At meet-ups ME and fibromyalgia sufferers can expect a friendly welcome from fellow-sufferers who are very familiar with how it affects life! One of the main benefits is not having to explain or justify yourself. We want members to be able to relax and enjoy themselves in a supportive environment, free from judgement or criticism of their limitations. Everyone who comes is coping with chronic illness in one way or another.
Living with ME is an obvious topic of discussion, but we don’t limit ourselves to that! Feel free to talk about anything you want. This is a social occasion above all.
Who can come
The meet-ups are open only to group members, and to supporting adult companions. So if you’d like to come, and haven’t joined yet, head over to the Contact page and get in touch!
When and where
We meet on the fourth Thursday of every month.
We usually meet at one of three venues, the Edge Cafe on the Brookfield Hospital site on Mill Road, the Sunflower Café at Scotsdales Garden Centre, Shelford, or the 1815 cafe/bar at the Cambridge Union (Round Church St). Once or twice we’ve met at Mark’s place, because the tea, coffee and biscuits are FREE!
But he says he’s run out of sugary comestibles, so:
Our next planned meet-up will be:
Thursday 22nd November
The Edge Café,
351 Mill Road, Cambridge,
If you’d like to attend but will have difficulty getting there, contact mark at email@example.com and we may be able to help with a lift.