Announcing the launch of the National Memory Day Poetry Competition 2018 on 27th June 2018: National Writing Day.It’s National Writing Day ...
27th June 2018Literature Works
Calling Memory Cafés interested in hosting free, fun, interactive poetry and memory sessions. We train poets to run them and we’ll bring them to you.
24th May 2018Literature Works
Bromley dementia services celebrated National Memory Day on Thursday 18th May during ...
11th July 2017Literature Works
Memory is a natural bedfellow of poetry – that ‘flash upon the inward eye’ as one of our best-loved national poets William Wordsworth said.
At the launch of National Memory Day, we asked you to create a poem inspired by your own experiences of dementia.
We are delighted to announce the winners of our national writing competition ...
Our project is about the loss of memory to a life marked by potential isolation and exclusion and how the power of poetry can help revive buried memories.
15th May 2017Alex Cluness
The world’s first wiki poem devoted to dementia is to have its debut on Sunday 14th May at the start of Dementia Awareness Week 2017.
12th May 2017Alex Cluness
To inspire you to find the poem that could help you unlock precious memories, listen to Heather Norman Soderlind, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Literature Works read from ...
25th April 2017Alex Cluness
To inspire you to find the poem that could help you unlock precious memories, listen to Tracey Guiry Director of the Poetry Archive read 'Field Mouse's Nest' by John Clare.
25th April 2017Alex Cluness
Tracey Guiry takes her audience on an emotional journey which explores the ways in which poetry can be used to inspire memories.
19th April 2017Alex Cluness
Thursday 18th May will mark National Memory Day, part of Dementia Awareness Week and a celebration of the power of the written and spoken word for those with and affected ...
13th April 2017Alex Cluness
"Wordsworth famously described poetry as ‘emotion recollected in tranquility’, says Sir Andrew ...
10th February 2017Alex Cluness
On National Memory Day launch-day Poetry Archive Director Tracey Guiry spoke to BBC Radio 4’s Today Show presenter John Humphries about her mother’s dementia and how poetry had a positive ...
30th June 2016Alex Cluness
Tracey Guiry, Director of Poetry Archive, tells us how the National Memory Day project began.
21st June 2016mike
The Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Cafés provide a warm welcome and comfortable environment for people with dementia and their carers to meet with others in a relaxed social setting.
18th June 2016Alex Cluness
The benefits of the written and spoken word to people with dementia and those who care for them, will be celebrated at the launch of the first National Memory Day ...
Angela Rippon OBE is the Vice President of the National Memory Day and an Ambassador of the Alzheimer's Society.
Sir Andrew Motion is President of the National Memory Project.