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

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 – Village Hall Blakeney at 2pm



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

Walking for Health – Heywood Leisure Centre, 10am

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



Other events in February:

Monday 4th of February – Singing for the Brain at The Main Place, Coleford at 11am

Friday 8th of February – Ladies Lunch Group with Crossroads Care, Taurus Crafts, Lydney from 12pm.  Call 01594 823414 for more information

Friday 8th of February – Memory Café, Sheppard House, Newent, from 10.30am

Friday 8th of February – Afternoon Tea and Music at Drybrook Forest Church Hall, GL17 9LE

Monday 11th of February – Crossroads Care Friendship Group Outing to Hot Pottery Coleford, from 10.30am, call 01594 823414 for details

Thursday 14th of February – Gentle Walk at Orchard Trust from 10.30am

Friday 15th of February – Gents Pub Lunch Club with Crossroads Care, Orepool Inn, call 01594 823414 for details.

Monday 18th of February – Singing for the Brain at The Main Place, Coleford.  From 11am

Thursday 21st of February – Making buildings easier for people living with dementia.  Forest of Dean District Offices, Coleford

Friday 22nd of February – Time to Chat and Light Lunch.  Lydney Community Centre call 01594 823414 for details

Friday 22nd of February – Ladies Lunch Group with Crossroads Care.  Taurus Craft, from 12pm.  Call 01594 823414 for details

Monday 25th of February – Coleford Memory Café, The Church on the Street, Coleford, from 2pm-4pm

Tuesday 26th of February – Memory Café, Lydney Old Town Hall from 10.30am

Wednesday 27th of February – Dogs for Good at Drybrook Rugby Club, from 2pm-4pm. Click here to download a poster.

Wednesday 27th of February – Skittles Group for Gents at Oaklands Club, contact Crossroads Care on 01594 823414 for more information. 

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