Dementia Friendly Cinema

Dementia Friendly Cinema

A series of nostalgic films presented in an environment accessible for those living with dementia, their families and carers.

Wed 17 Jul 2019 – Some Like it Hot (U)
Wed 16 Oct 2019 – Young Frankenstein (U)
Wed 18 Dec 2019 – White Christmas (U)
Wed 18 Mar 2020 – The King and I (U)
Wed 20 May 2020 – On the Town (U)
Wed15 July 2020 – Calamity Jane

See the full programme here.

Dementia Friendly Cinema

  • The Atkinson has a number of trained Dementia Friends who will be on hand to make your experience as welcoming as possible.
  • Directions from the entrance Foyer to the Theatre are clearly sign posted, as are lifts and toilets.
  • Low lighting will be kept during the film screening.
  • The audience is welcome to move around the Theatre and sing along to musical numbers!
  • Carers go free. Carers include anyone who attends the screening to make their companion comfortable. Carer’s tickets are available at Box Office or over the phone 01704 533 333.

If you are somebody living with dementia, or care for a person who is, don’t be shy about giving feedback on your next trip to The Atkinson.

Posted on 18 June 2019 under General news

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