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Singing Assembly (emilys choirs | Oxfordshire) January 2024

A fun and relaxed weekly daytime singing workshop for all abilities. Enlivening and soothing songs from near in far in many styles clearly taught by ear. Drop-in any week and enjoy an uplifting activity that's good for body and soul!

Eynsham Community Choir (emilys choirs | Oxfordshire) January 2024

People who sing together laugh together! Welcoming and inclusive village choir singing in acapella harmony for joy and connection. Working towards occassional gigs and community events with lots of fun and learning on the way. All abilities and ages.

Open Workshop with Susan Kempster – Hosted by EncoreEast (EncoreEast | Suffolk) January 2024

Looking at partnering in dance, in pairs and with several bodies. Often not available in open classes, this is also a chance to experience Susan's signature way of working, with dancers interlinked.

All Change Art For Wellbeing Challenge (Medley | UK Wide) January 2024

Take part in a new art for wellbeing challenge for the month of February (from home in your own time),comparing benefits of figurative and abstract art styles: an art prompt by email every other day, FB group sharing. Part of my ACE-funded work

Family Arts Conference 2024 - Arts for all; no family left behind (Family Arts Campaign | Yorkshire) ARCHIVED 2024

The UK’s largest family arts and culture conference returns on Thu 29 Feb 2024. Join arts, community and family support professionals from across the UK to explore how we can ensure opportunities for arts and culture are accessible for all famil ...

What does it mean to have a Better Birthday? (Better Birthdays | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Tues 31 Oct 2023 4:00 pm An “international” webinar Join us to hear about the highlights of the past year, what we have learnt about humour and internalised ageism and how you can take part in our latest campaign stage #notafraidofmybirthday ...

Intergenerational Creativity Conference (Ready Generations | Cheshire) ARCHIVED 2023

Inspired by the ground breaking intergenerational nursery in Belong Chester the conference will explore how life and learning centred around playfulness and positive experiences can benefit a whole community.


Join us on 27th Sept to hear about Magic Me's four-year Artists' Residencies in Care Home programme, including the research findings from Anglia Ruskin University. Discover how artists and care home staff can best build strong working relationships.

The National Day of Arts in Care Homes, 24 September (NAPA | UK Wide) ARCHIVED 2023

An annual event aimed at championing, promoting and encouraging arts in care provision. To get involved organise an arts event (any art form in any type of care setting), share posts on social media and join in a free weeklong programme of events.

Dancing with Parkinson's and Technology Experience Day (Dance Network Association | Essex) ARCHIVED 2023

In collaboration with CoDa Dance, we invite you to join us for a day of talks and practical workshops to share this work and our experience of combining dance and technology to positively support those living with Parkinson's.

An introduction to Age-friendly Communities - 16th August 2023 (Centre for Ageing Better | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

This one-hour webinar hosted by the Centre for Ageing Better will cover the basics of Age-friendly Communities as defined by the WHO, and provide practical examples from UK members on their journey to become better places to grow old.

National Creative Ageing Conference (Equal Arts, Arts Council England and Baring Foundation | Tyne and Wear) ARCHIVED 2023

Call out for contributions! We're bringing together artists , voices with lived experience and from the care, health and cultural sectors to collective build a collective sense of "What next?" for the Creative Ageing movement nationally.

Family Arts Leadership Symposium on Thursday 22 June, 2023 (Family Arts Campaign | West Midlands) ARCHIVED 2023

Exploring leadership approaches to increase creative and cultural experiences for families. The event invites senior leaders from across the UK to discuss, learn and explore key issues facing the family arts sector in the present and future.

2023 International Creative Aging Summit - Paradigm Shift: Advancing the Cultural Rights of Older People (Lifetime Arts, Creative Ageing Development Agency (CADA), Armas-festival, City of Helsinki, and Koy Kaapelitalo | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Through facilitated conversations and peer-to-peer exchange, this dynamic and collegial convening will connect you to a worldwide network of 250+ colleagues working in diverse communities and sectors to advance creative aging.

NAPA Conference 2023 – Connected Communities (National Activity Providers Association | City of London) ARCHIVED 2023

NAPA is delighted to hold its 11th annual conference. The day will explore how to make the most of your local community, giving you tools to take away to enable this to happen. * Limited Tickets available

We Care A Lot: Representations of ‘Care’ (Age & Opportunity | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Online Event 24 May 3 pm, looks at how film and TV portray ‘care’ between generations and individuals can strongly reflect and shape perceptions of this highly politicised and undervalued area of work.

