On 8 April, East Hampshire District Council held a Dementia Festival at Petersfield Festival Hall. 

Opened by Damian Hinds MP, a strong supporter of Dementia Friendly training, the list of attractions included:

  • Dementia Friends training
  • Solicitor’s advice
  • A Memory Café serving free refreshments
  • Nostalgic music with ‘Tea for Two’
  • Petersfield Dementia Friendly Choir
  • A stall market from 30+ organisations offering support and information

Laura Sheppard spoke to the Beccy Davy from EHDC and Jeff Williams from Dementia Friendly Petersfield, Councillor Julie Butler, and a number of organisations exhibiting at the festival. 

If you would like a copy of the Dementia Directory, please follow this link: 
https://www.easthants.gov.uk/dementia-directory

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