Dementia friendly activities and groups

Dementia groups run by Home Instead

Musical memories

Held every third Tuesday of the month from 2pm to 4pm at Brockhill Extra Care, 99 Clifton Way, Woking GU21 3NE.

Forget-me-not café

Held every fourth Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 4pm at Brockhill, 99 Clifton Way, Woking GU21 3NE.

Phone: 01483 488 222

Down memory lane

A service of traditional hymns and readings, followed by tea. Held every fourth Thursday 2.30pm at Church of the Good Shepherd, Coldharbour Road, Woking GU22 8SP.

Dementia friendly swimming

Swimming sessions are led by a qualified Amateur Swimming Association teacher and designed specifically to help people with dementia enjoy the water, whatever their ability. Held at Woking Pool in the Park during term times. To book, call Freedom Leisure.

Phone: 01483 771 122

Surrey reminiscence library

This collection is designed for anyone in Surrey who is supporting someone with dementia or memory impairment, whether at home or in a care or group setting.

The collection, kept at Woking Library, consists of a wide range of materials for use in reminiscence therapy, including books, DVDs, games, flashcards, activities, jigsaws, music and artefacts, all aimed at evoking memories and stimulating discussion and conversation.

Please note the collection is not available on an open access basis and can be viewed by appointment.


Phone: 01483 541 518

Find out more about Surrey reminiscence library

Art in Mind

Art in Mind is a programme of monthly art workshops at The Lightbox for people living with dementia and their carers or supporters.

Art in Mind is supported by The Arts Society. It has been running since 2013 and responds to the vision of lifelong learning, engaging with adults in the early stages of dementia and their carers.


Phone: 01483 737815