Workshops

Intergenerational Forum: intergenerational practice in Arts & Wellbeing

Join us for a free online gathering, in partnership with InCommon, an informal space for arts & wellbeing providers to meet and share ideas around developing intergenerational practice in their services. The session will be run by Rosy Banham (Programme Manager) and Michaela Tranfield (Programme Officer) from InCommon – a charity which connects young people …

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Cultural Humility: Anti-Racist Action in Arts & Wellbeing Services

Join us for a free online Cultural Humility workshop, designed and delivered by Mabadiliko CIC, exploring anti-racist action and behaviour change in arts & wellbeing. Flourishing Lives and the Anti-Racist Action Group in Arts & Wellbeing invite you to our latest free online workshop exploring anti-racist action and inclusive practice in arts & wellbeing services. We …

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Creating Successful Partnerships with Older People Volunteers in Arts & Wellbeing Services

Join us for a free online workshop in partnership with Reach Volunteering, exploring skills-based volunteering for older people in arts and wellbeing services. Flourishing Lives, the Flourishing Lives Advisory Group (FLAG) and Reach Volunteering invite you to our free online workshop providing practical support for services for older people. This workshop will focus on creating …

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Intergenerational Forum: Explore Magic Me’s intergenerational arts practice

Join us for a free online gathering, in partnership with Magic Me, an informal space for arts & wellbeing providers to meet and share ideas around developing intergenerational practice in their services. “One time, I was enjoying a Magic Me arts workshop in a care home lounge, ten pairs of older people and children, with …

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‘Flourishing Lives: Reflective Practice Groups’ Report

Today we launch our new report, ‘Flourishing Lives: Reflective Practice Groups‘, which outlines the benefits of Reflective Practice support for artists and arts organisations working in mental health and wellbeing settings. The report by Nicola Naismith follows a 6 month research project, funded by The Baring Foundation, which provided free Reflective Practice Group support sessions …

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The Lost Records: An Intergenerational Theatre Workshop With Chickenshed Theatre

https://youtu.be/vrHmlUGeZ94 Join us for a free Intergenerational Theatre Workshop with Chickenshed Theatre – as part of The Flourishing Lives Series at Barbican. Do you remember the song that changed you, the track that takes you back to a place you had forgotten, the album you treasure for reasons only you know? This intergenerational theatre workshop …

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‘Reflective Practice Support in Arts & Wellbeing’

Interested in finding out more about what Reflective Practice Groups are, how they work and the benefits they can bring for artists and arts organisations working in mental health contexts? Join our free online launch event, discussing key findings and recommendations from our new report by Nicola Naismith, ‘Flourishing Lives: Reflective Practice Groups’, which will …

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‘Welcoming Older Autistic People into Arts & Cultural spaces’

Join us for a free online workshop in partnership with Cos Michael and Asperger London Area Group (ALAG), exploring strengthening inclusion for older autistic people in arts and wellbeing services. Flourishing Lives and the Flourishing Lives Advisory Group (FLAG) invite you to our free online workshop providing practical support for services for older people. This …

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‘Creating Community: Playmates for Life – An International Intergenerational Workshop’

The Global Play Brigade, Turning Point & Flourishing Lives present ‘Creating Community: Playmates for Life‘ – An international intergenerational workshop “Experience is the very stuff of imagination… the older we get (and the more experience we acquire) the richer the imagination. Imagination is a gift. And the depth of the imagination, the gift of ag[e]ing.” Bernard …

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Intergenerational Forum: Intergenerational Practice in Arts & Wellbeing Services

Join us for a free online gathering, in partnership with Time & Talents, an informal space for arts & wellbeing providers to meet and share ideas around developing intergenerational practice in their services. Connecting generations can be a powerful and inspiring source of creativity, wellbeing and community.  There is so much fantastic work being done …

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