participatory arts

An Armchair Adventure Grammy Awards Adventure

An Armchair Adventure Grammy Awards Adventure

Welcome, fellow adventurers, to a spectacular celebration of musical marvels! Today, we’re diving into the glitz and glamour of the first-ever Armchair Adventures Grammy Awards (AAGAs), hosted by the one and only Uncle Chris. While Connie, the Head Travel Agent, is on the way back from her Musical Extravaganza Adventure with Mrs Maestro, Uncle Chris […]

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STUCK | A Theatrical Interactive Audio Workshop

Last month, we had two great opportunities to pilot our new workshop, STUCK, commissioned by the team behind the Live Well Movement in Greater Manchester. The creation of STUCK The idea for STUCK came from discussions with hundreds of local people, including Primary Care Clinicians, Social Prescribers, and community groups across Tameside. Through these conversations,

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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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Hidden: Adam’s Story – An Interactive Film To Help You Help Young People

Introducing a new interactive film, Hidden: Adam’s Story, which supports discussion around mental health for young people, launching on World Mental Health Day 2023. What is Hidden: Adam’s Story? Hidden: Adam’s Story is a project funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration, Greater Manchester (ARC-GM) and Patient Safety Research

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a photo of an older couple dancing in their kitchen. They are wearing normal clothes

Don’t Stop Me Now!

Made By Mortals helps their community support people to live positively with dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairments. Last year we coproduced an immersive audio case study called ‘Ruby and Dennis’ Story’ as part of our award-winning Hidden programme. Working in partnership with Together Dementia Support and Dementia United we also coproduced a resource with/for people

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Understand mental health illness with Armchair Adventures 🤍

Mental health illness can be tricky to understand if we’ve not had experience of it ourselves. In ‘An Inside Nanna’s Head Adventure’, lead adventurer Connie wants to understand her Nanna’s mental health illness and find out what she can do to help. It seems so different to when her family have been poorly before, so

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Bringing People's Experience to Life - Made by Mortals

Download our Round Table discussion: The challenges and benefits of innovating within healthcare research

In November, Made by Mortals brought together a brilliant panel of academics, researchers and the participatory arts community to open up a discussion about how together we can innovate more within healthcare research.  The event was called Bringing People’s Experience to Life and we were joined by delegates from all over the North West and

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