The People Behind Armchair Adventures

‘Armchair Adventures’ is inspired by older peoples’ passions, interests and experience. Everyone’s experience has been clouded by coronavirus for months now and most people have missed out on a proper holiday this year. ‘Armchair Adventures’ is our attempt at helping people use their imaginations to escape and connect. Escape from the physical confines of the […]

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The Hidden project

Safeguarding teams in Oldham team up with a musical theatre duo to encourage people to ‘walk in another’s shoes’ Oldham Council’s Safeguarding team has teamed up with CIC Made by Mortals to launch a podcast and series of interactive online workshops, which help them learn more about safeguarding issues from people with lived experience.  The Hidden

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Made by Mortals awarded £60,000 to support older people and children during the COVID-19 crisis. Manchester-based CIC Made by Mortals has been awarded just over £60,000 funding from two national funding pots to help carry on its important work during the COVID-19 crisis. The arts and theatre organisation, which is based at the Guide Bridge Theatre

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Learning in Lockdown

Learning in Lockdown has presented opportunities to develop new skills and realise new opportunities. This opening statement is true for us as an organisation and for the people we serve. We have seen people overcome their fear of technology, make connections in new ways, extend their social networks, discover the joy of independent learning and find

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Armchair Adventures interactive podcast

Creative podcast project launching across Manchester to help socially isolated people during lockdown. A creative lockdown music and arts project is launching to help people across Manchester who are feeling lonely and isolated.  The Armchair Adventures interactive podcast launches on Thursday, November 12 with a large interactive online event with 50 school bubbles, together with

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