Interview with Andreas Rosenboom, Music Therapist
Andreas shared some stories and bits of advice that come from working as a music therapist.
Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust
We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.
, Best Mistake
, Children and Young People
, Citizen-led Action
, Community Development
, Community Engagement
, Mental Health
Otakar Kraus Music Trust
The Otakar Kraus Music Trust's work with children and adults with learning difficulties teaches us how to listen to stories that don't always use words.
The Soul Relics Museum
The Soul Relics Museum bridges the museum and mental health sectors, using object-based story-telling to bring us closer to the struggle of mental ill-health.
Tovertafel, Magic Table
Watch this mesmerising video about Tovertafel - a beautiful, interactive game that creates a ‘magic table’ which encourages people with dementia to play and spend time together.
The Posh Club with Duckie
Duckie, the purveyors of progressive working class entertainment are raising eyebrows and shimmying with the over 60s.
Music is a language we all understand
We've been thinking about harnessing the power of music in our work and we gave it a try by building a collaborative playlist at a recent event.
The People Speak
We check out the work of The People Speak, an organisation dedicated to getting people taking to each other in exciting ways.
Pramdepot: a community-lead arts-based recycling project
We check out Pramdepot, a great community-led recycling project helping new mums.
Video: Meet Me At The Albany
Check out this short film about an all day arts club for people aged over 60. It showcases the passion and energy of everyone involved.
It can sometimes seem like the pace of modern life is relentless, especially when viewed through the distorted lens of social media. Let’s be honest, nobody’s normal week is really spent letting loose at a music festival on Monday, climbing up Machu Picchu on Wednesday and sunbathing on white beaches on Friday, despite what their Instagram feed or Facebook page…
Meet Me At The Albany – a grown-ups’ playground
We champion a new type of day centre for older people where anything is possible!