Tinnitus Week Events Here are details of some events we know are taking place before and during Tinnitus Week. Please check back as more are being added as they are received: Saturday 3 February, 9.45 am - 4pm. NEWCASTLE Marriott Hotel, MetroCentre, Newcastle Gateshead, NE11 9XF We're holding a FREE Tinnitus information Day just before Tinnitus Week, on Saturday 3 February in Newcastle. If you would like to find out more about this event and book a place, please go to www.tinnitus.org.uk/Event/newcastle. Monday 5 February, 12.15pm. BOLTON FM. Farhana Mohamed an Audiologist from the Royal Bolton and Brian Holland a member from the Bolton Tinnitus group will be on Bolton FM, they will be giving out information about Tinnitus and what you should do to in order to seek help. Tuesday 6 February, 9.00am -12pm. BOLTON. Bolton Community of Mosques Centre, 1 Vicarage Street, Bolton BL3 5LE The tinnitus team will be at the centre to raise awareness of tinnitus to the ethnic minority groups, an information stand will be available with the team available to answer any questions. Any further information required please contact Audiology dept, Royal Bolton Hospital 01204 390435, and ask for a member of the Tinnitus team. Tuesday 6 February, 10am – 12noon. NORTH SHIELDS. Hosted by: deaf awareness: NE, North Shields Library, Northumberland Square, North Shields NE30 1QU Tinnitus Awareness Morning. Presentation by Val Tait, Hearing Therapist Freeman Hospital. Information Stalls, BSL Interpreter, Speech To Text, Induction loop, Raffle, Tea/Coffee, Light refreshments. For further information [email protected] or text: 07734 176 196 Wednesday 7 February, 10am - 12noon, SHREWSBURY Signal Charity at The Hub, Riverside Shopping Centre, Shrewsbury Come and talk to staff and volunteers at Signak about your tinnitus. Call by for information, signposting and try some equipment that may alleviate your tinnitus symptoms. Refreshments available and a warm welcome. Tel: 01743 358356 Wednesday 7 February, 12.30 - 1.30pm, SHREWSBURY Signal Charity, Shrewsbury College, English Bridge, Shrewsbury For students and staff at the college. Come and talk to staff and volunteers about how to protect your ears and how to manage your tinnitus symptoms. Lots of information available. Wednesday 7 February, 2 - 4.30pm. KEIGHLEY Airedale General Hospital, Education Centre, Lecture Theatre, Skipton Rd, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6TD. There will be a 1 hour presentation, speakers and Q&A panel at the Airedale Hospital organised by staff in the Audiology department. The capacity for the event is 100 people maximum. This is a FREE event but people must have a ticket which can be obtained from ringing the Audiology department on 01535 293 646 and a ticket will be sent out. Wednesday 7 February, 9 - 5.30pm. STOURBRIDGE Stourbridge Hearing Centre, 59 High Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1DE There will be a special guest from Starkey Laboratories coming in and giving any advice on tinnitus. People are welcome to walk in on the day Wednesday 7 February, 7pm – 9pm. BOLTON Bolton Tinnitus Support group is meeting at Café Italia all are welcome There is no charge for the meeting and tea and coffee is available free of charge. The theme of this meeting is relaxation, tinnitus by nature is related to anxiety and stress, and we have Mr Patrick McBride coming to give the group a talk about the benefits of meditation and a guided meditation session. It is also a good opportunity to meet and talk to other people and share your experience. There will also be the Royal Bolton Hospital Tinnitus team facilitating the meeting and on hand to answer any questions. It is a friendly group and we look forward to seeing you there. Any further information required please contact Audiology dept, Royal Bolton Hospital 01204 390435, and ask for a member of the Tinnitus team. Thursday 8 February, 10 - 1pm. CHESTERFIELD Health and Wellbeing Zone, Chesterfield Library, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, S40 1QN The Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Tinnitus Support group will be offering help and support at their Tinnitus Information and Advice Open Day. Feel free to drop in anything and chat to members, lay counsellors and to pick up information. For more details contact 01246 380415 or email [email protected]. Thursday 8 February, 7.30pm. BURSTON The Burston Crown, 25 Mill Road, Burston, IP22 5TW Working with ACS, the Oxfordshire based suppliers of hearing protection products, and In-Ear Monitors (IEMs), the Burston Crown and ACS will give away 25 sets of ear protectors at the pub on Thursday 8th Feb. There will also be a draw amongst customers to win a Custom set of ear protectors that are manufactured by ACS specifically for the ears of the winner. This event is part of our contribution to Tinnitus Week. The first 25 people through the door will receive free universal fit high fidelity earplugs. There’s also a fundraising prize draw for the British Tinnitus Association that will see one lucky person win a pair of ACS Pro custom fit hearing protection. Thursday 8 February, 8 February 5-7pm. Live for Surrey on Kane 103.7 FM or stream live worldwide via our media player https://www.kanefm.com/live-listen/ We are unique in creating Tinnitus awareness, on radio and online, to a worldwide audience including the youth, in a gentle way. We combine what they want to hear, with what they don’t want to hear or experience - Tinnitus. To protect, take care, just making them aware. Do join us on the 8th February 2018. 5 - 7pm, for our Special Tinnitus Week 2018; Bass Invaders Awareness show and special guest Joe Frankland from the PRS Foundation with a selection of tracks including PRS funded music. Expect a cool vibe session plus an exclusive message from Sound System veteran; Jah 'Walk n Skank' Screechy. Saturday 10 February, 10 - 5pm. GLASGOW Grand Central Hotel, Central Station, Glasgow, G1 3SL Tinnitus and Hearing Information Show. An information event for members of the public affected by tinnitus and/or hearing difficulty, and health professionals interested in offering best advice to patients challenged by these conditions. More details here: https://invizear.com/tinnitus-and-hearing-this-scotland-2018/ Interactive presentations will run throughout the day and a team of experts will be on hand to answer questions. Find out more and BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE by calling 0141 226 2268 or visit www.thistinhear.co.uk/this-2018. WEEK LONG ACTIVITIES AngliEAR, a Hearing and Tinnitus Solutions company based in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, are holding various activities and events during Tinnitus Week. Find out more here. TINNITUS THUNDERCLAP! https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/66547-tinnitus-week-2018 We're thrilled to let you know that next Monday marks the beginning of Tinnitus Week. A global initiative between organisations including the British Tinnitus Association, Tinnitus Hub, American Tinnitus Association and Tinnitus Research Initiative. If you choose to take part in this, a single message will go out from a social media account of your choosing and reach all your followers on Friday February 9th. With hundreds of people taking part, awareness is raised among thousands more. Please sign up here and lend your support! Thank you. Please tell us about any event you are planning by emailing Emily Broomhead at [email protected].