The Dementia Friendly Screenings aim to provide a fun and inclusive experience, enable people with dementia and their carers to attend the cinema in a safe and comfortable environment, and give
them the chance to get out and socialise with people from the local community and other people in a similar situation.
These events are open to everyone, but are enhanced to suit the needs of people with dementia: The lights are left on low, there will be no adverts, and people are free to move around and take a break if needed.
There will be free tea, filter coffee and biscuits from 10.30 so people can come and get settled into the space, then the film starts at 11am (with no adverts or trailers). There will also be an
interval for 20 minutes half way through the film when free tea & coffee will be served again.
Screenings will be held once every month on the first Monday of the month, showing a selection of old classics, musicals and some more recent films.
Tickets are £4 per person, with accompanying carers free and can be booked in person at the cinema, over the phone on 0871 902 5747 or online at https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/The_Little/Whats_On?filter=DementiaFS
Wheelchair spaces are limited so please book in advance to make sure they are available.
The next Dementia Friendly screenings will be:
Mon 4th March – 11.00 am
My Sister Eileen
Mon 1st April – 11.00 am
The African Queen
Directions and more details on the Little Theatre Cinema can be found here.