Fabulous Forgetful Friends, a local Dementia group coordinated by Manchester-based charity Together Dementia Support, are curating an exhibition on living well after a Dementia diagnosis. Fabulous Forgetful Friends is a peer support group which empowers local people living with Dementia. Whilst providing a platform to raise awareness on the issues surrounding Dementia, the group aims to make a positive impact on their local community by improving public services and making them more Dementia friendly.
Taking place at the Whitworth Art Gallery from 27th July until 17th September, the Beyond Dementia exhibition will feature:
- Artist Workshops to explore the benefits of creativity to health and well-being,
- Film Screenings,
- Exhibition talks,
- 'Mindfulness for Carers' sessions,
- Opportunities to take part in Dementia Friend Training sessions.
All events are free however on-line booking is recommended for certain activities. Please see the full event schedule here for further information.