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Merton Plays

Starting in September 2022 we are running two new groups for elders living in Merton with one group focussing on provision for those living with dementia, their families and carers. This is an opportunity for older people in the borough to be creative together, finding moments of self expression using storytelling, music and movement. There is no charge to attend and no experience necessary!

In 2023 we will be integrating the groups with our Young Actors Company with opportunities to see their productions at New Wimbledon Theatre Studio, share our stories with them and join together for an intergenerational arts celebration in July.

Partnering with Commonside Community Development Trust and Alzheimer’s Society, full details of each group is below. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Grace at WCTT mail@ctt.org.uk or contact the venues directly.

New Horizon Community Centre

For anyone over 55 who wants to explore stories, share their ideas and have fun with others in the community.

Thursdays 11am-12pm
S Lodge Ave

For more information or if you need to arrange transport to get to the venue please contact Christine Christine@commonside.net
Telephone 020 8764 9582 x 205
(phones answered 10.30am – 2pm Monday to Friday and voicemail checked daily Monday – Friday).

Merton Dementia Hub

Open to anyone living with Dementia including family, friends and carers. Join us for a cup of tea and a chance to get creative and express yourself!

Thursdays 1.30pm-3.30pm
67 Whitford Gardens

For more information email Sandra Willans
Sandra.Willans@alzheimers.org.uk or call the Dementia Hub on 020 8687 0922