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TCF supportive events

Bereavement Support Day - Hampshire

22 September 2018, 10.00
Wisdom Centre, Romsey

for parents who have lost a child at any age and from any cause.

North East England supportive weekend for parents, siblings and grandparents

21 September 2018, 16.00 – 23 September 2018, 14.00
Park Head Hotel, Co. Durham

This retreat is our first weekend based in the North East of England.

Walk for bereaved parents

2 September 2018, 11.00
National Trust Tea Rooms, Dover

Join us for a beautiful walk together along the stunning Kent coastline

Bridging the Gap - a walk for bereaved parents

1 September 2018, 11.00
London

Join us for the next in a series of walks in London and the South East

Summer Weekend for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings - FULLY BOOKED

17 August 2018, 16.00 – 19 August 2018, 14.00
Willersley Castle Hotel, Derbyshire

A supportive summer weekend on the edge of the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District

Supportive Weekend for Childless Parents - FULLY BOOKED

27 July 2018, 16.00 – 29 July 2018, 14.00
Charney Manor, Wantage, Oxfordshire

A retreat for parents who have no surviving children

The Hidden Gems Walk - for bereaved parents

14 July 2018, 11.00
London

The fourth in a series of Compassionate Friends walks

Supportive Weekend Retreat for parents bereaved by suicide, addiction or substance use

6 July 2018, 16.00 – 8 July 2018, 14.00
Woodbrooke, Birmingham

Joe's Walk and BBQ

24 June 2018, 14.00
St. Katharine's Charity House, Nr Henley-on-Thames

A lovely opportunity to meet with other bereaved parents and siblings and fundraise for TCF

The Richmond Circular Walk

16 June 2018, 11.00
Richmond Park, Richmond

The third in a series of Compassionate Friends walks for bereaved parents

From The Traditional To The Modern London Walk

19 May 2018, 11.00
Meet at Paddington Station, London

The second in a programme of spring/summer walks for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents

International Bereaved Mother's Day

6 May 2018
All over the UK

Supportive Weekend for Adult Bereaved Siblings

21 April 2018, 12.30 – 22 April 2018, 14.00
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham

London 'Parks and Palaces' Walk

21 April 2018, 11.00
Meet at Waterloo Station, London

The first of a programme of spring/summer walks for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents

Scottish Gathering - a supportive weekend for bereaved parents, siblings or grandparents

13 April 2018 – 15 April 2018
Murrayshalls House Hotel, Perth

Oasis in the Desert of Grief

Supportive Retreat Weekend for Parents in Early Bereavement

23 March 2018, 16.00 – 25 March 2018, 14.00
Willersley Castle Hotel, Derbyshire

For parents bereaved 5 years or less

Celebrating A Life Candle Lighting Ceremony

20 January 2018, 14.00
St John's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne

Ceremony of Remembrance

16 December 2017, 18.00
Hayes Free Church, Hayes

21st Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting

10 December 2017, 19.00
All over the UK and worldwide

Candle Lighting Evening - Swindon

10 December 2017, 19.00
The Council Offices, Swindon

Candle Lighting Remembrance - Bridport, Dorset

10 December 2017, 18.45
Salt House, Bridport

Candle Lighting - Hythe, Kent

10 December 2017, 18.45
Look Out and Remember Site, Folkestone (Sandgate end)

Candle Lighting Service - Watford

10 December 2017, 18.00
St Michael @ All Angels Church, Watford

To light a candle for all our children who have died

Candle Lighting - South East London

10 December 2017, 18.00
Jessica's Heart, London

Part of the TCF Worldwide Candlighting

Candle Lighting Service - Bolton

10 December 2017, 14.30
Bolton Parish Church, Bolton

Remembrance Service for anyone who has lost a child

5 December 2017, 19.30
Holy Trinity Church, Carnforth, Lancashire

Annual General Meeting of The Compassionate Friends

25 November 2017, 14.15 – 17.00
Friends Meeting House, London

Annual Candlelight Remembrance

19 November 2017, 15.00
Salvation Army Chapel, Rochester

National Gathering 2017 - A supportive weekend for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents- FULLY BOOKED

10 November 2017, 16.00 – 12 November 2017, 14.00
Sedgebrook Hall Hotel, Northampton

Together in comfort, understanding and hope

Memorial Service

15 October 2017, 15.30
Christchurch, Brentwood, Essex

For families who have experienced the loss of a child, baby, stillbirth or miscarriage

Bereavement Support Day - Hampshire

2 September 2017, 10.00 – 16.00
Wisdom Centre, Romsey

for bereaved parents

Summer weekend for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents FULLY BOOKED

18 August 2017 – 20 August 2017
Willersley Castle Hotel, Cromford

A supportive, summer weekend on the edge of the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District

Childless Parents' Supportive Weekend - FULLY BOOKED

21 July 2017, 16.00 – 23 July 2017, 14.00
Charney Manor, Wantage

A weekend for parents with no surviving children

Informal afternoon tea party for all bereaved parents

16 July 2017, 13.00
Private house and garden in Emsworth

Weekend retreat for parents bereaved by suicide, addiction or substance use

23 June 2017 – 25 June 2017
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham

Scottish Gathering for Bereaved Parents, Siblings and Grandparents

12 May 2017 – 14 May 2017
Royal George Hotel, Perth

From Darkness into Light

Supportive Weekend for Adult Bereaved Siblings - FULLY BOOKED

11 March 2017 – 12 March 2017
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham

A one-day overnight Retreat especially for bereaved brothers and sisters in their 20s, 30s & 40s.

Celebrating A Life

28 January 2017, 14.00
St John's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne

Retreat Weekend for Parents in Early Bereavement

13 January 2017, 16.00 – 15 January 2017, 14.00
Willersley Castle Hotel, Derbyshire

For recently bereaved parents - approximately under 3 years or less

Worldwide Candle Lighting

11 December 2016, 19.00
All over the UK and worldwide

TCF Annual General Meeting

5 November 2016, 14.00 – 17.00
Friends Meeting House, London

With guest speaker, poet, author, and broadcaster, Michael Rosen.

National Gathering 2016 - Continuing Love, Regaining Hope

7 October 2016 – 9 October 2016
Sedgebrook Hall Hotel, Northampton

A weekend with others who understand – for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents.

Supportive weekend for bereaved parents and siblings at Willersley Castle

19 August 2016 – 21 August 2016
Willersley Castle Hotel, Matlock

Last few places available.

Sixth International Gathering, 2016

28 July 2016 – 31 July 2016
Hotel Intercontinental, Frankfurt

Three-day retreat for parents bereaved by suicide, addiction or substance use

11 July 2016 – 13 July 2016
Woodbrooke, Birmingham

An opportunity to come and meet with others who understand the pain of the loss of a beloved son or daughter, and to immerse yourself in the comfort and warmth of a dedicated team of bereaved parent supporters.

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