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 4 locations. Three are located in the Isle of Wight; East Cowes, Ryde, and Newport and one in England; Altrincham

East Cowes sessions are held at, St James' Church, Church Path, Well Road, East Cowes, PO32 6RL 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                                                      
19th June 2018 18.30 - 20.30
17th July 2018 18.30 - 20.30
18th September 2018  18.30 - 20.30
18th October 2018   18.30 - 20.30
22nd November 2018   18.30 - 20.30


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                                            
8th June 2018 14.00 - 16.00
13th July 2018 14.00 - 16.00
10th August 2018 14.00 - 16.00 
14th September 2018 14.00 - 16.00
12th October 2018 14.00 - 16.00
9th November 2018 14.00 - 16.00
14th December 2018 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                                                              
12th June 2018 14.00 - 16.00
10th July 2018 14.00 - 16.00
14th August 2018 14.00 - 16.00
11th September 2018 14.00 - 16.00
9th October 2018 14.00 - 16.00
13th November 2018 14.00 - 16.00
11th December 2018 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.