Deepness are pleased to announce our 100/6000 Gathering 2023
Our First Scottish Dementia Arts Festival
Taken place at the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, November 13th to 16th 2023.
All of us at Deepness are really excited about this years' 100/6000 Gathering and the very first Scottish Dementia Arts Festival which will be held in Inverness in November this year.
We hope that you will be able to join us.
As always, we have some sponsored places for people with dementia to attend alongside their care partner if they need their support to attend.
Workers are welcome to attend this event over held on the Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th November 2023.
Everyone is also welcome to the Scottish Dementia arts festival which runs from the 13th – 16th November. The festival is free, and people can donate if they wish. All funds raised will be used to help the festival to happen in Dundee in 2024.
The current programme for both events (subject to change) can be found within this document. The Gathering is Free for people with dementia and where necessary their unpaid support. There is a cost for Workers or Students and a suggested contribution from those who can afford to contribute. (Please note we do not set any parameters on what constitutes affordability and leave this decision to every individual).
The Cost to attend both days of the 100/6000 Gathering is as follows,
Worker Two Days Attendance £125
Student / Apprentice Two Day £60
Suggested Contribution Two Day Low/No waged £40
Person Living with Dementia £0
Essential Support Person £0
Registration to the event includes refreshments at the reception on the afternoon of the 13th teas/coffee and lunch during the gathering on the 14th and 15th of November as well as all the sessions of the gathering. The event is not designed to make profit and every person who has a paid place ensures that more people who cannot pay can attend.
*Please note this is suggested if someone cannot pay anything this will not be a barrier to them registering for a place.
REGISTER / BOOKING
To register/book please contact Karen Taylor - email@example.com
Telephone - 01851 810789 or 07884268192
MSP MARIE TODD
We are pleased to announce that the minister Marie Todd MSP responsible for the New Dementia Strategy has accepted our invitation to open our gathering and we are looking forward to hearing what she has to say.
The programme for the gathering is as follows:
08:45 - Registration Open For 100/6000 Gathering
09:40 - Welcome and introduction Sue director Deepness Ltd.
09:50 - The Ullapool Welcome
09:55 - Introduction to Maree Todd MSP
10:00 - Gathering opening Maree Todd MSP Minister responsible for the new dementia strategy
10:20 - Ron Coleman, Chairperson Deepness Ltd response to minister and set scene for discussion (1) Can the arts increase our resilience and autonomy? and if so; What does this mean for dementia services?
10:30 - Festival Day Programme Begins
10:35 - Discussion Groups One
11:15 - Comfort Break
11:45 - Feedback from groups Agnes Houston
12:30 - Morning round up John Scotter
14:15 -Welcome Back & Introduction to discussion groups two. Artists, Patients, or Students How do we want to be treated when doing art?
14:30 - Discussion Groups Two
15:15 - Comfort Break
15:45 - Feedback from groups John & Sue Scotter
16:15 - Afternoon round up Anne Scott
16:30 - Break & Exhibitions
09:00 - Registration & Mingle
09:40 - Open Day Ullapool
09:45 - Chairs opening remarks
09:50 - Welcome & Introduction to our Big Conversation Irene, (Stand) Mandy B? (Kirrie Connections) Kainde M (Head of Dementia Age Scotland) Willy (director Deepness) Topic Creating our Joint Dementia Arts Manifesto
10:10 - Group Discussion by Canvas 4 Groups Jane, Anne -Marie, Willy & Dawn
11:15 - Coffee
11:45 - Return to Group Discussion by Canvas
12:15 - Feedback Our Dementia Manifesto Ron & Graham
12:45 - Round up and close Graham & Ron
13:00 - Close Gathering Ullapool
Lunch & Exhibitions
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