Whilst every effort has been made to give correct, current information (April 2019), it is recommended that individual organisations be contacted to check details. There is lots going on in Dunbar-how about trying something new!
D’Café 2-3.30pm 1st Monday of the month in Dunbar Town House organized by Alzheimer Scotland for people with dementia and their carers. A donation of £3 is suggested to cover refreshments. More info: Mid and East Lothian Services, Alzheimer’s Scotland 0131 654 1114
Knit and Natter 2-4pm weekly in St Anne’s Church run by Dunbar Craft Studio. Chat while you knit- or just chat! All welcome. Just turn up! Free event, with suggested £1 donation for refreshments. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Singalong 1.30-3.30 weekly Gibb Room Bleachingfield Centre. Uplifting music and afternoon tea for older people and their carers. Free. More info: Chris Roberts 01368 863299
Tea Dance with Accordion music 1st Wed of the month 2-4 pm Bleachingfield centre. £5 per person, to include tea/coffee, sandwiches, sweet treats and raffle prize. More info: Sue Mitchell, The Ridge Cafe 07971 169 267
Community Shed 10.30-1pm weekly Belhaven Parish Hall. £1 for refreshments. A supportive environment for men and women to work on practical projects. More info: Mark Coull Mobile: 07912947687 Email: email@example.com
The Club 1-3pm Bleachingfield Centre Drop in social sessions that include seated exercise, table games, talks and bus trips. Cost per session £1.00. More info: Jo McNamara firstname.lastname@example.org
Dunbar Grammer School intergenerational meal and socializing 4-7pm for people with dementia, care-partners, family, friends. Please contact Sue if you would like to attend, so that catering can be organised. More info contact Sue Northrop Tel: 07727 883 881 or email email@example.com
Dunbar Library Craft Group 10am- 12 Gibb Room Bleachingfield Centre More info: Beth Nelson 01368 238397 (or ask for info at Library)
Zumba class 11 30 – 12 15 pm, Hall 1 Bleachingfield Centre .All the classes are drop in, low impact and £3.50 a class, carers go free. More info: Ruth Hunter Pepper: 07785707683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dunbar Dementia Carers Support Group 2.30-3.30pm Bleachingfield Centre. A friendly and welcoming group, offering support and companionship, for family members caring for someone with a dementia related condition. (There is currently a waiting list). More info: Lorna Bunney 01620 870632 or email@example.com
Dunbar Friendship Group 3rd Friday of the month 10.30am – 12 noon at The Royal MackIntosh Hotel. Open to anyone who lives with dementia- carers, family, friends & people with dementia. More info: Sue Northrop TEL 07727 883881 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sociable Gardening at Belhaven Hospital Community Garden from 1pm most Sundays. Carers and people affected by dementia are warmly invited to enjoy gentle, sociable gardening times with volunteers from Sustaining Dunbar, as we tend the raised beds and share tea and seasonal produce. No previous experience or regular commitment required. Free. More info: Diana Greene 01368 869682
Let’s Sing St Anne’s Church 3rd Sunday of the month, 2.30-3.30pm A friendly and relaxed get-together, singing hymns and songs, sharing refreshments and each other’s company. Sometimes there’s a visiting dog, and occasionally even a dance! All are welcome. You don’t have to be a good singer or a church-goer. Free. More info Liz Gordon 07802 809725 or email email@example.com
If you are aware of any Dementia Friendly Activities regretfully missing from this list, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for possible inclusion. Thank you.