Training and Events

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Regular Events

 

Monday

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) – 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)

 

Tuesday

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

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

Creative Workshop (every other) – 11am, Artspace, Cinderford, GL14 6TG (MUST CALL 01594 825111)

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

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

Bingo – 2.30pm, Goode Court, Lydney, GL15 5JP

 

Wednesday

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

Singing for FUN – 10.30am-12, Chepstow Methodist Church NP16 7AQ

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

 

Thursday

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 – 10.15am, Lydney, meet at Bathurst Part Car Park, GL15 5HG

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

WMG Woolaston Memory Group – 2pm-4pm, The Memorial Hall, Woolaston, GL15 6SU

Walking for Health – 2pm, meet Blakeney village hall, NR25 7PG

 

Friday

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

Walking for Health – 10am, Heywood, meet Leisure Centre Car Park, GL14 2AF

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

 

 

Other events in November:

Friday the 2nd of November – Pamper Day for Unpaid Carers, 10am-2.30pm, Foxes Bridge Centre, Cinderford, GL14 2LJ.

Friday the 2nd of November – Newent Memory Café, 10.30am-12.30pm, Newent Memory Café, Sheppard House, Newent, GL18 1TL.

Tuesday the 6th of November – Nature Inspired Art Workshop, 11am-1.30pm, Newnham.  To book call 01594 825111

Wednesday the 7th of November – Men’s Inclusive Skittles, Oakland’s Social Club, Cinderford, GL14 2PQ.  To book call 01594 823414

Thursday the 8th of November – Carers Mindsong Music Therapist – Watermead Bungalow, Lydney, GL15 5NA

Friday the 9th of November – Ladies Lunch Group, to book call 01594 823414

Friday the 9th of November – Afternoon Tea and Music, 2pm at Drybrook Forest Church Hall, GL17 9LE

Monday the 12th of November – Friendship Group Outing, Lunch and Gloucester Cathedral, to book call 01594 823414

Monday the 12th of November – FVAF AGM, Cinderford Community Church, GL14 2JT

Thursday 15th of November - Gentle Walk and Farm animals, 10.30am, Orchard Trust

Friday the 16th of November – Gents Pub Lunch Club, Call Crossroads Care on 01594 823414 for more information.

Saturday the 17th of November – Carers Social Group, Foxes Bridge, Cinderford, 2pm-4pm.

Monday the 19th of November – Friendship Group Outing to Cadbury’s Garden Centre, call Crossroads Care on 01594 823414 for more information.

Tuesday the 20th of November – Nature-inspired art workshop, 11am-1pm, Viney Hill, to book call 01594 825 111.

Friday the 23rd of November – Ladies Lunch Club – Call Crossroads Care on 01594 823414 for more information.

Monday the 26th of November – Coleford Memory Café, 2.30pm, Coleford, The Church On The Street, GL16 8AR.

Tuesday the 27th of November – Memory Café, 10.30, Old Town Hall, Lydney, GL15 5DY.

Friday the 30th of November – Lydney Memory Café 10.30am-12.30pm, Lydney Community Centre, GL15 5AT.

 

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.

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Contact the Dementia Action Alliance