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Singing for Life

Music/Singing - Offline Event

Choir for people with dementia and their carers.
Contact Email: topazsinging@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://hanleycrouch.org.uk/
Age Friendly Website
Dementia Friendly
In Person Event
FREE
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Treasury of Arts Activities: Volume 2

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

These 52 accessible, creative activities (one for each week of the year) could help you design your festival plan! Suitable for everyone who wants to bring creativity in their work with older people, but especially care homes, home carers, dementia cafes...
Contact Email: harriet.lowe@ing.com

Click Event to be taken to http://baringfoundation.org.uk/resource/treasury-of-arts-activities-for-older-people-volume-2/
Immediate Access to Content
£35.00
Public Event

Dance and Movement Workshops with Cool Company

Dance/Movement - Offline Event
Tuesday 23rd August 2022 @ 10:00am
Tuesday 30th August 2022 @ 10:00am
Tuesday 6th September 2022 @ 10:00am
Tuesday 13th September 2022 @ 10:00am
Tuesday 27th September 2022 @ 10:00am

Cool Company, a dance improvisation ensemble with people aged 60+ who come together to experience how we imagine, watch, think, share and move in everyday lives. Workshops facilitated by choreographer/movement specialist Deane McQueen, retired Head of Performing Arts at Nottingham Contemporary.
Contact Email: artspeak@radfordcaregroup.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/whats-on/dance-and-movement-workshops-with-cool-company/
Age Friendly Website
Dementia Friendly
In Person Event
Sign Up Required
FREE
Public Event

Let's Paint! Age UK Hammersmith and Fulham

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event

Mondays at 11am-12:30pm, 105 Greyhound Road,W6 8NJ

Come along to our watercolour painting group and learn some new skills in a relaxed, friendly space. All levels welcome! Bring along your paints & paper or just pop-in.

Please contact us on 02073869085 in advance of arrival to book your session

Contact Email: peter@ageukhf.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/hammersmithandfulham/activities-and-events/arts-and-crafts/
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At Home Event
In Person Event
Sign Up Required
£3.50
Public Event

Animals A-Z Art For Wellbeing Challenge

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event
Thu 4th Aug 2022 - Fri 9th Dec 2022

Would you like to take part in my new Animals A-Z Art For Wellbeing Challenge from home, in your own time? Starting on 4 August and running through to December, there's no need to commit to the entire A-Z, just sign up and then take part as and when you want to! Receive resources by email each week
Contact Email: medleymusicartnature@outlook.com

Click Event to be taken to http://medley.live/community-sessions/
At Home Event
Dementia Friendly
Sign Up Required
FREE
Public Event

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
Age Friendly Website
Immediate Access to Content
£4.00
Public Event

Movement for All 60+ Dance classes

Dance/Movement - Offline Event
Mon 7th Feb 2022 - Mon 12th Dec 2022 @ 10:00am

MFA host regular weekly dance sessions during term time 10am-12pm at Brinsley Parish Hall in North-West Nottinghamshire. We are a warm and welcoming group who love to introduce potential new members! If you would like to come along to a session at any point during the year please get in touch!
Contact Email: karla_jones@outlook.com

Click Event to be taken to http://www.movementforall.org.uk
Age Friendly Website
Dementia Friendly
In Person Event
FREE
Public Event

Magic Moments Activity Pack

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

The Magic Moments Activity Pack is a free creative resource for care professionals and carers. Activities are suitable for people with a wide range of needs including those who are unable to leave their rooms and those with later stage dementia. The activities explore light, touch, & colour.
Contact Email: emilybird@magicme.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://magicme.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Magic-Moments-Activity-Resource.pdf
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Dementia Friendly
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FREE
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Creative Ideas

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

Every month a new set of Creative Ideas is added to the Medley website. These follow a theme, and offer suggestions of songs or pieces of music to listen to, art and craft ideas to try (with images), and ways to connect with nature, all on the theme. Some themes mark a particular event.
Contact Email: medleymusicartnature@outlook.com

Click Event to be taken to http://medley.live/creative-ideas
At Home Event
Dementia Friendly
Immediate Access to Content
FREE
Public Event

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/
Immediate Access to Content
£6.00
Public Event

Tea Dance in Daventry

Dance/Movement - Offline Event

Join us for an afternoon of dancing and socialising
In association with Academy No 1 Dance Company. Come along and move to the music, meet new friends and maybe learn some new moves!

on the second Thursday of the month 1.00 - 3.00pm
at Daventry Community Centre, Ash Road, Daventry NN11 0QE

