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Health & wellbeing events

Libraries regularly run wellbeing events, as well as informal Open Space drop-ins where you and your family can discuss your mental wellbeing.

Jumpstart your January!

Start the new year happy and healthy with free online fitness classes, online wellbeing events and recommended titles to help you on your health and wellbeing journey.

Jump into January

Jumpstart your January!

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Wed 19 Jan 2022 , 10:00 – 11:00 (Every Wednesday) Beccles Library Free entry

Sharing Stories - social group for adults with additional needs

Join us for our weekly social event for adults with additional needs.

Wed 19 Jan 2022 , 11:00 – 12:15 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Open Space - online wellbeing drop-in group

Open Space drop-ins are informal online meet-ups for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as their families and carers.

Wed 19 Jan 2022 , 14:00 – 14:30 (Every Wednesday) Online event Free entry

Boxing fitness for teens

Join us for an exciting weekly set of boxing fitness sessions aimed at young people aged 12 - 16 years.

Wed 19 Jan 2022 , 17:00 – 17:45 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Thu 20 Jan 2022 , 10:45 – 11:30 (Every Thursday) Needham Market Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 21 Jan 2022 , 09:30 – 10:15 (Every Friday) Woodbridge Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 21 Jan 2022 , 10:30 – 11:30 (Every Friday) Chantry Library Free entry

Pilates for all abilities

Take part in a series of exercises that enhance muscular strength and endurance movements. Sessions are inclusive of all abilities and body shapes.

Sat 22 Jan 2022 , 10:00 (Every Saturday) Online event Free entry

Chaps Get Chatting - men's social group

Make new friends and talk about your health at this weekly social group for men.

Sat 22 Jan 2022 , 11:00 – 12:00 (Every Saturday) Kessingland Library Free entry

Creative Dance for all abilities

Get the whole family involved with this fun creative dance session for all ages and abilities.

Sat 22 Jan 2022 , 11:00 – 12:00 Online event Free entry

Sit and Stretch

Join Nikki for some gentle exercises from your chair, suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Sat 22 Jan 2022 , 12:30 – 13:15 Online event Free entry

Parent and Baby online coffee mornings

Come along to our online social meet-up for parents and babies.

Mon 24 Jan 2022 , 09:30 – 11:00 (Every other Monday) Online event Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 24 Jan 2022 , 10:00 – 10:45 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 24 Jan 2022 , 11:15 – 12:00 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (3.30PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 24 Jan 2022 , 15:30 – 16:00 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (4PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 24 Jan 2022 , 16:00 – 16:30 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

POUNDFit - music exercise class

Grab a couple of wooden spoons and get that heart pounding with this high-energy class!

Mon 24 Jan 2022 , 19:30 – 20:15 (Every Monday) Online event Free entry

Social Prescribers - wellbeing help and social support

Come along for support with finances, mental health and well-being and to socialise with others in your local community.

Tue 25 Jan 2022 , 09:30 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Winter Warmer - social prescribers session

Enjoy a free cuppa soup and hot bread roll at our weekly Social Prescribers session.

Tue 25 Jan 2022 , 10:00 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Communities in Focus - West Suffolk

Join in with this free online session from Wellbeing Suffolk and discover wellbeing resources available across West Suffolk.

Tue 25 Jan 2022 , 11:00 – 12:00 Online event Free entry

Yoga for beginners

Take part in a friendly, relaxed yoga session for beginners to help reduce anxiety and build up your strength.

Tue 25 Jan 2022 , 18:00 (Every Tuesday) Online event Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Wed 26 Jan 2022 , 10:00 – 11:00 (Every Wednesday) Beccles Library Free entry

Sharing Stories - social group for adults with additional needs

Join us for our weekly social event for adults with additional needs.

Wed 26 Jan 2022 , 11:00 – 12:15 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Take Notice workshop with Wellbeing Suffolk

Join in with this free workshop from Wellbeing Suffolk and learn how take notice and live in the moment.

Wed 26 Jan 2022 , 13:00 – 14:00 Online event Free entry

Open Space - online wellbeing drop-in group

Open Space drop-ins are informal online meet-ups for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as their families and carers.

Wed 26 Jan 2022 , 14:00 – 14:30 (Every Wednesday) Online event Free entry

Boxing fitness for teens

Join us for an exciting weekly set of boxing fitness sessions aimed at young people aged 12 - 16 years.

