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24 Feb

Pancake Day

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

Shrove Tuesday is the day in February or March immediately preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in many countries by making and eating pancakes.  Many will know it as "Pancake Day" or "Pancake Tuesday".  This year Shrove Tuesday falls on 25 February. Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent, because they are a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent.  Headway North Cumbria  will continue this tradition, a day early,  during its weekly drop in session at the.....

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24 Feb

Committee Meeting

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

A meeting of the Headway North Cumbria Committee will be held at The New Waterton Hall, commencing at 15:30. Any member with ideas or issues that they wish the committee to discuss should raise them with one of the committee members.

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16 Mar

Annual General Meeting

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

Headway North Cumbria's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at the New Waterton Hall on Monday 16 March 2020. A complimentary buffet lunch will be available from 13:00. The AGM will commence at 14:00. Draft Agenda: Approval of the Minutes of last AGM Annual Report Election of Officers Approval of Accounts Planning Activities for 2020 Any Other Business    

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20 Mar

Look Ahead in the North 2020

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

Look Ahead in the North is an annual residential weekend run by Headway at The Calvert Trust, Kielder Forest.  The 2020 event will be held over the period 20-22 March 2020. The programme for the weekend has yet to be published but, in line with previous years, is likely to run from 16:00 on Friday 20 March 2020 until 13:00 on Sunday 22 March 2020.  A range of activities will be laid on which, should the programme of the past few years be followed, will include activities such as: Quiz Live.....

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06 Apr

Pace Eggs

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

The making of Pace Eggs by colouring and dying eggs is a longstanding British tradition at Easter time.  Eggs are coloured using natural methods and ingredients (typically onion skins) and are boiled to be eaten on Good Friday and throughout the Easter weekend.  It is also traditional to give one of these eggs to each person who visits your home throughout the Easter period.  In some parts of the country - mainly the North West - these eggs are rolled down a hill, the winner being the owner of the egg which travels the.....

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20 Apr

Committee Meeting

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

A meeting of the Headway North Cumbria Committee will be held at The New Waterton Hall, commencing at 15:30. Any member with ideas or issues that they wish the committee to discuss should raise them with one of the committee members.

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27 Apr

Afternoon Tea at Crown & Mitre Hotel

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM Crown & Mitre Hotel, English Street, Carlisle, CA3 8HZ

Headway North Cumbria will be taking afternoon tea on Monday 27 April 2020 at the Crown & Mitre Hotel. Tea will be served in the ballroom of this grand Edwardian Hotel in the centre of Carlisle and will include the following: Cost will be £7 a head, payable in advance. Further details will be circulated in due course.

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11 May

Action for Brain Injury Week 2020

Headway has announced that the date for 2020’s Action for Brain Injury (ABI) Week has been set as 11-17 May 2020.  Hats for Headway Day will take place on Friday 15 May but will be celebrated at Headway North Cumbria during its Day Centre Session on Monday 11 May 2020. One of the most common concerns from brain injury survivors contacting the Headway helpline or posting on social media is the profound impact that memory problems can have on their lives and relationships post brain injury.  Indeed, in the last year memory was.....

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01 Jun

Committee Meeting

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

A meeting of the Headway North Cumbria Committee will be held at The New Waterton Hall, commencing at 15:30. Any member with ideas or issues that they wish the committee to discuss should raise them with one of the committee members.

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22 Jun

Watchtree Nature Reserve and Watchtree Wheelers

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM Watchtree Nature Reserve, Nr Wiggonby, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 6NL

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 you.....

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13 Jul

Committee Meeting

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

A meeting of the Headway North Cumbria Committee will be held at The New Waterton Hall, commencing at 15:30. Any member with ideas or issues that they wish the committee to discuss should raise them with one of the committee members.

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25 Jul

Platty+

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

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. On Saturday 25 July 2020 Headway North Cumbria will participate in water sports in the Lake District.  As in previous years we hope to be joined by friends from Headway Tyneside and Headway South Cumbria. Attendees will be offered a two hour programme in which they will be given the opportunity to go on.....

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17 Aug

The Rum Story – Whitehaven

12:45 PM - 03:30 PM The Rum Story, 27 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7DN

The Rum Story is set in the original shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family business, in Whitehaven.  It tells the story of the UK rum trade, which originally centered on the port of Whitehaven.  The journey starts in the Caribbean rainforest and graphically depicts the story of rum, bringing to life the slave trade, American prohibition, rum in the Royal Navy, rum in history, the process of rum making and more. Headway North Cumbria will visit the Rum story on Monday 17 August 2020.  We will meet there.....

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24 Aug

Committee Meeting

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

A meeting of the Headway North Cumbria Committee will be held at The New Waterton Hall, commencing at 15:30. Any member with ideas or issues that they wish the committee to discuss should raise them with one of the committee members.

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05 Oct

Committee Meeting

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

A meeting of the Headway North Cumbria Committee will be held at The New Waterton Hall, commencing at 15:30. Any member with ideas or issues that they wish the committee to discuss should raise them with one of the committee members.

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12 Oct

AMF Bowling

12:45 PM - 03:30 PM AMF Bowling, Currock Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, 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." On Monday 12 October 2020 we will be ten pin bowling at AMF Bowling in Carlisle. We will meet at 12:45 with the first ball down the lane at 13:00. Cost to participate will be £2 a head and attendees will have the opportunity to bowl two games of 10 frames. The Day Centre will be open for those members that do.....

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16 Nov

Committee Meeting

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM The New Waterton Hall, Warwick Square, Carlisle, CA1 1LB

A meeting of the Headway North Cumbria Committee will be held at The New Waterton Hall, commencing at 15:30. Any member with ideas or issues that they wish the committee to discuss should raise them with one of the committee members.

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14 Dec

Christmas Lunch 2020

12:30 PM - 03:00 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 14 December 2020. The lunch will comprise three courses followed by coffee and mince pies.  A cash bar will be available. Cost will be £7 a head, payable in advance.

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