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Plants On Paper Art Project

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event
Tue 4th May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021

Would you like to take part in an art for wellbeing project – on a plants theme - from home this May? Each week I will email adjustable activity ideas to participants: different ways of painting, drawing or crafting plants, with step-by-step instructions and examples, plus music & nature ideas
Contact Email: medleymusicartnature@outlook.com

Click Event to be taken to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plants-on-paper-tickets-148230881557
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Tactile ocean scene

Craft/Design - Offline Event

Video showing how to make a background picture using sand, tissue paper, cardboard, tubed paper, paint, straw and glitter. Textured die cut shapes, shells, fish, turtles, star fish.
Contact Email: janandbecky@creativemojo.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.creativemojo.com/news
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£22.00
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Beach Boys Smile

Music/Singing - Offline Event
Saturday 21st August 2021 @ 7:30pm

Immerse yourself in vocal bliss, with the smooth harmonies and classic songs of a group that will never be forgotten. In an all new production – The Beach Boys Smile, touring the UK throughout 2021.

21st August 2021, 7:30pm

Contact Email: boxoffice@themillartscentre.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.themillartscentre.co.uk/shows/beach-boys-smile/
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Vulcan Park Yarn Bomb!

Craft/Design - Offline Event
Mon 10th May 2021 - Sun 16th May 2021

Vulcan Park will be covered in colourful and creative woollen installation to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. The park will open to all from 10 - 16 May (government restrictions permitting). Entry is free of charge.

GET INVOLVED! Check out our website for participatory opportunities.

Contact Email: amy.johnson@workingtontowncouncil.gov.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.visitworkington.co.uk/vulcanparkyarnbomb
FREE
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#DontStopTheFlames

Film/Photography - Offline Event

The Flames is Tricky Hat performance company for people over 50.
Following cancelled performances in Scotland and Japan due to COVID-19, The Flames launched a digital collaboration #DontStopTheFlames
Supported by Creative Scotland, British Council, PLAY ART! Sendai and Sendai Cultural Foundation
Contact Email: ondine@trickyhat.com

Click Event to be taken to http://vimeo.com/showcase/8060253
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Discovering Dementia

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event
Wednesday 26th May 2021 @ 12:00am

We are pleased to invite you to the launch of Discovering Dementia in Sheffield. The book is a new genre of publication which combines the illustrations of Sophie Standing with the words of people living with dementia. Hear about how the book was created and the possibilities offered by the arts.
Contact Email: c.craig@shu.ac.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.dementiatogether.online
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£10.00
Public Event

Creative Mojo Deliverable Art Kits

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event

Creative 1-2-1 art activity kits.
Each kit includes bespoke die cut shapes, full step-by-step instructions, inspirational photographs and art materials.
Developed especaily for the Elderly, people with Learning Disabilities and individuals with Dementia.

Contact Email: sandra@creativemojo.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.creativemojo.com/deliverable-art-kits/
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FREE
Private Event

MySight Quiz

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

A friendly quiz run by MySight York a local charity supporting anyone living with sight loss. This quiz is run via a telephone group call once a month on the last Friday of the month. If you are living with sight loss why not come and join us. Call us to book your place.Free event but donations are
Contact Email: caroline.robertson@mysightyork.org

Click Event to be taken to http://www.mysightyork.org
£10.00
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Creative Crafts

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event
Friday 14th May 2021 @ 10:00am
Friday 21st May 2021 @ 10:00am
Friday 11th June 2021 @ 10:00am
Friday 18th June 2021 @ 10:00am
Friday 25th June 2021 @ 10:00am
Friday 2nd July 2021 @ 10:00am
Friday 9th July 2021 @ 10:00am

A perfect drop-in mixed arts and crafts class for those who want to experiment with different techniques without committing to a longer course.


Fridays from 23rd April 2021, 10am-12pm
Contact Email: boxoffice@themillartscentre.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.themillartscentre.co.uk/shows/creative-crafts-spring-2021/
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£5.00
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Celebrating Spring Activity resource.

Craft/Design - Offline Event

Our printable 33 page Spring & Easter Activity Resource, in association with Age UK Sunderland contains Spring and Easter drawing activities, cut out and design your own garden project and more than 7 different quizzes in total!
Free to Age UK Service users
Contact Email: sandra@creativemojo.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.digitalactivitydirect.com/product/printable-spring-easter-activity-resource
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Going to See Culture Together: The Forked Forest Path by Olafur Eliasson

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event
Monday 24th May 2021 @ 2:00pm

Going to See Culture Together is a sociable monthly outing to a cultural venue, led by facilitator Jonathan Quarterman.This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines. Face masks must be worn by adults on site. Please bring your own if possible.

Contact Email: commsassistant@fabrica.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/going-to-see-culture-together-the-forked-forest-path-by-olafur-eliasson-tickets-147612114809?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
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Radio Sangam

Music/Singing - Offline Event

Radio Sangam is the UK's most followed Asian music station, broadcasting on DAB Digital and online. We also have over 2.7 million people who have downloaded our free app in 54 countries. Listen to our new radio plays and other creative content 24 hrs a day.
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.radiosangam.co.uk/podcasts/radio-sangam-plays/
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£7.50
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Conversation Kits

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

We are an award-winning theatre & community arts company. Following a successful arts project with Alzheimers UK groups, our conversation kits are now available to purchase.

