Short film documenting The Island at Shore Green in Manchester.
A short film documenting the recent Storybox residency at Tameside Hospital.
The Island is a brand new project supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Working alongside residents at Shore Green extra care housing scheme in Wythenshawe we are using The Tempest as a starting point to explore the nature of artistic collaboration between older people and professional artists. Shore Green is run by IrwellContinue reading “The Island”
We were delighted to perform How Do You See Me? at The Royal Academy of Arts to a sold out audience on 4th April 2014. We are currently looking to develop the show further – watch this space for upcoming dates. In June we start work on The Island. Taking inspiration from The Tempest –Continue reading “Current Projects”
We will be performing How Do You See Me? in Manchester on 28th January 2014 in anticipation of our performance at The Royal Academy later in the year. We are delighted to be working with 4D Creative once more exploring the use of immersive experiences and creativity in dementia care. Find out more about theContinue reading “Current Projects”
In an age when fashion and culture is obsessed with youth how does a person’s sense of their own identity change as they get older? On 30th October 2013 we were delighted to travel to London College of Fashion to share How Do You See Me? Created in collaboration with seven older people from Manchester.Continue reading “Audience Responses to “How Do You See Me?””
“An essence… A collection of loved things.” Investigating the concept of style for How Do You See Me? Discover more of our ideas here.
What is MIRROR MIRROR? It is a conference that London College of Fashion have developed around the theme of fashion and ageing. We have been asked to produce a performance lecture on the same theme for the conference. The conference is on in October. Tell us more about the performance lecture you have been askedContinue reading “Mirror Mirror – Call for participants.”
Work with older people is a key part of what we do. From collaborative story-making on dementia wards to creative training with care staff we are inspired and committed to making work with older people at its heart, in a way that is collaborative and inclusive. During recent and coming weeks we are excited toContinue reading “Narrative, Imagination and Age”
Every Street Has A Story To Tell is a celebration of community stories that we have been running in East Manchester since January 2013, culminating in a celebration event at Beswick Library on Saturday 6th April. At Small Things we are fascinated and inspired by community narratives and this project has been a superb demonstrationContinue reading “Every Street Has A Story To Tell”