Orb Community Arts Knaresborough had an inspiring time on Tuesday at COGS (Centre-On-Gracious-Street) training with Pioneer Projects – Celebratory Arts Ltd. in delivering creative sessions for people living with dementia and their carers. Orb are working with the local Memory Café at COGS to deliver activities on the weeks they aren’t active so there will
Our wonderful Carer’s group for those living with Dementia were invited to The Meditation Centre at Dent last Thursday for an introductory course, to find out more about the centre have a look at their website.
The sun shone for a beautiful journey across the Dales where we were all
Bridging the Gap is a three year Lottery funded project to take creative engagement into local residential care homes. A number of Pioneer Projects artists using visual arts, clay, silk painting, fabrics, Timeslips storytelling and movement and dance have been involved with the project. The artists have exchanged knowledge with
The Brelms Trust is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), originally set up as a Charitable Trust in 2007, offering grants to a wide variety of charities operating in the community. Funding is given exclusively to charities based in Yorkshire and directly benefitting only Yorkshire communities.
Priority in our grant giving
Libraries across North Yorkshire are showcasing a new collection of books designed to support people living with mental health issues.The new Reading Well scheme books have been chosen in collaboration with health partners, people living with long-term conditions and their carers.
North Yorkshire County Councillor Greg White, Executive Member for
Carnival Bentham Nikki Johnson has been busy with people creating fantastic Umbrellas for this years Carnival Bentham, meeting behind the Horse and Farrier tomorrow at 1pm
Come and join in the fun even if you have not been able to make an Umbrella this year there are plenty to admire!
Pioneer Projects Event
Creative Care Homes and
Bridging the Gap
“The care home is the home of each resident – What do we want in our homes?”
Thursday June 14th from 1.30 – 4.30
at Belle Vue Mills Belle Vue Suite Skipton BD23 1FL
Click this link to book a place
Dementia Action Week at Pioneer Projects &
Jen Durrant has made this beautiful quilt from donated material and would like to raffle it on 15th May. All proceeds will go towards the Pioneer Projects Creative sessions for those living with a Dementia. The raffle tickets are only £1 and you can purchase them from Jen herself or
World Book Night Celebrating Mental Health and Well Being An inspiring evening beginning in Bentham Community Library where local author, Diane Allen was signing her books and gave a book reading. Meanwhile our wonderful Library volunteers were serving tea and coffee along with their amazing home – made cakes.