The Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN) and MHA present Music and Dementia, An Expert Seminar at Wellcome Trust, London on 20 November 2017. Some of the best evidence for the benefits of the arts for people with dementia comes from music. This free event will be of interest to anyone involved or interested in working with people with dementia using music.

Speakers and workshops feature some of the UK’s leading musicians, professionals and researchers in the field:

Dr Ming Hung Hsu, Lead Music Therapist, MHA
Professor Seb Crutch, UCL
Trish Vella Burrows, Canterbury Christ Church University
Douglas Noble, Live Music Now
Dr Clare Garabedian, University of Worcester
Julian West, Music for Life

The event also includes John Killick, Dementia Positive, who will be reading from and signing copies of his new book, Poetry and Dementia.

This event is free to attend, but booking is essential. Online booking will be available shortly.

If you would like to be notified as soon as booking goes live please email Emily on


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