Creative Ageing Fellows' Story Colllection

Author: Ben Anstis
Creative Ageing Fellows' Story Colllection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Filipa Pereira-Stubbs travelled to the USA in 2014 to learn about dance programmes for older people. Her organisation DanceMoves have since been awarded funding for a hospital based programme which will support 6,500 older people over two years. Read more...

Kerry Rooney is the Artistic Director for an arts organisation based in Northern Ireland, who create opportunities for older people to participate in the arts. Kerry wanted to use his Fellowship to travel to the USA and learn from likeminded organisations. Read more...

Alice Thwaite travelled to the USA in 2010, seeking out best practice in the use of the arts with older people, particularly those with dementia and in care homes. Since her return to the UK, she has implemented several new programmes, and spoken at many high profile events. Read more...

Claire Ford travelled to the USA in 2011 to observe arts programmes for people living with dementia. Since returning to the UK, she has launched iPad engAGE, a project which enables individuals living with dementia to express their creativity through the use of iPads and digital apps. Read more...

Chris Avis travelled to Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands in 2013 to research attitudes to ageing in the arts. She continues to explore the theme of ageing in her own art, and has since exhibited work focussing on subjects such as older women and the relationships between mothers and daughters across generations. Read more...

Read Fellowship reports on Creative Ageing here