News and Events

MAY 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week : 8th to 14th May    Info

Dementia Awareness Week : 15th to 21st May    Info


Click the image to download a copy of a What’s On in Knighton and District.

Friday 12th May : Knighton Scouts are walking from Knighton to Presteigne in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society and KINDA. Come and wave them off!

Saturday 13th May : The Barebacks at The Horse & Jockey. 10.OOpm to 12.00am.

Tuesday 16th May : Coffee Morning at Tower House Gallery – 10.30am to 12.30pm with Knighton primary School Choir singing at the clock tower.

Tuesday 16th May : Dementia Friends Awareness session at Little Black Sheep Café – 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Booking essential.

Wednesday 17th May : Invest in Your Health – Free 6 week programme starts from 10.00am-12.30pm at Presteigne Surgery (and from 13th June, 10.00am to 12.30pm at Knighton Hospital.)

Awaiting date confirmation : Dementia Friends Awareness session at The Bleddfa Centre – Booking essential.

Saturday 20th May : Knighton Men’s’ Shed Open Day – 10.00am to 4.00pm at Teme Mill, Station Yard.


APRIL 2017


Please come and join us on Friday 7th April, between 2.30pm and 4.30pm, at the Methodist Church in Knighton. This is a joint venture with Knighton and District Community Support Group, the Royal Voluntary Service and KINDA. Help us publicise with a copy of the Poster (or click the image above.)



The Clock Tower Bells The Clock Tower Bells

Possibly the first team of handbell ringers in the UK to be members of of a Dementia Action Alliance, The Clock Tower Bells performed at the Burghill and Tillington Handbells Rally on Saturday 16th April. They joined teams from Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Brecknockshire and Montgomeryshire for a mass ringing of Handel’s Thine Be The Glory (the group on Facebook).


APRIL 21st

Folk Down The Track evening at the Castle Inn, Knucklas

‘Snapdragon’ will be playing and the collection will be for Kinda. Contact us for further information.



KINDA sponsored film show: ‘Paleface’

Classic Bob Hope and Jane Russell comedy western from 1948, Paleface is showing in the Flicks in the Sticks programme. Famous for winning an Oscar for the song ‘Buttons and Bows’. Come and join us, have a laugh, see a bit of the fun side of cinema history and help support KINDA.

Sunday 3rd April at Knighton Community Centre. Doors open 2.30pm and admission is £4 (children £2.)


Some interesting courses for 2016

Three courses provided free through the online Future Learn system.

Starting 14 March
The Many Faces of Dementia   Info

Starting 9 May
Dementia: Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour   Info

Starting 23 May
Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well   Info

(NB  This information is provided for the interest of our visitors and friends and does not imply any endorsement or connection by or from KINDA. Please contact the providers for more ionformation.)



KINDA Christmas Raffle

Kirtsy Williams AM will be making the draw for our Christmas Raffle on Saturday 19th December in Boots in Knighton, so we hope plenty of people have bought tickets. If you’ve won a prize we’ll be in touch! Kirsty will hopefully be stopping by the Tower House Gallery just beforehand to say hello to KINDA colleagues and friends, if you’re around (let Julia at the Gallery know if you can come.)



KINDA Christmas treeIf you’re visiting St Edward’s Church in Knighton you’ll see the KINDA Christmas tree is now up.


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