Our Regular Activity Groups
Walking is fantastic, not only for exercise but also for stimulation, social engagement & reminiscence. We welcome anyone living with dementia and their caregivers to join us for a walk around Romsey followed by hot drinks & biscuits. Our walks are lead by our trained health walk leaders.
Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month
Marie Louise House, Newton Lane, Romsey (Car parking available at the rear).
Sports Pavilion, Sandy Lane, North Baddesley, SO52 9EA
Contact for both walks: Marianne, 07899 664209
Music to unlock memories
Music is an essential part of reminiscenece for people living with memory problems. Music can awaken such strong memories & emotions in all of us. Andrew Knights is a fantastic musician & has such a special way of interacting with attendees. This group is open to anyone living with dementia & caregivers. It is run by the Alzheimer's Society who offer a wide range of information and advice for those who attend also.
Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
Crosfield Hall, Broadwater Road, Romsey, SO51 8GL
Contact: Alzheimer's Society 02380610159
Arts & Crafts
Who doesn't love making things? This session is run by the Greenbuttercup CIC. They run a wonderfully engaging session for people with dementia and their caregivers to let their artistic side free. The first session is free to attend and just £3 thereafter.
Every 1st Friday of the month
Green Room, Plaza Theatre, Romsey, SO51 8JA
Contact: Pamela Eastwood on 01794 501605
or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
One key enjoyment in life is remaining active and healthy. This does not stop as we get older, or with a diganosis of memory problems. Our table tennis group vary in abilities but very welcoming of new members. Only £1 per session.
Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month
United Reformed Church, 1 Abbey Water, Romsey, SO51 8EJ
Contact: Alan Green on 01794 518032
Each month there will be a different ‘theme’ and the aim is for those living with Dementia to have fun experiencing as many of the senses (sight/sound/smell/taste/feel) as possible, associated with the chosen theme. £3 per person.
Every 3rd Friday of the month (except Easter) 10:30am-12:30pm
15th March - Cinema experience
17th May - Flight experience
21st June - Seaside experience
19th July - Music & Poetry experience
The Green Room, Plaza Theatre, Romsey
Contact: Pam Eastwood Pamela@shadow26.plus.com 01794 501605