Re-imagining (our) birthdays - An International Creative Celebration Of Our Birthdays (Age of Creativity | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Join us for a FREE online International Creative Celebration Of Our Birthdays, Wednesday 24th May, 3pm. Living is something to be celebrated at every age so what would a hope-inspiring birthday, which also speaks to the experience of ageing be like?

Bealtaine Festival (Age & Opportunity | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Bealtaine is a month long festival in May featuring performances, exhibitions, discussions, workshops and readings by artists working in different art forms all over Ireland.

An introduction to Age-friendly Communities (Centre for Ageing Better | UK Wide) ARCHIVED 2023

What is an Age-friendly Community? Learn about the WHO Age-friendly Communities framework and what can be achieved through becoming one.

No Country for Old Men: Ageing, Men and Identity (Age & Opportunity | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Online event Wednesday 17 May, 3 pm looks at how conventional ideas of ‘manhood’ or ‘maleness’ – often associated with ‘strength’, ‘virility’ or ‘dominance’ – are impacted by concepts and experiences of ageing.

WAHWN: Creativity & Older People Network Meeting (WAHWN | Wales) ARCHIVED 2023

Quarterly meeting for this new network with a focus on creativity and older people

Generational Drama: inter-generational relationships, representation and culture (Age & Opportunity | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Online event Wednesday 10 May, 3 pm looking at how culture depicts the relationship between different generations and what that says about our value systems and stereotypes.

Webinar: Social prescribing across the life span- 28 March, 9:30-11am (National Academy for Social Prescribing | UK Wide) ARCHIVED 2023

This webinar will explore the role of social prescribing at various stages of life, presenting a selection of speakers focusing on the areas of early years/childhood, working age, older people, as well as an intergenerational example.

Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for the Arts (Arts 4 Dementia | UK Wide) ARCHIVED 2023

Provides facilitators with greater understanding, increased skills & confidence in communicating and working with people affected by dementia. Learn how to reach a new audience, be more inclusive & increase impact in the community through the arts.

Social Prescribing Day (National Academy for Social Prescribing | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Social Prescribing Day is an annual celebration of social prescribing, recognising link workers, local community groups and regional and national organisations which support people’s health and wellbeing.

Global Intergenerational Conference (Generations Working Together | Scotland) ARCHIVED 2023

Over 125 intergenerational practitioners are coming together on 8th March to celebrate the best in intergenerational work and to set new quality standards for intergenerational practice across the UK.

Workshop: Funding, Training and Safeguarding in Singing for Health (Scotland's Singing for Health Network | City of Glasgow) ARCHIVED 2023

This workshop on 7th March is an opportunity for us to hear your concerns, thoughts and ideas on the funding problem and support practitioners regarding training and safeguarding.

Intergenerational Practie: Creating Change Together (Intergenerational Music Making | Greater London) ARCHIVED 2023

We're proud to be leading the first conference of its kind on intergenerational practice. We'll be welcoming representatives from across the ecosystem from social prescribing through to the NHS to discuss how to implement this practice across sectors

Prescribe-arts launch (online) (Aesop | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Join Kevin Fenton, James Sanderson, the reader and more, to explore this exciting new national service linking arts and health. Via zoom January 31st 1.10pm. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prescribe-arts-launch-tickets-492319570087

Book Launch: Supporting people to live well with dementia (Sarah McNicol | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2023

Join us to find out how libraries can better support people with dementia and their carers through approaches to customer service, design, resources, reading interventions and other activities. Online event: 25th Jan, 5-6pm

Best Age Friendly Outreach Awards! (Fantastic For Families | England) ARCHIVED 2022

Check out the shortlist for the annual Fantastic For Families Awards, celebrating the nominees by sharing their Stories of Age-Friendly Outreach, from across the UK. Winners announced on the 16th November!

Home Alone South Tyneside (south tyneside council | Tyne and Wear) ARCHIVED 2022

A living room installation, created by artist Sharon Bailey, with photographs and an audio diary which tells the day to day experiences of older people living at home. alone

Creative Arts in Oxfordshire Hospitals: What does best practice look like? (Creative Dementia Arts Network | Worldwide) ARCHIVED 2022

The webinar offers a timely opportunity to learn about and share good practice in engaging older hospital patients in creative arts. Follow the website link to see more information and registration details. 9-11am 06 Oct. 2022

Home Comforts (Newcastle City Council | Tyne and Wear) ARCHIVED 2022

A celebration and 'meet the artists' event, led by artist Sharon Bailey, to share artwork and experiences of working in three care homes across Newcastle