FREE fun arts workshops for people living with dementia and their carers with opportunities to chat over a cup of tea!
Participation in the arts can help with improving mental well-being, reducing isolation and loneliness, improving brain cognition and physical co-ordination and also making new friends!
Arts and Crafts with Jessica Hartshorn
Take part in a range of carefully crafted sessions such as painting, creating beautiful mobiles, printing and colourful collages with patient support and guidance.
Thursdays 11am to 12.30pm (3,10,17, 24 February, 3,10 March)
St Mary's Church, Market St, Atherstone, CV9 1EX
Memories Alive with Rob Gee and Escape Arts
Working with performance poet Rob Gee, a small group will discuss weekly themes and share memories and experiences. Rob will craft participants’ stories and memories into a poem, as well as sharing his own poetry.
Tuesdays 1pm to 2.15pm (1, 8, 15, 22, 29, March 5 April)
Stratford Methodist Church, Old Town, Stratford Upon Avon CV37 6BG
Reminiscence with museum objects with Helen Fountain
These workshops, with easily accessible themes, will focus on Food to the Table, Fun, Games & Entertainment, Schooldays, Trips to the Seaside, Dressed to the Nines and Celebrations. Object based handling resources from the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's will be used to spark memories.
Thursdays 2pm to 3.15pm (3,10,17 February 3,10,17 March)
Rugby Library, Little Elborrow St, CV21 4BZ
How to Book
You can be referred to us by a health professional or you can self-refer.
To book, please go to www.artsuplift.co.uk/arts-for-dementia-warwickshire/. For more information please call 07946 585978 or email email@example.com.