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Peg-it in the Groves

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - November 20 @ 7:30 pm
Clarence Gardens, Wiggington Road
York, YO31 8NS United Kingdom
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Join us for a fantastic peg-it session in The Groves, we'll be completing a series of mini workouts and running between different locations. This is a sociable and fun fitness session, if you can run for ten minutes without stopping, you'll definitely be fit enough! If you can run much further/faster, you have the option of taking on extra challenges to push yourself too - there is something for everybody. The meet point for the start of the session is on Haxby Road, opposite the end of Neville Street, right outside the park boundary. FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Participants must be aged 16 or over What's the refund policy? We are unable to give refunds for this event but we are happy to transfer your ticket to someone else so long as you send us their details at least 24 hours before the session start time. What should I bring/wear? We're running around exercising outdoors. We don't run anywhere purposefully muddy but it's possible that you will get muddy, so wear trainers and clothes that you don't mind getting dirty and sweaty! We recommend that you carry water.

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9:30 am

University of Sanctuary conference

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
York St John University, Lord Mayors Walk
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A conference to explore how UK Higher Education Institutions can create a culture and a practice of welcome for people seeking sanctuary About this Event We are very excited to invite you to the first University of Sanctuary annual conference which will take place at the University of York St. John on September 4th. Academics, professional staff, students, sanctuary scholars and many others will gather to explore how Higher Education Institutions can do more to build a practice and a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. There are currently 10 recognised Universities of Sanctuary in the UK with many more working towards recognition. At the conference we will hear from leading practitioners from these and other HEIs and explore ways to work more closely as a sector to improve our own practices and to campaign for a more hospitable environment in the UK. For more details or to ask about accommodation contact Ben Margolis at ben@cityofsanctuary.org.

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1:00 pm

Cancer Champion Workshops

September 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Hospital, Wigginton Road
York, YO31 8HE United Kingdom
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SPACES AVAILABLE: Cancer Champion Workshops At the session attendees will learn about the early signs and symptoms of cancer and how to talk about cancer with friends and family. They will also receive a supportive handbook, resource pack, Cancer Champion badge and certificate on completion. · Tuesday 4th September 2019, The York Hospital, Wigginton Road, York, YO31 8HE from 13:00 – 16:00 · Tuesday 22nd October 2019, The York Hospital, Wigginton Road, York, YO31 8HE from 13:00 – 16:00 There are still spaces available for the Cancer Champion training, so if you or your friends/family/work colleagues who may be interested in attending, please ask them to contact Emma on eryccg.cancerchampion@nhs.net, or telephone 07519 120809 to reserve a place.

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2:00 pm

Weekly pop-up fitness at Millennium Bridge

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Millenium Bridge, 38 Hospital Fields Road
York, YO10 4EF United Kingdom
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Join us at Millennium Fields for free, weekly fitness sessions in partnership with York Mind. These sessions are fun, informal and for all abilities. Whether it's the first time you've exercised or whether you're a regular, we will ensure you have a great session and get a lot out of it. Taking part in physical activity not only keep you physically healthier, but supports good mental health too - we reckon you'll definitely finish the session with a smile on your face so come along and get involved. We'll meet on the Eastern end of Millennium Bridge (near the end of Maple Grove) before having a short walk over to the equipment.

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