cuppa and a piece of cake. For more information about the group, please email pboromesg@ntlworld.com

Sunday, March 1
Bath

Matt and Ellie Feehan, from Chelmsford, will be taking part in the Bath Half Marathon today to raise money for the ME Association. If you would like to support their fundraising, please visit their online page www.justgiving.com/MattandElliebathhalf

Monday, March 2
Waterloo Community Centre, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, Sefton L22 1RD, 10.30am-12noon

Monthly tea, coffee and company meeting held by the NeuroSupport organisation. For more information, contact Maryam, tel: 0151 298 2999, mobile: 07930 180 861l, email: Maryam@neurosupport.org.uk

Wednesday, March 4
Murrayfield Hotel, 18 Corstorphine Road, Murrayfield, Edinburgh, EH12 6HN, 2.30pm

Regular café meeting held by the Edinburgh ME Self-Help Group. For company, conversation, support, information-sharing and refreshment, come and
join us – look out for a copy of the latest newsletter on our table or ask the staff if you cannot see us. For further information about the group, please phone 0845 625 2025.

Thursday, March 5
Caffe Nero, Victoria Road, Surbiton KT6 4PE (opposite the railway station), 11am

Social get-together. Richmond and Kingston ME Group. For more information about this group, please email Nicky Handcock at chalkiedownunder@talktalk.net

Thursday, March 5
Midsteeple, 1 Midsteeple, Dumfries DG1 2BH, 1-3pm

Monthly social meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway ME Network. For more information about this group, please phone Craig Woods on 01387 811082 or email: craig.dgme@yahoo.co.uk It’s on the first floor but accessible with entry through the Midsteeple Box Office.

Saturday, March 14
Wolsey Room, Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel, Abingdon Road, Oxford, OX1 4PS, 2-4pm

Annual General Meeting of OMEGA, the Oxfordshire ME Group for Action. Guest speakers: (1) Mike Shepherd, who is undertaking the North Pole Marathon Challenge on April 9 in aid of Invest in ME and (2) Clare McDermott from Southampton University, who will talk about her project to set up an M.E. portal at ‘HealthTalkOnline”. There will be a tea break for refreshments and a chance to ask the speakers questions during the afternoon. For more information about OMEGA, please email ltrl3@tiscali.co.uk

Thursday, April 2
Midsteeple, 1 Midsteeple, Dumfries DG1 2BH, 1-3pm

Monthly social meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway ME Network. For more information about this group, please phone Craig Woods on 01387 811082 or email: craig.dgme@yahoo.co.uk It’s on the first floor but accessible with entry through the Midsteeple Box Office.

Monday, April 6
Waterloo Community Centre, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, Sefton L22 1RD, 10.30am-12noon

Monthly tea, coffee and company meeting held by the NeuroSupport organisation. For more information, contact Maryam, tel: 0151 298 2999, mobile: 07930 180 861l, email: Maryam@neurosupport.org.uk

Monday, May 4
Waterloo Community Centre, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, Sefton L22 1RD, 10.30am-12noon

Monthly tea, coffee and company meeting held by the NeuroSupport organisation. For more information, contact Maryam, tel: 0151 298 2999, mobile: 07930 180 861l, email: Maryam@neurosupport.org.uk

Tuesday, May 5
Gresham College, Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH, 1pm

Free public lecture:’Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Not Just Tired All The Time!’ given by Dr Alistair Miller, infectious diseases consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. You do not need to register for this free public event. It will be run on a “first come, first served” basis, so please feel free to arrive a little early to ensure that you can get a seat. Doors will be opened half an hour before the start of the event.

Thursday, May 7
Midsteeple, 1 Midsteeple, Dumfries DG1 2BH, 1-3pm

Monthly social meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway ME Network. For more information about this group, please phone Craig Woods on 01387 811082 or email: craig.dgme@yahoo.co.uk It’s on the first floor but accessible with entry through the Midsteeple Box Office.

Saturday, May 9
Danny House, New Way Lane, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, 7.30pm

Fundraising Dance to celebrate VE Day with Michael Giverney and Jo Kimber. Tickets cost £20 and are available from reMEmber. Dress is Black Tie, Uniform or 1940s. Please send cheques payable to reMEmber to PO Box 1647, Hassocks BN6 9QL.

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Sunday, May 17
‘Blue Sunday’ Tea Party

Anna Jones organises her annual ‘Blue Sunday’ Tea Party to mark ME Awareness Week. For details of how to join, visit Anna’s blog http:// lifeintheslowlanewithme.blogspot.co.uk at or check her Twitter feed @theslowlane_ME

Monday, May 25
BUPA London 10k event, Central London

We have 13 guaranteed places on offer for people who would like to take part in this event while raising money for the ME Association, and they’re filling up fast.
So far, we have an entry from a seven-person team – Harriet Bannington, Michaela Ford, Carley Pease, Michael Gimenez-Alda, Mark Sturgess, Mel Drew and Chris Jacobs whose joint fundraising page is HERE. They’ve set themselves a target to raise £1,750 for the MEA – can you chip in some money to help them?

Thursday, May 29
1 Birdcage Walk, Westminster, central London.

10th annual International Invest in ME Conference.
Download leaflet HERE

Monday, June 1
Waterloo Community Centre, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, Sefton L22 1RD, 10.30am-12noon

Monthly tea, coffee and company meeting held by the NeuroSupport organisation. For more information, contact Maryam, tel: 0151 298 2999, mobile: 07930 180 861l, email: Maryam@neurosupport.org.uk

Sunday, June 14
Lake Windermere in the Lake District

Charlotte Lowry, from Cambridge, will be taking part in the Great North Swim this morning to raise money for the ME Association. If you would like to support her, please visit www.justgiving.com/swimmingforME

Monday, July 6
Waterloo Community Centre, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, Sefton L22 1RD, 10.30am-12noon

Monthly tea, coffee and company meeting held by the NeuroSupport organisation. For more information, contact Maryam, tel: 0151 298 2999, mobile: 07930 180 861l, email: Maryam@neurosupport.org.uk

September
Ecuador

Ewan Ross will be climbing Mount Cotopaxi in Ecuador(19,300ft) to raise money for the ME Association. His wife, Jackie, has ME and he writes that he wants to do what he can to raise awareness of the difficulty in obtaining treatment for the illness. “The last doctor told her to take a multi-vitamin. I could not believe that so little is known about ME”. Ross is a veteran in the world of having challenges – he’s already been up to Everest Base Camp and has take part in both the Great North and the Great South Runs. If you would like to support Ewan’s fundraising for The MEA,please visit his online page at www.justgiving.com/ewanrosscotopaxi

September 2-3
Newcastle

Annual conference of the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative. More details as we receive them.

2016

March 10-13
Hollywood, Florida

Provisional dates for the biennial research and clinical conference of the International Association for CFS and ME (IACFS).


About 3.000 people a day are visiting this website and they might well be looking at this page. These events may also be included in our ME Essential magazine. To have your event listed, please email Tony Britton or phone/text: 07516 656 537.