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13 Sept 2019 - The Songbirds Play

Event Date: 
2019-09-13

What: Songbirds Play

Where: Waterside Theatre, Derry

When: Friday 13 September 2019, 10.00am

The script for ‘The Songbirds’ play has been informed by interviews involving people living with dementia who participated in an Ulster University research study* on reminiscence led by the School of Nursing.  The Songbirds is a play about memory, humanity, love and life.  It is also a play that explores the lived experience of people living with dementia and celebrates their lives and stories.  

Admission is free.  See attached flier for further details and booking arrangements.  The play will also be shown in Belfast on 5th November with details to follow. 

 

* The research study is entitled A Feasibility Study of Facilitated Reminiscence for People with Dementia and the chief investigator was Professor Assumpta Ryan from Ulster University School of Nursing.  To read the report click here and to read more about the dementia studies call that we commissioned see our website.