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Tuesday, February 28
CHANGE OF VENUE for – Worcestershire ME Support Group Lunch
Join us for lunch or just a cuppa and a chat at Worcester, a Wyevale Garden Centre, Droitwich Road (A38), Worcester, WR3 7SW (Formerly known as Blooms), 12.30pm onwards

For more information about the group, please visit their website at http://worcsmegroup.weebly.com/

Thursday, March 2
Cornerstone Café, Grove, Oxfordshire OX12 0PT, 1-3pm

Regular meeting of the Wantage and Grove ME/CFS Support Group. Members, partners and friends welcome. For more information about this group, please Annie Kingsbury on 01235 763813 or email anniekingsbury@talktalk.net

Saturday, March 4
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Sunday, March 5
John Lewis, Riverside Restaurant, First Floor (overlooking the river), Kingston-upon-Thames KT1 1TE, 11am

Richmond and Kingston ME Group meeting. For more information about this group, please contact Linda Webb, tel: 020 8977 1508, email: lindawebb00@aol.com

Monday, March 6
De Vere Hotel (formerly The Four Pillars Hotel), Henley Road, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford, OX4 4GX, 1.15pm

OMEGA Oxford area social gathering. An opportunity for OMEGA members and carers to socialise with other ME sufferers. For more details, phone Jo and John on 01993 866610.

Tuesday, March 7
The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE, 12noon-1pm

Monthly meeting of the Banbury ME/CFS Support Group. We are a small, friendly and informal group who meet regularly on the first Tuesday of each month. Driving: There is ample metered and some free disabled parking just outside. On Foot: It is just across the canal from Castle Quay Shopping Centre. nPlease feel free to pop in anytime, whether it is for a quick chat or longer if you wish. Family and carers are very welcome.
Facebook: Banbury ME Support Group Email: megroupbanbury@btinternet.com or Telephone 07745 385293 for details.

Tuesday, March 7
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, March 8
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Rd, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1PU. 11am-1pm

St Albans ME Group AGM. Guest speaker: Annie Brewster. Former Mayor of St Albans who has M.E. Then refreshments followed by discussion and mindfulness, meditation to end with. £2 If people have any enquiries or would like to join our group, please email stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com, phone Mondays 10am to 1pm 0203 290 7088 (local rate.) Website: www.stalbansmegroup.org.uk

Thursday, March 9
The William Morris Pub, 4 King Street, Hammersmith, London W6 0QA, 2.30pm

Network MESH West London informal coffee meeting. This is one of  the  Wetherspoon’s  pub  chain. It has two entrances; in King Street and Lyric Square. Contact: Colin Parratt 020 8995 5609

Thursday, March 9
The Seahorse, The Street, Shalford, Guildford GU4 8BU, 11.15am

Meeting of the Guildford ME/CFS Support Group. All members and carers welcome. For more information about this group, please e-mail Neil Perrett at GuildfordME@hotmail.co.uk

Saturday March 11
Lounge, Methodist Church, Main Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, 2pm

Informal coffee and chat session held by ME Support (Isle of Man). Family and friends always welcome. For more information, tel: 07624 383871, email: enquiries@mesupportiom.info

Monday, March 13
Shillingford Bridge Hotel, Shillingford Hill, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8LZ, 12noon–2pm.

South Oxfordshire ME/CFS Support Group get-together. The Thames Travel 139 bus no longer stops near to the hotel, but the X39/X40 Oxford to Reading bus stops on the main road in Shillingford near the turning to the hotel (five minutes’ walk). There is also car parking on site. For further information, email Tessa at tessamary_keys@yahoo.co.uk or phone on 01491 838727

Tuesday, March 14
Café/bar, The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE, 2.30-4pm

Monthly meeting of the Morecambe Bay ME Group. All welcome. Contact Julie for more details, or if you would like to arrange a lift share, teL: 01524 888214.

Wednesday, March 15
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, St Albans, London AL2 IPU, 10an-12.30pm

Therapy taster morning held by the St Albans ME Group. Try a therapy for 15 minutes from this range: Reiki; Reflexology; Indian Head Massage; Hand and foot Massage; Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage. There will be a group meditation and relaxation session starting at 12 noon. Please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com if you hope to be there.

Saturday, March 18
Maghull Baptist Church Hall, Hall Lane, Maghull, Sefton, Merseyside, 10am

Start of a short community walk to raise funds for the ME Association. Everyone welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum length of the walk is four miles but people are welcome to join in at any stage. Refreshments at the church hall after the walk. Experienced walk leaders inn attendance. For more information, phone Ralph or Mary Davies on 0151 526 4269.

Friday, March 24
A Torre, 19 Westow Street, Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RY, 12.30-2.30pm

Friday Lunch Club organised by the South East London ME Support Group. For more information about the group and its regular monthly meetings, please contact Gill on 0208 771 2490.

