Take Heart Southend is a Cardiac Support Group - Registered Charity No. 1023707
(01702) 309042 info@takeheartsouthend.org


What to expect at usual Take Heart Meetings

Arrival from 7.45 pm with the meeting starts at 8pm sharp with news and announcements from the Chairman who will then hand over and welcome our guest speaker.

We then socialise over a cuppa, purchase tickets for the evenings raffle and on hand will be a cardiac nurse who will be able to discuss any concerns you may have if you so wish. We draw the raffle and finish off at around 9.45pm

Peter Regelous 'A Life On The Road With Peter King'

Date: Thursday 12th November 2015      8pm start. Arrive from 7:45pm.

Professional Speaker Peter Regelous delivers his talk entitled “A Life on the Road with Peter King” Recalling a life in “showbiz” spanning the last 25 years working as a Cabaret Singer and Comedian, also appearing in Films and Television. We will be treated to a performance of some of Peters songs along with his entertaining narrative of the showbiz lifestyle. 

For more details feel free to visit Peter’s website 



Previous Meetings

Take Heart AGM – The Business Side of Take Heart

Date: 9th April 2015      8pm start. Arrive from 7:45pm.

Our annual meeting, where all the business aspects of Take Heart are discussed and confirmed. Some may find this type of meeting a little uneventful however this is an important part of any charity. So please do make the effort to attend. Refreshments are available We are always looking for fresh new ideas, volunteers and helpers so if you have a few hours to spare each month or have any ideas for the future of Take Heart please come forward and make yourself known. We are always open to new ideas and fresh new ways of supporting our community so please feel free to get in touch.

Guest Speaker Emma Matthews

Date: 14th May 2015      8pm start. Arrive from 7:45pm.

This month, we are delighted to welcome Emma Matthews from the Cardiac & Medical Day Stay Centre at Southend University Hospital. Emma will be discussing the facilities and services available at the unit and the future plans refurbishment. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

Guest Speaker Reverend Keith Lovell

Date: 11th June 2015      8pm start. Arrive from 7:45pm.

We look forward to welcoming the Reverend Keith Lovell from Mersea Island to this months meeting. Essex born and bred, Keith will be treating us to a mouthwatering, historical view of Essex through food.

Featuring some of our finest, famous local delights such as Mersea Oysters, Tiptree Jam, Malden Salt, Saffron Spice and Dunmow Bacon.  All of which will be served with lashings of humour making this interesting and informative evening one that’s not to be missed! 

Guest Speaker - Public Speaker & Presenter Eve Regelous

Date: 9th July 2015      8pm start. Arrive from 7:45pm.

We are very excited to be welcoming Eve Regelous who will be speaking about the history of Harrods. 

Having worked with Harrods for almost a decade, Eve gives a unique overview of this world famous company from it’s humble origin to present day. Eve will be sharing with us a behind the scenes view about the store’s history and taking a look into the day to day life there for both customers and staff. 

Eve’s talks are delivered with refreshing candour, a touch of humour and a sprinkling of glitz. 

Please feel free to take a look at Eve’s website to find out more.