Meet Me at the Movies: Out on the Town
Meet Me at the Movies for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers!
Thanks to funding from the British Film Institute, Oxford’s Ultimate Picture Palace cinema, partnered by Creative Dementia Arts Network, is putting on Meet Me at the Movies - dementia friendly screenings every first Wednesday of the month for the next 6 months. Join us at 2.30pm on Wednesday 4 November for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers when singing and dancing are more than welcome! Tickets are £5 and include a free ice-cream from George and Delilah's. Bookings can be made via the UPP website:http://www.uppcinema.
Meet Me for Singin' in the Rain!
The first Meet Me at the Movies dementia friendly screening at the Ultimate Picture Palace is the absolutely classic 'Singin' in the Rain'. Join us at 2.30pm on Wednesday 20th May - tickets are £5 and includes a free ice cream! For booking details go to http://uppcinema.com/film/singin-in-the-rain.
Thanks to funding from the British Film Institute, Oxford’s Ultimate Picture Palace cinema, partnered by Creative Dementia Arts Network, will be putting on films for people with dementia and their carers. The monthly programme includes not only vintage favourites such as Singin’ in the Rain but also recent releases such as Far from the Madding Crowd. During school holidays, families with a relative with a dementia will be able to enjoy the Wizard of Oz and Shaun the Sheep.
10th UK Dementia Congress - Call for Presentations
Celebrating their 10th year, the next UK Dementia Congress will be held on 3-5 November 2015 at The International Centre, Telford, a spacious, purpose-built venue with ideal facilities to make this congress the biggest and best yet. As always there will be an exciting mix of plenary sessions, parallel sessions, workshops, symposia, posters, early bird sessions, special events and installations.
The Call for Presentations is now on their website at: www.careinfo.org/ukdc-2015
Deadline for proposals: 20 April 2015
Alzheimer's Society: Arts and Dementia in TAnDem
The Alzheimer’s Society has funded 8 Doctoral Training Centres in various aspects of dementia to help to increase research knowledge and capacity in this vital area. TAnDem is the name of the Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) that has been funded to focus on studying The Arts and Dementia. It is a partnership between the Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester and the Centre for Dementia, University of Nottingham.