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TA events calendar

Due to Public Health measures concerning the coronavirus, our workshops and support groups have moved online. We will continue to follow government advice and will keep you updated with developments regarding our in-person events which we hope will go ahead in the latter part of the year.

We are running online support groups for adults, parents and teenagers.  Please click here for further information.

< October 2019 >

Friday 04 October

08:22 TICfest Wales, Summit Centre just outside Merthyr Tydfil

TICfest Wales

Weekend residential event only open to Welsh reidents. Families will enjoy the lovely surroundings and superb en-suite accommodation. The Centre is famous for its indoor climbing facilities, caving and watersports.

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10:00 Teacher Training Workshop, Bristol

Teacher Training Workshop

Have you got a student in your school with Tourettes Syndrome (TS) or are interested in knowing more about TS? We are hosting 3 one day teacher workshops that will aim to increase your knowledge of TS and the barriers to learning that students with TS can face in schools.

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Saturday 05 October

10:00 Living with TS - A workshop for Parents and Carers, Bristol

Living with TS - A workshop for Parents and Carers

This workshop is for parents and carers and will cover information and support for families that have newly diagnosed children and/or school aged children with TS.

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14:00 York Support Group, St Lukes Church Hall, Burton Stone Lane, York, YO30 6DG

York Support Group

We are a family friendly peer support group for adults and children with Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders and their families. Diagnosis is not necessary, we are happy to support people who suspect a tic disorder and are looking for further information and support. We are available to speak to educators who are supporting students with Tourette Syndrome and/or Tic Disorders.

We can be contacted via our Facebook page: or email

Disabled access, on street parking, refreshments available, children's activities, raffle prize donations are welcomed, raffle tickets sold (funds raised to towards the cost of the meetings), adult supervision of children required. Please see our Facebook page for specialist events at each meetings.


Friday 11 October

12:50 TeenFEST, Frontier Centre Irthlingborough Northants


This is a weekend (11th - 13th October) of fun and friendship for unaccompanied teenagers aged 14 - 17 yrs who have TS. The weekend will be hosted by experienced TA staff. This will be an opportunity for young people to meet others with TS, take part in activities, chill out, make friends and just be themselves!

Please contact our Events Manager for further information:

Saturday 12 October

14:00 Kent Support Group, Marmox Offices, Marmox (UK) Ltd, Caxton House, 101-103 Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7NP

Kent Support Group

This event is open to all. 2-4pm

Please contact group co-ordinator Suzanne for more details

Saturday 19 October

12:00 Manchester Tourettes Support Group, Sale West Community Centre m33 4qw

Manchester Tourettes Support Group

The group is open to all, adults and families welcome.


Please contact group co-ordinator:

Saturday 26 October

10:00 Halifax Support Group, Bradshaw Church Hall, Pavement Lane, Bradshaw, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 9UX

Halifax Support Group

Everyone is welcome to attend this support group from 10am-12pm.  There will be tea and coffee available.  

Please contact Beth Greenwood for more information or to reserve your place.

Sunday 27 October

14:00 Hull Support Group, Drypool green community centre, Hull hu8 8rf

Hull Support Group

This group is open to adults and children. We do crafts and arrange workshops and talks, there is a raffle along with drinks and cakes.


Please contact group co-ordinator Kim for more information:

14:00 Guildford Support Group, Guildford Spike, Warren Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3JH

Guildford Support Group

The event is open to all and runs from 2pm-4pm.  Please contact group co-ordinators David and T-Jay for more details at

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