A second edition of a treasury of arts activities for older people. 52 activities, accessible and creative, for use with older people in any setting. Published by The Baring Foundation. Written by Liz Postlethwaite.
Resources tagged with participation
How can heritage and creativity support mental health? This report commissioned by the Baring Foundation and produced by the Restoration Trust showcases work from 18 heritage and arts organisations using a wealth of heritage assets, and the creativity of artists, to improve mental health and community connections.
1. Introduction An online community — or web community, virtual community or internet community — is a group of people, united by something such as a common interest, purpose or values, who primarily communicate with each other in a virtual space using the internet. It involves community members having the opportunity to interact with each … Read more
Discover what co-creation means, how it can help you actively listen to and collaborate with the local community and form new partnerships as well as helpful insight on putting it into practice. Explore the Heart of Glass and Battersea Arts Centre report and three podcasts with artists, producers, and collaborators.
Creative People and Places Hounslow take us through ‘Walking with the Unseen’, a project led by local people with no specialised experience of arts and cultural leadership. It shares how by working together and deliberating the issues that they identified locally, they developed an idea that tackled the huge subject of mental health in a … Read more
Research suggests that organisations are feeling an increased urgency to deepen connections with the communities they serve, but how can they make the most of this momentum? Ashleigh Hibbins, Anne Torreggiani and Carly Henderson from The Audience Agency demonstrate that co-creation is the answer.
This research gives an overview into consortia models used in the Creative People and Places programme. Witten by Catherine Bunting and Tom Fleming.
In recent years there has been growing interest in the role that cultural participation can play in older people’s wellbeing and sense of connection to other people. This interest has been noted within the cultural sector, as well as the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors (e.g. AgeUK, The Baring Foundation). We are all growing … Read more
This episode of the podcast Reflecting Value is hosted by Anna Woolf from London Arts and Health who explores the impacts of the pandemic on practitioners and the people they work with. Created in partnership with London Arts and Health.
This episode of the podcast Reflecting Value explores the cultural experiences people have through playing video and board games.