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21 February 2018

West Yorkshire Playhouse is producing a unique festival especially for people with dementia

'Every Third Minute' features performances, music and dance, as well as conversations and workshops on arts and dementia.

Every third minute in the UK someone will begin living with dementia. West Yorkshire Playhouse has launched a brand new festival of theatre and dementia, the first of its kind.

Created by people living with dementia, Every Third Minute features an outstanding programme of theatre, performance and live music exploring new ways of looking at dementia – and designed to be about and for people with dementia.

The programme can be found here.

Every Third Minute runs from 9th February to 31st March 2018.

WYP is a pioneering arts venue in this field. See also the West Yorkshire Playhouse Guide to Dementia Friendly Performances.