Upcoming events

 

 

DEMENTIA ART THERAPY SESSIONS

Free Dementia Art therapy sessions are taking place at The Foxes’ Den Café, Binfield Parish Offices, Benetfeld Road, Binfield. RG42 4EW

For more information and to book a place please contact Claire on 07919 448254 or email claire@foxesden.co.uk or  sarah@foxesden.co.uk

See:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1179476985545473/?ti=as

 

CARERS COFFEE MORNING 

Age Concern Twyford & District and Twyford together host a coffee morning for carers and their loved ones on alternative Thursdays.

You’re welcome to join them at The Centre, Polehampton Close Twyford RG10 9RP

Find out more here.

 

 

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY FILM SCREENING

‘Grease’ is the Word!

 

Date: Wednesday 10th April

Time: 1.30pm   (doors open 12.45)

Location: The Whitty Theatre, Luckley House School, Luckley Road, Wokingham RG40 3EU

 

There will be a short interval and complimentary refreshments after the film.

The venue has plenty of parking and there will be volunteers to help throughout.

Tickets £5. Tickets available on the door and from Wokingham Alzheimer’s café  

Or online from Wokingham Film Society at www.ticketsource.co.uk/wfs

 

DEAF AWARENESS DAY 

8th May 2019, 10am-12noon & 2pm-4pm
Deaf Positives Action Training Facility, RG40 2EH.

Deaf Positives Action has created an interactive Deaf Awareness Day during Deaf Awareness Week – 6th-12th May 2019. Presentations and a range of activities to experience life from a Deaf person’s perspective. All welcome. There’ll be a donation stand with refreshments.
For more information see www.deafpositivesaction.org  and  RSVP to admin@deafpositivesaction.org

CONNIE’S COLANDER

Human Story Theatre present a play about the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on a family. A free event but donations would be appreciated.

Date: Monday June 24
Time: 2.30pm to 3.45pm

Place: Woodley Library Headley Road Woodley Reading, Berkshire RG5 4JA

Tel: 0118 969 0304 or Email: libraries@wokingham.gov.uk

Connie is a retired domestic science teacher. Emily, her daughter, is enjoying hosting her first TV cookery show: Connie’s Colander, bringing her mother’s recipes onscreen and up to date. Sensitively, with humour and tenderness this newly written play traces the evolving relationship throughout their lives, and the impact of Connie’s Alzheimer’s. Can their relationship, and the TV show, survive?

Running time 50 mins plus a 20 minute post-show Q&A with a dementia specialist

 National press link October 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/23/play-dementia-touring-libraries-alzheimers