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Music from Stage and Screen - Cuppa Concerts: At Home (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra)

Music/Singing - Online 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 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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Dance Westminster

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Saturday 15th May 2021 @ 11:00am

Step Change Studios and Active Westminster present Dance Westminster - an annual series of free dance workshops and a 'Strictly' inspired dance competition for disabled people. Join our 45-min online dance workshops by Zoom on 11th or 15th May, then enter our competition to win the glitter ball!
Contact Email: contact@stepchangestudios.com

Click Event to be taken to http://active.westminster.gov.uk/dance-westminster/
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£5.00
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Spring Short Story Competition

Poetry/Writing - Online Event
Thu 1st Apr 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021

Autumn Voices is a social enterprise which encourages creativity in the 60+ community through creative writing. We are running a Spring Short Story competition and invite entries on the themes of either 'Spring' or 'Give Back'. Full details are available on our website and £150 is up for grabs!
Contact Email: admin@autumnvoices.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://autumnvoices.co.uk/competitions/spring-short-story-competition/
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Orchestra of the Swan Musical Shares

Music/Singing - Online Event

A selection of free to access videos for all, but with people living with dementia and their carers in mind.
Contact Email: education@orchestraoftheswan.org

Click Event to be taken to http://orchestraoftheswan.org/musical-shares/
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Live Music in Care - Facebook Live

Music/Singing - Online Event
Wednesday 5th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Wednesday 12th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Wednesday 19th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Wednesday 26th May 2021 @ 2:00pm

Free online concerts for care homes every Wednesday at 2pm featuring Live Music Now musicians. Each week a different Live Music Now group will perform a varied programme with opportunities for joining in.
Contact Email: wellbeing@livemusicnow.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.livemusicnow.org.uk/lmn-news/title/Live-Music-in-Care-FREE-Facebook-Live-Concerts-every-Wednesday-at-2pm/item/69853
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English Symphony Orchestra - Concerts in Care Homes

Music/Singing - Online Event

Welcome to our video library. This resource is intended for Care Homes & individuals to use. It contains a number of videos by various ensembles that you may enjoy. Just choose the video you’d like to see from the list at the bottom of the web page, and then click the play button.
Contact Email: carehomeconcerts@eso.co.uk

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Dementia Support East Sussex Chat and Create sessions

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event
Tuesday 27th April 2021 @ 11:00am
Tuesday 4th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Tuesday 18th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Tuesday 25th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Tuesday 1st June 2021 @ 11:00am

Free friendly sessions for older people, people living with dementia, and carers, to get together, have some creative fun and a chat using online platform Zoom.

No creative experience needed - just lots of enthusiasm!


Contact Email: lucygroenewouddesign@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://dsescreateandchat21.eventbrite.co.uk
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ONLINE: Conversation Piece: Miti Yangu Reforesting Project, Zimbabwe

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event
Monday 17th May 2021 @ 2:30pm

Artist and researcher Lorenza Ippolito and Ecologist Clare Griffiths will discuss forest conservation in Zimbabwe and the UK. Discuss both the differences and similarities in forest conservation in Zimbabwe and the UK, relational aspects of community work and the effect of the Anthropocene global.

Contact Email: commsassistant@fabrica.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-conversation-piece-miti-yangu-reforesting-project-zimbabwe-tickets-147604502039?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
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£2.00
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Movement for All online classes!

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Monday 10th May 2021 @ 10:00am
Monday 17th May 2021 @ 10:00am
Monday 24th May 2021 @ 10:00am

Join us for 3 weeks of online contemporary dance classes led by experienced older person's dance practitioner Karla Jones. The group have been running for over 10 years in North West Nottinghamshire and now online, drop in or come along to all 3 classes, we are a very friendly and welcoming group
Contact Email: karla_jones@outlook.com

Click Event to be taken to http://us02web.zoom.us/j/87473277789
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£3.00
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Zumba with Ildiko

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Tuesday 4th May 2021 @ 8:00am
Friday 7th May 2021 @ 8:00am
Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 8:00am
Friday 14th May 2021 @ 8:00am
Tuesday 18th May 2021 @ 8:00am
Friday 21st May 2021 @ 8:00am
Tuesday 25th May 2021 @ 8:00am
Friday 28th May 2021 @ 8:00am

Fun Zumba session, easy to follow with Latin music.
Join in at your own space.
Class will be available for 24 hours ( anytime will do it)
Welcome to my page : Zumba/ Yoga with Ildiko at Facebook
I hope see you in Banbury - in the Longford park comm. Centre

£3.00 or £20 for all 8 classes

Contact Email: Csildi67@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://This will be updated nearer the event. Click and try it https://youtu.be/Sz8kp7sIJuQ
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£5.00
Public Event

Daytime Disco, Exercise club & Hobbies Club.

