NEW Programmes: Art with London Canal Museum and Dance with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

A4D Castles, Roses & Beyond: exploring canal art with London Canal Museum

Join our brand new in-person 8-week programme with A4D and the Canal Museum.  This programme will focus on the use of art on the canals, exploring the traditional floral designs and the painting techniques commonly used.  Participants will be given the opportunity to handle and view artefacts as well as create their own canal art pieces and art nouveau-style tiles.

This programme is designed for adults with early-stage dementia, their companions and those looking to preserve brain health, with or without a diagnosis.

Workshops will take place at the London Canal Museum on Tuesdays mornings from September 28 -Novemeber 16th from 10:30am-12:30pm.

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A4D Dabke Folk Dancing with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

Join our brand new 8-week dance programme and discover how to make your body and mind move freely and joyfully. Explore how renowned contemporary dance choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh creates movement, rejoice in dancing together and make your own dance using the communal and celebratory folk dance of Dabke (intergenerational Middle Eastern wedding dance).

This programme is designed for adults with early-stage dementia, their companions and those looking to preserve brain health, with or without a diagnosis.

Workshops will take place at the Abbey Centre in Westminster on Friday mornings from October 8th-November 26th from 10:30am-12:00pm.

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To Register

Places on these programmes are limited and you will need to register in advance. Please contact emily@arts4dementia.org.uk or telephone 020 3633 9954

 

Important: Covid Measures

To assure all participants the greatest possible confidence and to minimise risk:

  • This programme is open only to participants who have been double vaccinated against Covid
  • Provide a negative Covid test result 48 hours before each workshop.

You can order a set of lateral flow tests here.