Pioneer Projects
Creative Engagement Training for those living with a Dementia at Orb

Creative Engagement Training for those living with a Dementia at Orb

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

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Carer’s Trip to the Meditation Centre at Dent

Carer’s Trip to the Meditation Centre at Dent

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

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Bridging The Gap Celebration and Evaluation Event

Bridging The Gap Celebration and Evaluation Event

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

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New Reading Well collection for mental health launched

New Reading Well collection for mental health launched

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

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Carnival Bentham

Carnival Bentham

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
http://www.carnivalbentham.co.uk/
Come and join in the fun even if you have not been able to make an Umbrella this year there are plenty to admire!

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Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week

                                                             Dementia Action Week at Pioneer Projects &
                         

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Quilt for Raffle!

Quilt for Raffle!

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

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World Book Night Celebrating Mental Health and Well Being

World Book Night Celebrating Mental Health and Well Being

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.
    
All

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