Inspiring arts in older age

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07-07-2016 London

Always Remembering to Dance By Fergus Early

Fergus Early OBE of Green Candle Dance Company has written a fascinating Blog for Age of Creativity on his innovative dance project with older people, Remembering to Dance. His conclusions are clear....

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...

16-08-2016 London

Rambert Dance for Dementia

Experience a sense of well-being by joining a class to express yourself through movement by Britain’s National Contemporary Dance Company. The workshops are designed to re-energise people in the ear...

01-08-2016

WORDS AND MUSIC: AN INTERGENERATIONAL PROJECT

Oxford Concert Party have recently completed an intergenerational cross-arts project which brought together members of Three Parishes Seniors’ Lunch Club and children of a Year 5 class from Dr South...

29-07-2016 South West

Bath Folk Festival comes to St John's Hospital!

An opportunity to share in the celebration of all types of traditional music taking place at a variety of venues across Bath. St John’s Hospital will be hosting six of these fabulous events at ou...

29-07-2016 South West

Silver Swans Ballet for over 55s

Join Kim Jones of K 4 Kim Dance for a six week ballet course especially for over 55s in central Bath, commencing 12th Sept 2016. The Beginners class is fully booked but there are spaces available on t...

27-07-2016

Playwriting with a difference!

Following a highly successful pilot course last May, Living the Drama has a new course starting on September 6th for anyone between the ages of 50 and 90+.The course runs for 10 weeks, every Tuesday a...

27-07-2016 Scotland

Men in Museums

This programme is a new outcome from Glasgow Museums continuing partnership with Contact The Elderly which started back in 2006. Both partners observed how we struggle to attract elder men to take ...

27-07-2016 Scotland

Men in Museums

This programme is a new outcome from Glasgow Museums continuing partnership with Contact The Elderly which started back in 2006. Both partners observed how we struggle to attract elder men to take ...

22-07-2016 South East

Aspex announces Artist in Residence

Aspex has announced its new artist-in-residence as Barbara Bessant. Barbara is an original member of the gallery's 'Generate' group, a specialist workshop for people with dementia. Barbara was b...

12-07-2016 Scotland

Luminate Photography Challenge

This year Luminate are collaborating with Stills, Centre for Photography, on a challenge for older photographers. The Challenge is a great opportunity for you to create something new over the summer, ...

08-07-2016 Yorkshire and the Humber

What Is It Like To Be You? at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, 19 July, 1.3...

The Performance Ensemble & West Yorkshire Playhouse present What Is It Like To Be You? Sharing their stories through music, dance and theatre, older people express the vibrant, moving and compli...

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