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10 September 2019

Reflections on creative ageing: Nick Capaldi, Arts Council Wales

Nick Capaldi, Arts Council Wales
Arts Council of Wales Chief Executive, Nick Capaldi, reflects on the value of challenging older people through their experience of, and engagement with, the arts.
29 August 2019

On my creative ageing bookshelf

David Cutler
The books on ageing and on ageing and creativity that have most inspired the Director of the Foundation and our Arts & Older People programme
8 August 2019

Luminate: becoming the creative ageing agency for Scotland

Anne Gallacher
Luminate changed its approach in 2018 from a festival focus to offer a year-round programme of activities and support for the sector. Its Director, Anne Gallacher, talks about that transition.
25 July 2019

To (B)oldly go…

Lucy Wells, Southbank Centre
2018's (B)old festival of creative ageing at the Southbank Centre is spinning off into some wonderful programmes for people living with dementia: (B)old Words, (B)old Moves and now - (B)old Vision ...
18 July 2019

Strengthening the voice of older people through the arts

Roisín McDonough, Chief Executive, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
The pioneering work funded through ACNI's Arts & Older People programme has brought the arts, health and care worlds together to offer numerous creative opportunities, challenge stereotypes, and tackle the problem of loneliness.
19 June 2019

Rethinking our legal education for frontline care workers: Mencap

Kari Gerstheimer
Kari Gerstheimer, Head of Information and Advice at Mencap, explains how redesigning their legal education training for care workers has led to an increase in managers referring cases to them for legal advice.
Strengthening Civil Society
4 June 2019

Blow the dust off your trumpet (or ukulele)!

David Cutler
Orchestras and bands are increasingly engaging older people in their work - from comfortable concerts to Ukulele bands to working with composers. David Cutler rounds up a few of his favourites.
3 June 2019

Funding unchained: an activist approach to unlocking LGBTQI leadership in West Africa

Caroline Kouassiaman, ISDAO
How as funders can we create spaces and opportunities for LGBTQI-led activist groups and organisations to think expansively, to strategise and work towards creating different realities?
International Development
15 May 2019

Janet Morrison: Strategic litigation can be a useful tool

Janet Morrison
The Foundation's Chair draws out her lessons for campaigners from the challenge to the PIP regulations led by the Public Law Project and other charities
Strengthening Civil Society
15 May 2019

Exploring social isolation through art in the older Chinese community

Zoe Dunbar, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
Older Chinese communities in the UK often experience high levels of social and cultural isolation. The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester is exploring how it can re-engage with its older people through art.