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Parkinson’s Tea Party

The Botanic Cottage was the place to be on the afternoon of 11 August. The Parkinson’s Tea Party, conceived and organised by Lindsay McDermid, celebrated the recent Inspiring Volunteer Awards to the Branch (see our home page). Tea and cakes aplenty, and some remarkable fancy dresses made the afternoon one to remember. As well as […]

A Brilliant Fringe Event

Tilo Kunath and friend, John MacPhee, were the stars of a fringe show, Eradicate Parkinson’s?!, which was part of the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas and took place in the Freemason’s Hall in Edinburgh last Sunday afternoon. Here are the heroes Branch Chair, David Adams, commented: “Many congratulations from Edinburgh Branch of Parkinson’s UK on your […]

Drop-In Parkinson’s Café

The Edinburgh Branch is launching a monthly Café aimed at people living with, or affected by Parkinson’s Please join us for a friendly and informal social gathering, in a relaxed, comfortable space. The venue is The Festival Theatre Café, 13/29 Nicholson Street, EH8 9FT A full range of Parkinson’s information will be available along with […]

Katherine Crawford moves on

Today, 21 July 2017, the Scotland Office of Parkinson’s UK sent out the following letter from Director, Scotland, Katherine Crawford: Dear All, You’ll know that I’ve been temporarily covering the Director of Support and Local Networks post for the UK since Barbara Williams left the charity at the end of May. This role oversees our […]