Welcome to the West Hertfordshire Branch of Parkinson’s UK

We help people in Watford, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and the surrounding areas. The Branch is lively and friendly and consists of local people who are affected by Parkinson’s. For the latest branch news and information see our News page.

Welcome to the West Hertfordshire Branch of Parkinson’s UK

We help people in Watford, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and the surrounding areas. The Branch is lively and friendly and consists of local people who are affected by Parkinson’s. For the latest branch news and information see our News page.

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Activities

The branch provides a range of different activities. You don’t have to be a member to come to any of our weekly or monthly activities.

Meetings

We have a variety of Branch Meetings and local Support Group meetings held throughout the month.

 

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Calendar and Events

Visit our interactive calendar and events list to see what is happening near you.

Exercise

Exercise Classes

The branch provides a range of different activities in various locations. Hopefully there is something that will appeal to everyone.

Help and Information

help-and-information

Visit our Help and Information pages for a comprehensive list of local resources available to you.

Fundraising

We hold a range of fundraising events each year and there’s usually something for everyone. Why not join in?

Latest News and Events

Below are the most recent news and events items that we have added to the site. Click on the title or the “read more” link to open the item up full screen. You can read all of our news by going to the News page

A Musical Treat

We were treated this afternoon to the wonderful voices of the Dolce Divas.  The three talented singers were accompanied by Margaret on piano and the quality of the music and vocals was outstanding.  The music ranged from opera to Christmas carols, which we enjoyed...

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Winter Newsletter

The Winter Newsletter is here. In this edition there is an article on the holiday in November to Norfolk, Janet recounts her starring part in the Parkinson's UK film about freezing and we talk to Coral and Stephen about the benefits of Moving with Music.    Click for...

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Getting to know … Moving with Music

Vicky Hart, who runs her own media company and is a volunteer on our committee, went along to see the Moving with Music class last week.  The classes are held most Tuesdays, in St Albans and Vicky spoke to Coral and Stephen about their experiences of the class. Coral...

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West Runton Holiday

There was a branch holiday in early November to West Runton, which is situated on the North Norfolk coast ,west of Cromer. We popped into a few other attractions and here is Doreen in Fantasy Land at the Thursford show we visited. Our Christmas dinner evening was very...

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Parkinson’s And Freezing

Did you know that one of our branch members is in the latest Parkinson's UK film about freezing?  If you have not already seen the film you may recognise Janet who also appears in a short video, talking about the film and the difficulties experienced with freezing....

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November Branch Meeting

We often invite speakers to our branch meetings who can help us with practical advice.  Sally Dickenson is an Occupational Therapist and joined us for our November meeting to talk and demonstrate how OT can make our lives easier.  

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