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Posts Tagged "intergenerational"

Crafting Relationships

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Blog |

Crafting Relationships, our intergenerational strand of work, has been running since 2012.   Spinney Hills radio pay April – June 2017 Writer facilitator and Beauty and Utility Arts Associate, Katie Sone worked with a group of year 7 students from Al Aqsa school and the Leicester Ageing Together elders group at Highfields Community Centre in Leicester to produce a collaborative radio play. Huge thanks to MGL Media for recording the play and talking us through the techy bits! Click on the link to hear their masterpiece! http://www.beautyandutilityarts.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Spinney-Hill-Park-Play-V1.mp3                      ...

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Guest blog for Gill Phillips, creator of Whose Shoes?

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 in Blog |

Guest blog for Gill Phillips, creator of Whose Shoes?

I was very honoured to write a guest blog post for Gill Phillips this week about the intergenerational arts project we’ve just celebrated in Lutterworth and I hope you like it too. In the shoes of … Katherine Brown | Arts and Health Project Manager | Beauty and Utility Arts. Below are a few photos from the celebratory event we held on 15th August and a couple more photos from the...

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Making mosaics …

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Blog |

Making mosaics …

Crikey, where did last week go to? We’re nearing the end of our planned sessions at an extra care scheme in Lutterworth now and the group is really starting to find their confidence again around producing artwork and just having a go. On Wednesday Winsome Ruddock and I worked on mosaics based on themes each individual had talked to us about as part of our reminiscence discussions, so we had birds, a lion, flowers and architecture. One major challenge for us as facilitators has been thinking about tasks that individuals with poor hearing, eyesight and dexterity can feel comfortable with and mosaic work was very successful in this repect. Did we learn any lessons from last week’s session? Yes …. don’t eat cake over your mosaic when the glue is still wet ;0) Here are a few pictures of the group concentrating...

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