Arts 4 Dementia

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Empowering people with memory loss through artistic stimulation

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  1. Arts University launches Bournemouth drama, dance & music workshops for mild memory loss

    Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) held a training day to launch Arts 4 Dementia A4D's new wee...More

  2. Reawakening Festival 2017, Dorset

    Dorset’s first arts festival for dementia, Reawakening (15-29 May 2017) will celeb...More

  3. A4D early stage dementia training for Dorset arts and heritage organisations comes to Sherborne on 29 March

    Arts 4 Dementia (A4D), the national charity connecting people with early stage dementia to the arts,...More

Arts In Action

Music works its magic on A4D's amazing workshop participants living with early stage dementia. The clarinettist and...More

Arts Events

Reminiscence, Bridport

When:5 April 2017 02:00 PM Where:Bridport Library, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NY Description of the Event:Come along and reminisce about bygo...More

So Many Beauties Dementia-Friendly Concert, Manchester

When:6 April 2017 07:00 PM Where:Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, , Manchester, M3 1SX The event will be the premiere of a new piece of music called So Many Beauties which has been co-created by people with dementia as part of the Adages project. ...More

Reminiscence session, Dorchester

When:31 March 2017 11:00 AM Where:Dorchester library, South Walks House, Dorchester, DT1 1EE Description of the Event:Monthly Reminiscence Session, different theme each month, with artifacts, a chance to chat and share memories over a cup of tea and a biscuit. ...More

Relaxed Classic: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Hemel Hempstead)

When:30 March 2017 02:00 PM Where:The Old Town Hall, High Street, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3AE Description of the Event:During the 1850s, Milly (Jane Powell), a pretty young cook, marries Adam (Howard Keel), a grizzled woodsman, after a brief courtship. When the tw...More

Dementia Friendly Swimming at Poplar Baths

When:10 April 2017 10:00 AM Where:Poplar Baths ,170 East India Dock Road, , London, E14 0ED Swimming is a great all-round activity that is beneficial to everyone. It is particularly beneficial for people living with dementia as the sensation of being in the wate...More

Our latest tweetsFollow us

  • 27/03/2017 13:58 Tks to @ArtsBournemouth for great intergenerational drama programme for mild dementia - warmly welcoming new participants! Best, Veronica
  • 22/03/2017 10:25 BOURNEMOUTH, Creative dance classes for early stage dementia start Fri 23 March, email
  • 21/03/2017 23:26 Dementia-friendly stage shows beginning to grow in importance

Participants Say…

  1. Enlightening and Instructive

    David, a scientist diagnosed in 2011 with fronto-temporal dementia, and his wife found A4D projects ...More

  2. A Real Booster

    'It’s exhilarating, being reintroduced back into a creative mind frame, to meet people with th...More

  3. Poetry and Communication

    “I feel innovated. We just talked. I've never heard anything like it. It's stimulating....More

Volunteers Say…

  1. Becca

    Becca worked as a volunteer at our bbodance workshop in September 2016. After completing a BA in The...More

  2. Jessica

    Jessica Broadbent, who graduated in 2012 from Kings College London, was keen to use her literature d...More

  3. Orode

    Orode Faka, a Nigerian theatre artist, volunteered at both poetry projects at Putney Library. Having...More

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Arts 4 Dementia
Phoenix Yard
65 King's Cross Road

Telephone: 020 7239 4954

Registered Company No: 7511427
Registered Charity No: 1140842

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