A kit contains: 6 postcards, a CD containing natural sounds & original music, & tips for users to get conversation flowing!
Contact Email: hello@bravebolddrama.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.numonday.com/product/conversation-kits/
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Public Event

Creative Activity Worksheets

Museums/Heritage - Offline Event

We’re sharing the visual riches and stories of the Museum of Royal Worcester's history and offering a number of large print activity worksheets inspired by our stunning collection. These are free to download from our website and provide a way for people to connect with us and get creative.
Contact Email: fiona@museumofroyalworcester.org

Click Event to be taken to http://www.museumofroyalworcester.org/learning/enjoy-the-museum-from-home/get-creative/large-print-versions/
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£4.00
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Create at Home activity pack

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event

Each pack contains four creative activities devised by artists who pre-pandemic supported our face-to-face workshops for older people and those living with dementia. May's issue is a bumper pack with even more activites to have a go at using materials largely found around the home and garden.
Contact Email: information@equalarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.equalarts.org.uk/shop/create-at-home-activity-packs
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FREE
Public Event

Rejuvenate! Creative Carers' Group - Herefordshire

Craft/Design - Offline Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021

During the month of May we are sending out our online newsletter, The Rejuvenation and free Creative Craft Bags to Carers in Herefordshire- the theme will be Birds, Books and Mindfulness
Contact Email: rejuvenate@creativecarergroup.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://m.facebook.com/creativecarergroup/?tsid=0.683820455340917&source=result
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Public Event

Creative Wellbeing Packs with Online Workshops

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event
Wed 31st Mar 2021 - Thu 30th Sep 2021 @ 12:00pm

Creative Wellbeing Packs available April - September 2021 for older people including people living with a dementia and carers too. Improve your wellbeing, feel more connected and try something new with our Creative Wellbeing Packs, inspired by music and movement! Includes extra online content too!
Contact Email: info@creativeartseast.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.creativeartseast.co.uk/our-work/creative-wellbeing-packs
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£16.00
Public Event

These Hills Are Ours

Drama/Theatre - Offline Event
Friday 18th June 2021 @ 7:30pm

Do you ever want to run away from it all? In story and in song, These Hills Are Ours is the story of what Dan and Boff found out by running a series of routes from the centre of the city in which they found themselves, to the top of the peak overlooking that city.
Contact Email: boxoffice@themillartscentre.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.themillartscentre.co.uk/shows/these-hills-are-ours/
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Public Event

Age UK Wireless Radio

Music/Singing - Offline Event

Did you know Age UK has its own radio station? Tune in, for free, via your DAB digital radio directly, or listen through your computer with one click. All content is specifically tailored for an older audience, with regular features and speakers.
Contact Email: studio@thewirelessradio.com

Click Event to be taken to http://media.info/radio/stations/the-wireless/listen
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£6.00
Public Event

Monday Makers

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event
Monday 17th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Monday 24th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Monday 7th June 2021 @ 2:00pm
Monday 14th June 2021 @ 2:00pm
Monday 21st June 2021 @ 2:00pm
Monday 28th June 2021 @ 2:00pm
Monday 5th July 2021 @ 2:00pm

Every Monday 2pm-3:30pm, we will be running drop-in crafty sessions for people aged 60+. Come along and enjoy some gentle activities, meet like-minded people and perhaps even inspire a new hobby!

Mondays 2pm-3:30pm, Mon 19th April — Mon 12th July 2021
Contact Email: boxoffice@themillartscentre.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.themillartscentre.co.uk/shows/monday-makers-spring-2021/
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Public Event

Now We're Talking with Art - Free Worcester City Art Trail

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021

A free outdoor public art trail across Worcester city centre from the 1-31 May 2021. The trail (1.5 hours long) will feature artwork from local artists and has been organised by the NHS which provides mental health services across the county.
Contact Email: katherine.wood4@nhs.net

Click Event to be taken to http://www.healthyminds.whct.nhs.uk/worcester-city-art-trail
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£23.00
Public Event

Legends of Swing with the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra

Music/Singing - Offline Event
Friday 4th June 2021 @ 7:30pm

Join the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra for “one hellova celebration of vintage music” (TimeOut London) as they celebrate the Legends of Swing.

“Awesome!!!” Michael Bublé

4th June 2021, 7:30pm

Contact Email: boxoffice@themillartscentre.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.themillartscentre.co.uk/shows/legends-of-swing-with-the-down-for-the-count-swing-orchestra/
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Public Event

MINDSCAPES PROGRAMME

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Sun 16th May 2021

Working with people in five neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester who have experienced mental health issues, artist Jan Rothuizen has used his distinctive and intricate drawings to map out these inner worlds. Take a tour around Manchester's metrolink to see mind mood posters anytime until 16th May.