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Saturday 1st May 2021

Join us weekdays to enhance health & wellbeing, keep active and make new friends! Huge range of socialising and healthy activities such as Tai Chi, fitness classes, arts & crafts, Daytime disco & Virtual walks around the world, both with chat- all from your living room 10am and 6pm on Zoom platform!
Contact Email: weekdaywowfactor@gmail.com

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Through My window

Drama/Theatre - Online Event

Jazanne Arts presents three different programmes of audio plays written and performed by older writers about life in the pandemic in 2020.
Programme 1: https://youtu.be/FvpJrs8r9T4
Programme 2: https://youtu.be/4AdKHcQGVlg
Programme 3: https://youtu.be/awvWblsOpEI

Contact Email: info@jazannearts.co.uk

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Lawnmowers Theatre Company

Drama/Theatre - Online Event

The Lawnmowers is a producing theatre-arts company run by and for people with learning difficulties and operating in Gateshead and the surrounding regions. Watch a back catalogue of short films on a range of creative topics.
Contact Email: hello@lawnmowerstheatre.com

Click Event to be taken to http://lawnmowerstheatre.com/category/films/
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BSL Zone

Film/Photography - Online Event

Reaching every BSL user with more BSL programmes that they love to watch.
The British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT) commissions television programmes made in British Sign Language by Deaf people for Deaf people.
Contact Email: info@bslbt.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.bslzone.co.uk/
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Garden Joy - An Art for Wellbeing project inspired by a Cotswold garden, to be enjoyed online from your home.

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Online Event
Thursday 6th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 13th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 20th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 27th May 2021 @ 11:00am

Join me online in my lovely Cotswolds garden to enjoy flowers, herbs, birdsong & butterflies. Share poetry, art & music of gardens through time. Be helped by an artist to make art inspired by nature. Simple materials. No experience required. Activities can be enjoyed by people living with dementia.
Contact Email: admin@blossomarts.net

Click Event to be taken to http://www.blossomarts.net
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Paper art with Alberto Fusco

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Online Event
Tuesday 4th May 2021 @ 1:30pm
Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 1:30pm
Tuesday 18th May 2021 @ 1:30pm
Tuesday 25th May 2021 @ 1:30pm

Join artist Alberto Fusco for a series of online workshops exploring and creating paper craft.

Over the four weeks in May there'll be four free creative workshops to take part in.
Contact Email: information@equalarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/paper-butterflies-with-alberto-fusco-tickets-148875908851
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Public Event

Knit and Natter

Craft/Design - Online Event
Wednesday 26th May 2021 @ 11:00am

Join us for a Zoom ‘Knit and Natter’ on Wednesday 26th May! Don’t worry if you can’t knit, you can just come along for the natter! For more information visit our website; https://www.ageuk.org.uk/stockport/activities-and-events/events/
Contact Email: info@ageukstockport.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/knit-natter-tickets-148770587833
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£80.00
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Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Conference 2021 'Arts for Brain Health: Social Prescribing as Peri-Diagnostic Practice for Dementia'

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event
Thu 20th May 2021 - Fri 21st May 2021 @ 9:30am

Policy-makers, social reformers, academics, creative ageing & arts for brain health practitioners, funders & leaders in social prescribing from around the UK present evidence & debate the advance of social prescribing to culture & creativity, to combat the lonely strain from the onset of a dementia.
Contact Email: a4d-spc@salford.ac.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://arts4dementia.org.uk/our-presidents-blog/
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An Uncertain World

Drama/Theatre - Online Event

A short zoom film made by 10 older women in Northumberland charting their surprising and unexpected experiences under lockdown. The film is a poignant and playful collage of adventure and friendship, past and present. It shows how shared creativity can support us through uncertain times.


