20th February: The Living Home Orchestra

We have been determined since we delivered the intergenerational ‘Making Bridges with Music’ project in 2017 that we would continue to bring early years children with their Childminders in to Care Home to engage in activities with the residents, particularly around music. ‘Making Bridges’ was an incredible project primarily because of the joy that came […]

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17th June: Fellows Fortnight

This week in London the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust held the award ceremony for Fellows who have returned from their travels and published their report. The ceremony provides an opportunity for Fellows to celebrate their achievements and reflect upon how they can make a difference with what they have learnt. It was wonderful to hear […]

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2nd May – Moving forward…

It was great to see so many early years practitioners and residential care home Managers and staff at the Intergenerational Evening that we held in Torbay on Monday 30th April. Everyone was keen to hear from those who have already started to bring young children and elders together and to also learn about the many […]

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At long last…

My Winston Churchill Fellowship Report was published today and I am so pleased that it is finally available in print to share with others. My thanks go to the team at the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust who have supported me in getting to this stage. My Fellowship so far has taken me on an incredible […]

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2nd January 2018 New Year Resolutions

Following on from my last blog about sharing information more widely, I wanted to share what we have been developing in Torbay with Childminders and residential care homes. Within Torbay in 2017, we have been developing intergenerational projects with Childminders bringing early years children in to residential care homes and we intend to develop this […]

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