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13 February 2020

Celebrating the stories of older LGBTQ+ people in Brighton

Lee Smith, New Writing South
The stories of older LGBTQ+ people will be at the heart of a brand new theatre festival later this year, thanks to the 'Celebrating Stories' project, one of the highlights of our new report On Diversity and Creative Ageing.
14 January 2020

Getting the law habit: Transforming Lives

Chloe Hardy, Sheila McKechnie Foundation
Chloe offers reflections from a campaigning perspective on our new publication: Transforming Lives through Law - a collection of civil society organisations using legal tactics to make change.
Strengthening Civil Society
10 January 2020

Five things to know about our new implementation fund

Jannat Hossain
Tips for applying to our new 'Implementing Successful Litigation Fund' which we've set up to support organisations to get successful decisions implemented in policy and practice.
Strengthening Civil Society
18 December 2019

After the end

David Cutler
Our Arts & Older People programme is ending this year, but there are some exciting events early next year, as well as key grants to support ongoing development of the creative ageing sector.
17 October 2019

Perceptions of creative ageing have been transformed over the past decade

David Cutler
A short opinion survey we conducted with the help of Arts Professional showed that most people feel that the arts sector now gives greater priority to older people than it did ten years ago...
10 October 2019

Arts and Mental Health Activity in the UK – First Impressions

David Cutler
The first draft of a mapping report on Arts & Mental Health in advance of our new grants programme is nearly ready … we would love your feedback on our first impressions of the field
23 September 2019

Postcard from the Oodi* – Inclusive Arts in Finland

David Cutler
Finland is leading the way on both creative ageing and on arts and mental health. David Cutler reports on some stand-out initiatives.
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.