Our annual awareness raising day with events held all over the country.
Friday 5 July, from 2pm
Mesothelioma UK hosts a service at the cathedral followed by a dove release, and tea and cake. Email email@example.com or call 0800 1692409 to register your interest and request your paper dove for the remembrance tree.
Friday 5 July, 11.00am – 2.30pm
Barrow Market, 28 Duje St, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 1HU
Disability First CIO and Cumbria & Lancashire Asbestos Support Advice Group host a special AMD event with a focus on welfare benefits take up.
Friday 5 July, 1.30 – 4.30pm
ARCA village hall, 151 Ashford Road, Thanington Without, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3XR
London Asbestos Support Awareness Group hosts an event with a welcome message from Mavis Nye followed by a cream tea, tombola, book stall, cake stall and plant sale. RSVP by 21 June to Alison or Marika.
Friday 5 July
Asbestos Awareness and Support Cymru host the event for patients and families. Call 01495 272 479 for more details.
Friday 5 July, 1-3pm
Hemingford Abbots Village Hall
The Papworth Mesothelioma Social Group host a dove release, and tea and cake. All welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 5 July, 11-2pm
Redworth Hall Hotel, Surtees Rd., Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6NL
The Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund hosts a dove release and afternoon tea with guest speakers.
Friday 5 July, 11am
Royal Dockyard Church, Chatham Dockyard, ME4 4ST
Brachers solicitors host a lunch with talk from leading oncologist, Dr Peter Szlosarek and dove release at 11.15am. From 1pm, specialist advisors will be available. Email email@example.com if you require disabled parking.
Friday 5 July, 1-3pm
Leeds Town Hall
Mesothelioma Support Yorkshire hosts visitors with a celebratory balloon arch where guests can write the names of loved ones on the balloons. Afternoon tea followed by a butterfly release on the Town Hall steps. Email Simon.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0787 5511 323
Friday 5 July, 10am-4pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4D
The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund hosts a day for patients, families, doctors, nurses and researchers to come together and develop a deeper understanding of research and its role in improving treatment and care. Email: email@example.com, text 07971 480744 or phone 0113 343 0864 (voice mail) to book your place.
Friday 5 July, from 12.30pm
Barbirolli Square, next to the Bridgewater Hall, central Manchester
Rally, speeches and dove release on Barbirolli Square and a public meeting at 1pm in the nearby Friends Meeting House on Mount Street, close to Manchester Town Hall. All details can be found here.
Merseyside and Cheshire
Friday 5 July
The Racquet Club, Hargreaves Buildings, 5 Chapel St., Liverpool, L3 9AG
Friday 5 July, 11.30am – 3pm
St Elizabeth’s House, Plymouth
Friday 5 July, 11.30am – 1pm
Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield
South Yorkshire Asbestos Victims Support Group holds a commemorative name reading followed by speakers, Sheffield Soloist Choir, refreshments and a buffet lunch. Complete this form to have a name added to the reading.
Saturday 6 July, from 11am
Mesothelioma Memorial Gardens, Queens Park, Swindon
Royds Withy King host a ceremony followed by drinks and cake in the Park Cafe. Speakers, dove release and memorial tree. Please bring a photo of your loved ones who are affected by an asbestos-related disease. Email Jennifer Seavor or call 01793 847 707.
Bury St Edmunds
Sunday 7 July, from 10am
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, Abbey House, Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1LS
Anglia Asbestos Diseased Support Group members will attend the service of music, poetry and readings, followed by a release of commemorative doves. A roll call in honour of lost loved ones followed by a buffet lunch and a visit to the Old Abbey and tomb of St. Edmund.
Friday 12 July, 10.30am – 11.30am
Guy’s Chapel, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust and LASAG host a memorial and thanksgiving service. Contact Rachel Thomas, Mesothelioma UK CNS on 0188 4758 or Richard Mullens from LASAG on 0808 278 2515.