25 Feb

AMF Bowling

12:45 PM - AMF Bowling, Currock Road, Carlisle CA2 4AS

At AMF Bowling we have a passion for bringing families and friends together for affordable fun and healthy competition, giving everyone who visits our centres that feel-good factor.  A visit here isn’t just about the brilliant bowling… it’s about enjoying good times together, and that’s why we’re proud to offer so much great entertainment under one roof.   On Monday 25 February 2019 Headway North Cumbria will be ten-pin bowling at AMF Bowling in Carlisle. We will meet at 12:45 with the first frame at 13:00.  Attendees will have the opportunity to.....

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11 Mar

Annandale Distillery Visit

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM Annandale Distillery, Northfield, Annan, DG12 5LL

On Monday 11 March 2019 Headway North Cumbria will visit the Annandale Distillery for a guided tour followed by afternoon tea.     The Distillery was established by businessman George Donald in 1836, and owned and operated by the Donald family until 1883.  Another businessman, John Sykes Gardner, upgraded the site and held onto it until 1893 when it came into the ownership of a certain Johnnie Walker and Sons.  The Distillery team believe that Annandale would have produced peated whisky for Johnnie Walker’s blended whisky.  The site was closed.....

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18 Mar

Presentation on K.O.R.E. Therapy

01:30 PM - The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

Ellie Hibbert, a K.O.R.E. Therapist from Brampton, will visit the Day Centre on Monday 18 March 2019 to give a presentation to members on Kinaesthetic Optimum Recovery Enhancement (K.O.R.E.) Therapy.  The presentation will commence at 13:30 and last about half an hour.  It will be conducted in addition to the normal range of Day Centre activities. K.O.R.E. Therapy integrates the best of both Eastern and Western assessments and treatment skills, so for a fast recovery all systems of the body need to be evaluated and treated as they all influence each.....

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22 Mar

Look Ahead in the North 2019

Calvert Trust, Kielder Water and Forest Park, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1BS

Look Ahead in the North 2019 will be held over the period 22-24 March 2019 at the Calvert Trust, Kielder Water & Forest Park. Headway North Cumbria was initially allocated 10 places for this event, though, as in previous years, we requested additional places.   We have now received confirmation that we have been allocated 13 places for the event this year and those that will be attending have been notified accordingly. As before, the branch will be making a contribution towards the costs of attendance so the cost per individual to participate will be £90. .....

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25 Mar

Annual General Meeting

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

The Annual General Meeting of Headway North Cumbria will be held on Monday 25 March 2019 at The New Waterton Hall. A complimentary buffet lunch will be available from 13:00. The AGM, itself, will commence at  14:00. Formal notification of the AGM will be circulated nearer the event.  The agenda will include, but is not limited to, the following items: Approval of the minutes of last AGM Annual Report Election of Officers Approval of Accounts Planning Activities for 2019 Any Other Business  

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15 Apr

Afternoon Tea at Heads Nook Hall

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM Heads Nook Hall, Nr Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 9AA

Headway North Cumbria will be taking Afternoon Tea at Heads Nook Hall, Brampton on 15 April 2019.     Located on the edge of the village of Heads Nook, seven miles from Carlisle, Heads Nook Hall offers a unique luxury Country Guest House experience.  Built in the 1840s, Heads Nook Hall retains all the original Victorian features, including a panelled dining room.     On arrival we will be greeted with a glass of  prosecco or non-alcoholic prosecco.   Afternoon tea will be set out and served in the beautiful wood panelled breakfast room which has.....

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20 May

Action For Brain Injury Week 2019

The dates of Action for Brain Injury Week have been announced for 2019 by Headway UK.  The dates chosen are a week later than usual – running from 20-26 May 2019.  Hats for Headway Day will take place on Friday 24 May 2019 though Headway North Cumbria will recognise the event during its Day Centre session on Monday 20 May 2019. More details will follow in due course.

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17 Jun

New Mills Trout Fishing Park

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM New Mills Trout Fishing Park Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 2QS

New Mills Trout Fishing Park is set within 7 acres of rolling countryside and is centred upon an historic 1753 Corn Mill, which was originally part of the Howard family’s Naworth Castle Estate. New Mills stream-fed pond has been an oasis for anglers since the 1980’s and the amenities around it have been developed ever since.  In 2012, the property was acquired to develop an outstanding venue for fishermen and families in north west England. Headway North Cumbria plans to take a group to fish in the "Fun Fishing Pond" which.....

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08 Jul

Watchtree Nature Reserve and Watchtree Wheelers

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

 Watchtree Nature Reserve is a 205 acre haven for wildlife and people. Featuring flower rich meadows, old and new woodland, miles of hedgerow and wetland habitats this a place for everyone.  Wildlife is perfectly at home here and we have abundant Brown Hares, the European protected Great crested Newt, numerous breeding birds, interesting moths, stunning butterflies, secretive bats and incredible dragonflies.  The nature reserve is situated within much of the former RAF Great Orton airfield (1942-53) and you can still spot airfield construction dates etched into the concrete by servicemen as.....

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27 Jul

Platty+ – Watersports on Derwentwater

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lodore Boat Landings, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX

On 27 July 2019 we will be heading off to Derwentwater for water sports with our friends at Platty+. Platty+ is a small friendly family run water sports centre based on the shores of Derwentwater experienced in dealing with individuals and groups, children and adults (including those with special needs), families with young children, corporate groups and school parties.  They are offering a two hour programme that will run from 10 am to 12 noon with attendees being given the opportunity to go on the water in a canoe, kayak, or dragon boat......

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23 Nov

Christmas Fair 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Victory Hall, Dalston, Carlisle, CA5 7QA

Headway North Cumbria will hold its annual Christmas Fair at the Victory Hall, Dalston on Saturday 23 November 2019.  Doors will open at 10:00 and the Fair will run until noon. Freshly made mince pies, scones and biscuits will be served with tea and coffee. Join us for some Christmas shopping where there will be a variety of stalls selling a wide range of products. A report on last year's event can be found here:    

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09 Dec

Christmas Lunch 2019

12:30 PM - The Auctioneer, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle CA1 2RW

Headway North Cumbria will be holding its Christmas Lunch in the Function Room at The Auctioneer, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle CA1 2RW on Monday 9 December 2019.   A report on the 2018 Christmas lunch can be found here.  A full set of photographs from the event can be found in the gallery in the photo album Christmas Lunch 2018

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