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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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Today
20

July

Today 20th July

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
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.

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

If you're concerned about cancer you can drop into Maggie's and speak to a Cancer Support Specialist at any time. Our professional qualified staff are there to listen to your concerns and guide you to the information you need.

10.30 - 12.30

Benefits advice - drop in

Benefits advice - drop in

10.30 - 12.30
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

At Maggie’s you can speak to a specialist Benefits Advisor to get advice on receiving all the benefits you are entitled to.

If you, or someone you care for, is living with cancer, our Benefits Advisors can help you complete forms and also access any additional support that you might be eligible for, such as parking permits.

We know that living with cancer can have a real impact on your finances, through lost income and increased costs such as heating and travel. Our Benefits Advisors are here to help you understand which benefits are available to you and to help with the application process.

13.00 - 16.00

Benefits advice - appointments

Benefits advice - appointments

13.00 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

At Maggie’s you can speak to a specialist Benefits Advisor to get advice on receiving all the benefits you are entitled to.

If you, or someone you care for, is living with cancer, our Benefits Advisors can help you complete forms and also access any additional support that you might be eligible for, such as parking permits.

We know that living with cancer can have a real impact on your finances, through lost income and increased costs such as heating and travel. Our Benefits Advisors are here to help you understand which benefits are available to you and to help with the application process.

13.00 - 13.45

Relaxation group

Relaxation group

13.00 - 13.45
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Practical relaxation exercises to help manage stress and improve wellbeing.

13.00 - 13.45

Walking Group

Walking Group

13.00 - 13.45
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

The Walking Group starts on Thursday 4 May 2017 and is led by a walk leader. All are welcome.

All sessions are tailored to people with cancer and are flexible to suit your own needs following local walking routes. 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.

For more information and bookings, please contact the Centre on 01592 647997 or fife@maggiescentres.org

18.30 - 20.00

Breast cancer network group

Breast cancer network group

18.30 - 20.00
Group session
Monthly
Pre book

Group support is available for people with any type of cancer and their friends and families: before, during or after treatment.

Every group provides an opportunity to talk to other people who are in a similar situation to you, and to share experiences. Groups offer a safe space to express emotions you might not want to share with your friends and family. You might learn from those a little way ahead of you in their journey and develop your own strategies for coping.

Support Groups are led by a psychologist and focus on the emotional impact of cancer.

Fri
21

July

Fri 21st July

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
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.

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

If you're concerned about cancer you can drop into Maggie's and speak to a Cancer Support Specialist at any time. Our professional qualified staff are there to listen to your concerns and guide you to the information you need.

10.30 - 16.00

Benefits advice - appointments

Benefits advice - appointments

10.30 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

At Maggie’s you can speak to a specialist Benefits Advisor to get advice on receiving all the benefits you are entitled to.

If you, or someone you care for, is living with cancer, our Benefits Advisors can help you complete forms and also access any additional support that you might be eligible for, such as parking permits.

We know that living with cancer can have a real impact on your finances, through lost income and increased costs such as heating and travel. Our Benefits Advisors are here to help you understand which benefits are available to you and to help with the application process.

14.00 - 16.00

Getting started workshop

Getting started workshop

14.00 - 16.00
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

Getting Started with Cancer Treatment is a workshop for anyone recently diagnosed with cancer and their family and friends.

The workshop will help you understand cancer and the treatments available, as well as potential side effects, how to manage them and how to look after yourself.

Getting Started with Cancer Treatment can help you take an active role in your treatment and recovery, and give you a chance to ask questions and share your experiences with people who understand what you’re going through.

For more information and bookings, please contact the Centre on 01592 647997 or fife@maggiescentres.org

15.00 - 16.00

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

15.00 - 16.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

This workshop will introduce you to ways to focus your mind and senses in the present moment.

Mindfulness has been found to help people manage in the most physically and emotionally demanding times in life. Iain Wallace will lead these sessions with guidance in techniques and practice and with time also offered for discussion.

Mon
24

July

Mon 24th July

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
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.