Contact Email: sarah@tsf.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gsTRj3YlF8
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The Rhythms Club for Over 60's

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Friday 7th May 2021

LETS DANCE!
Join us on Friday 7th May at 11am for 5Rhythms- a simple movement and rhythm practice designed to release the dancer that lives in each of us regardless of our age or physical ability. We move to great music with no steps or choreography ~ all welcome ~ dance 'your' way
Contact Email: nikki@nikkiashley.com

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Digital Poetry Chain

Poetry/Writing - Online Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Tue 15th Jun 2021 @ 12:00pm

Get creative this May and add your thoughts and words to our collabrative, online poetry chain, linking together our thoughts and experiences of wellbeing.

The Poetry Chain will go live from May 1 and will feature downloadable writing activities to help you explore your creativity.
Contact Email: information@equalarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.equalarts.org.uk/projects/digital-poetry-chain-
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Remember 2 Dance

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Thursday 6th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 13th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 20th May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 27th May 2021 @ 11:00am

FREE online community dance class is for people living with Dementia that are still living in their own homes. This is suitable for all abilities (including people who need to remain seated) and encourages their carers and companions to join in with them.
Contact Email: admin@greencandledance.com

Click Event to be taken to http://www.greencandledance.com/2021/02/18/remember-to-dance/
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Creative Activities Online

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Online Event
Monday 3rd May 2021 @ 11:00am
Thursday 10th June 2021 @ 11:00am
Saturday 17th July 2021 @ 11:00am
Tuesday 24th August 2021 @ 11:00am

Join us for a variety of exercises, warm-ups, breathing exercises and gentle physical exercises. They are specifically designed to engage multiple parts of the brain simultaneously.
Get in the flow.
No fancy supplies are needed – just paper and pen.
Easy for beginners and fun for experienced artists
Contact Email: info@engage-here.co.uk

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Silver Swans ballet class for the over 55s - with the Janet Lomas School of Dancing

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Friday 14th May 2021 @ 10:30am

Silver Swans® is an initiative of the Royal Academy of Dance and are ballet classes specially designed for the over 55s.

Our friendly and inclusive class will be held using Zoom and is open to anyone (male or female) with no previous dance experience necessary.

Please email us to register.
Contact Email: info@janetlomasdance.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.janetlomasdance.co.uk/age-of-creativity-festival-event.html
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Tai Chi

Dance/Movement - Online Event

Tai chi relaxes the mind and body, helping to combat the stresses and strains of modern society. The class involves slow, relaxed, flowing, mindful movements, which makes it adaptable to many levels of health and fitness.

Dates and times TBC, please get in touch to find out more.

Contact Email: Community.Development@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northtyneside/activities-and-events/
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Singing Hinnies - Songs of Summer

Music/Singing - Online Event
Monday 17th May 2021 @ 2:00pm

Join Pete and Jos for a creative afternoon of singing and music. Bring your shakers and sing along or simply enjoy the music and get together from the comfort of your kitchen table. Open to all.
Contact Email: information@equalarts.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/singing-hinnies-songs-of-summer-tickets-148500495981
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£3.00
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Plants On Paper

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Online 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 flexible activity ideas to participants: different ways of painting, drawing or crafting plants, with step-by-step instructions, images & examples, plus music & nature ideas.
Contact Email: medleymusicartnature@outlook.com

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Love Music

Music/Singing - Online Event
Tuesday 21st May 2024 @ 11:00am

Arts Uplift CIC is delivering a wonderful music session on Zoom with Tori Rushton. She will be playing classical music for you to listen to and sing a long to. We are a friendly bunch so don't be shy! For 1 hr.
Contact Email: Jenny@artsuplift.co.uk

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£5.00
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Virtual choir

Music/Singing - Online Event
Tuesday 21st May 2024 @ 2:00pm

Join Claire Fowler for a good old sing along to your favourite well known songs on Zoom for older people including those living with dementia. We are a friendly bunch so don't be shy. We have to mute you due to the time delay on Zoom so don't feel anxious about people hearing your singing voice!
Contact Email: jenny@artsuplift.co.uk

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Home is Where the ART is: Creativity In Lockdown Exhibition

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event
Thu 1st Apr 2021 - Fri 28th May 2021

