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27 March 2019

Quality films and friendship at the Senior Citizen Kane Club in Dundee

Alice Black, Dundee Contemporary Arts
The Senior Citizen Kane Club shows a wide range of films from new releases, to mainstream and art-house films, and attracts around 3,500 visitors a year. Alice Black of Dundee Contemporary Arts explains their approach.
Arts
8 March 2019

Creative ageing: a photograph album

David Cutler
David Cutler reflects on the importance of photography as an art form for creative ageing and its representation in our grant portfolio and beyond.
Arts
21 February 2019

Using digital tools for creative activities can help make older people’s time together richer

Chris Rolls, 64 Million Artists
64 Million Artists are using digital tools to engage isolated older people in Leicester in creative activity, and for the Celebrating Age programme, turning Gateshead's libraries into places for older residents to make and exhibit.
Arts
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.
Arts
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.
Arts
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.
Arts
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.
Arts
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.
Arts
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.
Arts
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.
Arts