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Energy Saving Trust Funding: Armchair Adventures

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve received funding from the Energy Saving Trust Foundation’s Youth Climate Action Fund, partly funded by Airbnb. This two-year funding presents an exciting opportunity for us to collaborate with three local primary schools in Tameside to inspire children to tackle the climate emergency head-on! Recognizing how daunting the challenges posed by […]

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Mrs Maestro A Musical Extravaganza Adventure

A Musical Extravaganza Adventure – Kids Podcast

Welcome to the Armchair Adventures Travel Agency, where imagination takes flight! Join Head Travel Agent Connie and her band of listeners in this Musical Extravaganza Adventure. ✨🎻 In this first episode of three, we dive into an adventure jam-packed with original compositions performed by talented orchestra musicians. First, we meet Mrs. Maestro, the musical guest

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For Data's Sake - An Interactive Event Exploring A New Social Care Index

FOR DATA’S SAKE | An Interactive Event Exploring A New Social Care Index

At our recent event FOR DATA’S SAKE, we teamed up with University of Manchester to explore the VISable index, a potential new tool that could be used in social care.  Watch our video explainer that imagines a future world where VISable is possible:  https://youtu.be/OxRaDsHZ1yc?si=VIm0tjfmNvNAHLIO We started the event with an immersive audio story featuring Ruby

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5 Inspirational Women From Around Tameside, Manchester

Let’s hear it for all the amazing girls out there! We can do anything we set our minds to, whether it’s being a doctor, a scientist, a musician, or even a superhero! Did you know that there are many real-life superheroes from in and around Tameside, Manchester? These incredible women have fought hard to achieve

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A Girl Power Scrapbook Armchair Adventure – Part 2

In Part 2, Connie and her customers have been scanned into the online version of Ada’s Girl Power scrapbook!  This join-in story podcast takes us on an imaginative journey, where we meet the inspirational women of Adas (one of Connie’s customers) ‘Girl Power’ Scrapbook. Connie preparing for the local Mayor’s Inspirational Women event, where she’s

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LITTLE LUNGS | A new immersive audio story exploring indoor air quality

This year we’ve been working on Little Lungs, a brand new audio story about the impact of indoor air quality on the family of a child living with a respiratory condition. With Little Lungs we have taken a new approach to storytelling. The story is told by the central character’s lungs, with the listener eavesdropping

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Now That’s What I Call An Uncle Chris Christmas Adventure

Uncle Chris and his Community theatre company set out to make the best Christmas day EVER! Disaster has struck at Connie’s house! The oven has broken, and it’s days before Christmas! How will they make Christmas dinner! She decides to give Uncle Chris a call. They’ll have Christmas at his house! Uncle Chris usually watches

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Sharing Adam’s Story at Eccles Sixth Form College on World Mental Health Day 2023

On World Mental Health Day 2023, we went to Eccles Sixth Form College in Greater Manchester and engaged in a meaningful exploration of mental health through the lens of Adam’s Story. Presented to 100 students, the interactive film created a space for genuine discussions and reflections. Featuring an 18-year-old in the film resonated strongly with

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SERIES 4 OUT NOW! A Digging Into The Past Adventure – Part 1

Welcome back, adventurers! It’s the FIRST episode of Armchair Adventures’ Series 4! Join our Head Travel Agent, Connie, as she embarks on a unique journey with an extraordinary guest adventurer: Campbell Price, an Egyptologist from the Manchester Museum! Connie is preparing to move house. Amidst the chaos of packing, she receives a call from Walter.

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