Social activities and workshops
We run a number of activities, trips and workshops for adult carers throughout the year.
Carers tell us that it is good to meet other carers and share their experiences with people who understand. Many new friendships have developed through our social activities.
B.Y.O.C. (Bring Your Own Crafts) Coffee Morning
Our monthly coffee mornings are a chance to take a break, meet new people and make progress on your latest project.
When? Monthly, 10:00am – 12:00pm, (17th November, 15th December)
Where? The Noble Centre, 109a Blagdon Road, KT3 4BD
£FREE – tea, coffee and cake will be provided
Thursday 16th November
Christmas Lights and Fish and Chips
Join us for a delicious fish and chip supper followed by a coach tour of the Christmas lights on Bond Street, Regents Street, Piccadilly and Knightsbridge. You are welcome to bring the person you care for; simply let us know when you book.
Dinner at Superfish, Tolworth, at 5:00pm, coach departs Tolworth Broadway at 6:15pm, returning for 9:00pm, £10 (including dinner and coach tour)
Wednesday 29th November
Dementia - The Later Stages
The later stages of dementia can be a difficult time for carers. This workshop, delivered by the Alzheimer’s Society, will look at what to expect in the later stages of this illness and how best to be prepared for not only supporting the person you care for but also yourself.
Wednesday 29th November, 10:30am – 12:00pm, followed by lunch, KCN Office, 418 Ewell Road, Tolworth, KT6 7HF, £FREE
Friday 1st December
Craft Club – Screen Printed Christmas Cards
Add a personal touch this Christmas by creating your own beautiful cards.
10:00am – 12:00pm, KCN Office, 418 Ewell Road, £3 (including materials, tuition and refreshments
Tuesday 5th December
Evening Cookery Class
In this hands-on cookery workshop you’ll learn to make a simple, tasty meal. We’ll then sit down together and enjoy what we have made. All equipment and ingredients will be provided and you will be given recipes to take home.
Southborough School, Hook Road, 5:30pm – 8:00pm, £FREE (equipment and ingredients provided)
Thursday 7th December
Carers’ Christmas Party
It’s time to get into the festive spirit with our annual Christmas party! This year we’ll be returning to the beautiful Brook Kingston Lodge Hotel. You’ll be treated to a welcome drink and a 3-course meal, topped off with hot drinks & mince pies. Finish the night on the dance floor with a disco until midnight. The dress code is smart and the event will be for over 18s only.
The event will cost £10 per registered KCN carer. For those wishing to bring a guest with them, the cost for the guest will be £30.
Final date for booking for this event will be Friday 17th November and payment must be made in advance.
If you would like more information on our social activities, contact the Wellbeing and Inclusion Coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 3559 2824.