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

If you're concerned about cancer you can drop into Maggie's and speak to a Cancer Support Specialist at any time. Our professional qualified staff are there to listen to your concerns and guide you to the information you need.

10.30 - 12.00

Family and friends course

Family and friends course

10.30 - 12.00
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

Family and friends is a three-week course for anyone caring for a person with cancer.

The Family and Friends course helps you learn more about cancer, its treatment and likely side effects. You can also learn about your role as a carer, and the impact cancer might have on your life.

The course covers practical things like eating well and how to take care of yourself and the person you’re caring for, as well as the emotional effects cancer might have on you. The course also explores relaxation techniques that can help you manage stress.

For more information and bookings, please contact the Centre on 01592 647997 or fife@maggiescentres.org

13.00 - 14.00

Living with cancer support group

Living with cancer support group

13.00 - 14.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Group support provides an opportunity to talk to other people who are in a similar situation to you, and to share experiences.

Groups offer a safe space to express emotions you might not want to share with your friends and family. You might learn from those a little way ahead of you in their journey and develop your own strategies for coping.

Cancer support groups are facilitated and focus on the emotional impact of cancer.

There's no need to book - just drop in.

For more information, please contact the Centre on 01592 647997 or fife@maggiescentres.org

Tue
25

July

Tue 25th July

11.00 - 17.00

Cancer Support Drop-in

Cancer Support Drop-in

11.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

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.

14.30 - 16.00

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better

14.30 - 16.00
Group session
Monthly
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. Find out more about the  Look Good Feel Better organisation.

14.30 - 16.30

Where Now? (7 week course)

Where Now? (7 week course)

14.30 - 16.30
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

Support beyond treatment

Where Now? is a seven-week course for anyone who has finished their cancer treatment, as well as their friends and family. It offers skills and techniques to support you through this transition period and beyond.

Where Now? helps you manage the physical, emotional and practical issues you may face after your treatment has finished, through a series of group sessions each lasting around three hours. Each session is led by a Cancer Support Specialist and a Clinical Psychologist and offers the chance to explore key issues and concerns alongside other people in a similar situation.

Discussions during the course focus on the following topics:

  • Exercise
  • Healthy eating
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Managing post-treatment challenges
  • Partnering with your medical team
  • Keeping up momentum

Wed
26

July

Wed 26th July

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
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.

09.00 - 17.00

Cancer support – Drop-in

Cancer support – Drop-in

09.00 - 17.00
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

If you're concerned about cancer you can drop into Maggie's and speak to a Cancer Support Specialist at any time. Our professional qualified staff are there to listen to your concerns and guide you to the information you need.

10.00 - 11.00

Talking Heads - hair loss support

Talking Heads - hair loss support

10.00 - 11.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

Talking Heads is our hair loss support workshop. Designed for anyone who is anticipating or experiencing hair loss (both men and women), these sessions cover the practicalities of hair loss as well as offering support with its emotional impact.

Share your concerns about hair loss and learn about alternatives such as wearing a wig and tying a head-scarf, as well as what happens when your hair grows back.

13.00 - 14.30

Family and Friends drop in support group

Family and Friends drop in support group

13.00 - 14.30
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

We are providing a group space for carers to meet up for a chat and have a little bit of 'me' time.

Caring for someone with cancer is a deeply felt experience, when both you and the person you care for adapt to unwanted and changing circumstances.

It can often be a very emotional time with periods of confusion, challenge, exhauststion and loneliness.

15.00 - 16.30

Haemotology network group

Haemotology network group

15.00 - 16.30
Group session
Monthly
Pre book

Group support is available for people with any type of cancer and their friends and families: before, during or after treatment.

Every group provides an opportunity to talk to other people who are in a similar situation to you, and to share experiences. Groups offer a safe space to express emotions you might not want to share with your friends and family. You might learn from those a little way ahead of you in their journey and develop your own strategies for coping.

Support Groups are led by a psychologist and focus on the emotional impact of cancer.