Event date: 05 December 2023, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Event location: Macmillan Support and Information Service and on Zoom

Event category:

  • Online events

The creative writing group gives you an opportunity to put your thoughts on paper and share them, if you like, with other people who understand what you may be going through.

The sessions are run by a volunteer and a support and information specialist. 


Who can join the group?

The group is for anyone affected by cancer or a blood condition, including patients and their family members, carers and friends.

You don’t need to have any previous experience or knowledge of creative writing.


When is the group? 

The group meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 4pm to 6pm. 


Where does the group take place?  

You can join either in person, at the Macmillan Support and Information Service, or online (on Zoom).


Where can I get more information or book my place?

For more information or to book your place:

  • call 020 3447 3816 
  • email uclh.supportandinformation@nhs.net (please include your full name, hospital number and the group you'd like to join in your email)
  • visit the Macmillan Support and Information Service, on the ground floor of the UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre.


Information for people attending the group in person 
  • Please don't come to the Cancer Centre if you have symptoms of a cold, flu or another infectious disease. 
  • If possible, please arrive 15 minutes before the group starts. This will give you time to greet the other members of the group beforehand.
Information for people attending the group online 
  • The meeting will be on Zoom. 
  • We’ll send you the invite, with the Zoom link, the day before the group is held. 
  • If possible, please have your camera on during the group.