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)

Games Afternoon – Dominoes, darts and cards – Goode Court, Lydney, GL15 5JP, 2.30pm

Young at Heart Bowling and Table Tennis – 3.30pm at Lydney Leisure Centre



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

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



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

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

Indoor New Age Bowling – 2.30pm, Goode Court, Lydney, GL15 5JP



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

Active Balance – 2pm at The Memorial Hall, Newent


Other events in August:


Thursday 1st of August – Lydney Woolaston Memory Group, 2-4pm

Friday 2nd of August – Newent Memory Café, 10.30am

Monday 5th of August – Gardening Activity and Social Group, Newent, 1pm-3pm

Monday 5th of August – Coleford Memory Café, 2pm-4pm

Wednesday 7th of August – Wheels for All, Pedalabikeaway, 10am-3pm

Friday 9th of August – Afternoon Tea and Music, Drybrook, 2pm

Thursday 15th of August – Gentle Walk and Farm Animals at Orchard Trust, 10.30am

Tuesday 20th of August – Lydney Memory Café

Monday 26th of August – Young at Heart Bowling and Table Tennis, Lydney Leisure Centre, 3.30pm

Tuesday 27th of August – FOD Memory Café, Lydney, 10.30am

Wednesday 28th of August – Dogs Group Drybrook, 2pm-4pm

Wednesday 28th of August – Crossroads Skittles Group, Cinderford, 4pm-7pm

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