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Where the Heart Is - Creating Art in Dementia Care

Tuesday, 9 June, 2015

Free Word Lecture Theatre, Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA

6:45pm, Tue 9 June 2015

Where the Heart Is was an ambitious residency programme run by Age Concern Central Lancashire, that placed six artists of different disciplines in four dementia care settings in the Preston area throughout 2013.

The artists were encouraged to work collaboratively with the people they met, rather than treating them as passive recipients, and the resulting pieces acknowledge the difficulties and issues faced by people with dementia and their carers. Join choreographer Jennifer Essex, poet Sarah Hesketh, and the artist and Director of the Trebus Project, David Clegg, as they discuss their experiences during the Where the Heart Is project.  Read more information on the talk here.

The exhibition runs until 24th June.