Understandably many of the dementia-friendly musical activities and services listed on this map have been postponed, some have moved their offer virtually. Please contact the provider for further details.

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Leicester Musical Memory Box - ONLINE

by Leicester Musical Memory Box C.I.C.

An interactive Zoom based session

Type:

Virtual/Online Event

Date:

06/08/2021

Start:

10:00:00

End:

11:30:00

Email Kyle Newman at LMMBox2018@gmail.com

Turtle Song - Reading ONLINE

by Turtle Key Arts

A singing and song writing project

Type:

Virtual/Online Event

Date:

06/08/2021

Start:

10:30:00

End:

12:00:00

Email Carolyn von Stumm at carolyn@turtlekeyarts.org.uk

Musical Memories Choir

by Musical Memories Choir

Type:

Virtual/Online Event

Date:

02-08-2021

Start:

12:00:00

End:

13:00:00

Email Ros Evans at helen@redcafe.org.uk

Singing for the Brain - ONLINE - Mansfield, Newark and Rushcliffe

by Alzheimer’s Society Nottingham/Derbyshire

Online interactive singing sessions

Type:

Virtual/Online Event

Date:

06/08/2021

Start:

13:00:00

End:

14:30:00

Email Angela O'Neill at Angela.Bogie@alzheimers.org.uk

The Singing Cafe - ONLINE

by Without Walls

Online interactive music session

Type:

Virtual/Online Event

Date:

06/08/2021

Start:

13:30:00

End:

14:30:00

Email Catherine Henderson at thesingingcafe@outlook.com

Homechoir Fun Friday

by Homechoir

www.homechoir.uk is a way for people who can’t leave the house to access the health benefits of group singing through live video singing sessions with an expert.

Type:

Virtual/Online Event

Date:

06/08/2021

Start:

14:00:00

End:

14:30:00

Email Ben England at ana@homechoir.uk

Kirrie's Singing - ONLINE

by Kirrie Connections

Online interactive singing sessions

Type:

Virtual/Online Event

Location:

Kirrie Connections,
29 Roods,
Kirriemuir,
Angus

Date:

06/08/2021

Start:

14:00:00

End:

15:00:00

Email Graham Galloway at graham@kirrieconnections.com

Action East Devon- Forget Me Not

Online Music Sessions

Location:
East Devon

Website:
https://actioneastdevon.org.uk/

Contact:
Forget Me Not - Online

Email:
anna.valentine-marsh@actioneastdevon.org.uk

Age UK Enfield

Every fortnight join us for our popular Memory Club with dementia friendly singing session via zoom

Location:
Age UK Enfield

Website:
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/enfield/

Contact:
Memory Club - Golden Notes

Email:
alison.gordon@ageukenfield.org.uk

All In Sound

Online interactive singing sessions

Location:
Ely Beet Club, 83 Lynn Road, Ely

Website:
https://www.allinsound.co.uk/

Contact:
Sing! Together Online

Email:
kathryn@allinsound.co.uk

Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Services

Online interactive singing sessions

Location:
Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley

Website:
www.alz-dem.org

Contact:
Singing Back the Memories - ONLINE

Email:
sarah.taylor@alz-dem.org

Alzheimer's Support

Zoom Music & Movement sessions.

Location:
Online using Zoom

Website:
https://www.alzheimerswiltshire.org.uk

Contact:
Alzheimer's Support Wiltshire - online singing & exercising

Email:
events@alzheimerswiltshire.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society

To mark St David’s Day, Alzheimer’s Society Cymru will be hosting a special, virtual ‘Singing for the Brain’ event, inviting people affected by dementia to warm up their vocal chords and try out some scales.

Location:
London

Website:

Contact:
Singing For The Brain Event

Email:
ang.46@hotmail.co.uk

Alzheimer’s Society Nottingham/Derbyshire

Online interactive singing sessions

Location:
Church of the Good Shepherd, Thackeray's Lane, Woodthorpe, Notts

Website:
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Contact:
Singing for the Brain - ONLINE - Wollaton, Worksop and Gedling

Email:
Angela.Bogie@alzheimers.org.uk

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Specifically developed for people living with dementia as well as those who enjoy a more relaxed performance, this Digital Cake Concert is a perfect way to enjoy classical music. Perhaps with a cup of tea and a slice of cake!

Location:
Online

Website:
https://bsolive.com

Contact:
Digital Cake Concert

Email:
bjennings@bsorchestra.co.uk

Come Singing

A digital interactive music based newsletter

Location:
London

Website:
http://www.comesinging.org.uk/

Contact:
Keyhole (Keeping Your Hopes Alive)

Email:
info@comesinging.org.uk

Dementia Discos

Dementia disco is a new initiative for people living with dementia in the Stockport area.