Artspace Cinderford is inviting submissions of artwork by over-50s in Gloucestershire, for inclusion in an online exhibition and printed anthology launching in May 2021.Whether you’ve rekindled an old creative passion or learned a brand new creative skill, we want to celebrate it.
Contact Email: info@artspacecinderford.org

Click Event to be taken to http://www.artspacecinderford.org/lockdown
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The Reader Organisation- shared reading groups

Literature/Library - Online Event

Experience the joy of reading aloud together in a Shared Reading group - for free and for everyone! Shared Reading brings people together in small groups to read aloud.While we can’t meet in person, we have a number of Shared Reading groups available online via Zoom – find out more and join a group.
Contact Email: hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.thereader.org.uk/
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Poetry and Covid project- University of Plymouth and Nottingham Trent University

Poetry/Writing - Online Event

Our project proposes the writing, exchange, publication and discussion of poetry as a significant cultural response, benefiting the wellbeing of people from around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite you to join the conversation, to submit your own poems or to nominate others.
Contact Email: poetryandcovid@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://poetryandcovid.com/
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Two Cups of Tea Podcast series

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

Amazing life stories of great old characters. Chris Heath sticks the kettle on and gets to hear the life story of an older legend in their golden years. Full of amazing and compelling characters, heart-warming tales and extraordinary lives. Episodes drop every two weeks. Warning:May contain biscuits
Contact Email: chrisheathpodcast@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://play.acast.com/s/twocupsoftea
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Age UK Barnet - Daily On-line

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

We know that a lot of you have been missing our social groups, craft sessions, cookery and exercise so we decided to bring a few of our activities to you and set them up on line - either through Zoom or live events on our YouTube channel.
Contact Email: howard.chapman@ageukbarnet.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/barnet/activities-and-events/online-activities/
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Carers Oxfordshire, An Introduction to Needle felting workshop

Craft/Design - Online Event
Wednesday 21st May 2025

A free online workshop for unpaid Carers in Oxfordshire, learn the basics and create your own bumble bee.
A creativity pack with all the equipment will be sent out nearer to the event. Limited spaces available.
Contact Email: emmahessian@carersoxfordshire.org.uk

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£5.00
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Take A Seat

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Thu 6th May 2021 - Thu 24th Jun 2021 @ 2:00pm

This class is for those that love to dance but wish to stay seated.
The class is appropriate for all adults including those living with ailments and in care or residential settings.

A zoom link will be sent once you have booked on to the session. We can also offer additional support if needed
Contact Email: steph@dancenetworkassociation.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.dancenetworkassociation.org.uk/bookings-checkout/take-a-seat?referral=service_list_widget
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£5.00
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Dancing with Parkinsons

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Wed 5th May 2021 - Wed 30th Jun 2021 @ 2:00pm

A seated class to mobilise the body, joints, our voices and make use of the brain through coordination tasks. Class material is matched with rhythmic music spanning across the decades.

A zoom link will be sent out to you once you have booked on but we can offer additional support where needed.
Contact Email: steph@dancenetworkassociation.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.dancenetworkassociation.org.uk/bookings-checkout/dancing-with-parkinson-s-online?referral=service_list_widget
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Singing for Parkinson's Group

Music/Singing - Online Event
Fri 23rd Apr 2021 - Fri 17th Sep 2021 @ 10:00am

Led by trained Singing for Parkinson’s practitioner Nicola Wydenbach, this free online singing group is designed to improve the voice and help manage Parkinson’s whilst taking part in a fun and social activity.
Contact Email: F.Faith-Kelly@trinitylaban.ac.uk

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Singing for Lung Health Greenwich

Music/Singing - Online Event
Mon 12th Apr 2021 - Tue 31st Aug 2021 @ 10:00am

Led by trained Singing for Lung Health practitioner James Moriarty, this group is designed to help people living in Greenwich with lung conditions to manage feelings of breathlessness whilst taking part in a fun, social activity in a friendly environment.


Contact Email: F.Faith-Kelly@trinitylaban.ac.uk

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Elgar Reimagined: String Quartet in E Minor

Music/Singing - Online Event
Fri 14th May 2021 - Tue 18th May 2021 @ 7:30pm

An online concert of Elgar's String Quartet in E minor arranged by David Matthews.

