What's on at
Maggie's Aberdeen

See our current groups, classes and workshops below. All of these groups and sessions are offered free of charge.

To browse the calendar, either scroll through the weeks using the side arrows, view the month at a glance by selecting the calendar view icon, or see a list of upcoming courses and events by selecting the list view icon.

Please get in touch with the Centre to find out more about these sessions – such as how long they run for and what you can expect from them. Some sessions will need to be pre-booked. To do so, please call or visit and our Centre staff can help you choose the best place to get started.

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Mon
21

August

Mon 21st August

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – drop-in

Cancer support – drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Daily
Drop in

If you've got questions or worries about cancer, just drop in to the Centre to speak to a Cancer Support Specialist. Our team are here to listen and to guide you to the information you need.

10.00 - 12.00

Sleep Workshop

Sleep Workshop

10.00 - 12.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

Many people affected by cancer have difficulty getting a good night’s sleep on a regular basis. Even before being affected by cancer, most people have experience of a bad night sleep but cancer increases sleep difficulties for some people.

This workshop will explore what sleep is, why it is important, and give you some top tips about how to improve sleep.

The course normally runs for three weeks. For further information and to book a place, please contact 01224 645928.

10.00 - 12.00

Stress management

Stress management

10.00 - 12.00
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

Managing Stress is a six-week course for anyone who has, or has had, cancer, and their families and friends.

The course introduces different methods of relaxation including: controlling anxious thoughts, meditation, visualisation and ‘quick’ or emergency relaxation.

You will be given handouts and a relaxation CD so you can practice your stress management techniques at home and learn to draw on these techniques at times of pressure and anxiety.

10.00 - 11.00

Qigong

Qigong

10.00 - 11.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Maggie’s Centres offer a range of exercise options, including yoga, tai chi and walking groups.

All sessions are tailored to people with cancer and are flexible to suit your own needs. They can also provide a chance to talk to people going through a similar experience to you.

Evidence shows that exercise offers many benefits, from reducing fatigue and improving your wellness and physical fitness, to building your confidence during and after cancer treatment.

Tue
22

August

Tue 22nd August

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – drop-in

Cancer support – drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Daily
Drop in

If you've got questions or worries about cancer, just drop in to the Centre to speak to a Cancer Support Specialist. Our team are here to listen and to guide you to the information you need.

14.00 - 16.00

Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good, Feel Better

14.00 - 16.00
Group session
One Off
Pre book

Look Good Feel Better is a one-off monthly course that teaches women with cancer how to manage some of the visible side-effects of treatment.

Run by beauty professionals, the session introduces some simple techniques that can help you feel more confident about your changed appearance. You’ll also receive a goody bag of premium beauty products, completely free of charge.

Wed
23

August

Wed 23rd August

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – drop-in

Cancer support – drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Daily
Drop in

If you've got questions or worries about cancer, just drop in to the Centre to speak to a Cancer Support Specialist. Our team are here to listen and to guide you to the information you need.

11.00 - 12.00

Relaxation group

Relaxation group

11.00 - 12.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in
12.30 - 13.30

Qigong

Qigong

12.30 - 13.30
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Maggie’s Centres offer a range of exercise options, including yoga, tai chi and walking groups.

All sessions are tailored to people with cancer and are flexible to suit your own needs. They can also provide a chance to talk to people going through a similar experience to you.

Evidence shows that exercise offers many benefits, from reducing fatigue and improving your wellness and physical fitness, to building your confidence during and after cancer treatment.

16.00 - 17.30

Upper Gastrointestinal Network Group

Upper Gastrointestinal Network Group

16.00 - 17.30
Group session
One Off
Pre book

This network group is for people with cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, gall bladder and bile duct.

Please call the Centre on 01224 645 928 or e-mail aberdeen@maggiescentres.org for more details.

18.00 - 19.30

Young Women's Support Group

Young Women's Support Group

18.00 - 19.30
Group session
Monthly
Pre book

This is a group facilitated by our Psychologist to reflect the issues facing young women with cancer. It will allow you to talk about your thoughts and feelings in a supported way.

Thu
24

August

Thu 24th August

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – drop-in

Cancer support – drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Daily
Drop in

If you've got questions or worries about cancer, just drop in to the Centre to speak to a Cancer Support Specialist. Our team are here to listen and to guide you to the information you need.

13.00 - 14.00

Will Writing Workshop

Will Writing Workshop

13.00 - 14.00
Group session
One Off
Pre book

Have you considered your Will recently? If not then you may find this bookable session useful.

The workshop will be led by a local solicitor who will discuss the importance of writing a Will and will offer help and guidance on this and related matters.

For more information please contact the Centre on 01224 645 928 or email aberdeen@maggiescentres.org

13.00 - 15.00

Supporting Your Maggie's Workshop

Supporting Your Maggie's Workshop

13.00 - 15.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

Did you know that Maggie's is funded entirely by voluntary donations?

These bookable sessions are run by our Fundraising team and outline the main sources of income for Maggie's Aberdeen and the various ways that you can get involved in supoporting your Maggie's Centre.

For more information please contact the Centre on 01224 645 928 or email aberdeen@maggiescentres.org

 

15.00 - 16.00

Relaxation drop-in

Relaxation drop-in

15.00 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

Relaxation exercises are helpful in managing stress and anxiety. This session offers the oportunity for guided relaxation with no experience needed.

Fri
25

August

Fri 25th August

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – drop-in

Cancer support – drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Daily
Drop in

If you've got questions or worries about cancer, just drop in to the Centre to speak to a Cancer Support Specialist. Our team are here to listen and to guide you to the information you need.

13.00 - 14.00

Mindfulness Practice drop-in

Mindfulness Practice drop-in

13.00 - 14.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

This is s drop-in session, which means you don't have to book, you can just come along.

It is led by Jenny, our Psychologist and this class helps you to focus on the 'here and now'. It offers a way of freeing yourself from unhelpful ways of thinking and responding.