Location:
Heaton Mersey Conservative Club, 444 Didsbury Rd, Stockport

Website:
https://www.stockport.gov.uk/groups/dementia-disco

Contact:
Dementia Disco

Email:
dementiadisco@gmail.com

Dementia Sings Out

Online interactive choir session

Location:
London

Website:
https://dementiasingsout.org/

Contact:
Dementia Sings Out ONLINE

Email:
dementiasingsout@gmail.com

Dr Claire Garabedian

Join Claire for an evening of solo cello music and experience first-hand how receptively listening to music can foster connection and wellbeing. A professional cellist, trained and therapeutic musician, Claire combines interesting anecdotes, scientific information, using live examples to illustrate how and why music can create a ‘haven’.

Location:
Zoom

Website:
https://drclairegarabedian.com/

Contact:
Creating a Sonic Haven – Equality and Connection A Cello Recital+Talk

Email:
Claire@DrClaireGarabedian.com

Drums4Fun CIC

Drums4Fun at Newquay Day Centre Memory Cafe

Location:
Miners and Mechanics Institute 18 Vicarage Road St Agnes

Website:
https://www.drums4fun.co.uk/

Contact:
Drums4Fun CIC

Email:
drums4fun@outlook.com

Electric Umbrella

Social Distance Singing session

Location:
Kings Langley

Website:
https://www.facebook.com/ElectricUmbrella/

Contact:
EUTV - Social Distance Sing

Email:
Sue@electricumbrella.co.uk

Elisa Bosley, chaplain

Weekly worship service

Location:
www.youtube.com/spiritualeldercare

Website:
spiritualeldercare.com

Contact:
Nondenominational church service

Email:
elisa@spiritualeldercare.com

Engage & Immerse

Online song journeys

Location:
London

Website:
https://www.engageandimmerse.co.uk/

Contact:
Engage & Immerse Presents: Song-Journeys for Wellbeing

Email:
engageandimmerse@hotmail.com

FolkActive CIC

Folk dance sessions

Location:
Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton

Website:
http://www.folkactive.org.uk/

Contact:
Moving in the Moment

Email:
jo@folkactive.org.uk

Forget-me-not Chorus

The Forget-me-not Chorus supports people with dementia and their families through weekly Zoom singing sessions.

Location:

Website:
https://www.forgetmenotchorus.com

Contact:
Forget- me-not Chorus Online

Email:
Hello@forgetmenotchorus.com

Freelance Community Consultant

Live Dementia Friendly Music Event on Facebook Live

Location:
London

Website:

Contact:
Great Get Together Super Jam - with Catherine Rannus

Email:
kathymarkwick@gmail.com

Goldies

Twice Weekly Online Sing-Alongs

Location:
Unit 7 Fourth Avenue

Website:
http://www.goldieslive.com/

Contact:
Goldies Live

Email:
glj@golden-oldies.org.uk

Homechoir

www.homechoir.uk is a way for people who can’t leave the house to access the health benefits of group singing through live video singing sessions with an expert.

Location:
Elm House, 10 Fountain Court, New Leaze, Bradley Stoke, Bristol

Website:
https://homechoir.uk/

Contact:
Homechoir Fun Friday

Email:
admin@homechoir.uk

IMM

Come and celebrate the end of Intergenerational Week 2021 with us!

Location:
Online

Website:
https://www.imm-music.com/

Contact:
Intergenerational Zoom Party!

Email:
charlotte@imm-music.com

Key Changes Music Therapy

Online live performance

Location:
London

Website:
https://www.keychanges.org/

Contact:
Key Changes Live Gig - ONLINE

Email:
beccy@keychanges.org

Kirrie Connections

Online interactive singing sessions

Location:
Kirrie Connections, 29 Roods, Kirriemuir, Angus

Website:
https://www.kirrieconnections.com

Contact:
Kirrie's Singing - ONLINE

Email:
graham@kirrieconnections.com

Leicester Musical Memory Box C.I.C.