Wed 26 Jan 2022 , 17:00 – 17:45 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Thu 27 Jan 2022 , 10:45 – 11:30 (Every Thursday) Needham Market Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 28 Jan 2022 , 09:30 – 10:15 (Every Friday) Woodbridge Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 28 Jan 2022 , 10:30 – 11:30 (Every Friday) Chantry Library Free entry

Pilates for all abilities

Take part in a series of exercises that enhance muscular strength and endurance movements. Sessions are inclusive of all abilities and body shapes.

Sat 29 Jan 2022 , 10:00 (Every Saturday) Online event Free entry

Chaps Get Chatting - men's social group

Make new friends and talk about your health at this weekly social group for men.

Sat 29 Jan 2022 , 11:00 – 12:00 (Every Saturday) Kessingland Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 31 Jan 2022 , 10:00 – 10:45 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 31 Jan 2022 , 11:15 – 12:00 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (3.30PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 31 Jan 2022 , 15:30 – 16:00 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (4PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 31 Jan 2022 , 16:00 – 16:30 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

POUNDFit - music exercise class

Grab a couple of wooden spoons and get that heart pounding with this high-energy class!

Mon 31 Jan 2022 , 19:30 – 20:15 (Every Monday) Online event Free entry

Social Prescribers - wellbeing help and social support

Come along for support with finances, mental health and well-being and to socialise with others in your local community.

Tue 1 Feb 2022 , 09:30 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Winter Warmer - social prescribers session

Enjoy a free cuppa soup and hot bread roll at our weekly Social Prescribers session.

Tue 1 Feb 2022 , 10:00 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Yoga for beginners

Take part in a friendly, relaxed yoga session for beginners to help reduce anxiety and build up your strength.

Tue 1 Feb 2022 , 18:00 (Every Tuesday) Online event Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Wed 2 Feb 2022 , 10:00 – 11:00 (Every Wednesday) Beccles Library Free entry

Sharing Stories - social group for adults with additional needs

Join us for our weekly social event for adults with additional needs.

Wed 2 Feb 2022 , 11:00 – 12:15 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Boxing fitness for teens

Join us for an exciting weekly set of boxing fitness sessions aimed at young people aged 12 - 16 years.

Wed 2 Feb 2022 , 17:00 – 17:45 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Heartsong - wellbeing singing project

Come along to this uplifting singing project to help with mental and physical wellbeing.

Thu 3 Feb 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 (First Thursday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Thu 3 Feb 2022 , 10:45 – 11:30 (Every Thursday) Needham Market Library Free entry

Women Behaving Madly - menopause support group

Join us for our monthly peer support group for people experiencing menopause.

Thu 3 Feb 2022 , 14:00 – 15:00 (First Thursday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 4 Feb 2022 , 09:30 – 10:15 (Every Friday) Woodbridge Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 4 Feb 2022 , 10:30 – 11:30 (Every Friday) Chantry Library Free entry

Pilates for all abilities

Take part in a series of exercises that enhance muscular strength and endurance movements. Sessions are inclusive of all abilities and body shapes.

Sat 5 Feb 2022 , 10:00 (Every Saturday) Online event Free entry

Parent and Baby online coffee mornings

Come along to our online social meet-up for parents and babies.

Mon 7 Feb 2022 , 09:30 – 11:00 (Every other Monday) Online event Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 7 Feb 2022 , 10:00 – 10:45 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 7 Feb 2022 , 11:15 – 12:00 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Cancer Support Group

If you or someone you know is suffering from cancer, find a welcoming and supportive environment in our monthly cancer support group.

Mon 7 Feb 2022 , 14:30 – 16:00 (First Monday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (3.30PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 7 Feb 2022 , 15:30 – 16:00 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (4PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 7 Feb 2022 , 16:00 – 16:30 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Social Prescribers - wellbeing help and social support

Come along for support with finances, mental health and well-being and to socialise with others in your local community.

Tue 8 Feb 2022 , 09:30 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Yoga for beginners

Take part in a friendly, relaxed yoga session for beginners to help reduce anxiety and build up your strength.

