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A Roman Invasion Adventure – Armchair Adventures Kids Podcast

Welcome to another exciting episode of Armchair Adventures, a kids podcast of the imagination! In this episode, Connie is joined by Uncle Chris’s community theatre group, on a time-travelling quest to ancient Britain to learn more about the Romans. Connie is tasked with writing a school play about the Roman Empire’s invasion of Britain, but […]

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A Eurovision Song Contest Adventure Part 2 Armchair Adventures Kids Podcast

A Eurovision Song Contest Part 2 – Armchair Adventures

In the second part of our “A Eurovision Song Contest Adventure,” Connie, the Head Travel Agent and Host of the Armchair Adventures Travel Agency, continues to guide her young listeners on a captivating journey of imagination. As they travel to lots of European destinations, Connie and her gang of adventurers explore all things Eurovision, discovering the unifying spirit behind

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Stepping into Their Shoes: Building Empathy for Community Champions in Research

Public and patient involvement in research (PPI) is essential. It ensures diverse voices and lived experiences are woven into research design, leading to more impactful results. But finding the right participants can be a challenge. That’s where Community Champions come in – a trusted member of the community who can bridge the gap between researchers

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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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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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