Dementia Action Week event on 16 May 2024

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Dementia Friendly Leeds are hosting a creative showcase event on Thursday 16th May from 11am to 2.30pm at Headingley Stadium.  

The event will be hosted by Andrew Edwards (formally BBC Radio Leeds) who wrote and broadcast the Mum and Me- Dementia Diary. The Leeds Up and Go DEEP Group will be promoting their NEW Dementia Friendly mural at the stadium and weather dependant taking people to see it!

There will be a marketplace of over 25 dementia friendly stalls, an entertainment space which will feature taster sessions from Yorkshire Dance and Ascendance. There will also be a pop up dementia friendly cafe provided by the local Rose’s Tea bar offering refreshments.

There will also be talks, workshops and a singing session, along with a behind the scenes stadium tour and Aspire’s Skyfallers will be performing a programme to close the event at 2.15pm. 

The venue is accessible and car parking is FREE.  

After the event we have a bookable Dementia Friends Session from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. To book your place on the Dementia Friends session click HERE.