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Each village has its own event organiser and a varied program of events and activities to suit all interests. Please see below for news of all our events activities at Witney Village.

Please download the PDF for the latest activities and events programme for Witney.

15th May 2017

We're Turning Witney Blue Again

We're Turning Witney Blue Again



We're Turning Witney Blue again in 2017

We're Turning Witney Blue again in 2017, this is due to the resounding success of the initiative, and the team at Richmond Witney have decided to continue with their efforts to make Witney a more dementia-friendly community.

It should be noted that much of this would not be possible without the very generous sponsorship received this year from the Rotary Club of Witney who have funded the Virtual Dementia Tour Bus and all of the promotional items required to #TurnWitneyBlue. 

Monday 15th May 
Virtual Dementia Tour Bus
9am – 5pm | Witney Market Square

Tuesday 16th May
Tai Chi with Lisa Hyatt
10am & 10.45am | Witney Church Green

Wednesday 17th May
Dementia Awareness Day
10am & 11.30am | Dementia Friends Information Sessions
10am – 1pm | Living Well with Dementia Information Fair
2pm | Tea Dance

Thursday 18th May
Dementia Oxfordshire
Golden Memory Walk with Julia Pool
10am | start at Mountain Warehouse

Friday 19th May
Live Well Seated Exercises
10am – 11am | Richmond Witney

Saturday 20th May
Turning Witney Blue

Sunday 21st May
Dementia Friends Information Session
10.30am – 11.30am | Open to the public
Richmond Witney

Why not come along to one of the many events being held throughout dementia awareness week, to find out how people can live well with dementia and help raise monies for local dementia charities.

Dementia Awareness Week http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20167/dementia_awareness_week 

Dementia Friends: https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/

Virtual Dementia Tour: https://www.caring.com/articles/virtual-dementia-tour

Turn Witney Blue: http://www.richmond-villages.com/retirement-villages/witney/news/2016-05/witney-turns-blue-to-support-dementia-awareness-week-2016/



15th May 2017

Virtual Dementia Tour Experience

Virtual Dementia Tour Experience

Virtual Dementia Tour  Experience with a difference

'Your window into their world'

The Virtual Dementia Tour will be starting Dementia Awareness Week off with a bang. It will be parked in Witney Market Square on Monday 15th May from 9:00am – 5:00pm and The President of Witney Rotary Club will be opening the Virtual Dementia Bus Tours at 10:00am. It will provide an opportunity for the public to explore and experience what life can be like for a person living with dementia.

Dementia Awareness Week is about helping to make the town of Witney a dementia-friendly community by coming together #United Against Dementia.

Dementia Awareness Week : http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20167/dementia_awareness_week

Dementia Friends: https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/

Virtual Dementia Tour: https://www.caring.com/articles/virtual-dementia-tour

Turn Witney Blue: http://www.richmond-villages.com/retirement-villages/witney/news/2016-05/witney-turns-blue-to-support-dementia-awareness-week-2016/

 

 







17th May 2017

Turning Witney Blue Tea Dance

Turning Witney Blue Tea Dance

Turning Witney Blue Tea Dance

The Tea Dance is just one of a series of events taking place to mark ‘Dementia Awareness Week’ 2017.

The programmes of events are designed to promote the fact that it is possible to Live Well with Dementia in Witney includes the following:

  • Virtual Dementia Tour Bus in Market Square (an opportunity to explore what life can be like for a person living with dementia)

  • A memory walk through the town centre

  • A Tea Dance at the Corn Exchange

  • Tai Chi classes on Church Green

  • Seated exercise classes at Richmond Witney

In addition to all the activities there will also be a chance to find out more about Living Well with Dementia in Witney at the Dementia Awareness Information Fair starting at 10:00am – 1:00pm on Wednesday 17th May at Witney Corn Exchange.

Admission: £1.75

Sponsored by Rotary Club of Witney

Refreshments sponsored by Whittards of Chelsea and Wiltshire Farm Foods

There will be a prize draw and all money raised goes to the Alzheimer’s Society.



17th May 2017

Living Well with Dementia Information Fair

Living Well with Dementia Information Fair

Living Well with Dementia Information Fair

 Aid of Alzheimer’s Society 

The programme of events on offer throughout DEMENTIA AWARENESS WEEK 2017 is designed to promote the fact that it is possible to Live Well with Dementia in Witney and we are having a Living Well with Dementia Information Fair.

There will also be a chance to find out more about Living Well with Dementia in Witney at the Information Fair at the Corn Exchange on Wednesday 17 May from 10:00am - 1:00pm.

Why not come along to meet Witney Dementia Action Alliance Team and many more specialist services in Dementia Care.

We will be serving light refreshments in aid of Alzheimer’s Society and this will give you the opportunity to have natter over a cuppa.

Dementia Awareness Week http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20167/dementia_awareness_week 

Dementia Friends: https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/

Virtual Dementia Tour: https://www.caring.com/articles/virtual-dementia-tour


Turn Witney Blue: http://www.richmond-villages.com/retirement-villages/witney/news/2016-05/witney-turns-blue-to-support-dementia-awareness-week-2016/