A programme of dementia-friendly film screenings are coming to the Thameside Theatre in Grays.

The theatre's Beautiful Minds Cinema Club provides dementia-friendly film screenings so that people living with dementia can spend quality time with their loved ones and carers in a supportive environment without the anxiety that visiting the cinema might cause.

A variety of films are lined up for everyone to enjoy and tickets are just £5, which includes refreshments and entertainment prior to each screening.

The latest screenings are:

· An American in Paris (rating U) – Wednesday, 31 July

· On Moonlight Bay (rating U) – Wednesday, 25 September

· By The Light of the Silvery Moon (rating U) – Wednesday, 30 October

· GI Blues (rating U) – Wednesday, 20 November Entertainment will start from 12.30pm before the films start at 1pm.

Refreshments during the interval break include tea and cake, and are included in the ticket price.

To book, visit thurrock.gov.uk/theatre or call the box office on 0345 300 5264.