Contact Email: access@ageuknorthants.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northamptonshire/activities-and-events/tea-dance-in-daventry/
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In Person Event
Sign Up Required
£3.00
Public Event

Dance On in Doncaster

Dance/Movement - Offline Event

A fun way for adults aged 50+ to get moving, meet new people and feel healthy. Take part in a way that suits you - seated, standing or boogying around the room! There is no need to book, please just turn up. Find a session near you at https://doncaster.dance-on.org/
Contact Email: amy@wearedarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://doncaster.dance-on.org/
In Person Event
FREE
Public Event

Draw A Bird Day

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Offline Event

Draw A Bird Day is on 8 April. Would you like to take part? I'm preparing a free resource to send out (simple bird outlines to draw and two pictures showing different bird species to colour - each will come with an outline blank for colouring - or to draw and paint yourself.
Contact Email: medleymusicartnature@outlook.com

Click Event to be taken to http://medley.live/community-sessions/
At Home Event
Sign Up Required
FREE
Public Event

Voices in Motion

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event
Wed 1st Sep 2021 - Thu 1st Sep 2022 @ 10:00am

Voices in Motion are led by dance artists and musicians from Trinity Laban, focussing on creatively combining movement and vocals in Lewisham. Voices in Motion welcomes all levels of ability and no previous experience of singing or dance is required.
Contact Email: F.Faith-Kelly@trinitylaban.ac.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/take-part/for-adults/inspired-not-tired/
Sign Up Required
FREE
Public Event

Grief Letter

Poetry/Writing - Offline Event
Tue 3rd May 2022 - Wed 31st Aug 2022 @ 12:00pm

“Grief Letter” is a community-based project where people can share their personal experience of loss and grief in a form of a letter. Request your free pack by contacting the artist and providing your post address.
Contact Email: info@nataliamillmanart.com

Click Event to be taken to http://www.nataliamillmanart.com/about-grief-letter-1
At Home Event
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
Dementia Friendly
Sign Up Required
£1.00
Public Event

TeaBooks

Literature/Library - Offline Event

TeaBooks is an Oxfordshire-wide project organising social book groups for the over-60s. Our groups help older people share a love of books and reading while making new friends.
Contact Email: katecastleden@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/oxfordshire/our-services/teabooks/
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In Person Event
Sign Up Required
FREE
Public Event

Creative Directions at The Point

Combined Arts/Other - Offline Event

Fun, friendly sessions for adults to improve wellbeing. From 10am-12pm bring along your own creative project or make use of our art materials. From 1.30pm-3.30pm join our artists to try new creative activities and develop new skills. Every Thursday, The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR.
Contact Email: amy@wearedarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://thepoint.org.uk/whats-on/
Dementia Friendly
In Person Event
FREE
Public Event

Singing for Memory at The Point

Music/Singing - Offline Event

Our friendly singing group for adults living with dementia and their family, friends and carers. The group write a wide range of songs and even write some of their own! Free. Refreshments are provided. Mondays, 2pm-3.30pm at The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR.
Contact Email: amy@wearedarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://thepoint.org.uk/whats-on/
Dementia Friendly
In Person Event
£2.50
Public Event

Men and Women in Sheds Loughborough

Craft/Design - Offline Event
Sat 1st Jan 2022 - Thu 1st Dec 2022

If you are 50+ and interested in learning or sharing skills in a workshop environment (and meeting and chatting with some very nice people!) then Men & Women in Sheds is for you!

We are located at:
Charnwood Shed, Unit 9, Oaks Industrial Estate,
Festival Drive, Loughborough. LE11 5 XN
Contact Email: Owen.Jones@ageukleics.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.charnwoodshed.co.uk/
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In Person Event
Sign Up Required
FREE
Public Event

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
Age Friendly Website
Dementia Friendly
Immediate Access to Content
£4.50
Public Event

Quirky Choir at The Point

Music/Singing - Offline Event

Quirky Choir prides itself on being a very different kind of choir. No auditions are needed and every week Doncaster residents of all ages and all walks of life come together to make some joyful noise! Wednesdays in term time, 6:30pm, The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR.
Contact Email: amy@wearedarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://thepoint.org.uk/whats-on/
In Person Event
Sign Up Required
FREE
Private Event

Swan Song Project: 1:1 in person songwriting sessions for people facing end of life or bereavement

Music/Singing - Offline Event

The Swan Song Project is a charity based in Yorkshire that helps people who are facing the end of their life or dealing with a bereavement to write their own original songs. We work with every level of ability. Contact us via our website to find out if what we offer is right for you.
Contact Email: ben@swansongproject.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://swansongproject.co.uk/about/writing-a-song-with-us/
In Person Event
Sign Up Required