Recorded at Wyastone Concert Hall on 9th October 2020, Kenneth Woods conducts the English Symphony Orchestra for this online performance - available free from 14th-18th May 2021 as part of 'ESO Digital'.
Contact Email: eso@eso.co.uk

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Chair based exercise

Dance/Movement - Online Event

A friendly exercise group via Zoom. Provided by MySight York a local charity supporting people living with sight loss. If you are living with sight loss why not come and join in. Call us to book. The session is free but donations are welcome
Contact Email: caroline.robertson@mysightyork.org

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FREE
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Home Alone Colin's Wall

Film/Photography - Online Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021

A film about Colin, part of a series from 'Home Alone', a touring living room and live performance, made with older people who live alone. Our social care is in crisis and things need to change.
Contact Email: sharonbailey8796@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://youtu.be/foTeamANLTk
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Home Alone

Film/Photography - Online Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021

Made during the first lockdown and with older people who live alone, as part of Liverpool City's Rise programme.
Contact Email: sharonbailey8796@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://youtu.be/wblnVbIDuIs
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Home Alone Together

Film/Photography - Online Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021

Marking one year of lockdowns and restrictions. For five months, I wrote to and called a group of older people living in North Northumberland. I gave them art materials to make things and I kept a diary.
Contact Email: sharonbailey8796@gmail.com

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Free online creative dance classes

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Wednesday 21st April 2021 @ 10:00am
Monday 26th April 2021 @ 10:00am
Wednesday 28th April 2021 @ 10:00am

Every Monday and Wednesday from 10-11am, join us and unlock your imaginations, let loose and boogie. This is an hour-long improvisation-based dance session. There is no right or wrong way to move in our sessions, and all levels of movement experience are welcome.
Contact Email: info@creativedancelondon.org

Click Event to be taken to http://www.creativedancelondon.org/schedule
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Torn Paper Landscapes Activity

Craft/Design - Online Event

Instructions to make a 'Torn Paper Landscape' inspired by the landscape around you. This activity uses simple materials and focusses on the process of creating. No scissors required!
Contact Email: laura-nicholls@bathnes.gov.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.bathworldheritage.org.uk/sites/world_heritage_site/files/heritage/Torn%20paper%20landscape%20picture%20instructions.pdf
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The Smiling Sessions

Music/Singing - Online Event

Join celebrities, care home residents and staff to sing some famous and uplifting songs from home.
Three series of 15 songs are available on an easy to use app or on YouTube. All come with onscreen lyrics and are guaranteed to lift your spirits and trigger memories.
We can help with access.
Contact Email: Violaine@shapeshifter-productions.com

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Handmade Craft workshop

Craft/Design - Online Event
Friday 7th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Friday 14th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Friday 21st May 2021 @ 2:00pm

Sociable, informal hands on workshop, facilitated by an artist and inspired by the Whitworth Art Gallery collection, you will learn different craft based techniques each session.
Contact Email: claire.cowell@manchester.ac.uk

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Menopause Meditation and Yoga Morning Retreat with Sara Domville

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 10:00am

This workshop is a nurturing morning of gentle yoga specifically aimed at women transitioning through the menopause. This workshop will teach you simple yoga stretches and breathing techniques to release tension held within the body, replenish your energy and calm your mind.
Contact Email: claire.cowell@manchester.ac.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk/whats-on/events/creativeresponsesmenopause/
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Musical Map for Dementia

Music/Singing - Online Event

Listings of musical events and services across the UK suitable for people living with dementia and their carers. Singalongs, live online performances, pre-recorded performances, discos, choirs and more
Contact Email: info@musicfordementia.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://musicalmap.co.uk/
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Oxfordshire Artweeks virtual festival

Visual Arts/Sculpture - Online Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Sun 23rd May 2021 @ 12:01am

A celebration of the visual arts on-line including an on-line art exhibition, more than 20 themed art trails with virtual galleries and studio tours, videos and more. Themes range from home comforts to adventures abroad. Varied art forms including pottery, glass, textiles and wood.
Contact Email: artweeks@artweeks.org

Click Event to be taken to http://www.artweeks.org
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Age UK Camden: Photography Exhibition

Film/Photography - Online Event

This exhibition featured photographs taken by award-winning photographer, Julian Claxton, capturing Age UK Camden’s emergency response at the outset of the pandemic. These images are available to view online along with a short film. If you enjoy the work, please consider a donation to our charity.
Contact Email: info@ageukcamden.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/camden/activities-and-events/photographic-exhibition/
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Crafts Council Online Exhibition: Culture & Life in Atlantic Scotland

