People United are a wonderful arts charity that looks at how arts and creativity can grow kindness and empathy. I was a commissioned artist in 2014 with the Treasure project (short documentary video by Tim Knights). in 2017 I was invited to become an Associate Artist with the organisation, regularly creating Kindness Weeks in primary schools around the country as Steampunk Bob, artist/engineer in residence. An article about the project featured on the cover of the Times Education Supplement here. Their work is fascinating and important and much needed in the world today. See more about them at www.peopleunited.org.uk.
Moving Memory Dance Theatre Company use movement, music, spoken word, and digital projection to celebrate the vitality of participants, aiming a society where older people can freely participate in artistic, creative, physical activities that contribute to leading longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives. I am Associate Artist and have been filming their work since 2017. In 2020 I will perform with the company as well. What an inspiring group of women to work with…
Founded in 2001, Ladder to the Moon's purpose is for everyone experiencing care to flourish. As a social enterprise they have become a recognised provider of innovative and impactful improvement programmes and consultancy in the care sector, employing creativity and innovation, and working with a pool of creative practitioners. I help develop and run workshops and programmes, events and long term projects. They are a amazing organisation to work with, and are leading the way in a vital sector of society.