What's on at
Maggie's Newcastle

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
24

September

Mon 24th September

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.

09.00 - 16.00

Benefits Drop in

Benefits Drop in

09.00 - 16.00
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, are 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.

10.00 - 12.00

Maggie’s Monday morning for men

Maggie’s Monday morning for men

10.00 - 12.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Drop-in for tea/coffee, pastries, newspapers and a manly chat!   

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.

13.00 - 15.00

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better

13.00 - 15.00
Group session
Weekly
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.

Tue
25

September

Tue 25th September

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.

11.30 - 12.30

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

11.30 - 12.30
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Have you always liked the idea of Tai Chi but have yet to make it along to a class? Why come along to our brand new Begginers class on Tuesdays at 11am with instructor Paul.

Tai Chi is a gentle class that combines deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movements. It has been known to improve moods, along with easing stress and anxiety. It also helps with movement, and can enhance flexibility, balance, and agility.

This class is a drop in session so please just come along on Tuesdays for 11am and join in with Paul.

12.30 - 13.30

Yoga

Yoga

12.30 - 13.30
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Yoga with Samantha Coe.

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 - 16.00

Financial Adviser

Financial Adviser

13.00 - 16.00
Individual
One Off
Pre book

Cancer affects more than just your health.

There are also financial implications, such as lost income and increased costs, as well as heating and travel, making it easy to lose track of your finances. Managing your financial and legal affairs can be a huge added stress during any period of illness or uncertainty, and this is something that can easily be remedied with the advice or guidance of a qualified solicitor.

We're delighted to add a financial planning session to our programme, during which we'll examine Lasting Power of Attorney, Wills, conduct Will reviews and look at inheritance tax planning.

This is a one-to-one session, so you'll need to contact the Centre to book a time slot.

13.30 - 16.00

Benefits Drop in

Benefits Drop in

13.30 - 16.00
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, are 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 - 15.30

Prostate cancer support group

Prostate cancer support group

14.00 - 15.30
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

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.

Wed
26

September

Wed 26th September

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.

10.30 - 12.30

Young People's Networking Group

Young People's Networking Group

10.30 - 12.30
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

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.

11.00 - 12.30

Breast Cancer support group

Breast Cancer support group

11.00 - 12.30
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

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.

12.30 - 14.00

Young Women's Support Group

Young Women's Support Group

12.30 - 14.00
Group session
Monthly
Drop in

This support group is facilitated by our Cancer Support Specialist and is open to young women, aged 20-45, who are going through cancer treatment or who have recently completed 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.

13.00 - 14.30

Bladder Cancer Support Group

Bladder Cancer Support Group

13.00 - 14.30
Group session
One Off
Drop in

A networking group for anyone affected by bladder cancer who has had, or has been told they may need a cystectomy or formation of a new bladder.

The group offers a space to share experiences with others in a similar situation and access to professional expertise as necessary.

Thu
27

September

Thu 27th September

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.

09.30 - 16.30

Benefits Drop in

Benefits Drop in

09.30 - 16.30
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, are 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.

11.00 - 12.00

Yoga drop-in

Yoga drop-in

11.00 - 12.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

A chance to relax with gentle movement to ease and strengthen your body. From simple yoga poses to harder ones for those who want a challenge. The workshop will also focus on breathing exercises and guided relaxation for you to try at home.

Come join in the session and be energised, or if you don't feel up to it sit though the session and enjoy the relaxation. 

12.00 - 14.00

Men's support group

Men's support group

12.00 - 14.00
Group session
Weekly
Drop in

Drop-in for tea/coffee, pastries, newspapers and a manly chat!   

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.

 

Fri
28

September

Fri 28th September

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.

09.30 - 11.45

Where Now? Support beyond treatment

Where Now? Support beyond treatment

09.30 - 11.45
Group session
Weekly
Pre book

Where Now? is a seven-week course for anyone who has finished all their treatment and is now facing life after cancer. 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
11.50 - 12.50

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

11.50 - 12.50
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.