External Events

Headway Summer Open Day / Open Studios Art Extravaganza

Screen Shot 2017-06-30 at 11.06.16Join Headway on Saturday 15th July, from 11am to 3pm for a free art exhibition and open day!

There will be other activities for everyone, including bouncy castle open garden event, treasure hunt, bushcraft and BBQ and cakes!

Address: Headway Cambridgeshire, Block 10, Ida Darwin Site, Fulbourn, CB21 5EE


Carers Week – 12-18 June 2017

carers-week-2017We wanted to share some of carersweek.org’s pages with you, they stage an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, with the aim of highlighting challenges carers face, whilst giving recognition to those supporting families and building communities throughout the UK.

All support is welcome, please visit the website (www.carersweek.org) to get involved, you can download their research report.


Equal Partners in Research Workshop

The HTC would like to invite Patients, Carers and Members of the Public to participate in Equal Partners in Research Workshop.

A friendly and informal format facilitated by Charlie Davison, a social scientist, and Sarah Rae a service user researcher with a background in mental health, looking for learning points to collaborate towards more relevant research questions and plans.

Dates and times:

  • Wednesday 28th June 2017, 10am until 3pm, Cambridge Professional Development Centre
  • Tuesday 18th July 2017, 10am until 3pm, Assembly Room Norwich

For further information & to book a place, please contact:

  • Tracey Johns, Regional Public Involvement Lead, Research Design Service: tracey.johns@essex.ac.uk
  • Louise Forrest, Central Co-ordinator, Research Design Service: lf16972@essex.ac.uk

Get involved


Headway Cambridgeshire needs volunteer marshals for its running events!

Hatfield Forest 10km run
18th June, 2017

Headway Cambridgeshire would like to invite you to join two upcoming running events, you can contribute as a competitor or track marshall to help raise funds and momento.

Hatfield Forest 10km run, will be the third in a series of races organised by hoohah, a Cambridge based company.

Hatfield Forest, National Trust Image: David Levenson
Hatfield Forest, National Trust
Image: David Levenson

A beautiful lake sits by the Gravelpit Coppice and Deer Park, fallow deer are among many forms of wildlife this ancient land provides a home for. Over 300 million buttercups bloom from May through to June across the plains, wild flowers dotted amongst the fern carpeting the woodland.

Thetford Forest 10km run
9th July, 2017

Thetford Forest 10km run will take place at Santon Downham, a dense area of forest surrounding a meander of the Little Ouse. The race track includes footpaths and hills that can be muddy, all terrain running shoes are advisable, swimwear if you feel like a swim with the Otters after the race.

Thetford Forest Photo by DanniDaniDanni
Thetford Forest
Photo by DanniDaniDanni

To find out more on how to apply to these events and more please visit Headway Cambridgeshire website or have a look at the poster of the event.