Inspiring arts in older age

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06-06-2016 South East

DANCE WELL WEBINAR

DANCE WELL webinar took place on 25th May 2016. Fergus Early OBE* from Green Candle Dance Company was interviewed by Paul Cann, Chief Executive of Age UK Oxfordshire about the joys and challenges of...

11-05-2016 South East

Coming of Age with The Moving Memory Dance Theatre Company

  The Moving Memory Dance Theatre Company “This is not about age - it is about being human” “Thrilling” “Delightful and strangely moving” “Inspirational” Coming of Age: an exhi...

17-03-2016

Playwriting with a difference!

In partnership with AgeUK Oxfordshire, Living the Drama is starting a new ten week course in playwriting for anyone between the ages of 50 and 90+. Some of the plays will then be performed later in t...

08-03-2016 South West

8 FREE sessions for those living with dementia and their carers to try some...

Discover your creativity! Take some quality time together and create a special moment in time. Discover the joys of making your own unique marks through a series of 8 one hour workshops led by Cre...

19-01-2016

Creative engagement with elders through storytelling - a USA perspective

Laura Menzies is a self-employed artist who lives in Falmouth, Cornwall. She recently completed a six week Travel Fellowship to North America, where she learnt more about the value of creative engagem...

21-06-2016 London

Care Home Open Day

The British Museum and the Geffrye Museum teamed up to run an object handling session at Silk Court Care Home in Bethnal Green for 'Care Home Open Day'. With the theme of 'Celebration' the resident...

21-06-2016 London

Arts and the Loneliness of the Long Lived

From The Baring Foundation, From Arts Council England recently published compelling findings about the positive effects of the arts on the happiness and well-being of older people. The key findings...

17-06-2016 Northern Ireland

'Not So Cut Off' Publication

The Baring FOundation and Arts Council of Northern Ireland commissioned research work into how the Arts and Older People Programme projects have tackled isolation and loneliness. Six projects were se...

17-06-2016 Northern Ireland

Arts and Older People 2013 - 2016

Here at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland we have been running a grants programme for older people to engage in the arts. The link takes you to a beautiful film hearing the voices of a few of the ...

04-06-2016 Yorkshire and the Humber

Anniversary

'Anniversary' is a piece of contemporary theatre created by a group of older performers for audiences of all ages. PERFORMANCE: MUSIC: DANCE: STORIES: LIFE This is not a time for living in the p...

12-05-2016 South East

Where Now?

Living Words has been led by Susanna Howard since 2007. We run residencies in care and nursing homes; and create performances and publications for the wider public. @LivingWordsUK www.livingwords.org...

12-05-2016 South East

Moving Music

Concerts for people living with dementia and their carers. The next concert will be in partnership with Turtle Key Arts, entitled 'Music, as you like it', sharing the songs inspired by Shakespeare's ...

11-05-2016

BED

BED is a nomadic street event performed by older members of Entelechy. The work has been commissioned by Without Walls, Brighton Festival and Winchester Hat Fair. The performance has been co-created ...

09-05-2016 East of England

Unscene Suffolk - A Zimmer of Hope

Unscene Suffolk is a theatre company of adults with visual impairment based in Ipswich, supported by the New Wolsey Theatre and Sensing Change (our local sensory impairment service). Our members range...

06-05-2016 South West

OSJCT Activity Coordinators in Wiltshire

Getting On, Robert Race's magical automaton designed to enrich the lives of older people in care has now arrived at the Wiltshire leg of its tour - first stop Athelstan House in Malmesbury. In adva...

05-05-2016 London

Dance and Improvisation class for people over 50 years old

The aim of the class is to provide dance training and creative experiences for older people, through improvisation and to improve mental and emotional well being through enjoyment, challenge, freedom,...

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