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An Underwater Adventure -Listen to the new Armchair Adventures!

The award-winning Armchair Adventures podcast takes you on an underwater adventure!  Hey adventurers, it’s great to have you back and what an adventure we have lined up for you! A lot has happened in the last two years but protecting our planet is more important than ever. It’s time to act! This month’s  podcast episode …

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Bringing People's Experience to Life - Made by Mortals

Bringing People’s Experience to Life – a huge success

Our wonderful Johnny Barlow Theatre Company was one of the highlights of our Bringing People’s Experience to Life event last week. This inaugural event brought together health and social care researchers from across the North to showcase and demonstrate the value of using participatory arts as innovative PPIE within research and services.  We welcomed more …

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Armchair Adventures for Black History Month

Diversity: What I have learnt about being an accomplice and not just an ally

By Paul Hine, director of Made By Mortals   I came across the concept of accomplice rather than just ally recently as part of some inclusivity training I did at the Clore leadership course I am on. I immediately took the concept onboard. For me, it denotes action and not just support. Abi: The first …

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Made by Mortals - participatory arts

New speakers announced for our innovative PPIE event!

We are beyond thrilled to announce two more panellists for our upcoming PPIE event for the research community – Bringing People’s Experience to Life.   Jess Drinkwater, a GP and clinical lecturer at the University of Manchester, and Annie Keane PhD and Manager at Vocal (Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) will now join our …

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Hit kids podcast ‘Armchair Adventures’ returns for season two

Armchair Adventures is a fun-packed, adventure-filled, imagination-fuelled podcast series for kids. Each episode is a brand-new adventure that you act and sing along to!  Here’s an insight into what you can expect in the season two opener:     You’ll go on a time-traveling adventure through history with Connie and the gang. Coming up in …

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Announcing our new event exploring innovative PPIE

Made by Mortals is excited to announce our first event for researchers and healthcare professionals, which will showcase new and innovative ways of working in public involvement and engagement for research. The event is called Bringing People’s Experience to Life and will take place on Thursday, November 4, from 1.00pm – 4.30pm at the Guide …

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Armchair Adventures shortlisted for award

We’ve been shortlisted for an MPA award!

We are over the moon to find out that our Armchair Adventures podcast has been shortlisted for Best Podcast at the Manchester Publicity Association (MPA) Inspiration Awards.  And inspiration is what our interactive children’s podcast is all about. Since the very first lockdown in 2020, we’ve worked alongside numerous collaborators to create amazing and interactive …

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