Events

Thursday 20th June 2019 at 7:30pm – Avenue Q at the New Theatre for 20 carers.

Limited places are available to all events but we do try and share these out fairly.  To enquire about any of them, please get in touch.

Carers’ Week 2019

  • Monday 10th June 2019 from 10am until 2pm – Information and Wellbeing Day at Newbridge Memo.  To include a light lunch and refreshments, information provided by various organisations, mindfulness sessions, Indian head massage, manicures and more!  Also includes a screening of a short film on autism that one of our very own carers, Ian, did the sound for!  All welcome.
  • Tuesday 11th June 2019 – Gentlemen’s breakfast at The Sirhowy, Blackwood.  One for the boys!  Come and join us for a fry up and hot drink from 10am
  • Wednesday 12th June 2019 – Day trip to Porthcawl.  Leaving Blackwood at 10am, pick ups from Maesycwmmer shops, then the Pontygwindy pub in Caerphilly, departing from Porthcawl at 3pm to then drop off in reverse.  Enjoy some free time at the seaside with your friends and family.  Hopefully the weather will be kind!
  • Thursday 13th June 2019 – Very late afternoon tea at the Old Library, Caerphilly at 6pm.  Join us for scones, cake and sandwiches with a hot drink of your choice
  • Friday 14th June 2019 – 10am, lunch at 1:30pm – Spa day for 15 carers at Bryn Meadows Golf & Spa, Maesycwmmer.
  • Saturday 15th June 2019 – Tawe River Cruise, Swansea for 47 carers.  Transport provided and pick ups will be 8am from opposite Blackwood Miners’ Institute, then Maesycwmmer shops and finally outside the Pontygwindy Pub in Caerphilly.  Cruise starts at 10am, lasts around an hour and a half and then we will have some time to have a wander around the marina and eat some lunch (not provided), then we will leave Swansea at 1:30pm to be dropped off in reverse.

As we have so much on this week, we are hoping we can offer most of you a place on something.

All these activities are paid for to show our appreciation of carers and the hard work they do.  Where possible, we will try to ensure that everyone showing an interest gets a chance to attend at least one event or activity.

More to be added throughout the year, please check back here for updates.

Send us your views

At our carer support groups, we have been asking those of you that attend what kinds of things you would like to see more of. Pamper sessions, theatre trips, wine tasting, meals and rugby tickets have all come up, so we are doing our best for the rest of the year to accommodate these requests.

We’ve also had some other really good ideas about more activities on weekends and evenings for  those of you that work or are in school or college, which we have definitely taken. Email your suggestions to carers@caerphilly.gov.uk

 

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