Training and Events

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Regular Events




Active Balance – 10.45am at The Memorial Hall, Woolaston, GL15 6SU

Active Balance – 1.15pm at Yorkley Community Centre, GL15 4RS

Walking for Health – 10.30am, Parkend.  Meet at Forest Cycles GL15 4HG

Walking for Health – 10.30am, Cinderford.  Meet at Foxes Bridge Centre GL14 2LJ

Seated Exercise Class – 10.30am, Goode Court, Lydney, GL15 5JP

Singing for the Brain (1st and 3rd) – 11am-12.30pm The Main Place, Coleford, GL16 8RH

Happy Days Group (every other) – Sheppard House, Newent, GL18 1TL (MUST CALL 07790 997894)

Friendship Group – Foxes Bridge Centre, Cinderford, GL14 2LJ (MUST CALL 01594 823414)



Memories on Toast – 10.30am Tutshill, Chepstow, NP16 7BN

Men’s Club – 10.30am – 12.30am, Sheppard House, Newent, GL18 1TL

Walking for Health – 10.30am, Mitcheldean, Well Wisher Café, GL17 0SL

Ruspidge Golden Oldies – 2pm-4pm, Ruspidge Memorial Hall, GL13 3AE

Walking for Health – 2pm, St Briavels, Assembly Rooms GL15 6TG

Seated Exercise Class – 1.45pm, Sedbury Memorial Hall, NP16 7AQ

Falls Prevention Class – 12.45pm, Sedbury Memorial Hall, NP16 7AQ



Walking for Health – 10am, Hartpury, meet at village hall

Cinderford Carers Café – 10am-2pm, Café 31, Cinderford, GL14 2RT

Walking for Health – 10.30am, Coleford, meet at The Main Place, GL16 8RH

Walking for Health – 10.30am, Yorkley, meet at Community Centre, GL15 4RS

Walking for Health – 10.30am, Huntley, meet at Huntley Cricket Club, GL19 3DT

Indoor Bowling – 10.30am, Goode Court, Lydney, GL15 5JP

Sedbury Memory Café (1st and 3rd) – 2pm-3.30pm, Sedbury Memory Café, Sedbury Space, NP16 7AQ

Active Balance – 10.30am, Coalway Methodist Church, GL16 7JJ

Singing for Fun – 10.45am-12.15pm, Chepstow Methodist Church



Walking for Health – 10am, Newent Chill Out Zone, GL18 1AJ

Walking for Health – 10am, Sedbury, meet at Sheila’s Shop NP16 7AA

Walking for Health – Bathurst Park Car Park, Lydney at 10.15am

Cinderford Memory Café – 2pm-4pm, Café 31, Cinderford, GL14 2RT

WMG Woolaston Memory Group – 2pm-4pm, The Memorial Hall, Woolaston

Walking for Health – Playing Fields, Blakeney at 2pm

Active Balance – 10.30am at Latchen Rooms, Longhope, GL17 0PA



Walking for Health – Bream, meet at West Dean Centre GL15 6JW at 10am

Men’s Club – Sheppard House in Newent, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Active Balance – 1pm at Blakeney Village Hall



Other events in May:

Wednesday 1st of May – Wheels for all, 10am-3pm, Pedalabikeaway

Friday 3rd of May – Newent Memory Café, 10.30am, Sheppard House Newent

Tuesday 7th of May – What Dementia Teaches us about love – Abergavenny, 7pm

Friday 10th of May – Gloucestershire Voice Group, Gloucestershire

Friday 10th of May – Ladies Lunch Group (contact Crossroads on 01594 823414)

Friday 10th of May – Afternoon Tea and Music, Alzheimer’s Society, 2pm

Saturday 11th of May – The Forest Singers, Crossroads Care Event, please call 01594 823414

Monday 13th of May – Gardening Activity and Social Club – Newent Library

Monday 13th of May – Coleford Memory Café – 2-4pm

Monday 13th of May – Friendship Group, Crossroads Care, please call 01594 823414

Thursday 16th of May – Gentle Walk and Farm Animals, Orchard Trust

Thursday 16th of May – Museum and Boat Trip Outing, please call Crossroads Care on 01594 823414

Thursday 16th of May – Making buildings easier for people with dementia

Saturday 18th of May – Craft Fayre 10-2pm

Wednesday 22nd of May – Dementia Awareness Training Session, 10am

Wednesday 22nd of May – Gents Skittles Group, please call Crossroads on 01594 823414

Friday 24th of May – Ladies Lunch Group, please call Crossroads Care on 01594 823414.

Tuesday 28th of May – Memory Café, Lydney – 10.30am

Wednesday 29th of May – Community Event, Bathurst Park Lydney

Wednesday 29th of May – Dogs for Good, Drybrook 2-4pm

Friday 31st of May – Time to Chat, Lydney, please call Crossroads Care on 01594 823414.


Information Awareness and Training

1. CDL Courses – CDL Course Schedule 
2. DF Buildings – Dementia friendly checklist training poster
3. Dementia Awareness Sessions - drop in events for members of the public.  Contact us if you would like us to join you.

For assistance with further details on any of these FREE training opportunities, or details on how to attend, please contact us here, or one of the Enablers using the form below.

Some of the team are also Alzheimers Society Dementia Friends Champions, and we can deliver Dementia Friends sessions to any audience, from young children right up to the elderly. Please Contact us if you would like to know more.

Managing Memory

People who suspect that they have dementia and those that have a diagnosis of dementia should go to Managing Memory, and they have lots of events and education that you could access. Please click here for further information.


Contact the Dementia Action Alliance