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7 March 2018

The Baring Foundation and women’s rights

Rowena Teall
Profiling some of the inspiring work of our grantees who work to uphold the rights of women facing disadvantage and discrimination in the UK and Africa.
23 February 2018

Postcard from Taiwan: dreams never age!

David Cutler
An exchange with Taiwan on the theme of creative ageing reveals some inspiring projects from one of the world's fastest ageing societies.
13 February 2018

A view from London: three questions to answer from the Advancing Human Rights trends data

David Sampson
The latest global human rights funding data raises various questions for Western European foundations, including lack of grant funding for litigation and legal aid.
9 January 2018

Arts for older people in Hull’s City of Culture year

Lucy Lyon
Lucy Lyon (Hull 2017: UK City of Culture) looks back at a year of activities and events for older people in the city in 2017
4 January 2018

Postcard from Korea: creative approaches to providing arts for a rapidly ageing society

David Cutler
David Cutler reports from a British Council conference and exchange trip to see how the Koreans are approaching delivering high-quality arts to their older population.
14 December 2017

Reflecting on the Elixir Festival – celebrating lifelong creativity at Sadler’s Wells

Alistair Spalding, Sadler's Wells
Alistair Spalding CBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive, Sadler’s Wells, on what Sadler's Wells offers to the over-60s, including the Elixir Festival supported by the Baring Foundation.
22 November 2017

FabLab Belfast brings digital techniques, tea and community to older residents

Adam Wallace & Kerrie Hanna
The Digital Makers Collective run by FabLab in Belfast is bringing digital manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing to older artists and residents.
16 November 2017

How to use the law for social change

Shauneen Lambe, Just for Kids Law
Law and human rights based approaches are important tools for the voluntary sector; and there is already some research about how the voluntary sector can use it well.
Strengthening Civil Society
15 November 2017

What a difference a song makes: the Choir in Every Care Home project

Harriet Lowe
This project's work at Nightingale House in London shows the life and health-enhancing benefits of communal singing for older people living in residential care.
8 November 2017

A feast of creative ageing

David Cutler
David Cutler reflects on the growth and popularity of creative ageing festivals, from the national to the local and across art forms.