Training and Events

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Regular Events




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)




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




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




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

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



Other events in December:

Friday 11th of January – Newent Memory Café, 10.30am – 12.30pm, Sheppard House, Newent, GL18 1TL

Friday 11th of January – Ladies Lunch Group with Crossroads Care, Chepstow Garden Centre, NP16 6LF call 01594 823414 for details

Monday 14th of January – Memory Café, 2.30pm-16pm, The Church on the Street, Coleford, GL16 8HG

Tuesday 15th of January – Informal Dementia Awareness Sessions, Coleford FoD Council Offices, GL16 8AR

Thursday 17th of January – Gentle Walk and Farm Animals, Orchard Trust, Upper Stowfield, GL17 9PD

Friday 18th of January – Gents Pub Lunch Club with Crossroads Care, The Dog and Muffler, Joyford Hill, GL16 7AS

Tuesday 22nd of January – Forest of Dean Memory Café, Alzheimer’s Society, Lydney Old Town Hall, GL15 5DY.

Wednesday 23rd of January – Gents Inclusive Skittles at Oaklands Club, Foxes Bridge Road, Cinderford, GL14 2PQ

Friday 25th of January – Crossroads Care Memory Café, 10.30am-12.30pm, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney, GL15 5AT

Friday 25th of January – Crossroads Care Ladies Lunch Group, Chepstow Garden Centre, NP16 6LF

Wednesday 30th of January – Dogs for Good, 2pm-4pm, Drybrook RFC High St, Drybrook, GL17 9EU.

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