Tue 8 Feb 2022 , 18:00 (Every Tuesday) Online event Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Wed 9 Feb 2022 , 10:00 – 11:00 (Every Wednesday) Beccles Library Free entry

Sharing Stories - social group for adults with additional needs

Join us for our weekly social event for adults with additional needs.

Wed 9 Feb 2022 , 11:00 – 12:15 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Boxing fitness for teens

Join us for an exciting weekly set of boxing fitness sessions aimed at young people aged 12 - 16 years.

Wed 9 Feb 2022 , 17:00 – 17:45 (Every Wednesday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Thu 10 Feb 2022 , 10:45 – 11:30 (Every Thursday) Needham Market Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 11 Feb 2022 , 09:30 – 10:15 (Every Friday) Woodbridge Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Fri 11 Feb 2022 , 10:30 – 11:30 (Every Friday) Chantry Library Free entry

Pilates for all abilities

Take part in a series of exercises that enhance muscular strength and endurance movements. Sessions are inclusive of all abilities and body shapes.

Sat 12 Feb 2022 , 10:00 (Every Saturday) Online event Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 14 Feb 2022 , 10:00 – 10:45 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Talk on positive ageing with Christine Webber

Join writer and broadcaster Christine Webber for a special talk on positive ageing.

Mon 14 Feb 2022 , 11:00 Southwold Library Free entry

Stay & Play group for parents and babies

Enjoy some playtime with your baby whilst getting the chance to meet other parents in this weekly Stay & Play.

Mon 14 Feb 2022 , 11:15 – 12:00 (Every Monday) Gainsborough Community Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (3.30PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 14 Feb 2022 , 15:30 – 16:00 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (4PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 14 Feb 2022 , 16:00 – 16:30 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Social Prescribers - wellbeing help and social support

Come along for support with finances, mental health and well-being and to socialise with others in your local community.

Tue 15 Feb 2022 , 09:30 – 13:00 (Every Tuesday) Chantry Library Free entry

Parent and Baby online coffee mornings

Come along to our online social meet-up for parents and babies.

Mon 21 Feb 2022 , 09:30 – 11:00 (Every other Monday) Online event Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (3.30PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 21 Feb 2022 , 15:30 – 16:00 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Reading activity with Liza the therapy dog (4PM session)

Come along to the library and read a story to Liza the therapy dog.

Mon 21 Feb 2022 , 16:00 – 16:30 (Every Monday) Mildenhall Library Free entry

Heartsong - wellbeing singing project

Come along to this uplifting singing project to help with mental and physical wellbeing.

Thu 3 Mar 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 (First Thursday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Women Behaving Madly - menopause support group

Join us for our monthly peer support group for people experiencing menopause.

Thu 3 Mar 2022 , 14:00 – 15:00 (First Thursday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry

Parent and Baby online coffee mornings

Come along to our online social meet-up for parents and babies.

Mon 7 Mar 2022 , 09:30 – 11:00 (Every other Monday) Online event Free entry

Cancer Support Group

If you or someone you know is suffering from cancer, find a welcoming and supportive environment in our monthly cancer support group.

Mon 7 Mar 2022 , 14:30 – 16:00 (First Monday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry

Cancer Support Group

If you or someone you know is suffering from cancer, find a welcoming and supportive environment in our monthly cancer support group.

Mon 4 Apr 2022 , 14:30 – 16:00 (First Monday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry

Heartsong - wellbeing singing project

Come along to this uplifting singing project to help with mental and physical wellbeing.

Thu 7 Apr 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 (First Thursday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Women Behaving Madly - menopause support group

Join us for our monthly peer support group for people experiencing menopause.

Thu 7 Apr 2022 , 14:00 – 15:00 (First Thursday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry

Cancer Support Group

If you or someone you know is suffering from cancer, find a welcoming and supportive environment in our monthly cancer support group.

Mon 2 May 2022 , 14:30 – 16:00 (First Monday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry

Heartsong - wellbeing singing project

Come along to this uplifting singing project to help with mental and physical wellbeing.

Thu 5 May 2022 , 10:00 – 12:00 (First Thursday of the month) Bury St Edmunds Library Free entry

Women Behaving Madly - menopause support group

Join us for our monthly peer support group for people experiencing menopause.

Thu 5 May 2022 , 14:00 – 15:00 (First Thursday of the month) Chantry Library Free entry