What’s on for 2017

Dementia Cafés

Dementia Cafés are for people with dementia and their families and friends.

Look for a dementia café in your area and drop in for a friendly chat. Click here to see dates and venues across East Lancashire.

In Burnley dementia cafes are held at Rhode Island Coffee in the town centre, every 4th Tuesday of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

In Great Harwood dementia cafes are held at Café Latte , every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00pm.

In Pendle dementia cafes are held at Pavilion Café , every 4th Thursday of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.

In Rossendale dementia cafes are held at Mel’s Café on Manchester Road, Haslingden.  These are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.  For more information telephone 01282 421233.

Carers’ Support Groups

Carers’ Support Groups are only for carers of people with dementia

Carers Support Groups take place at different locations around East Lancashire. To find out the next dates and venues telephone 01282 421233.

Singing for the Brain sessions – for carers and people living with dementia

Singing for the Brain sessions are for carers and people living with dementia and brings people together using music therapy, in a fun and social environment.  They have sessions in Burnley, Rawtenstall, Padiham and Blackburn. If you are interested in joining a Singing for the Brain group in your area, please telephone the Alzheimer’s Society on: 0300 222 11 22 for dates and venues or email: eastlancashire@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Friends Group in Nelson

Christ Church in Nelson will be running a new support group with activities, for those with early onset dementia and their carers starting from 9th August 2017.  The groups will be held at 2:00pm, every 2nd Wednesday of the month at Christ Church, Nelson, BB9 7EN.

For more information, contact:

Tony – 07718 649776

Jill – 07730 541038

or email: christchurchnels@googlemail.com

Click here to see the poster about the new group.

Time for You sessions in Clitheroe 

Time for You is a fortnightly session for people living with dementia and their carers.  The sessions are held fortnightly on Thursdays, 11:30-2:00pm at West Bradford Village Hall, Grindleton Rd, West Bradford, Clitheroe BB7 4TE.

For more information, visit:


Or call 01200 422104