What is Available Locally?

Services available locally (Norwich)

Various organisations locally offer events or facilities especially for people living with dementia however many of these have not been available during the lockdown. We have listed some information on what is available locally and will add more detail as these services resume and we receive more detailed information. In the meantime here is some headline information with links to relevant websites.

Cinema City, Norwich

Cinema City generally have one dementia friendly film screening each month.

Address: Cinema City, St. Andrew’s Street, Norwich, NR2 4AD

Tel: 01603 625145

Website: https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/cinema-city-picturehouse

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Coming soon: Theatre Cares A participatory programme for those living with dementia, their family and carers. It provides a safe space for people to have fun through one-off activities led by experienced practitioners. Each one is very relaxed and set to a leisurely pace with a small number of participants.

Address: Theatre Royal, Theatre Street, Norwich, NR2 1RL

Tel: 01603 630 000

Website: https://norwichtheatre.org/take-part/community-projects/


Riverside Leisure and the UEA Sportspark have run dementia friendly sporting activities pre COVID-19. It is likely that these will resume at some point in the future.

Address: Riverside Leisure Centre, Wherry Road, Norwich NR1 1WX

Tel: 01603 671 390

Website: https://www.placesleisure.org/centres/riverside-leisure-centre

Address: UEA Sportspark, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ

Tel: 01603 592 398

Website: https://www.sportspark.co.uk/

Other Local Dementia Friendly organisations

(This is just a small selection – a more detailed list can be found here: https://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/local_alliances/18517_norwich_city_dementia_action_alliance)

Castle Quarter, 100 Castle Meadow, Norwich NR1 3DD, Tel: 01603 766 430, Web: https://castlequarternorwich.co.uk/

Greater Anglia Railway, Norwich Station, Station Approach, Norwich NR1 1EF, Web: https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/travel-information/station-information/nrw

Jarrold Department Store, London Street, Norwich NR2 1JF, Tel: 01603 660 661, Web: https://www.jarrold.co.uk/

John Lewis, All Saints Green, Norwich NR1 3LX, Tel: 01603 660 021, Web: https://www.johnlewis.com/our-shops/norwich

Norwich Cathedral, 65 The Close, Norwich NR1 4DH, Web: https://www.cathedral.org.uk/

Norwich Airport, Norwich Airport Ltd, A140 Cromer Road, Norwich NR6 6JA, Tel: 01603 411 923 Web: https://www.norwichairport.co.uk/

You can call the airport on 01603 420 672 and book a special assistance service in advance. A dementia trained member of staff will meet you in the carpark, help with check in, fast track you through security and get you safely on the plane.

The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RQ, Tel: 01603 626 402, Web: https://www.assemblyhousenorwich.co.uk/

Farmyard Restaurant, 23 St Benedicts, Norwich NR2 4PF, Tel: 01603 733 188, Web: https://farmyardrestaurant.com/about/

The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1TF, Tel: 01603 727 950, Web: https://theforumnorwich.co.uk/

The Museum Service, Shire Hall, Market Avenue, Norwich NR1 3JQ, Tel: 01603 493 625, Web: https://www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/

Wymondham Dementia Support Group, Fairland Church Centre, Fairland Green, Wymondham NR18 0AW

Web: https://www.wymondham-dementia-support-group.org.uk/

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