Volunteer with Greenwich and Docklands International Festival – 23 June-8 July 2017

GDIF is looking for volunteers for its outdoor theatre and performing arts festival, for a range of tasks such as fundraising, collecting audience feedback, spreading awareness of the festival, helping in the box office, setting-up performance zones, and meeting and greeting the artists.

Performances will be taking place across Royal Greenwich and Tower Hamlets from 23 June to 8 July.

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Folk music for people with dementia, London – 10 May-28 June 2017

Arts4Dementia are providing eight workshops of music, singing and dancing for people with dementia and their carers at St Mary The Boltons, Kensington, London SW10 9TB.

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Sadlers Wells Elixir Festival, London – 23-27 June 2017

Established in 2014, this dance festival celebrates lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists, challenging assumptions about what older people can and want to do.

Elixir Festival 2017 will include KnowBody II, Elixir Extracts, Elixir Workshops, The Elixir Conference and 7 Dialogues.

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Music and Science at Wilton's Music Hall, London – 13-17 June 2017

A week of events will explore the relationship between music and science, centred aroud performances of ‘Song Of Contagion’ by the Grand Union Orchestra, a new piece created through a collaboration between composer/director Tony Haynes and epidemiologist Elizabeth Pisani.

Postcards from Prison, Koestler Trust – 17 May 2017

17 May 2017 19.30–22.30
The Tabernacle, Notting Hill Gate, 35 Powis Square, off Portobello Road, London, W11 2AY

Tickets include a piece of original postcard art by an artist inside or outside of prison and an evening at the Tabernacle with talks, performances, food and drink. (Tickets limited to 150).

Cost: £100. Or for £50, buy a piece of original postcard art by an artist inside or outside of prison (Tickets limited to 50).

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"Tightrope" and "35 Amici Drive", London – 23-27 May 2017

Amici is an abled and disabled dance group based at the Lyric Hammersmith. It will be bringing back its 30th and 35th anniversary shows for one week for Amici in Rep.

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Arts in Health Research Cluster: Launch and Talks, Limerick – 30 March 2017

The launch of a newly established Arts in Health Research Cluster will take place on 30 March 2017 at The Health Hub, Rutland Street in Limerick City. Formed by academics, clinicians, patients and artists from the University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick Institute of Technology and the Limerick School of Art and Design, the group is the brainchild of Dr.

Arts4Dementia folk music and opera, Kensington and Islington – 4 May-28 June 2017

A4D are offering a series of folk music workshops in Kensington, and operatic events on the canal in Islington – all for people with early-stage dementia and their families.

Folk Music in Kensington – 10 May-28 June 2017

Resonate: An evening with Drake Music at the ICA – 17 March 2017

A one-off event celebrating Connect & Collaborate London, including four new commissions by disabled artists, in partnership with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Upswing, WAC Arts and Southbank Centre.

“So Many Beauties”, Manchester Cathedral – 6 April 2017

Thursday 6 April 2017, 19:00

Presented by Adages, the performance is a “dementia-friendly oratorio” by Holly Marland, based on work with people with dementia and their carers in the northwest.

Based on an ACE-funded project, with input from guest artists and students from the Royal Northern College of Music.


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