Activities for older people and people affected by dementia

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.