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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
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September

Today 17th September

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

Beginners Yoga

Beginners Yoga

11.00 - 12.00
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.

12.00 - 13.00

Relaxation

Relaxation

12.00 - 13.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Practical relaxation exercises to help manage stress and improve wellbeing.

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
18

September

Wed 18th September

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

Drop in walking group

Drop in walking group

11.00 - 12.00
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

In association with Paths for all, this session is a Health Walk that starts and finishes at Maggie's Lanarkshire and is open to the general public even if they aren't affected by cancer.

11.00 - 12.30

Bereavement Support Group

Bereavement Support Group

11.00 - 12.30
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

Group support for people who have experienced bereavement due to 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.

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

Thu
19

September

Thu 19th September

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.

13.00 - 14.00

Beginners Yoga

Beginners Yoga

13.00 - 14.00
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 - 15.30

Colorectal cancer support group

Colorectal cancer support group

14.00 - 15.30
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

A support group for anyone with a diagnosis of colorectal cancer and those who are supporting someone living with or after colorectal cancer.

14.00 - 14.30

Relaxation

Relaxation

14.00 - 14.30
Individual
Weekly
Drop in

Practical relaxation exercises to help manage stress and improve wellbeing.

Fri
20

September

Fri 20th September

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
23

September

Mon 23rd September

10.00 - 12.00

Getting a better sleep course

Getting a better sleep course

10.00 - 12.00
Group session
Monthly
Pre book

This is a two week course that aims to help people with sleep disturbances. 

This course is facilitated by our clinical psychologist and requires booking in advance. Please contact the centre to secure your place on the next course.

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