Craft/Design - Online Event

Crafts in the northern and western isles of Scotland have grown out of necessity - tools for particular tasks, containers for transporting or storing food and fuel, furnishings for the home, clothes to wear – using materials available locally. This online exhibition celebrates this work.
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://orkneybetweenislands.wordpress.com/
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Natural History Museum Virtual Museum: 14 ways to explore from home

Museums/Heritage - Online Event

Delve into the Museum from home with a virtual self-guided tour of the galleries, an interactive experience about Hope the blue whale and audio guides narrated by Sir David Attenborough.There are 14 ways to explore our collections from home with regular events, videos and virtual tours.
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/virtual-museum.html?gclid=Cj0KCQiAv6yCBhCLARIsABqJTjY8mtEDy7OZqKnjLzpffAdL6EHmiDfr1GgEhIAQE1gr9hpdaK9u4v8aAq29EALw_wcB
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FREE
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Charles Dickens Museum Virtual Tour

Museums/Heritage - Online Event

Welcome to the Dickens family home. Uncover the private world behind the author’s public image. Explore his life and family through treasures as you (virtually) walk through the rooms he lived in.
If you enjoy your experience please consider a donation.
Contact Email: festival@ageifcreativity.co.uk

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A Funny Thing Happened in Isolation

Drama/Theatre - Online Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Sun 30th May 2021

This mocumentary film follows a small theatre troupe as they navigate the 2020 lockdown rules and strive to keep theatre alive as only they know how. Developed through improvisation by the Royal Exchange Theatre Elders Company in Manchester, the film is narrated by Julie Hesmondhalgh.
Contact Email: andy.barry@royalexchange.co.uk

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Public Event

Moving Matters: An Online Wellbeing Workshop Every Tuesday at 10.30am

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Tuesday 4th May 2021 @ 10:30am
Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 10:30am
Tuesday 18th May 2021 @ 10:30am
Tuesday 25th May 2021 @ 10:30am

Discover new ways to relax, breathe, move and express yourself. Join Cheshire Dance for a FREE ‘Moving Matters’ session - an online wellbeing workshop that gives you the space and time for you to just be YOU.
Contact Email: classes@cheshiredance.org

Click Event to be taken to http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3bBn4FlSRsybH3MmgHDijg?fbclid=IwAR17mIxxOk3IYWtC4NUD6N-D3CVASiaYBY5WYd8Ww67VIZUupn49Bb2DqNQ
Dementia Friendly
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£5.00
Public Event

Live Well Dance Online - Every Monday at 1pm

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Monday 3rd May 2021 @ 1:00pm
Monday 10th May 2021 @ 1:00pm
Monday 17th May 2021 @ 1:00pm
Monday 24th May 2021 @ 1:00pm
Monday 31st May 2021 @ 1:00pm

Cheshire Dance invites older adults to keep healthy, keep active, keep social and keep dancing with its virtual community. Join our regular online movement sessions to:
- Help with Strength & Balance
- Encourage mobility
- Improve co-ordination
- Minimise the risk of falls

Contact Email: classes@cheshiredance.org

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FREE
Public Event

Move with Us Online - FREE - Every Wednesday at 2pm

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Wednesday 5th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Wednesday 12th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Wednesday 19th May 2021 @ 2:00pm
Wednesday 26th May 2021 @ 2:00pm

Gentle, creative and fun virtual movement sessions to help you feel good in both body and mind.This FREE class, which takes place via Zoom on Wednesdays from 2-3pm, is especially suitable for carers. Please email classes@cheshiredance.org
Contact Email: classes@cheshiredance.org

Click Event to be taken to http://www.facebook.com/events/3647675001935587
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£4.50
Public Event

Keep on Dancing Online - Every Friday at 10.30am

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Friday 7th May 2021 @ 10:30am
Friday 14th May 2021 @ 10:30am
Friday 21st May 2021 @ 10:30am
Friday 28th May 2021 @ 10:30am

Calling all active older adults! Keep healthy, keep active, keep social and keep dancing with us online. Join our weekly Friday Zoom Dance Class to move and interact with others in real time. No experience necessary.

