This article was current in December 2019, however, Owing to the current COVID-19 situation, groups are closed around Sheffield and it is not known as of 1st November 2020, when or if all these groups will reopen.


Sheffield Accessible Toilets Campaign

Support and Advice

People living with Dementia and Family Carers

Dementia Advice and Support for People Living with Dementia and Carers


Dementia Advice Sheffield (Professionals and Organisations)Dementia Advice Sheffield (Professionals and Organisations)

Regular Events by Postcode


Central Dementia Café

City Centre Dementia Café at Moor Market


Dementia Friendly Sheffield Light Cinema

Singing for the Brain

Dementia Friendly Tea Dances

Dementia Information Hub (City Centre)

Moor Market Dementia Café and Exercise Session


Heeley City Farm Dementia Department

Your Farm Time

Dementia-Friendly Farm Afternoons

Victoria Centre Memory Cafe, Parkhill/Manor

Newfield Green Dementia Cafe

Over 50s Afternoon Tea & Café

‘Forget-Me-Nots’ Singing Group

Spires Café Dementia Group (with snacks, games and activities)

Sheffield Libraries – Highfield – Shared Reading

‘A Helpful Space’ (Dementia Advice, Support and Guidance Drop-in)

Arbourthorne Strength & Stamina Chairobics


Burngreave ‘Dementia? Welcome!’ Café


Parson Cross Forum – Forget-Me-Not Memory Cafe

Parson Cross Forum – Unforgettable Me Memory Café

Parson Cross Forum – Lunch Club

Parson Cross Forum – Dementia Project JABADAO


Hillsborough – Age UK Dementia Cafe

Sporting Memories Cafe

Exercise class for people living with Dementia – from January 2020

Sheffield Libraries – Hillsborough – Shared Reading

Social Dining Group

ZEST Centre – Free Weekly Exercise Classes


Young Onset Dementia Support Group

Greenhill Dementia Café

Meersbrook Dementia Cafe

Specialist BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) Dementia Service

‘Venture Walking Friends’ dementia and reminiscence Health Walks

Woodwork Workshop

Graves Health and Sports Centre: Dementia-friendly pop-up cafés


Chairobics (Darnall)

Chairobics (Tinsley)

‘On Our Plot’ Allotment Project‘On Our Plot’ Allotment Project

Sheffield Libraries – Darnall – Shared Reading

Wincobank Dementia Café and Singalong (with dancing)


Laurels & Limes Coffee Morning (possibly including a Potting Shed project)


Dementia Community Social Café For Men

Porter Valley Dementia Cafe

Sheffield Tea Room

Dementia Information Hub (Sharrow)

Dementia Community Social Café For Men

“Recharge your Batteries” a Group for people living with Dementia and their Carers


Dementia Cafe – Gleadless Library

“Recharge your Batteries” a Group for people living with Dementia and their Carers

Remember When… A cafe for Body and Mind

Sheffield S12 – Base Green Dementia Café


Woodhouse & District Community Forum

South East Sheffield Community Dementia

Woodhouse Dementia Café

Well Man’s Group

Dementia Café with activities (with Handsworth Old Rectory)

‘Love Sport’ Sporting Memories Group


Rosemary Memory Café (Dore) with Carers Support Group

Sporting Chatter, Body Conditioning and other dementia-friendly activities

Rosemary Memory Café (Totley) with Carers Support Group


Beighton Dementia Café

Sheffield Libraries – Crystal Peaks – Shared Reading


Whats on in Chapeltown


Stocksbridge – Memory Time Cafe

Stocksbridge Community Care Group – Community Dementia Provision

Various Postcodes

Age UK – Events and Activities

Dementia Day Care

Sheffield Museums

Sporting Memories Groups

Chair Exercise, Community Garden Project, Dance for Older People and other dementia-friendly activities

For Carers

Sheffield S1 – Sheffield Carers Centre

Sheffield S6 – ZEST Carers Support Group

Sheffield S8 – Dementia Carers Support Group

Sheffield S8 – St Gads Church – Carers Support Group

Other sources of Dementia support

Sheffield Memory Service

• Clinical helpline 0114 271 8585

• Weekdays, 8.30-11.45 and 1-4.45

Sheffield Carers Centre

• Sheffield Carer Advice Line, 0114 272 8362, weekdays 9am- 6pm

• Drop-in advice sessions, Carers Assessments, Carer Discount Card, Legal Advice Service

Age UK Sheffield

• Information and advice telephone service, 0114 250 2850 • Weekdays 9am – 4.30pm

• Bookable and drop-in appointments, Independent Living Coordinators

Sheffield Community Support Workers

• Central Referral Hub, 0114 205 7120

• Non-medical support and advice, support to check benefits entitlements

Alzheimer’s Society

• National Dementia Helpline, 0300 222 11 22, including evenings and weekends

• Free publications and factsheets, Talking Point (online community), Dementia Directory

Dementia UK Admiral Nurses

• National Dementia Helpline, 0800 888 6678

• Including evenings up to 9pm and weekends

YoungDementia UK

Contact : YoungDementia UK, PO Box 315′ Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1ZN

Online contact form :

Young Dementia Network

Contact : YoungDementia UK, PO Box 315′ Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1ZN

Online :

Other Areas of South Yorkshire

Dementia Friendly Barnsley

Barnsley Carers Service Facebook Group

Doncaster Partnership for Carers Facebook Group

Rotherham Carers Facebook Group

This article may not list everything for people living with Dementia and their carers that is happening in Sheffield, feel free to contact me if I have missed something or if you have a future event you wish to be listed.

Information was correct at time of original blog.