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Creative Ageing: Delivering Excellence in Participatory Activities for Older People

13th February 2018, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Merseyside Play Action Council, 1 27 Bridport Street, Liverpool

This full day seminar will explore different approaches to designing and delivering first class participatory arts and cultural activities for older people.

Speakers:

 

Trainer: Mandy Redvers-Rowe

Mandy’s career as a lecturer, writer and performer both regionally and nationally spans 25 years. For five years she acted as Artistic Director of North West Disability Arts Forum (now DADA) and spent many years as a lecturer in Community Theatre practice as both Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts and at Liverpool Hope University. Her written work has been produced by the Royal Exchange (Manchester), BBC Radio, Graeae, Paines Plough and BBC Television. Mandy has led Collective Encounters’ Creative Ageing programme since 2012.

 

By the end of the seminar, participants will:

  • Understand the essential components of developing and delivering successful creative projects with older people.
  • Have been introduced to a range of exemplary creative ageing projects nationally and internationally.
  • Explored the challenges of delivering high-quality creative ageing projects.
  • Have an increased awareness of the social and personal outcomes creative ageing activities can achieve and how these might be measured.

 

Approach

This full day course will use a mix of formal presentations, practical exercises and facilitated discussion.

 

Price

£70 – Individual Freelancer

£100 – Representing charity/non profit

 

Location

Merseyside Play Action Council, 1 – 27 Bridport Street, Liverpool

 

To Book

Follow this link: Book Now!

 

For more information please call 0151 345 6266

 

Who should attend:

This course is aimed artists, theatre facilitators, project managers, activities coordinators and older people service providers. It s for anyone looking to find new ways of working with older people, and those with some experience who are looking for practical tips and a refreshed approach.