Contact Email: INFO@SICKFESTIVAL.COM

Click Event to be taken to http://sickfestival.com/mindscapes_events/mooddrawings/
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Creative Manchester Micropoetry Competition 2021

Poetry/Writing - Offline Event
Sun 21st Mar 2021 - Mon 21st Jun 2021

Creative Manchester is running a Micropoetry competition themed around ‘Space’. To enter, participants are invited to write a 280 characters long micropoem and tweet it with the hashtag #micropoem21. The competition runs from Sunday 21 March 2021 and closes on Monday 21 June 2021 at midnight GMT.
Contact Email: creative@manchester.ac.uk

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Women in Action: Home Activity Pack

Poetry/Writing - Offline Event

This pack offers 5 days of activities in storytelling, creative writing and poetry, exploring themes of resilience, resistance and hope. It can be completed by anyone, but women in Merseyside are invited to return their completed packs and contribute to a special Women in Action booklet
Contact Email: tessa@collective-encounters.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://collective-encounters.org.uk/ourwork/projects/women-in-action/
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£10.00
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Printable Comedy Activity Pack

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

Our printable 24 page comedy activity pack is full of fun activities including quizzes on UK comedy shows, biographies on a couple of well loved comedians, comedic caption photo pages allowing you to fill in your very own captions, various quizzes and much, much more.
Contact Email: sandra@creativemojo.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.digitalactivitydirect.com/product/comedy-pack
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Oxford Poetry Library

Literature/Library - Offline Event

We are a voluntary organization and depend on good-hearted, literature-loving volunteers to bring poetry into local communities.
Becoming a member is free, and once registered, borrowers can request, reserve, and borrow books online or by visiting the library and using one of our drop-boxes.
Contact Email: oxfordpoetrylibrary@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://oxfordpoetrylibrary.com/what-we-do/
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Telephone Shared Reading Group

Literature/Library - Offline Event
Thursday 13th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 20th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 27th May 2021 @ 11:00am

Shared Reading is run by the charity The Reader it brings people together to listen to stories / poems and talk about what they mean to us in free, weekly groups. There’s no pressure to read or to talk and you don’t need to be a keen reader
Contact Email: michaelprior@thereader.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.linkagenetwork.org.uk/activities/telephone-shared-reading/
FREE
Public Event

Art by Post

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

Our Art by Post booklets are designed by artists & inspired by our art collection & artistic programme at the Southbank Centre. Activities are designed for adults living with long-term health conditions, who through Covid-19 restrictions are at further risk of isolation.

Sign up to download.
Contact Email: artbypost@southbankcentre.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/creative-learning/arts-wellbeing/art-by-post
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Treasury of Arts Activities

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

This ‘treasury’ includes 50 creative activities to try at home. Devised by experienced artists, with older people in mind, activities are written as ‘recipes’ with simple instructions to follow. Few materials are needed and every activity is suitable for beginners.

Download and try today.
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://cdn.baringfoundation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/BF-Treasury-of-art-activities_WEB2.pdf
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Creative Challenge Pack

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

Age of Creativity and 64 Million Artists worked with older people across the country to devise 31 'Creative Challenges' that anyone can try. These ideas were adapted for lockdown and can be done from home with very little materials. Designed with total beginners in mind.

Download and try today.
Contact Email: hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/bp-assets/globalassets/oxfordshire/original-blocks/about-us/age-of-creativity-printable-creative-activity-booklet-june-2020.pdf
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Poetry Anthology

Poetry/Writing - Offline Event

During lockdown, members of the Elders Company at The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester worked with Poet Oliver James Lomax to devise a Poetry Anthology. Read their work and be inspired by their writing tips.

Download and try today.

Suitable for those new to poetry.
Contact Email: hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageofcreativity.co.uk/assets/pdfs/AofC%20Poetry%20Anthology%20booklet%20A5%20WEBspreads.pdf
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£40.00
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Music from Stage and Screen - Cuppa Concerts: At Home (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra)

Music/Singing - Offline Event
Mon 17th May 2021 - Mon 19th Jul 2021

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra are excited to present 'Music from Stage and Screen' as the third instalment of Cuppa Concerts: At Home. This is our DVD series of filmed concerts, specially designed for older people and care settings to enjoy from home anywhere in the UK.
Contact Email: education@cbso.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://cbso.co.uk/cuppa-concerts/at-home
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Arts For Ageing Well

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

Arc's Ageing Well programme consists of weekly artist-led workshops designed to build social connections and increase wellbeing for isolated older people. Aimed at adults in Stockport, sessions are currently running remotely, with the hope to transition back to face to face in the future.
Contact Email: info@arc-centre.org

Click Event to be taken to http://arc-centre.org/creative-programmes-for-adults/
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SPARKS - an Ignite Imaginations project funded by Age Better Sheffield

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

Talking About Our Generation is for anyone aged 50 and over who would like to get involved with art and culture in Sheffield, to meet people and discover new things.
It will give you access to art and culture in Sheffield- screenings, performances, workshops and festivals
Contact Email: sparks@igniteimaginations.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.igniteimaginations.org.uk/sparks
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