Local Events

Memory Cafe

17 Apr 2018 until 16 Apr 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A warm and welcoming place providing activities, food and company to people experiencing dementia, and their carers, in Brighton and Hove.

Every Tuesday between 1.30pm and 3.30pm

For more information please contact Thomas Gillespie-

Tel: 01273 549604 or 07880385490

Email: Towerhouse@svp.org.uk

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Pilates for men age 50+

19 Apr 2018 until 30 Aug 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Chair based pilates is a form of gentle exercise that can help improve your strength, general fitness and overall wellbeing

The class will include leg muscle strengthening & balancing re-training exercises

Classes are being held every Thursday at Leach Court for men age 50+

To book a place, please call 01273 688117

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Yoga Mondays @ Threshold

23 Jul 2018 , 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Come along to our friendly drop- in women’s yoga sessions every Monday. Suitable for all abilities including absolute beginners. Mats and equipment will be provided.

You do not need to book a session but there is a maximum of 10 spaces per class and we operate on a first come first serve basis.

Suggested donations of £3.

For more information please phone 01273 929471 or email sarah@yogadojo.co.uk

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Nature Connect Days for Carers

24 Jul 2018 , 10:15 am - 5:00 pm

Would you like to:

  • Experience the calming, relaxing and reinvigorating benefits of being outdoors in nature?
  • Have fun and relax in a stunningly beautiful natural setting?
  • Connect with others in a similar situation to you in the great wide outdoors?

If so, then join us for a day out with local wellbeing in nature charity, Grow, as we enjoy a day retreat in the beautiful Sussex countryside.

The day will be designed around your needs and will offer a chance to spend time in nature, in a group, with other Carers, experiencing the wellbeing effects of nature connection and getting a break away from the stresses of the City and everyday life.  You will have the chance to choose from a range of activities such as wild art, conservation work, food foraging and cooking, mindfulness and gentle meditation exercises, guided walks, shepherding, and craft / green woodworking activities.

Drinks, lunch and minibus transport from central Brighton will be provided.

For more information and to book a place please contact: Jane at Changes Ahead

Tel: 07511 858722        

Email: janehowardchangesahead@gmail.com



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Dementia- friendly gardening group

24 Jul 2018 until 9 Oct 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Brighton and Hove Food Partnership weekly dementia friendly gardening sessions provide a gentle, regular activity with a friendly group and a chance to build confidence. There is lots of national evidence about the benefits of gardening for people with dementia.

Participants and carers can contact us directly to book, or be referred through professionals. The sessions are suitable for those with mild to moderate dementia and carers are welcome to attend as well.

When: Weekly Tuesday sessions, 10:30am-12pm, from 24th July to 9th October 2018.

Where: The Emmaus Centre, Drove Road, Portslade, Brighton, BN41 2PA. We work in the garden and polytunnel space behind the main Emmaus shop, which ensures we have a covered space to sit and enjoy a cup of tea. There are toilet and hand washing facilities on site.

To apply: http://bhfood.org.uk/events/

To find out more please contact Caroline Whiteman on 01273 431700.

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Hove Carer's Peer Support Group

25 Jul 2018 , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Our group provides a friendly and supportive environment to talk to other carers about how dementia affects your life.

You can discuss issues you might be facing with others who understand, as much as possible, what you’re going through. You can also share practical information and advice about what has helped you.

Our Alzheimer’s Society staff and trained volunteers run the group to help you get the most out of the sessions, and are on hand to offer you information and advice.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Brighton Alzheimer’s Society office with any queries about the support group

Phone: 01273 726266 Email: brighton@alzheimers .org.uk

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Relaxation and discovery walk

25 Jul 2018 , 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This walk is open to anybody wanting to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Discuss relaxation techniques with others while doing gentle exercise and enjoying the beautiful outside spaces of Brighton and Hove.

This is a gentle 3 mile route expected to take 60-90 minutes. Please bring a bottle of water and sun cream/raincoat (weather depending!) and make sure you wear comfortable shoes.

To book a place or for more information, please contact 01273 929471 or wellbeing@bht.org.uk .

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Stretch and Relax

25 Jul 2018 , 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This class uses movement and yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and balance. Suitable for any age or fitness level, work to your own ability in a non-competitive atmosphere.

Breathing practices to energise and relax. Deep, guided relaxation to leave you feeling rested and calm.

Please bring a blanket and wear loose, comfy clothes.

£7 per session.

For more detail call Shona on 07941 933417 or email yogashonabrighton@gmail.com


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