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Wellbeing Wednesdays in Waltham Abbey

Wellbeing Wednesdays in Waltham Abbey

Wellbeing Wednesdays in Waltham Abbey

New activities at Epping Forest District Museum to help residents engage, reduce isolation, and promote a sense of wellbeing.

Wellbeing Wednesdays are being launched in line with the Georgie Meadow’s exhibition at Epping Forest District Museum. Through this exhibition and the new activities, we aim to raise more awareness about dementia and offer additional support for people affected by dementia in our community.

All the activities are for adults and are suitable for people affected by dementia.

There are no groups on 23 March (Men’s Shed will still meet), 1 June and 24 August.

Men’s shed

Men’s Shed is run by Voluntary Action Epping Forest (VAEF) and is for men of all ages to meet, socialise, and engage with a range of practical activities and interests. It is free to participate, and refreshments are available. Advance booking is recommended.

  • Where: Epping Forest District Museum, 39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1EL
  • When: Every Wednesday
  • Time: 2pm to 4pm
  • Price: Free
  • Book: Wellbeing Wednesdays – Men’s shed or call 01992 564226 (Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm)

The community café

The community café offers some light refreshments, a chance to chat, and meet new friends in a relaxed, warm and welcoming environment.

  • Where: Epping Forest District Museum, 39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1EL
  • When: Every Wednesday from 2 February 2022
  • Time: 12 noon to 1.45pm
  • Price: Free
  • No need to book, just turn up

Musical memories

Musical Memories is an opportunity for adults to reconnect with nature using the most powerful memories through music. Advance booking is required.

  • Where: Epping Forest District Museum, 39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1EL
  • When: Every Wednesday from 23 February 2022
  • Time: 11am to 12 noon
  • Price: £5.40 (free for carers / companions)
  • Book: Wellbeing Wednesdays – musical memories or call 01992 564226 (Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm)

Further information

For more information about musical memories and the community café contact Laura Cleverley, Dementia Action Officer:

For more information about men’s shed contact Voluntary Action Epping Forest:

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