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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
7 January 2019

Pre-action letters: enabling the voluntary sector to combat the lack of legal aid solicitors

Kat Lorenz & Polly Glynn
Kat Lorenz (Asylum Support Appeals Project) and Polly Glynn (Deighton Pierce Glynn) explain how training voluntary sector advisors to prepare pre-action letters is helping to resolve Home Office delays.
Strengthening Civil Society
2 January 2019

Final reflections on the Civil Society Futures inquiry

Julia Unwin, Civil Society Futures
Julia Unwin, Chair of Civil Society Futures (the Independent Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society), offers some reflections following the launch of the Inquiry's findings in November.
Independent Inquiry into the future of civil society
17 December 2018

Birthrights and Birth Companions are using human rights to improve maternity care

Rebecca Brione, Birthrights
Birthrights is working with Birth Companions to identify and promote how rights-respecting maternity care can improve the experience of pregnancy and childbirth for women who are facing severe disadvantage.
Strengthening Civil Society
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
16 November 2018

From abolishing slavery to protecting human rights today, legal action has played an important role

David Sampson
The law can be a powerful tool for change across the voluntary sector and across issues, and not just for those who see themselves as 'legal charities'.
Strengthening Civil Society
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