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.
A credit to all involved we hope you enjoy this short film, Fly a Kite!
https://vimeo.com/264044789?loop=0Bridging the Gap Creative engagement with older people Imagination Inspiration Celebration The Fly a Kite event was a celebration of the creative work being developed in 4 care homes in Craven, North Yorkshire as part of
Matchbox fundraising by Wishbone Gallery A massive Thank You!
£371 raised by The Wishbone Gallery by holding the Matchbox exhibition!
Thanks to all at the Wishbone Gallery, all the artists who contributed the exquisite matchboxes and all those who bought them!
Pioneer Projects training days with Underley Garden School
are proving to be an inspiring, creative and therapeutic partnership full of fun, information and collaboration.
Pioneer Projects was approached by Underley Gardens in 2017 and asked to explore the possibility of developing and delivering training which focused on creative engagement
Claire Morris from Igen Trust met with our new Strategic Director, Leon Fijalkowski and Pioneer Projects trustees, Jane Burnett and Peter Knock to hand over a cheque marking the exciting beginning of collaborative work now happening in the new partnership between Orb and Pioneer Projects.
Claire describes Igen
Our Creative Respite Day for those living with Dementia is currently showing an exhibition of artwork at the Continued Care shop in Settle.
We have been working with Continued Care for several years and the group has an article in the Craven Herald this week, here is the link.
We would like to welcome our new, shared, Strategic Director, Leon Fijalkowski, who has joined the team at Pioneer Projects.
Formerly Project Manager at Orb, http://orb-arts.org/ Leon is a long term advocate of using creativity to improve individual well-being and promote more inclusive, capable and vibrant communities.
Two of North
Come and meet Daisy the Gorgeous Panto Cow from Jack and the Beanstalk!
Tickets for sale at Temptations in Bentham, the show begins on Wednesday 14th February at the Town Hall in Bentham.
Daisy is the result, along with the other Panto props from our Saturday sessions being led by