Dementia Conversations

FREE for carers of people living with dementia and anyone with an interest in dementia 

This initiative offered by Dementia Pathfinders will provide an opportunity for carers, relatives and friends of people living with dementia, to share experiences, gain knowledge and explore issues that challenge our beliefs and attitudes.


Our current programme includes 'Dementia Conversations' in 3 locations. Two are located in the Isle of Wight; East Cowes & Ryde and one in England; Altrincham

East Cowes sessions are held at, St Marks' Church, Station Road, Wootton Bridge, PO33 4RA and are hosted by Rev Veronica Brown and Barbara Stephens.

Ryde sessions are held at St John the Baptist, Oakfield with Holy Trinity, High Park Road, Ryde, PO33 1BP and are hosted by Rev Sue Theobald and Barbara Stephens. 

Altrincham sessions are held at Bowdon Vale Methodist Church, Priory Street, Bowdon Vale, Altrincham, WA14 3BQ England and are hosted by Rev Ros Watson and Professor David Jolley. The sessions are held every second Tuesday of the month.


East Cowes Session Dates and Time                                                      
2nd January 2019 19.00 - 22.00                                             
6th February 2019 19.00 - 22.00
6th March 2019 19.00 - 22.00
3rd April 2019 19.00 - 22.00
1st May 2019 19.00 - 22.00
5th June 2019 19.00 - 22.00
3rd July 2019 19.00 - 22.00
7th August 2019 19.00 - 22.00
4th September 2019 19.00 - 22.00
2nd October 2019 19.00 - 22.00
6th November 2019 19.00 - 22.00
4th December 2019                                             19.00 - 22.00


To book an East Cowes session online, please Click Here

To download a schedule of meetings for any of the East Cowes sessions, please Click Here

For further information on our East Cowes 'Dementia Conversations' please contact Barbara Stephens on 07786 513351 or Rev Veronica Brown on 07921514906. You can also email


Ryde Session Dates and Time                                            
14th December 2018 14.00 - 16.00
11th January 2019 14.00 - 16.00
8th February 2019 14.00 - 16.00
8th March 2019 14.00 - 16.00


To book a Ryde session online please Click Here

To download a schedule of meetings for any of the Ryde sessions, please Click Here

For further information on our Ryde 'Dementia Conversations' please contact Barbara Stephens on 07786 513351 or Rev Sue Theobald on 01983 617174. You can also email


Altrincham Session Dates and Time                                                              
11th December 2018 14.00 - 16.00
8th January 2019 14.00 - 16.00
12th February 2019 14.00 - 16.00
12th March 2019 14.00 - 16.00


To book a Altrincham session online please Click Here

‚ÄčTo download a schedule of meetings for any of the Altrincham sessions, please Click Here

For further information on our Altrincham 'Dementia Conversations' please contact David Jolley on 0161 928 1023 or 07976 018418. You can also email or


It will be helpful for catering if people are able to let us know of their intention to join us, but just come along if the day and time seems right.