Family Days

When a child is diagnosed with a brain tumour the impact on family life can be wide reaching. Many families do not get the opportunity to spend time together other than at hospital and family life can be put on hold as everyone redirects their time and energy to supporting the child who has been diagnosed.

Our Family Days also provide the opportunity for parents and children alike to meet others experiencing similar difficulties and share their stories. For some of the people in attendance, this is their first opportunity to be in contact with others affected by brain tumours and the comfort and strength they draw from this is immeasurable.

"The day provided a great opportunity to spend time with people who have gone through similar experiences. For my child, he was able to meet others who had similar stories."

Birmingham Family Day - 5 November

For parents living with a brain tumour

Our Birmingham Family Day for families affected by a parents diagnosis will take place on 5 November and is run in partnership with The Lewis Moody Foundation.

The day will be taking place from 10-4pm at the fantastic and fun Blackwell Adventure, Agmore Road, Blackmore, Bromsgrove, B60 1PX

Children and families will have the opportunity to take part in a range of exhilarating and action packed activities throughout the day including the Fan Descender, 3G Swing, Tree Trek, Giant Zip Wire, Indoor Climbing and Arts and Crafts. Rugby Legend Lewis Moody and his wife Annie will be joining families on the day and Lewis will be holding his own rugby session for children and families to take part in. This is always a highlight of the day as Marie who joined us at a previous Family Day can testify, “The funniest moment of the day was Lewis Moody showing that he isn't very good at rugby when being rugby tackled to the floor by about 10 kids! He was the biggest kid there. It was lovely seeing him so involved with the children."

Annie and Lewis are committed to supporting families living with a brain tumour diagnosis, “We have heard from so many families who have been through so much. Our Family Days offer the chance to just have some fun together, to play sport and create special memories. We do hope you can join us."

Register for the day

Birmingham Family Day - 26 November

For children living with a brain tumour

Families of children and young people living with a brain tumour and invited to attend our next Family Day in Birmingham on Saturday 26 November.

The day which is being run in partnership with The Lewis Moody Foundation will be taking place from 10-4pm at Blackwell Adventure, Agmore Road, Blackmore, Bromsgrove, B60 1PX.

We hope that you are able to join us for a fun filled day to spend quality time together away from the hospital or home, meet others going through a similar situation and take part in exciting activities in a relaxed and supportive setting. Activities on the day will include; archery, giant swing, zip wire, tree trek and art & crafts. The day is free to attend and lunch will be provided.

Register for the day

Future Family Days

We have a number of family days planned which will taking place all over the UK. Below are the details of the dates and locations of the days that we are planning, these are subject to change and details of confirmed events will be added to this page with details of how to book a place.

Family Days for children living with a brain tumour

  • Birmingham - 26 November 2016
  • Bristol - 25 February 2017
  • Peak District - 29 April 2017
  • Northern Ireland – 17 June 2017
  • Northumberland - 1 July 2017
  • Essex - 23 September 2017

Family Days for parents living with a brain tumour

  • Birmingham - 5 November 2016
  • Derbyshire - 25 March 2017

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