An interactive Zoom based session

Location:
Wolsey Building, Abbey Park Street, Leicester

Website:
https://leicestermusicalmemorybox.co.uk

Contact:
Leicester Musical Memory Box - ONLINE

Email:
LMMBox2018@gmail.com

Liberal Jewish Synagogue

Song sessions for people with memory loss

Location:
The Liberal Jewish Synagogue

Website:
www.ljs.org

Contact:
Singing for the Mind

Email:
communitycare@ljs.org

Live Music Now

Live Music in Care: FREE Facebook Live Concerts every Wednesday at 2pm

Location:
London

Website:
www.livemusicnow.org.uk

Contact:
Live Music in Care: FREE Facebook Live Concerts

Email:
Douglas.noble@livemusicnow.org.uk

Live Music Now - London & South East

FREE Facebook Live Concerts every Wednesday at 2pm

Location:
London

Website:
http://www.livemusicnow.org.uk

Contact:
Live Music In Care

Email:
nina.swann@livemusicnow.org.uk

Lockdown Presents

A live musical performance via Zoom

Location:
London

Website:
https://www.lockdownpresents.com/

Contact:
Thursday Happy Hour Gig

Email:
simone@lockdownpresents.com

London Symphony Orchestra

Online full length concert

Location:
London

Website:
https://lso.co.uk/whats-on/2019-20-season/alwaysplaying.html

Contact:
Always Playing - Concert

Email:
veronica.kocovska@lso.co.uk

Music 4 Wellbeing CIC

Online music and singing sessions

Location:
Deal, East Kent

Website:
http://www.music4wellbeing.org.uk

Contact:
Music 4 Wellbeing - ONLINE

Email:
john@music4wellbeing.org.uk

Music for the Memory

Currently online hourly weekly singing sessions. Free, fun, no obligation!

Location:
Online

Website:
https://www.musicforthememory.net

Contact:
Music for the Memory

Email:
musicftmemory@gmail.com

Music in Hospitals & Care

Online interactive live music session

Location:
Music in Hospitals & Care

Website:
https://mihc.org.uk/live-music/book-a-concert/

Contact:
Music & Memories

Email:
hello@mihc.org.uk

Music Speaks

Online video sessions

Location:
Littlemead Church, Roundhouse Lane, Exmouth

Website:
http://musicspeaks.co.uk/

Contact:
Singing for the Brain - ONLINE

Email:
naomi@musicspeaks.co.uk

Music24

Online interactive music therapy session

Location:
London

Website:
https://www.music24.org.uk/

Contact:
Community Music Therapy

Email:
Info@music24.org.uk

Musical Memories Choir

Location:
London

Website:
https://www.musicalmemorieschoir.co.uk

Contact:
Musical Memories Choir

Email:
helen@redcafe.org.uk

Musical Minis

Location:
St Aidan Lodge Residential Care Home, 42 Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham

Website:
https://www.musicalminis.co.uk/

Contact:
Musical Minis Integenerational Session

Email:
karen@musicalminis.co.uk

Musicworks Midlands

Online music sessions

Location:
The Poppy & Pint, Pierrepont Rd. West Bridgford. Nottingham

Website:
http://musicworksnet.co.uk

Contact:
Heron Online Music Cafe for Wellbeing via Facebook and YouTube

Email:
john.osborne@musicworksnet.co.uk

My Mate George

Dementia-Friendly Music Sessions

Location:
Middlesex

Website:
https://ko-fi.com/mymategeorge

Contact:
My Mate George Online

Email:
mymategeorge@gmail.com

National Library of Scotland

A relaxed online session for anyone affected by dementia and their families, carers, and supporters.

Location:
National Library of Scotland, 92 Cowgate, Edinburgh

Website:
https://www.nls.uk/

Contact:
Library Socials Online

Email:
b.casebow@nls.uk

Newport Live

A sensational show paying homage to one of Hollywood’s greatest Stars

Location:
The Riverfront, Kingsway, Newport

Website:
https://www.newportlive.co.uk/arts-culture/the-riverfront

Contact:
Day at Night: The Doris Day Songbook

Email:
nia.sandford@newportlive.co.uk

OnJam

Amici Voices present Bach's Matthew Passion for Holy Week. Filmed at St John's Smith Square, they perform one voice per part, with period instruments. Directed by Helen Charlston, Evangelist: Nick Pritchard.

Location:

Website:
https://www.onjam.tv/

Contact:
JS Bach: St. Matthew Passion

Email:
emily@onjam.tv

Open Strings Music

Interactive online music based sessions

Location:
Brooke Mead Extra Care Scheme, Albion Street, Brighton

Website:
www.openstrings.co.uk

Contact:
Musical Box Scheme - ONLINE

Email:
isabel@openstrings.co.uk

Playlist for Life

This short webinar is for family members and friends who would like to know how personal music could help a loved one who is living with dementia.

Location:
Online webinar (Zoom)

Website:
https://www.playlistforlife.org.uk/

Contact:
Family & friends webinar

Email:
info@playlistforlife.org.uk

Pop Chorus Ltd

Online interactive singing sessions

Location:
Moat Farm, Otley

Website:
https://popchorus.co.uk

Contact:
Pop Chorus Wellbeing Choir ONLINE!

