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Back in Time reminiscence session for people living with mild Dementia

Do you know someone living with mild dementia who enjoys reminiscing about the past? Our “Back in Time” sessions at the Birmingham Back to Backs are designed to spark memory sharing.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Who are the Back in Time reminiscence sessions for?

The sessions are suitable for people living with mild to moderate dementia. They must also be accompanied by a carer or companion.

What are Back in Time reminiscence sessions?

These free bookable sessions are held on a monthly basis to encourage adults living with dementia, together with their carers or family, to share their memories over a cup of tea and cake. Our Dementia Friendly team use interesting objects from the past, music, photos and chat in an informal way to trigger those hidden stories.

When are the sessions?

Our Back in Time sessions are held on the first Monday in the month at the Birmingham Back to Backs.

Session details

They start at 10.30am and last 90 minutes. We can welcome four guests to each session with a companion or carer, when booking your ticket you only need to book one space as all tickets accommodate a participant and companion.

One guest in a wheelchair can be accommodated per session


The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

Please meet the team in our second-hand bookshop space located on Hurst Street.

What to bring and wear

Please dress suitably with the weather, the session takes place in one of the back-to-back houses and isn't always warm.


The session is wheelchair accessible.


Please email when you have your booking confirmed or to find out more about these sessions.

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