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Singing for the Brain

Singing for the Brain sessions in Kensington start on 16th May and run every Tuesday for 12 weeks (except 11th July) at St. Peter’s Church Kensington Park Road, W11 2PN (Opposite Stanley Gardens) from 3pm – 5pm.

People with dementia and their carers from Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea are welcome to come.

Hidden in the fun are activities which build on the well-known preserved memory for song and music in the brain.

For more information or to confirm attendance, please contact Alzheimer’s Society:
Tel: 020 7561 4820
Email: islington@alzheimers.org.uk
www.alzheimers.org.uk

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Emotional Wellbeing in Dementia

In partnership with the K&C and Westminster Memory Services, the Mother Tongue Counselling Service is inviting Arabic speaking adults with a diagnosis of dementia in Kensington & Chelsea, Paddington & Queen’s Park to an emotional well-being afternoon on Monday, 3 April, to help them connect and share in their own language.

Their carers, family members and friends are also welcome to come along on the day.

When: Monday, 3rd April 2017, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: K&C and Westminster Memory Service, Meeting room, 2nd floor, 42 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5PH

For registration or more details, contact Terezie : terezie.holmerova@arkhealth.co.uk or 07540 502 379

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Music for the Moment

Concerts for people living with dementia and their friends and families 

Come to Music for the Moment – a delightful selection of songs from the musicals, on Friday March 10 2.30-4pm at St Marylebone Parish Church.

The Royal Academy of Music, Wigmore Hall, Marylebone Girls’ School, Marylebone Church and Westminster Arts’ Resonate programme have joined forces to present a series of concerts for people living with dementia and their friends and carers.

Called Music for the Moment, these relaxed monthly concerts are generously offered by friendly students from the Royal Academy of Music and supported by pupils from Marylebone Girls’ School who serve refreshments and chat to the concert goers.

The concerts are mainly held at Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Rd NW1 5LT (the nearest tube is Baker Street).

The church is on the other side to Madame Tussauds and opposite the Royal Academy of Music – look up to see the gold statues on the roof! Buses 18, 27, 30, 205 and 453.

After the concert on March 10, the next two concerts are on Friday April 7 (Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street – behind Debenhams) and Friday May 5  (St Marylebone Parish Church).

Please join them at 2.30pm for tea and delicious cake, followed by the concert which is approximately 50 minutes long.

Contact Kathryn at Westminster Arts on 020 7321 27202 or kathryn@westminsterarts.org.uk for more info including dates of future concerts, and details of the programme nearer to the time.