Run by Patients for Patients

CPSG Meetings in 2020  will take place in the small hall at Southgate Community Centre, Caie Walk, Nowton Estate, Bury St Edmunds IP33 2PJ and will be held monthly on the third Thursday between 2pm-4pm.  Meetings include speakers, presentations and refreshments. Also a raffle and a table top sale is held to raise funds for the group.  It is a really friendly, informal and relaxed environment in which you can come and go as you please, and move around to feel more comfortable. Visitors are welcome to drop in to see what we are all about, so if you are passing give us a look, you will receive a warm welcome.

                                   2020 Dates                                   



19th March - Matt Long (Hypnotherapy) This meeting has been postponed

16th April - Lesley Williams  (Parish Nurse)

21st May - Alexander Technique


Please feel free to join us for all or some of this time.


Our group are made up from a variety of people who are experiencing pain for a number of reasons. Many have said how our group has helped them to feel less isolated and more able to cope with their condition.


We are run by patients for patients and understand just how you feel. If you cannot make a meeting then please don’t worry, we are happy to keep you informed via our newsletter which can be posted or emailed. Just let us have your details.


The Chronic Pain Support Group has been featured on BBC Radio Suffolk, in addition, we have had a full page write up regarding our work in the  British Pain Society Journal ‘Pain News’.  Also in local newspapers, and the hospital internal newsletter.

Since 2017 we have had monthly articles published in a directory that serves two large areas of Bury St Edmunds. You may find us in another local publication  from time to time too.


This is YOUR group - please support us by sending in your comments and/or attending some of our meetings!

Why not join us for an informal chat and a laugh at one of our coffee mornings?

 Coffee Mornings are held on a Monday on the following dates:

2020:  6th April, 11th May, 8th June (all get togethers subject to guidance)


 ss      On Monday  6th April coffee morning will be held at Marlows Coffee Shop in Hollow Road, Bury from 10.30am onwards .....

       Do please come along and join us for a catch up over a cuppa - we would love to see you!

Newcomers who would like to meet us and know more about us are also welcome to join us. 

Southgate Community Centre, Caie Walk, Nowton Estate, Bury St Edmunds IP33 2PJ

First Thursday of each month from 1pm-4pm

£4.00 per session including refreshments

Disabled Access - Free Parking - on a Bus Route

Come along and join us in a friendly, supportive, creative atmosphere, bringing along your own handcraft projects. You may even see something new you would like to try and maybe share your skills with others. Anything from card craft, jewellery making, felting, knitting, crocheting, deco patch, decoupage, silk painting.....

The sessions are fun, light hearted, welcoming, sociable, good company and informal. Being actively creative brings many rewards.                 

Many crafts can be achieved with the choices on offer so if you would  like to feel a sense of acheivement why not come along and give it a go!

Tuition is always welcomed.

We look forward to seeing you.

Any enquiries please call 07724 187774

The next Positively Crafty session will be next held (dependant on government guidelines) in the summer. Sessions in the meantime are postponed.

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Chronic Pain Support Group

Bring People in Pain Together