Skip to content

Older people take centre stage

April 8, 2013

Acting Up – Trailer 1 from Campaign Social on Vimeo.

Putting huge smiles on faces and Big Lottery Fund money into real ‘action’ has been the result of an innovative arts project for the over 60s.

The Kaleidoscope production company encourages older people to get out of their comfort zone, off their sofas and onto the stage through its ‘Acting Up’ project which received £180,000 from the Reaching Out – Connecting Older People Programme.

This feel-good film produced by the Newry group shows not only the hard work and determination which has gone into a recent production, but the rewards of fun, friendship and learning new skills which have been discovered along the way.

What do you think of the film? Have you been involved in a project that has empowered older people to get active, meet new people and learn new skills?

Follow @BIGNIOnline on Twitter and join the conversation or leave a comment below. We’d love to hear from you!

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: