What's on at
Maggie's Lanarkshire

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
16

August

Today 16th 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 - 16.00

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice

10.00 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

Cancer affects more than just your health. There are also financial implications, such as lost income and increased costs for things like heating and travel.

Our Benefits Advisor is here for anyone with cancer and their carers, to help you find out which benefits and other forms of practical help, like parking permits, you're entitled to.

They can even help you to navigate the processes and fill out the necessary forms.

Give the Centre a call an book an appointment.

10.30 - 12.00

Prostate cancer support group

Prostate cancer support group

10.30 - 12.00
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

Group support men living with or beyond prostate cancer.

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.

13.30 - 14.30

Relaxation

Relaxation

13.30 - 14.30
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

Practical relaxation exercises to help manage stress and improve wellbeing.

Fri
17

August

Fri 17th 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 - 16.00

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice

10.00 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

Cancer affects more than just your health. There are also financial implications, such as lost income and increased costs for things like heating and travel.

Our Benefits Advisor is here for anyone with cancer and their carers, to help you find out which benefits and other forms of practical help, like parking permits, you're entitled to.

They can even help you to navigate the processes and fill out the necessary forms.

Give the Centre a call an book an appointment.

11.00 - 13.00

Living with less stress

Living with less stress

11.00 - 13.00
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

Living with less 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.

Our Cancer Support Specialist can offer advice on how to incorporate what you’ve learnt into your daily life after the course has finished.

13.30 - 14.30

Tai chi

Tai chi

13.30 - 14.30
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

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.

14.30 - 15.00

Meditation session

Meditation session

14.30 - 15.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Mon
20

August

Mon 20th 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 - 11.30

Living well when cancer can't be cured

Living well when cancer can't be cured

10.00 - 11.30
Group session
Monthly
Pre book

A faciliated support group for those living with advanced or secondary cancer. It offers a safe environment to disuss feelings and experiences with others in similar circumstances.

10.00 - 16.00

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice

10.00 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

Cancer affects more than just your health. There are also financial implications, such as lost income and increased costs for things like heating and travel.

Our Benefits Advisor is here for anyone with cancer and their carers, to help you find out which benefits and other forms of practical help, like parking permits, you're entitled to.

They can even help you to navigate the processes and fill out the necessary forms.

Drop into the Centre on Monday to see our Benefits Advisor, or call an book an appointment.

13.00 - 15.30

Where Now?

Where Now?

13.00 - 15.30
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

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

Tue
21

August

Tue 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 - 16.00

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice

10.00 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

Cancer affects more than just your health. There are also financial implications, such as lost income and increased costs for things like heating and travel.

Our Benefits Advisor is here for anyone with cancer and their carers, to help you find out which benefits and other forms of practical help, like parking permits, you're entitled to.

They can even help you to navigate the processes and fill out the necessary forms.

Give the Centre a call an book an appointment.

11.00 - 12.00

Relaxation

Relaxation

11.00 - 12.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Practical relaxation exercises to help manage stress and improve wellbeing.

12.00 - 13.00

Beginners Yoga

Beginners Yoga

12.00 - 13.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

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

This is a drop-in class which is suitable for all levels of fitness.

14.00 - 15.00

Getting started with Cancer Treatment

Getting started with Cancer Treatment

14.00 - 15.00
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

Getting Started with Cancer Treatment is a workshop for anyone who has or is about to start traetment for cancer and their family and friends.

The workshop will help you understand cancer and its treatments, 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.

14.00 - 15.00

Singing Group

Singing Group

14.00 - 15.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

We know that singing as a group can be great fun, but there's also evidence to suggest that singing has a range of physical and emotional health benefits too.

With this in mind, the Maggie’s Lanarkshire singing group was born. The choir meet weekly, bringing together people affected by cancer in a warm, relaxed and safe environment.

Wed
22

August

Wed 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.

10.00 - 16.00

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice

10.00 - 16.00
Individual
Weekly
Pre book

Cancer affects more than just your health. There are also financial implications, such as lost income and increased costs for things like heating and travel.

Our Benefits Advisor is here for anyone with cancer and their carers, to help you find out which benefits and other forms of practical help, like parking permits, you're entitled to.

They can even help you to navigate the processes and fill out the necessary forms.

Give the Centre a call an book an appointment.

10.30 - 13.00

Walking group

Walking group

10.30 - 13.00
Group session
Monthly
Pre book

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.

13.00 - 16.30

Family History Clinic

Family History Clinic

13.00 - 16.30
Individual
Monthly
Pre book

If you are worried that the cancer which has occurred in you or your family may be due to family history this workshop aims to unpick any questions or concerns you might be experiencing.

This session is run in conjunction with the NHS Genetics team.

13.30 - 14.00

Living Mindfully

Living Mindfully

13.30 - 14.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Living mindfully is a drop in session which focuses on the different ways you can incorporating mindfulness into your daily life.

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

For more information please contact the Centre on 01236 771199 or lanarkshire@maggiescentres.org