Ageing Well- Arts and Crafts Southam

Ageing Well- Arts and Crafts Southam

AGEING WELL

Arts and Crafts with Jess and Aish for over 65s

Take part in a range of carefully crafted mindful sessions with patient support and guidance.

– Canvas painting  with acrylic- landscape
– canvas bag  design with fabric pens , garden themed
– exploring colour, marbling and colour blending – linked to fashion
– printing linked to food and cooking
– Glass painting and staining glass collage
– Toys and games collage
– card making and print blocks – celebrations

Suitable for all abilities and people living with Dementia, Parkinsons or other disabilities. Carers welcome to come and support. Refreshments provided.

Benefits
Improve physical and mental well-being including hand and eye co-ordination and dexterity
Connect with new like-minded people
Learn new skills
Re-ignite old passions/hobbies
Reduce loneliness
Reduce cognitive decline
Self-expression
improved confidence

Quotes from past participants

“The atmophere was lovely and we were made to feel welcome. Jess was a good teacher and everybody was friendly. We liked meeting people that were going through the same journey”

“I haven’t seen my mother that engaged or animated in ages – it was lovely to see.”

“This course has been a life saver”

Booking essential  jenny@artsuplift.co.uk 07946 585978 

Ageing Well! Movement to Music Kenilworth

Ageing Well! Movement to Music Kenilworth

Join us for some gentle movement to familiar music with colourful props thanks to funding from Kenilworth Town Council and Kenilworth Lions!

Movement to Music is a series of workshops for over 65s which aims to improve your mental and physical wellbeing through gentle movement to familiar music.

Sessions include 1 hour of movement and half an hour of social time, so this will also be a great opportunity to meet new friends. Refreshments are also included.

At Kenilworth Library, at the back of the building.

Fridays 10.45am to 12.15pm

Free

For All Abilities (can be done seated)

Bookings + More Information: jenny@artsuplift.co.uk / 07946 585978

Leaflet HERE 

Coffee Concert Fundraiser 2024

Coffee Concert Fundraiser 2024

COFFEE CONCERT FUNDRAISER FOR ARTS AND DEMENTIA

Join us for an interactive afternoon of classical and popular music from our wonderful musicians!

Sunday 3rd March, 3-5 PM
All Saints Parish Church, Priory Terrace, Leamington Spa CV31 1A

What will the afternoon involve?

Enjoy a range of refreshments whilst enjoying interactive performances from talents Martin Riley (piano), Jiafeng Chen (violin) and Claire Fowler (Singing). The programme includes an improvised piano piece, a brief history of music through the centuries, a sing along to songs such as ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’, John Williams – Tango Por Una Cabeza (Scent of a Woman) and Massenet – Thais Meditation plus more!

Find out more about the artists

MARTIN 

CLAIRE

JIAFENG

Tickets are £15 plus £1.22 booking fee and will include a refreshment/snacks on arrival and further drinks can be purchased should you please! Tickets on the door are £17 plus booking fee if they have not sold out! Check our socials for updates! Tickets are non-refundable.

We will also have a fab raffle which includes prizes from Warwickshire Gin Company,The Royal Pug, Green and Wild Flowers, The Larder Tearooms/ The Avery, Health First foot and gait clinic and Golden Monkey Tea Company.

By coming along to our fundraiser you’ll be supporting the development and tour of our recent production, ‘Navigating Margaret’ and accompanying workshops. This compelling theatre piece, inspired by real-life stories from our Suitcase Stories project, focuses on the journey of a Worcestershire woman living with dementia. View the trailer for our dementia awareness play ‘Navigating Margaret’ by scanning the QR code below.

Currently, there are 6,500 people in Coventry and Warwickshire diagnosed with dementia and 11,700 estimated to be living with dementia and this is set to rise over the coming years.

If you can’t support us by attending please donate and support us in raising awareness of Dementia by clicking the link below!

BUY TICKETS OR DONATE  https://linktr.ee/artsuplift

Cancellation- if we need to cancel the event we can refund the ticket minus the booking fee

 

 

Arts and Fizz Fundraiser 2024

Arts and Fizz Fundraiser 2024

ARTS & FIZZ EVENING

FUNDRAISER FOR ARTS AND DEMENTIA

Join us for an evening of painting led by our wonderful artist Jess & enjoy a glass of fizz!

Thursday 29th February 7-9 PM

All Saints Parish Church, Priory Terrace, Leamington Spa CV31 1AA

What will the evening involve?

Paint along with our artist, Jessica Hartshorn, to create this contemporary landscape artwork on canvas board. Following step-by-step instructions using acrylic paint to create a masterpiece like the one below! Tickets are £25 + £2.80 booking fees and include a drink on arrival as well as some snacks. Further drinks can be purchased should you please! There is the possibility to buy tickets at the door for £29 if they have not sold out! Check our socials for updates! Tickets are non-refundable.

We will also have a fab raffle which includes prizes from Warwickshire Gin Company,The Royal Pug, Green and Wild Flowers, The Larder Tearooms/ The Avery, Health First foot and gait clinic and Golden Monkey Tea Company.

By coming along to our fundraiser you’ll be supporting the development and tour of our recent production, ‘Navigating Margaret.’ This compelling theatre piece, inspired by real-life stories from our Suitcase Stories project , focuses on the journey of a Worcestershire woman living with dementia. View the trailer for our dementia awareness play ‘Navigating Margaret’ by scanning the QR code below.

Currently, there are 6,500 people in Coventry and Warwickshire diagnosed with dementia and 11,700 estimated to be living with dementia and this is set to rise over the coming years.

Our goal this summer is to develop the script, engage professional actors for a rehearsed reading at St Peter Apostle church hall, Leamington Spa, in Coventry and Nuneaton and provide a training session for individuals supporting those living with dementia.

Find out more about our artist Jess HERE 

If you can’t make it, we’ll be also holding a Coffee Concert at All Saints Parish Church on Sunday 3rd March between 3-5pm for £20 plus booking fee. There will be coffee,tea and cake accompanied by interactive performances from Martin Riley (piano), Jiafeng Chen (violin) and Claire Fowler (singing leader).

If you can’t support us by attending, please DONATE and support us in raising awareness of Dementia by going to the link below

BOOK TICKETS  www.linktr.ee/artsuplift

Cancellation- if we need to cancel the event we can refund the ticket minus the booking fee

 

Get Inspired!

Get Inspired!

Training for Activity Co-Ordinators and people working in care with older people and people living with dementia in delivering amazing arts and crafts, singing, movement to music and creative writing sessions.

The next training will be in singing with Armonico Consort on 18th of March at Leycester House Care Home in Warwick, costs £74 per person. Tickets are non-refundable.

 

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