This December, we're holding a series of events for carers called Connecting Carers at Christmas.

The events are designed to help connect people who provide unpaid care to others.

There'll be a mix of training, wellbeing sessions, information and advice sessions, and some fun activities. 

While some events will be location specific, many will take place online and will be open to carers across the country.

Connecting Carers at Christmas will run from Monday 7 December to Saturday 19 December.

What's on?

We've got a range of free activities planned. 

If you’d like to chat with new people, take a break, find information and/or have fun – you’re invited to join in!

Monday 7 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Asian women's parent carers support group  ⭗Meetup 1:30pm-2:30pm Online  All
Outdoor walk at Rushcliffe Country Park ⬤Exercise From 2:00pm In person Nottinghamshire
Tuesday 8 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Nottinghamshire parent carers support group ⭗Meetup 1:00pm-2:00pm Online Nottinghamshire
Craft session 🔴Just for fun 2:30pm-3:30pm Online All
Wednesday 9 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Nottingham carers' benefits information and advice session (Nottingham City Council Welfare Rights Officer) ℹInformation / training 10:00am-11:00am Online Nottingham
Thursday 10 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
First aid training (British Red Cross) ℹInformation / training 10:30am-12:00pm Online All
Walk outdoors at Woodthorpe Grange Park ⬤Exercise From 11:00am In person Nottinghamshire
How to deal with grief (Notts Hospice) ℹInformation / training 2:00pm-3:00pm Online All
Friday 11 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Wills, power of attorney, etc (Acton's Solicitors) ℹInformation / training 11:00am-12:00pm Online All
Walk outdoors at Arnott Hill Park ⬤Exercise From 11:00am In person Nottinghamshire
Young Carers Tai Chi session 〇Young carers 6:00pm-7:00pm Online All
Festive quiz 🔴Just for fun 7:30pm-8:30pm Online All
Saturday 12 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Walk outdoors at Sutton lawn Park ⬤Exercise From 11am In person Nottinghamshire
Young Carers live cook-a-long and nutrition tips 〇Young carers 1:00pm-2:00pm Online All
Sunday 13 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Young Carers meditation session 〇Young carers 5:00pm-6:00pm Online All
Monday 14 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Nottingham parent carers support group ⭗Meetup 11:00am-12:000pm Online Nottingham
Walk outdoors at Wollaton Park ⬤Exercise From 11am In person Nottinghamshire
Young Carers: Improving confidence and self-esteem (Nottinghamshire FITC) 〇Young carers From 4:30pm Online All
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Walk outdoors at Rother Valley Country Park ⬤Exercise From 11am In person Sheffield area
Palliative support session (Nottinghamshire Hospice) ℹInformation / training 2:00pm-3:00pm Online All
Wednesday 16 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Dementia awareness (Alzheimer's Society) ℹInformation / training 10:00am-11:00am Online All
Walk outdoors at the River Trent ⬤Exercise From 11am In person Nottinghamshire
Thursday 17 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Benefits information and advice session (Nottinghamshire County Council Benefit Advisor) ℹInformation / training 11:00am-12:00pm Online Nottinghamshire
Walk outdoors at Woodthorpe Grange Park ⬤Exercise From 2pm In person Nottinghamshire
Young Carers art class 〇Young carers From 6:00pm Online All
Christmas singalong 🔴Just for fun 7:00pm-8:00pm Online All
Friday 18 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Craft session 🔴Just for fun 2:00pm-3:00pm Online All
Saturday 19 December 2020
Description Type of event Time Platform Area(s)
Young Carers dance class 〇Young carers From 2pm Online All

How to join the events

The virtual sessions will run on various online platforms eg Zoom, GoToMeeting, MSTeams (laptop/tablet/mobile with speaker & camera required). You may be required to download and access an app to participate in the activities.

Please be aware that places on some events are limited and details may still change according to COVID-19 rules - so please contact us in advance to check session availability and book your place.

For more details including login details, and to book your place on any of these events, contact us:

Tel: 0115 8248 824

Email: [email protected]