Email:
jemma@popchorus.co.uk

Rob T

Rob T - vocal and ukulele bashing entertainer live online show

Location:
Online

Website:
http://www.robtmusic.com

Contact:
Rob T

Email:
trstudio@live.com

Saffron Hall

Saffron Hall and Anglia Ruskin University are pleased to be working in partnership to provide the opportunity for people living with dementia and their carers to attend a 10-week music therapy group.

Location:
Saffron Hall, Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden

Website:

Contact:
Together in Sound

Email:
togetherinsound@saffronhall.com

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

An online playlist for people living with Dementia and their carers

Location:
4 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh

Website:
https://www.sco.org.uk/

Contact:
ReConnect Resource

Email:
lily.caunt@sco.org.uk

Sing Me Sunshine

Online singing sessions

Location:
St Michael's Church Hall, Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield

Website:

Contact:
Sing Me Sunshine - ONLINE

Email:
helenwilliamsmusic@gmail.com

Sing Your Pain Away!

Group singing class for wellbeing, health & fun. Open to all.

Location:
Virtual - via Zoom

Website:
https://www.singyourpainaway.co.uk/

Contact:
Sing Your Pain Away (Virtual class)

Email:
jane@singyourpainaway.co.uk

Singing For All

Online live sinigng sessions

Location:
London

Website:
https://www.facebook.com/Jessasongsfromtheheart/

Contact:
Singing For All - Live on YouTube

Email:
jessaliversidge@googlemail.com

Songhaven

Songs from Stage & Screen lunchtime concert - live-streamed via Zoom

Location:
London

Website:
http://songhaven.co.uk

Contact:
Songhaven Live-streamed & interactive Professional Concert for Carers Week

Email:
songhaven@songhaven.co.uk

SoundUp Arts Community Interest Company

SoundArt is a music and visual arts digital concert series, aimed to promote creativity and wellbeing.

Location:
Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Ln E, Manchester

Website:
https://www.sounduparts.com/

Contact:
SoundUp: SoundArt

Email:
lucy@sounduparts.com

The Ageing Experience

A pre-recorded singing session via Youtube

Location:
London

Website:
https://www.theagingexperience.com/concerts-caregivers/

Contact:
June Tunes

Email:
ac@theagingexperience.com

The Brain Charity

Free, music-based therapy series for 12 weeks

Location:
The Brain Charity, Norton Street, Liverpool

Website:
https://www.thebraincharity.org.uk/how-we-can-help/practical-help/dementia-services/speech-singing-workshops

Contact:
Brain Charity - Music Makes Us! Online Video series

Email:
kym@thebraincharity.org.uk

The Forget Me Notes Project

Online interactive choir sessions

Location:
The Salvation Army Hall, 431 Gorgie Road, Nr Saughton Gardens

Website:
https://www.forgetmenotes.org.uk/

Contact:
The Forget Me Notes Choir - ONLINE

Email:
paul@forgetmenotes.org.uk

The HeadStrong Singers

* Sessions currently streamed on YouTube * A free singing group for anyone living with the effects of a head or brain injury or illness.

Location:
Wood Avenue Library, Folkestone

Website:
https://masccharity.org.uk/headstrong-singers/

Contact:
The HeadStrong Singers

Email:
DuncanMoris@gmail.com

Think Cre8tive Group CIC

Online interactive choir sessions

Location:
London

Website:
https://thinkcre8tivegroup.com/

Contact:
Care Home Choir Online Sessions

Email:
frances@thinkcre8tivegroup.com

Trust Music

Online singing sessions

Location:
London

Website:
https://trustmusic.org.uk/

Contact:
Musical Moments

Email:
ask@trustmusic.org.uk

Turtle Key Arts

A singing and song writing project

Location:
Building L29, University of Reading, London Road Campus

Website:
https://www.turtlekeyarts.org.uk/turtle-song

Contact:
Turtle Song - Reading ONLINE

Email:
kelly@turtlekeyarts.org.uk

Whippet Up CIC

Live online sessions

Location:
Kirkleatham Museum Redcar

Website:
https://whippetup.org.uk/

Contact:
Whippet Up ONLINE

Email:
whippetup4@gmail.com

Without Walls

Online interactive music session

Location:
Shepshed Library, Hallcroft Shepshed

Website:
http://www.thesingingcafe.co.uk

Contact:
The Singing Cafe - ONLINE

Email:
thesingingcafe@outlook.com

Young At Heart ULO

Online Interactive Singing and Music Making Group

Location:
LiveWell Dementia Hub, Thorntree Road, Thornaby

Website:

Contact:
Musical Memories Singing Circle - ONLINE

Email:
info@youngatheartulo.org.uk

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