Short plays for dementia

8 May 2017

Written by: Communications team

Arts, culture and events - Health and Wellbeing

‘Found in Translation’ is a series of short plays for dementia created through workshops with patients by the Dot Collective. They will be presented on stage for the first time on 12 May at the Longfield Hall.

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Short plays for dementia

Found in Translation is a series of short plays drawn from theatrical storytelling workshops carried out by The Dot Collective at care centres in the South East. Characters, places and poetry were created. Memories, music and thoughts were shared. These one hour workshops found many magical stories from the dynamic minds of the clients, regardless of age, disability or dementia. Playwrights Alexander Moschos and Hester Kent developed some of these ideas into a series of short plays. More information at

Grade II listed Longfield Hall is a community space in Lambeth. It was built in 1889 by the Minet family. It has 20 regular user groups, with over 700 people using the spaces every week. The hall is home to McAlpine Dance School and The Nest Pre-School.  The Hall is in Vassall Ward and borders Coldharbour ward in SW9 and SE5. In January 2010 the organisation (the friends of Longfield Hall) became a registered charity and in 2014 was renamed Longfield Hall Trust.

Longfield Hall, 50 Knatchbull Road, SE5 9QY

7.30pm (doors and bar open at 7pm)

Tickets: By donation

Phone: 02079789153