Contact Email: classes@cheshiredance.org

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FREE
Public Event

Children's Theatre Digital - The home of Children's Theatre worldwide

Drama/Theatre - Online Event

Play the best of children's theatre from across the globe at www.childrenstheatredigital.com. A free-to-use encyclopaedia of children's theatre shows, workshops, podcasts, books and more! No child should miss out on theatre.
Contact Email: info@childrenstheatredigital.com

Click Event to be taken to http://www.childrenstheatredigital.com
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£50.00
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Moving Well Online Learning Resources

Dance/Movement - Online Event
Sat 1st May 2021 - Sun 1st May 2022

Moving Well is a new online learning resource of more than 50 films and over 20 worksheets which can be used by workshop leaders to plan participatory creative movement workshops. Designed by Moving Memory Dance Theatre,this is a pick'n'mix of ideas for activities for any group to last a whole year.
Contact Email: cathy@movingmemorydance.com

Click Event to be taken to http://movingwell.movingmemorydance.com/
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FREE
Public Event

Banbury Shed - Shedinar

Craft/Design - Online Event
Saturday 24th April 2021 @ 9:30am
Saturday 1st May 2021 @ 9:30am
Saturday 8th May 2021 @ 9:30am
Saturday 15th May 2021 @ 9:30am
Saturday 22nd May 2021 @ 9:30am
Saturday 29th May 2021 @ 9:30am
Saturday 5th June 2021 @ 9:30am

Every Saturday from 9:30 we host a Zoom Shedinar where we join and chat about projects we have been working on for the last week, or maybe a issue we have and want some advice on.
The Banbury Shed group is run by members for members and has a physical shed in Banbury and these online sessions too.
Contact Email: banburyshed@gmail.com

Click Event to be taken to http://BanburyShed.eventbrite.com
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FREE
Private Event

Knit and Natter- Age UK Oxfordshire

Craft/Design - Online Event
Thursday 27th May 2021

Lets come together and enjoy a natter over a cup of coffee and our knitting (crocheter’s welcome too ). Be inspired by new friends who enjoy a knit and natter too.

Every 4th Thursday of the month on zoom from 10.30 to 11.30 for those aged 50+ living in Oxfordshire. For more information get in touch
Contact Email: network@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/oxfordshire/our-services/community-information-network/
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FREE
Private Event

Music and Memories

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event
Tuesday 18th May 2021

NOT a singing group rather a space to come together
and listen to old favourites, bring along your own song and talk about why it is a special song for you and
reminisce.

Running every 3rd Tuesday from 2pm to 3pm online for people aged 50+ living in Oxfordshire. Contact us for details.

Contact Email: network@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/oxfordshire/our-services/community-information-network/
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FREE
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Lavrak Circus- D/deaf accessible film with subtitles

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

I'll Build a World With You (D/deaf accessible)
This video is part of a series of exploration with circus, dance, and film. It is D/deaf accessible as the story is told through movement and it has subtitles for the sound design. Click to watch.

Contact Email: info@lavrak.org

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RNIB Talking Books- See Differently

Literature/Library - Online Event

Talking Books is a free service from RNIB giving access to over 30,000 fiction and non fiction books from the RNIB Library. 'Read On' is a weekly show all about audiobooks recorded at the RNIB Talking Book studios.
Contact Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://audioboom.com/channel/readonair
Age Friendly Website
FREE
Public Event

Black Cultural Archives- Digital Showcase

Museums/Heritage - Online Event

Black Cultural Archives is the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the histories of African and Caribbean people in Britain. Explore the new digital showcase of archives and projects online.
Contact Email: info@bcaheritage.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.bcaexhibits.org/
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Queer Britain- Digital Archive

Museums/Heritage - Online Event

Welcome to our showcase of selected films from Virtually Queer, our filmed oral history project. They include three compilations of stories first shown at our exhibition, Our Naked Skin, in Salisbury and a new film created especially for Middlesex University. Watch the short films here...
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://queerbritain.org.uk/virtually-queer
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South Asian Arts UK

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

South Asian Arts-uk is the centre of excellence in Indian classical music and dance. Celebrating/ educating South Asian Classical dance and music, as well as pushing the boundaries of how traditional and contemporary South Asian arts are taught. Watch a series of short films on their Youtube Channel
Contact Email: info@saa-uk.org

