Tag Archives: older people

Updated handling boxes

Did you know that we have a range of handling boxes which can be borrowed for free by schools, community groups and care providers? These include loan boxes for schools and reminiscence boxes for older people’s groups. There are boxes on … Continue reading

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Art in the City visit to Edinburgh Alphabet- 13 July

Art in the City will visit the Edinburgh Alphabet exhibition at the City Art Centre on 13 July. Art in the City is a FREE programme of activities for people affected by dementia and their friends, family or carers. Art in … Continue reading

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New events and updates

If you haven’t visited our new exhibition Edinburgh Alphabet yet, why not join us for one of our events? On 8 June Art in the City will visit the exhibition. Art in the City is for people affected by dementia and … Continue reading

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Art in the City

This year I have taken over the running of the Art in the City programme. The first activity of 2017- a visit to A Sketch of the Universe – will take place tomorrow (12 Jan) at the City Art Centre at … Continue reading

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A week in outreach- puppets, the belt, art and meetings

On Monday I worked with Old’s Cool intergenerational group. Old’s Cool aims to bring together young people and older people. We chatted about growing up, going to school and going to the football. However this object, the tawse (or belt) … Continue reading

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Speaking Out

2016 marks 40 years since the founding of Scottish Women’s Aid. To mark this anniversary a special project- Speaking Out– has been developed to explore the history of the organisation. A part of this project will be an exhibition at the … Continue reading

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Highlights of 2015

I have been looking back at some of the activities and projects which took place in 2015 and thought I would share a few of my highlights of the year. It has been a year of exhibitions, with new displays … Continue reading

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