It’s easy to feel alone and abandoned post-cardiac arrest and with this event we hope to banish that feeling!
As well as ample time to mingle with others we will also be having invaluable educational talks and interactive sessions which can help you in your recovery.
Saturday 28th September, 2019
There will also be an informal gathering the evening before and fundraising activity on Sunday morning, so please feel free to join us and take advantage of a full weekend!
We have rooms in the hotel reserved until the end of July and they can be secured at a discount with the code “SCA UK“.
You will need to call the hotel on 01572 757901 to book a room (as we have them reserved) and don’t forget to quote “SCA UK” for your discount!
It’s a very central location and easily accessible from motorways, just 90 mins from London, 100 mins from Leeds, 70 mins from Birmingham and 45 from Cambridge.
The majority of the daytime event will be held in the conference centre, just a few minutes walk from the hotel.
We will be having sessions on a variety of topics that are of interest to those affected by a cardiac arrest such as the psychological aspect of survivorship, dealing with memory issues and fatigue, how to put an AED in your community and living an active life post-SCA.
Overall we hope it will be similar in content and feel to last years very successful event but with a little more time for mingling.
Following on in the footsteps of last years bash we have the awesome rock ‘n roll band The Houndogs and a DJ lined up, along with the bewildering talents of balloon artist and magician Trevor Cline. Food will
We hope to be announcing soon a major initiative to improve life after cardiac arrest. This will require funds to make it happen and so we would ask you to stay for the Sunday morning to allow time to take part in a fundraising activity.
7pm – Informal gathering for evening drinks
- 9:30am – Registration
- 9:30am – 5:00pm – Displays and stands from industry supporters
- 9:30am – 1:00pm – AED/CPR training (in separate building)
- 10:15am – 1:00pm – Educational sessions
- 1:00pm – 1:45pm – Lunch
- 1:45pm – 2:00pm – Raffle
- 2:00pm – 4:45pm – Afternoon educational sessions
- 4:45pm – 7:00pm – Free/Mingle time
- 7:00pm – 12:00pm – Celebration of Life party
Fundraising activity – TBA
Thanks to our wonderful sponsors we are able to keep costs down and so we think the ticket prices are excellent value for what should be a very informative and rewarding day.
This is the only dedicated event like this for those affected by cardiac arrest in the UK, so don’t miss out and get your tickets now!
*Refundable or gratefully accepted as a donation to help fund the SCA UK cause
Please note that tickets for the daytime and evening must be purchased separately.
We asked for feedback on last years event and the response was overwhelmingly positive…
92% gave the day a 5/5 (and the rest a 4/5)!
98% said that the event had been helpful
There were lot’s of great comments about most of the aspects of the day but many were about the fact that this was an opportunity to meet other survivors.
“The whole event was one big party”
“…the most emotional and happy thing that I have been subject to in years”
“Meeting other survivors and their families, it was like therapy as everyone just gets it.”
“Wonderful people with whom I have made friends and something I will treasure forever.”
“So many people with similar tales to tell who had overcome cardiac arrest (with significant help from the NHS and friends and family) and seeing similarities between your own experience and theirs”
“Best experience since my SCA by far.”
“The evening event was so relaxed with people just getting to know each other – think we all feel we have made friends for life.”
“Amazing day, great organisers and the volunteers were very helpful throughout the day”
“Simply one of the best weekends of my life!!!”
So we do hope you can join us this year and we look forward to seeing you in September!