Activities for older people and people affected by dementia

It is likely that most if not all activities will be closed due to Coronavirus. Please check before going to an activity.

Click on a day to go to the activities for that day:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sat/Sun

Mondays

Leg Club: 9-11:30, St. Margaret’s Hall, (next to Council offices) BA15 1DE, Tel: 01225 866611

Music for the Mind: 10-11:30, Wiltshire Music Centre, Ashley Road, BA15 1DZ. Tel 01225 776 481

Walking for the Mind: 2pm, meet in Library car-park, BA15 1BY. Tel: 07484 306520

Tuesdays

Zumba Gold: 11-11:45 United Church, St Margaret’s Street, BA15 1DD. Tel 07791 129593

Exercise and falls-prevention: Choose 1 of 3 sessions between 12:30 and 2:30pm. United Church, St Margaret’s Street, BA15 1DD Tel 07799 074312

Saxon Club: chance for a cup of tea, a good chat and a speaker: 2:30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Church Street, BA15 1LW Tel 01225 865314

The following events are not every Tuesday:

Carers Café: First Tuesday of the month, 10-11:30. The Swan, Church Street, BA15 1LN. Tel 01380 819595

Village Lunch: Last Tuesday of the month, 12:30-2pm. Westwood Parish Rooms, Lower Westwood, BA15 2AF Tel 01225 868 371

Film Show: First or second Tuesday of the month, 1:30 – 4:00 pm. St. Margaret’s Hall, (next to Council offices) BA15 1DE. Tel: 01225 435600

Carer Support Group: Second Tuesday of the month, 2-4 pm. Holy Trinity, Church Street, BA15 1LW. Tel: 0800 181 4118 (Freephone)

Wednesdays

Walk for all ages (Stroller and Strider) 9:30-10:30. Meet at the Weaving Shed, Bridge Yard, BA15 1EJ. Tel 07342 066608

Trowbridge Memory Group: 11:30-12:30, Trowbridge Library, County Hall, Bythesea Rd, BA14 8JN (on D1 bus route). Tel 01225 716700

The following events are not every Wednsday:

Winsley Fitness and Friendship Club: 2-3:00 pm, Alternate weeks, Winsley Village Hall, Bradford Road, BA15 2LU. Tel 01380 727767

Women’s Institute: First Wednesday of the Month 7:15 pm, The Hub, Church Street, BA15 1LS . Tel: 07771 621233 (temporary tel. number)

Thursdays

Seniors Ballet for over 55s: 11:30-12:15, Wallington Hall, Chuch Street, BA15 1LN. Tel: 07843252265

Zumba Gold: 12-1:00 pm, United Church, St Margaret’s Street, BA15 1DD. Tel 07941 112893

Tea Dances: 2-4:30 pm, St. Margaret’s Hall, (next to Council offices) BA15 1DE. Tel: 01225 864240

Social Club: 2:00pm Aldhelm Court, Southville Road, BA15 1HW. Tel: 01225 715 715

The following events are not every Thursday

Art Group: 10-12:00 every fortnight, Holt Village Hall, The Street, BA14 6QH

University of Third Age: 2:30-4:00 pm Second Thurs of the month. United Church, St Margaret’s Street, BA15 1DD. Tel:

Parkinson’s Café, 10:30-12:30 2nd Thursday of the month. Wiltshire Music Centre, Ashley Road, BA15 1DZ. Tel 0344 225 3694

Palm Court Trio Concert, 10:45 First Thursday of the month, Holy Trinity, Church Street, BA15 1LW. Tel: 01225 864444

Trinity Café: 11-1:00 pm Third Thursday of the month, Holy Trinity, Church Street, BA15 1LW. Tel: 01225 864444

Memory Café: 3-4:30 pm First Thurs of the month. The Dog and Fox, 33 Ashley Road, BA15 1RT. Tel: 01225 866611

Fridays

Seated Pilates: 11:40-12-40. Bearfield Church; Huntingdon Street, BA15 1RE. Tel: 07968 396781

Exercise to Music for over 60s: 12-1:00 pm, United Church, St Margaret’s Street, BA15 1DD. Tel: 07909 987811

The following events are not every Friday

Coffee Morning: 10-12:00, second Friday of the month, The Hub, Church Street, BA15 1LS. Tel: 01225 920748

Saturdays / Sundays

Coffee morning: 10:00 am, first Saturday of the month. United Church, St Margaret’s Street, BA15 1DD. Tel: 01225 755372

Lunch for over 65s: 12:30 – occasional Sundays at Apetito offices, Canal Road, BA14 8RJ. Telephone 01225 753633 to check for dates.

Advice

Alzheimer’s Support: www.alzheimerswiltshire.org.uk

A Dementia Adviser will visit at home to offer tailored advice and information and help people access the services they need at different times.
Tel: 01225 776481

Alzheimer’s Support also provide Support at Home (two or three hour visits for companionship and support)

There is also a Carers Group (Bradford on Avon and Trowbridge)  which meets monthly for a pub lunch.

Alzheimer’s Society: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Side by Side: a service available in Wiltshire that helps people with dementia to keep doing the things they love. The service helps people get out and about with the support of a volunteer doing an activity of their choice. This might be anything from joining a local club, to going to the football, a cafe or simply a stroll in the park.
Contact: Diane Jenkins, Tel: 01722 326 236

National Dementia Helpline – 0300 222 1122: for information, support and advice, Monday – Wednesday from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm,  Thursday – Friday 08:00 –  5:00 pm,  Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Talking Point – a helpful online community where anyone who is affected by dementia can receive valuable support. It’s free, open day or night, and can be accessed online.