Click Event to be taken to http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkLcXoeKjPnYkrAqnljkP5A
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FREE
Public Event

Coventry Moves

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event
Saturday 15th May 2021 @ 10:00am

COVENTRY MOVES
With Coventry Citizens

An epic, city-wide moment, Coventry Moves, heralds the start of our year as UK City of Culture on Saturday 15 May. An audacious day full of extraordinary surprises, it will be experienced in the city and around the UK from home. Join the mailing list now!
Contact Email: tickets@coventry2021.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://coventry2021.co.uk/coming-soon/coventry-moves/
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English Heritage online collection

Museums/Heritage - Online Event

The English Heritage collection is incredibly diverse and includes archaeological material, decorative arts, weaponry and a world-class selection of fine art. These objects enable us to learn more about the people of the past. Take a virtual tour around places and artefacts on the website.
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/collections/
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Virtual Village Hall

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

Welcome to the Virtual Village Hall, brought to you by Royal Voluntary Service and supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The Virtual Village Hall is a programme of themed online activities designed to enjoy at home. With music, singing, craft, reading, writing and special events.
Contact Email: festival@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/virtual-village-hall/
Age Friendly Website
FREE
Public Event

BBC Rewind Reminiscence Archive

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

The BBC Reminiscence Archive was developed by the BBC, Dundee University and University of St Andrews, as a tool to support people with dementia and carers. Simply choose a 'theme' or 'decade' and explore dementia friendly images, audio or video to stimulate memories and stories.
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://remarc.bbcrewind.co.uk/
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Dementia Friendly
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FREE
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Google Arts and Culture

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute. With interactive experiences, personalised content and unmissable stories that are updated weekly.
Simply click and explore.
Contact Email: festival@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://artsandculture.google.com/
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Web of the Week

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

Web of the Week (WOW) brings uplifting links with tips for those who are internet beginners. Every Sunday we publish 10 FREE and uplifting things that people can view, do or share over the next week.
Contact Email: guy@weboftheweek.com

Click Event to be taken to http://www.weboftheweek.com/
Age Friendly Website
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FREE
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National Trust Art and Collections

Museums/Heritage - Online Event

Enjoy a private viewing of various artefacts and paintings owned by National Trust, alongside detailed descriptions of their history and relevance to our modern lives. Carefully curated, these webpages are updated each season to reflect significant dates and events.
Contact Email: enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/art-and-collections
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BBC Music Memories

Music/Singing - Online Event

This website is designed to use music to help people reconnect with their most powerful memories. Evidence shows that music can help people - including those living with dementia - to feel and live better. Create a playlist by exploring the content.
Contact Email: festival@ageofcreativity.co.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://musicmemories.bbcrewind.co.uk/
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Playlist For Life

Music/Singing - Online Event

Our vision is simple: we want everyone with dementia to have a unique, personal playlist and everyone who loves or cares for them to know how to use it. Our website is full of free resources to help you at each stage of your playlist journey.
Contact Email: info@playlistforlife.org.uk

Click Event to be taken to http://www.playlistforlife.org.uk/get-started/
Age Friendly Website
Dementia Friendly
FREE
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Music 4 Dementia Radio

Music/Singing - Online Event

We are m4d Radio. A group of 5 themed radio stations available for free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year playing music that evokes memories.
Music is shared live through the website for you to enjoy. Choose your era of music, listen and enjoy…
Contact Email: info@m4dradio.com

Click Event to be taken to http://m4dradio.com/
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Dementia Friendly
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BBC Get Creative At Home

Combined Arts/Other - Online Event

Throughout lockdown, BBC programmes were developed specifically to support you to 'Get Creative At Home'. The UK's biggest ever celebration of creative participation, all content is still available to watch and enjoy. Singing, drawing, music, Shakespeare, pottery, design, comedy...
Contact Email: hello@ageofcreativity.co.uk

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Age UK Oxfordshire Poetry Club

Poetry/Writing - Online Event
Saturday 15th May 2021 @ 11:00am

AUKO's Poetry Club runs once a month on zoom and is open to anyone aged 50+ based in Oxfordshire. Lead by Poet Oliver James Lomax, participants read their own work as well as poetry from across the world.

Email us to register your interest and we will send you a zoom link. Beginners very welcome.
Contact Email: activities@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk

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