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8 February 2019

Stratford Arts Social’s regular arts clubs offer opportunities for creativity and friendship

Colette Auer, Stratford Circus
Stratford Circus is using its Celebrating Age funding to run regular arts and social clubs for the over-60s in Newham, East London, where older people are often particularly affected by the problems of poverty and loneliness.
25 January 2019

Gloriously individual – creative ageing and diversity

David Cutler
How inclusive are we? David Cutler looks at how the Arts & Older People programme has sought to think about diversity among older people.
14 January 2019

Older people’s stories are taking centre stage in Hat Fair’s Celebrating Age projects

Andrew Loretto, Hat Fair
For its Celebrating Age project, Hat Fair in Winchester has commissioned exciting new theatre and film with older people to share their stories with wider audiences in a range of ways.
26 November 2018

Saitama Gold Theatre – leading the world in ambition for creative ageing

David Cutler
David Cutler is inspired by a visit to the World Gold Theatre festival last month in Saitama, Japan.
13 November 2018

Moving Memory are bringing older people living with mental health issues together in dance

Sian Stevenson, Moving Memory
Kent-based Moving Memory is using its Celebrating Age grant to develop intergenerational dance performances and to engage older people living with mental health issues in dance.
1 October 2018

Round the world with creative ageing

David Cutler
Let's celebrate the wonderful exchange of ideas and practice between different countries we see in the creative ageing field today - International Older People's Day.
24 September 2018

Older people in Wolverhampton are staying lively with the Art Gallery’s Celebrating Age project

Kate Gant, Creative Health CIC
'Still Lively' visual art hubs are run by Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Choices Housing Association, Staffordshire Art Services and Creative Health CIC.
18 September 2018

Words, words, words and creative ageing

David Cutler
There is some wonderful work happening in the creative ageing field with spoken word, creative writing and literature - and there should be more!
4 September 2018

Rural Arts is finding creative ways to engage isolated older people in the arts in rural North Yorks

Angela Hall, Rural Arts
Art on your Doorstep is delivering a wide range of participatory arts in innovative ways – in the community, at home and even on buses! – to help combat rural isolation among older people in the villages around Thirsk.
15 August 2018

Time & Tide provide artistic inspiration for a group of older residents on the Isle of Wight

Hannah Griffiths
Older residents from the Isle of Wight have produced wonderful works of art - from sculpture to tapestry - with Independent Arts, supported by our joint 'Celebrating Age' fund with the Arts Council England