Previous Workshops

Arts and Dementia
Meaningful art activities for people living with dementia.

Please note: this course is no longer running you can find out about our current workshops here .

Location: Shenley Wood Village, Retirement Village, Milton Keynes

Project Dates: 2014 - 2017

Lead Artist: Cathy Ebbels

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Art can help people with dementia to override the stress and confusion of memory loss.

The Arts and Dementia workshop series offered a relaxed environment and the chance to try your hand at a variety of different art techniques at your own pace. The workshops were supported by a team of volunteer artists able to give 1:1 Support to participants where needed. Carers were also welcome to take part. The works shown here were produced by participants and their carers over the course of a few months.

Project Events:

Here I Am

28 May 2015 at 18:00
Location: Milton Keynes University Hospital Chapel

Exhibition and Poetry Performance by people with dementia and their carers, created in collaboration with artist Cathy Ebbels and MK Poet Laureate Mark Niel.

Did I do that?
20 July - 25 August 2016
Location: Gallery 200, 200 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes
27 - 29 July 2017
Location: Kingston Library, Milton Keynes

An exhibition showcases a selection of the exciting artwork produced in the past year through this programme. 

Find out more about the Did I do that? exhibition here  

This series of workshops was funded by the Milton Keynes Community Foundation and Big Lottery Awards.

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