Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week

To mark Dementia Action Week, Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service will be having a pop up information and awareness stand outside the courtyard gates of the New Room on Tuesday 22nd May and Friday 25th May, 10 – 3pm.  Dementia Awareness Week takes place on 21 – 27th May and seeks to raise awareness of dementia in order to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

The dementia wellbeing service is a partnership between Devon partnership trust (NHS) and Alzheimer’s society.



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John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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