York Rheumatoid Artritis Support Group

YORKRA Information


We meet on the 2nd Saturday of each month (except for January), at The Hut, Wigginton Road (within Clarence Gardens), York YO31 8HG, 2pm - 4pm. We also hold a gentle T'ai Chi class prior to each meeting, beginning at 1pm. For more details, please click on the exercise link at the top of this page.

The building is fully accessible for people with disabilities.

Our meetings are friendly and relaxed, and new members are warmly welcomed. As well as the opportunity to meet other RA sufferers, we also provide a wide variety of good quality information, supplied by reputable organisations, resources, expert speakers, social events, and newsletters.

2019 Meeting Dates

  • January - no meeting
  • 9th February 2019
  • 9th March 2019
  • 13th April 2019
  • 11th May 2019
  • 8th June 2019
  • 13th July 2019
  • 10th August 2019
  • 21st September 2019
  • 12th October 2019
  • 9th November 2019
  • 14th December 2019

Saturday 11th May, 2pm - 4pm: this meeting will include the AGM, followed by a presentation by Catherine Preston, Lecturer in Psychology, on her pain research.

Saturday 8th June, 2pm - 4pm: this meeting will include a presentation on legal issues for people with long term conditions.

Saturday 13th July, 2pm - 4pm: this meeting will include the group's 12th Anniversary celebrations.

Saturday 10th August, 2pm - 4pm: this meeting will include a presentation on depression and RA

Saturday 21st September, 2pm - 4pm: Please note: change of date. This meeting will now be held on the third Saturday of the month (rather than the second).