Our Events

Weekly Support Sessions – online

We offer weekly online support sessions. These are open to voluntary groups and organisations that need support with anything related to volunteer recruitment, general development and governance, comms and funding etc. If you are an individual looking for a volunteering role or wanting to start a community project or a group in Milton Keynes, you can book onto the session too. To find out and to book your slots via Eventbrite, please click here.

Local

Save the Date! Arts for health MK- Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 30th November 2022 6pm – 6.45pm Milton Keynes Arts Centre, Great Linford. An opportunity to hear about the Arts for Health Milton Keynes’s work and achievements in 2021-22 and plans for the near future and into 2023, and a chance to meet the Director, Ben Heyworth.

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Can Community Energy solutions help? and, if so, how?
Wed 7th Dec 7:00pm at AIIMI Ltd, 100 Avebury Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 1FH.

If you’ve ever wondered what you can do to make a difference in response to the climate crisis, or where you can possibly start in your own life, this is the social event for you!

At this event, hosted by a environmental group, Transition Town Milton Keynes, Jane Grindey from Wolverton Community Energy will be talking about Community Energy: where it is going now and what contribution it can make to a fairer, greener access to energy. There will be tea, coffee and cake. Register on Eventbrite here.

BLMK ICB A series of consultations available for Digital Strategy from NHS BLMK. Read more about this here.

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Mind BLMK
MK Talking therapies, check the exclusive events dates here.

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WorksForUs upcoming training courses
WorksForUs have got plenty of training course opportunities coming up and would love for you to take a look and see what peeks your interest! The courses are all happening on Zoom. If you do not have access to a computer or the internet, they are still able to support you, so please get in touch!  Find out more and view the schedule here

Sport In Mind
What: Tai Chi in Aylesbury
When: Every Wednesday 11-12PM
What: Tennis in Buckingham
When: Every Wednesday 3-4PM
What: Badminton in Beaconsfield
When: Every Thursday 11-12PM
Sessions are open to anyone over 17 experiencing mental health problems. The sessions are FREE, lots of fun, for all abilities and drop-in sessions, so no need to book and no referral required. The sessions are all delivered by a qualified instructor and all equipment will be provided. Carers, friends and family are more than welcome to accompany participants to the sessions – the more the merrier!

Conniburrow Wellbeing Cafe
Wednesdays 10:30 – 2.30pm

ROC wellbeing group are collaborating with Great Linford Parish Council, the Big Local, the Salvation Army and residents of Conniburrow to open a Wellbeing Cafe on Conniburrow. The Cafe will be open on Wednesdays 10:30am to 2pm and will offer tea, coffee, soft drinks, sandwiches, toasties and paninis and cakes. We are starting with craft activities and will add to this as we hear and respond to local need. Find out more here.

Grapevine Wellbeing Cafe – Coffee Hall
Fridays 10am – 1pm

ROC wellbeing group also run a wellbeing cafe in Coffee Hall under the name Grapevine. Here you can have a friendly cuppa, chat and toastie, as well as learn about or get involved with their gardening club and their Friendship Shed. Find out more here.

National

Third Sector and Sage Intact 29th November
Webinar| How to steer your charity through the cost of living crisis as they discuss how finance teams can be more strategy-driven to guide charities through turbulent economic times. Read here for more details.

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The King’s Fund 6th of December
Webinar| Time for action on poverty: Practical steps for the NHS and it’s partners. Register your interest here.

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