February 2017

More than 100 people with dementia and family carers attended our second annual Gala Dinner at Wellington Barn in Calne.

They were joined by the mayors of Devizes, Calne and Trowbridge for the three-course meal provided by our corporate partner Apetito, and members of Alzheimer's Support staff volunteered their time as waiters and washer-uppers.

Amazing feedback

We wanted to do something really special for people who may not find it as easy to socialise as they once did. Everyone enjoyed getting dressed up for the evening and the feedback we had on the night was amazing.

           Registered services manager Sally Haddrell-Jenks

Each table was hosted by one of the mayors, or a dementia specialist with links to the charity. The waiting and kitchen staff were all members of staff who gave their time for free and guests were entertained by pianist Susan and after-dinner speaker John Craig

Alzheimer's Support's day care services manager Grant Newton, who is also a keen photographer, took a commemorative photograph of guests to keep as a memory of the evening. 

More photographs of the evening