Creative Dementia Programme

Improving the lives of those living with dementia and their carers using reminiscence and the arts

Age Exchange supports people living with dementia and their carers, by providing group activities throughout the week.

At Age Exchange in Blackheath we provide creative activities, advice, support and somewhere to relax and have fun.

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Updated November 2023

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Creative Dementia projects in Blackheath

Note that our groups are on break from 21 August and reopen on 4 September

Day Care
Meaningful, sensory activity, music, movement, craft and reminiscence arts.
£10 per session including lunch (free for carers)

Kaleidoscope Cafe
A creative activities and music group for those under 65 living with young onset dementia and their carers. 
£6 per session

Happy Horners Thursday Club
Accessible reminiscence arts, music and crafts group. 
Fully funded by the Worshipful Company of Horners

Dance for Health

Have fun and get fit. Improve your balance, co-ordination and flexibility. Make friends and enjoy dancing in a group to music. Increase your mental and physical wellbeing. Seated or standing exercises in a Dementia Friendly group.
Free to attend for everyone over 55

All groups take place in our Bakehouse Theatre space. Access via Bennett Park or through our cafe garden. 

These are funded projects

Your donation can help keep the groups running. It’s quick and easy to donate.

Thank you.

Projects across London

We also a run a creative dementia programme in Lambeth

Age Exchange is delighted to be running our Monday Club at Finchley Memorial Hospital. 

Would you like to join one of our groups?

If you would like to access any of these services, please fill out this form or call us on 07729 107 520 or email

To find out more about how Age Exchange uses reminiscence arts practice, read about RADIQL™, our dementia research.