Carers Week 2023 at Wired, 5th-11th June

News Newsletter - 25 May 2023

Carers Week will take place this year between 5th-11th June with the theme ‘‘Recognising and supporting carers in the community“. Wired is hosting activities all week – see below for more information provided by Wired about what is on offer.

You can also view the timetable on the Wired website:

All Week – Narrowboat Trips

We are running the narrowboat trips again this year to celebrate Carers Week 2023. We have places available on Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th, Thursday 8th & Friday 9th June.

The trip departs from The Cheshire Cat in Chrisleton, Cheshire at 10am, cruises to Tattenhall (Crows Nest) where you will stop for lunch then re-turn to the Cheshire Cat for 2pm. (NB. You will need to provide your own transport to and from The Cheshire Cat and bring a packed lunch).

If you would like a place then please contact the Carers Helpline on 0151 670 0777.

Programme of Activities for Carers Week 2023

Monday 5th June – Carers Week Launch @ Pyramids Shopping Centre, Birkenhead – 10am – 3pm

We will have a stall in the Pyramids and other organisation will be coming together to celebrate the work Carers do in providing care and support to family, friends and/or even neighbours.

Come along and have a look what is on offer to help provide support, information and advice to the 40,340 carers living in Wirral.

Our Carer Link Workers will be on hand to discuss any queries you may have.

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Carers Craft Fair

We are holding a unique craft fair to celebrate Crafting Carers who make and sell unique items. Come and find yourself a little treasure or a bargain.

  • New Ferry Village Hall, Grove Street, New Ferry, Wirral, CH62 5AZ
  • 10am-3pm

Wednesday 7th June 2023

Craft Workshops

We are hosting two workshops to bring out the crafting side of carers, we will have Decoupage Candles and Mini Memory Books.

  • Decoupage Candles: 10am-12pm
  • Mini Memory Books: 1pm-4pm

Location will be sent out once your space has been confirmed.

Thursday 8th June 2023

Carers Groups Tea Party

Come along to one of our tea party’s that we are hosting for Carers Week.

Beechwood Community Shop, Manor House, Beechwood Drive, CH43 7ZU –

  • 10am-12pm

Inspire Café, The Spire, Breck Road, Poulton, Wallasey, CH44 3BD

  • 1pm-3pm


Online Carers Crafts

Come and join us for our Online Carers Craft sessions.


Young Carers Crafts

  • Plate Weaving and Dreamcatchers: 5pm-6:30pm


Adult Carers Crafts

  • Masquerade Masks: 6:45pm-8pm

Craft items and zoom link will be sent out a few days before the event.

Friday 9th June 2023

Online Bingo and General Knowledge Quiz

If you are interested in winning some cash/prizes then our Bingo and General Knowledge Quiz is the right thing for you!

Online Bingo – 10am-12pm – Zoom link will be sent out prior to the event

General Knowledge Quiz – 12pm – Automatic link will be sent out via email prior to the event