literature & poetry

(B)old Words: Poetry for Dementia

Feel the power of words at a nine-week poetry and creative writing programme for people with dementia and their carers.

Try something different, meet new people and explore your creative voice with a renowned poet at our (B)old Words: Poetry for Dementia programme. It is free, open to all abilities and everyone is welcome. The programme takes place over nine weeks in the National Poetry Library.

Participants are invited to take part with a companion, including carers, friends or family members.

There are still places available on this programme and you can sign up at any time over the nine weeks.

Dates & times

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National Poetry Library,

Level 5, Blue side, Royal Festival Hall


Free, but ticketed
Each ticket admits 1 person with a dementia diagnosis and 1 companion for the full nine-week course

need to know

To find out more about this course and also to reserve your place, please give us a call on 020 7921 0964, or you can book via the website.

Event information
This course is for people with a dementia diagnosis and their carer, a family member or a friend.

Workshops take place every Monday, 10am – 12 noon, for nine weeks, from Monday 25 February until Monday 29 April.