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Before travelling, ALWAYS check that the event is still going ahead. And don’t forget to check the time and the venue which both may have changed since the original notification. Although the ME Association makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of these listings, we cannot be held responsible for any errors that occur.

Monday, January 23
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

Thursday, January 26
The Assembly House, Norwich, 6.30pm

Public lecture organised by Invest in ME. Dr Øystein Fluge and members of his team from Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway, will discuss their retuximab research. Other speakers will include Professor Simon Carding from the Institute of Food Research at the University of East Anglia and Dr Ingrid Rekeland, from Norway. After the lectures, a panel discussion will be held and questions accepted from the audience. Refresh,ends will be available. The Assembly House is in the centre of Norwich, opposite the Milennium Library, and with good car parking and public transport links. If you would like to reserve a place then please use the contact form to request places or email to info@investinme.org with subject title Dr Øystein Fluge Public Talk.

Friday, January 27
Lorenzo, 32 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, Londpon 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.

Friday, January 27
Café Elvira, Borde Hill Gardens, Balcombe Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1XP, 2pm

reMEmber, the local ME/CFS group, meet for tea. Please email me_cfs@hotmail.com to confirm attendance.

Monday, January 30
Morrison’s cafe, Alderman’s Hill, Palmers Green. London N13 4YD, 2.30pm

North London ME Network meeting. (Palmers Green train station, Wood Green tube and rail, large car park at store). For more information about this group, please email info@nlmenetwork.org.uk or phone 07816 979 262 (leave message).

Wednesday, February 1
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Rd, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1PU. 5pm

St Albans ME Group yoga session 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

Friday, February 3
Danny House, New Way Lane, Hurstpierpoint, 7.30pm

A fundraising evening organised by reMEmber with Peter Owen Jones, the vicar of Firle also (author and TV presenter) talking about his walks and books he has written. Tickets cost £15 and are available from reMEmber. Please send cheques payable to reMEmber to PO Box 1647, Hassocks BN6 9GQ.

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

St Albans ME Group meeting. Talk on Mindfulness for the first 45 minutes. Parking available. £2 contribution requested. Refreshments provided. 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

Saturday, February 11
Cherry Orchard Hotel, Port Erin, Isle of Man, 2pm

Informal coffee and chat session held by ME Support (Isle of Man). We meet in the lounge near to the main reception, and adjacent to the bar. Family and friends always welcome. For more information, tel: 07624 383871, email: enquiries@mesupportiom.info

Monday, February 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 83872.

Tuesday, February 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

Tuesday, February 21
Café, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UP, 1pm.

Join Leeds ME Networl from 1pm for a coffee & chat at our monthly informal gathering. All with ME/CFS and friends, etc are very welcome. No membership charge. We meet every third Tuesday of the month, same time, same venue. More info: http://leedsmenetwork.yolasite.com/meetings.php

Wednesday, February 22
The Weyside, Millbrook, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3XJ 7.30pm

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

Friday, February 24
Thai Crystal, 7 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, London SE19 1TQ, 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.

Saturday, February 25
18 Nursery Gardens, Whittlesey, near Peterborough, PE7 1TE, 10am-12noon

Coffee morning at the home of Marian and John Dunham, of Peterborough ME Support Group (weather permitting).

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

St Albans ME Group AGM,. Talk on Mindfulness for the first 45 minutes. Parking available. £2 contribution requested. Refreshments provided. 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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Friday, 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, April 1
Lounge, Methodist Church, Main Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, 2pm (note the later time)

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

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


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.