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Creative Community Recovery Programme

Designed in response to the ongoing pandemic and running alongside our main Take Part series of activities, our newly launched Creative Community Recovery Programme offers a wide range of workshops, discussions and activities focusing on supporting mental health and emotional wellbeing.

The programme focuses upon the engagement of older adults who have found themselves particularly isolated because of COVID-19 and aims to harness the power of creativity to address the disconnection and isolation that so many individuals are continuing to experience. Working in collaboration with care homes and partner organisations such as Age UK, activities will be offered initially remotely via telephone, post or online. Over time and when it is safe to do so, this will hopefully lead to small group activities in-person at venues such as care homes or libraries, as well as in our own venues once they reopen.

The Creative Community Recovery Programme has been made possible thanks to the generosity of individual donations through our Coronavirus Crisis Appeal and specific grants from the Norfolk Community Foundation and Norwich Freemen’s Charity. Click here for more information.

Silver Stage Take Part

Creative Moments

Explore our series of online workshops designed to encourage imagination, confidence and creativity.

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Culture Café

Settle down with a cup of tea and natter with like-minded people about all things cultural. It’s a chance to meet and greet new and existing friends alike.

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James McDermott taking a writing class

Tales of Theatre

Share your short stories with the aim to produce a piece of reflective writing capturing the value of live experiences of theatre.

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Creativity Pack

Creativity Packs

From visual arts to writing drama, a series of activities for people to try at home, on their own or with family and friends.

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Creativity in Care Homes

Pre-recorded workshops, playlists and props for Ballet, Poetry and Music for residents of care homes to take part in, have fun and try something new. For details of how your Care Home can be involved please contact stagetwo@norwichtheatre.org

Community Choir Singing

Community Choir at Home

A way to connect with other members of the choir community, or meet new participants who are curious and want to try something new.

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Singing Sessions

Singing Sessions

Sit back at listen to songs from around the world and explore different genres by professional singers.

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Harvey Coe on-stage at the Theatre Royal, standing next to a Ghost Light.

Side by Side

A collaborative video project celebrating the resilience and creativity of local talent across Norwich and Norfolk during lockdown.

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