Thursday, March 30
The Lord Nelson, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8HL, 12 noon onwards

Lunch meeting of the Wantage and Grove ME/CFS Support Group. Members, partners and friends welcome. For more information, please phone Annie Kingsbury on 01235 763813 or email anniekingsbury@talktalk.net

Saturday, April 1
Onchan Methodist Church Hall, Isle of Man, 2pm

AGM of ME Support (Isle of Man). The formalities of the AGM will be quite short, followed by refreshments. I hope you will be able to join us. Email Celia Marshall for more information: celia@manx.net.

Saturday, April 1
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Monday, April 3
The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE, 12noon-1pm

Monthly meeting of the Banbury ME/CFS Support Group. We are a small, friendly and informal group who meet regularly on the first Tuesday of each month. Driving: There is ample metered and some free disabled parking just outside. On Foot: It is just across the canal from Castle Quay Shopping Centre. nPlease feel free to pop in anytime, whether it is for a quick chat or longer if you wish. Family and carers are very welcome.
Facebook: Banbury ME Support Group Email: megroupbanbury@btinternet.com or Telephone 07745 385293 for details.

Monday, April 3
De Vere Hotel (formerly The Four Pillards Hotel), Henley Road, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford, OX4 4GX, 1.15pm

OMEGA Oxford area social gathering. An opportunity for OMEGA members and carers to socialise with other ME sufferers. For more details, phone Jo and John on 01993 866610.

Tuesday, April 4
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, April 5
Caffè Nero, The Square, Richmond TW9 1DZ (down the alley between Sheen Road and The Quadrant), 2.30pm

Richmond and Kingston ME Group meeting. For more information about this group, please contact Linda Webb, tel: 020 8977 1508, email: lindawebb00@aol.com

Monday, April 10
Shillingford Bridge Hotel, Shillingford Hill, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8LZ, 12noon–2pm.

South Oxfordshire ME/CFS Support Group get-together. The Thames Travel 139 bus no longer stops near to the hotel, but the X39/X40 Oxford to Reading bus stops on the main road in Shillingford near the turning to the hotel (five minutes’ walk). There is also car parking on site. For further information, email Tessa at tessamary_keys@yahoo.co.uk or phone on 01491 838727.

Friday, April 28
Lorenzo, 32 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, London SE22 0RR, 12.30-2.30pm

Friday Lunch Club organised by the South East London ME Support Group. For more information about the group and its regular monthly meetings, please contact Gill on 0208 771 2490.

Tuesday, May 2
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, May 6
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Monday, May 8
De Vere Hotel (formerly The Four Pillards Hotel), Henley Road, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford, OX4 4GX, 1.15pm

OMEGA Oxford area social gathering. An opportunity for OMEGA members and carers to socialise with other ME sufferers. For more details, phone Jo and John on 01993 866610.

Saturday, May 13
The Sheldrake Suite, The Martlets Hall, Civic Way, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9NN, 2pm

Annual ME Awareness Week conference staged by local group reMEmber. Main speaker: Professor Kevin Davies, from the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Entry is by ticket (£5) which includes refreshments. Please apply to reMEmber for tickets and send a stamped addressed envelope with your cheque made payable to reMEmber. PO Box No 1647, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 9GQ.

Saturday, May 13
18 Nursery Gardens, Whittlesey, near Peterborough PE7 1TE, 10am-12noon

Coffee morning for ME Awareness Day at the home of Marian and John Dunhamm of Peterborough ME Support Group. There will be a £2 admission charge plus a raffle. For more information about the group, please tel: 01733 203480 or email pboromesg@ntlworld.com

Monday, May 15
Shillingford Bridge Hotel, Shillingford Hill, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8LZ, 12noon–2pm.

South Oxfordshire ME/CFS Support Group get-together. The Thames Travel 139 bus no longer stops near to the hotel, but the X39/X40 Oxford to Reading bus stops on the main road in Shillingford near the turning to the hotel (five minutes’ walk). There is also car parking on site. For further information, email Tessa at tessamary_keys@yahoo.co.uk or phone on 01491 838727

May 31-June 1
One Great George Street, Westminster

Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium organised by Invest in ME. Watch the following page for further details: www.investinme.eu/BRMEC%20Colloquiums.shtml#brmec7

Friday, June 2
One Great George Street, Westminster

12th Invest in ME International ME Conference 2017. Watch the following page for further details: www.investinme.eu/IIMEC12.shtml

Saturday, June 3
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, June 6
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, March 4
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, May 6
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, July 1
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, July 4
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, August 1
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, August 5
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, September 2
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, October 1
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, October 3
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, November 5
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, November 7
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Saturday, December 2
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, December 5
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.


About 5,000 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.