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This is what the local Beverley Life and Bridlington Free Press had to say about the launch of the Dementia Friendly Memory Walk Garden that opened on Thursday 25th April 2019…

It is our “Bill & Ben” the “flowerpot men” official Memory Walk launch at 2pm today. Come and join us at the grand opening at the Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Bridlington… All welcome!

Voting is now closed – Thank you everyone that voted in the public vote for us. Results will be announced the end of May.

Dementia Friendly Flower Competition 2019 Competition – NEWS…

This years competition is now CLOSED… Judging is currently underway and winners will be announced shortly.

 Our next Dementia Friendly Film Showing at

The Parkway Cinema, Beverley is “Mary Poppins Returns” – (May 23rd, 2019)

Date: Thursday 23rd May, 2019 and will commence at 11.30.  Join us for tea, coffee and biscuits from 10.30 onwards.
The film this time will be “Mary Poppins Returns”. 
Now an adult with three children, bank teller Michael Banks learns that his house will be repossessed in five days unless he can pay back a loan. His only hope is to find a missing certificate that shows proof of valuable shares that his father left him years earlier. Just as all seems lost, Michael and his sister receive the surprise of a lifetime when Mary Poppins — the beloved nanny from their childhood — arrives to save the day and take the Banks family on a magical, fun-filled adventure.


New Dementia Friendly Garden opened
Situated near Ward 8 at Castle Hill Hospital our Dementia Friendly Garden space has been designed with a Wizard of Oz theme. Developed with the assistance of many people to give sensory prompts to people who might visit. Enhanced by the presence of an Amy moth, purchased and donated by John Hillaby, it is a striking example of how a largely unused space can be enhanced and given purpose. If you would like us to help you develop a garden then use our contact page to get in touch!






















Cutting the ribbon 

John Hillaby with Kerry Wheeldon and the Amy Moth




















We are currently looking to appoint the following as Trustees to Dementia Friendly East Riding.
General Administrator (Minute taker)
Policies and Governance expert
People affected by dementia (Current charity trustees feel this is very important to have this experience within the group)
Volunteers (to support the delivery of projects across the East Riding).

For further information on both vacancies please contact us on email: