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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Museum Social

The Social Programme at St Cecilia's Hall combines learning about the musical instruments on display in the museum with a live performance.

Each theme changes monthly so participants learn about a variety of musical styles.

Upcoming performances include:
10 January 2020 | Wonderful Winds: FREE Activity for Anyone Affected by Dementia |Explore woodwind instruments with a special look at the Shackleton Collection – the largest collection of clarinets in the world. Listen to a classical clarinet music performed by William Stafford, clarinetist in the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

7 February 2020 | Scottish Strings: FREE Activity for Anyone Affected by Dementia | Discover traditional Scottish mandolin and clarsach (harp) playing and how the music of Scotland influenced the creation of Bluegrass

6 March 2020 | The ‘Devil’s Horn: FREE Activity for Anyone Affected by Dementia | Learn about the invention of the saxophone and hear about its fascinating history. Discover how the saxophone went from a French military instrument to one of the main instruments of jazz music and find out how it got its nickname: The Devil’s Horn

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Involves carers
  • Creative expression and stimulation
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Motivation
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Maintenance or development of identity and self
  • Facilitating communication
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
Phases:
  • Living well
  • Pre-diagnosis
  • Diagnosis
  • Post diagnosis – early years
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Free Wifi
  • Public transport
  • Hearing Loop System

Type:

Live Music Performance/Entertainment - Groups

Date:

10-06-2020

Time:

10:30 to 12:00

Recurrence:

Monthly

Cost:

Free

Contact:

Sarah Deters

Telephone:

01316 502600

Email:

Sarah.Deters@ed.ac.uk

Website:

Click here

Location:

50 Niddry Street,
Edinburgh
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[Last updated: 2019-12-03 16:01:40]