Understandably many of the dementia-friendly musical activities and services listed on this map have been postponed, some have moved their offer virtually. Please contact the provider for further details.

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Join the Big Jam!

Calling all musicians! We need you to join our musical mash-up on 26th September as part of BBC Music Day.

- We are looking for music makers of all ages, genres and traditions to join in our jamming spectacular.
- Share your music with others and learn something new in an uplifting evening hosted by people living with dementia.
- The event finale will be broadcast on BBC Wiltshire as part of the BBC's Music Day coverage.

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive skills
  • Involves carers
  • Enhancing spiritual activity
  • Self expression
  • Creative expression and stimulation
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Motivation
  • Physical engagement
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Maintenance or development of identity and self
  • Facilitating communication
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
  • Contributing to a creative outcome
Phases:
  • Living well
  • Pre-diagnosis
  • Diagnosis
  • Post diagnosis – early years
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled access
  • Public transport