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Arts & Age Conference 2016 - Register Now

Wednesday 16th March 2016 at 3pm 0 Comments Arts & Health , Arts and Older People , Community Arts


The Arts Council's Arts & Age Conference 2016 (Wednesday 27th April, Belfast) is an opportunity to experience the positive impact that the arts are having on the health and wellbeing of older people in Northern Ireland. Places are limited and filling up fast so please register now

Arts & Age Conference 2016
The Art of Wellbeing

Wednesday 27 April 2016
Riddel Hall
185 Stranmillis Road
Belfast BT9 5EE

Showcases by Arts & Older People Programme participants

Performances by Nuala McKeever and Over the Hill Music Collective

Other contributors:
Mary Kenny, journalist, author and broadcaster
Olivia Nash, advocate for Arts & Older People Programme
Dr Una Lynch, Public Health researcher and author of 'Not So Cut Off'

Attendance is FREE but by application only.
Closing date for applications is Friday 1st April 2016.

Arts & Age Conference 2016 is aimed at policy makers, health agencies, arts organisations and those working in the field of creativity and older people.

With an ageing population, unlocking new ways of improving the health and wellbeing of older people has never been more important.

This conference celebrates and explores the many benefits - health, social and creative - for older people participating in professionally structured arts activities.

Arts & Age Conference 2016 showcases the achievements of the pioneering Arts & Older People Programme and highlights the strength of the multi-agency partnership between the Arts Council, DCAL, The Baring Foundation and the Public Health Agency.

Register Now

Download the booking form here


Supported by: 

Arts Council of Northern Ireland / The Baring Foundation / Public Health Agency / DCAL




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