Beeston Memory Café is a safe, friendly venue open to anyone living in the community with dementia and those supporting them.
Cafe sessions include social activities and a chance to meet and get to know new people. More importantly, it’s somewhere to have fun!
Singing Session for people with dementia and their carers
This is led by Angela Warren and Paul Quinn and will be held on Mondays, January 7th – April 8th in the Rehearsal Hall, Department of Music, University Park. The cost is £5 per couple
Thursday, September 20th 4th Birthday Celebration
For the 4th Birthday Celebration Broxtowe Borough Council provided a birthday cake to recognise the support which carers give to many people today. The Mayor of Broxtowe, Coun. Derek Burnett, came with his wife Sonia and spoke about the care which is given for people living with dementia.
Coun Derek Burnett with Janet Patrick and Sonia Burnett
Over 50 of our guests, supporters and volunteers were present. Entertainment by a choir of 19 pupils from John Clifford School was greatly appreciated.
Monday, September 17th 10.30 a.m. A new singing group led by SongTime at the Djanogly Recital Hall (see flyer on downloads page)
Saturday, September 15th A Memory Walk was arranged by the Hemlockstone Lions at Attenborough Nature Reserve. £232 was raised.
On Saturday, November 25th we received a cheque for £1964.83 from the Co-op Community Fund.
The Cafe meets every Thursday of the month from 2.00pm to 4.00pm
(see programme for further details)
Meetings on 1st Thursdays are informal with board games, quizzes etc. Individual massage and reflexology from two trained therapists are also available for everyone, at no extra charge.
Meetings on 2nd Thursdays have a theme (e.g. Christmas, sport, holidays) with speakers, entertainment, quizzes and singing.
Meetings on 3rd Thursdays include music, singing songs and games, as well as an opportunity for those who support people with dementia to chat to each other.
Meetings on 4th Thursdays focus on music, art and craft activities or exercise led by professionals.
Meetings on 5th Thursdays will have special entertainment, e.g. film show or an outing.
Alongside the Cafe sessions, we have resources for carers: information on support and resources available to carers. From time to time, this includes visits from professionals working in support and information agencies. Carers’ resources are available on all Thursdays.
The Memory Cafe is sponsored by Nottinghamshire County Council and NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group in partnership with Broxtowe Borough Council, as part of the Broxtowe Health Partnership.
Middle Street Resource Centre,
There are both bus and tram stops immediately outside Middle Street, plus ample car parking at both front and rear of the building
For more information about attending the Cafe or volunteering,
please contact us:
Telephone: 07960398700 or email: email@example.com
Registered Charity: 1169865