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May 2022

Dementia Action Week 16 - 22 May 2022

Community events
Various
Monday 16th May, 2022 - 1:00 to Sunday 22nd May, 2022 - 23:59

About this event

Dementia Action Week is a national event that sees the UK public taking action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. The Alzheimer's society are organizing a week long events between the 16 - 22 May 2022 focused on focus on the theme of diagnosis.

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Contact details

Various dementia friendly events will be running throughout the week (please see list below) for activities planned in Brighton & Hove and contact details.

  • Through out the week:

Creativity will be Celebrated locally, an exhibition of art works and photographs of creative workshops in Brooke Mead shared spaces, made by and with Brooke Mead residents and Fabrica. Private event for Brooke Mead residents.

  • Mon 16 May 11am

B&H Music for Connection's free Music in Motion: interactive dementia-friendly music session: familiar and new songs, sound-making, movement, and fun! For more details contact anna@musicforconnection.co.uk or 01273 569096.

  • Tue 17 May 4-5.30pm

Ingredients Cards Model led by Story Chaplain. The Ingredients Cards are designed to support meaningful moments with a person with dementia. Book via Time to Talk Befriending chelsey@tttb.org.uk / 01273 737710. Zoom session. Closing date 22 April.

  • Tue 17 May 11am-2pm

One Garden tour, music and picnic hosted by Hop50+. Meet at Hop50+ to board a Brighton and Hove bus to One Garden for a tour, live music from Movingsounds and a picnic. Free event. Book ahead by calling 01273 729603.

  • Tue 17 May 1.30-3.00pm

Dementia Café at Patching Lodge, including refreshments. Cost £2 and no booking required.

  • Tue 17 May

A celebratory Drawing and Making for dementia session for Brooke Mead residents only. Led by Fabrica artist-facilitator Jane Fordham. 

  • Wed 18 May 10-11.30am

Take Notice: A dementia friendly conversation event at Fabrica. A lively conversational event led by Charlotte Cranridge and inspired by Fabrica's current exhibition. Cost £3 book at www.fabrica.org.uk/events. Free warming refreshments.

  • Wed 18 May 10am-3pm

Market Place Event Age UK West Sussex Brighton & Hove is hosting an information event at Eastbrooke Centre with other local partners to share information on their services. No booking required. Drop-in anytime. Refreshments for sale.

  • Wed 18 May 2-3.30pm

LGBTQ dementia advisory group are hosting a webinar: We are LGBTQ+ People Affected by Dementia: Ask Us Anything. Register here. This is a two-part webinar. Sign up for the first part here

  • Thu 19 May 10.45-11.30am

Active For Life Strength & Balance Class at Patching Lodge. Free event. No booking required.

  • Thu 19 May 9.15-4.45pm

Time to Talk Befriending is hosting a Learning from Living with Dementia training day led by Fran Hamilton at CityCoast Centre. Book via info@tttb.org.uk/01273 737710. Lunch and refreshments provided. Closing date 22 April.

  • Fri 20 May 2.30-4.30pm

Hangleton & Knoll Pop-up Memory Café at St Richards Community CentreMusic for Connection, refreshments, activities, hand massage and raffle. To book contact Clare on 01273410858 / 07422692845 clare.hopkins@hkproject.org.uk. Free.

  • Fri 20 May 11:15am

B&H Music for Connection's free Music in Motion: interactive dementia-friendly music sessions: familiar and new songs, sound-making, movement, and fun! For more details contact anna@musicforconnection.co.uk or 01273 569096.