What’s on for 2020


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.

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

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

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

In Ribble Valley dementia cafes are held at The Sanctuary of Healing on Dewhurst Road, every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 2:30-4:00 pm.  More info here.

In Rossendale dementia cafes are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month, 2:00-4:00 pm at The Old Library, Bacup Road, Waterfoot.

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 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:  0333 150 3456 for dates and venues or email:  dementiaconnect@alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Friends Group in Nelson

Christ Church in Nelson will be run a support group with activities, for those with early onset dementia and their carers.  The groups are held at 2:00 pm, 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

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, 11:30-2:00 pm at West Bradford Village Hall, Grindleton Rd, West Bradford, Clitheroe BB7 4TE.

For more information call 01200 422104.

Pendle Memory Choir

Crossroads Care East Lancashire in association with Pendle Dementia Action Alliance and supported by the Community Foundation for Lancashire and the Co-op Colne, have announced a programme of singing sessions for people in Pendle living with dementia and their carers.

Every Monday 1:00 – 3:00 pm
St John’s Methodist Church
3 Albert Road

Please telephone 01282 832548 or e-mail enquiries@crossroadseastlancs.org.uk for details.