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Dementia-friendly museum walks with afternoon tea

By 26 March 2015January 11th, 2021No Comments

As part of the Chichester District ‘Living with Dementia’ Festival running for 8 weeks from mid-April to mid-June 2015 we are offering a series of short walks with afternoon tea.

Market Square at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

The Market Square at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

Thursday 16 April 2015
Guided tour of the Downland Gridshell building, the conservation workshop and the artefact store at the Museum.

Thursday 30 April 2015
Guided tour of selected buildings around the Market Square. Short walking distance, outdoor clothing necessary.

Thursday 7 May 2015
Tudor apothecary: learn about the use of herbs, the role of the apothecary and how people had access to medicine in Tudor England.

Tuesday 19 May 2015
Guided tour of the Downland Gridshell building, the conservation workshop and the artefact store at the Museum.

Saturday 30 May 2015
Tour of Tudor buildings at the Museum. Fairly short walking distance, outdoor clothing necessary.

All walks start at 2.30pm and last for 45-60 minutes. Tea/coffee and cake are served at the end of each session. A small charge applies.

If you are interested in taking part please phone us on 01243 811931 to find out more and to book your place (pre-booking is essential).

For details of the rest of the programme please click here.