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“It Made Me Feel So Special” Meet Me at the Albany Participant shares his Experience

“It Made Me Feel So Special” Meet Me at the Albany Participant shares his Experience

  Meet Me at the Albany participant Henderson Alleyne describes how he and his wife Velda first got involved in the programme.  When I was in hospital after the stroke, I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t like lying there all day. I sketched…

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Old and Bold: there’s no age limit on emerging artists

Old and Bold: there’s no age limit on emerging artists

Lyn Gardner of The Guardian paid us a visit a couple of weeks ago to check out Meet Me at the Albany – and join our participants in a circus workshop. She wrote a lovely blog about her visit, which you can check out here.

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Taking Flight: How Circus can Help Tackle Issues with Falling

Taking Flight: How Circus can Help Tackle Issues with Falling

Like all services working with older people, the Meet Me at the Albany team is concerned about the prevention of falls. One of our more unusual partnerships is with contemporary circus company Upswing. Working with the company we have created an environment where older people…

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Meet Me at the Albany as an example of the social impact of arts centres

Meet Me at the Albany as an example of the social impact of arts centres

Albany CEO Gavin Barlow and Clare Connor, Director of Stratford Circus, have mentioned Meet Me at the Albany as an example of the positive social impact of arts centres in their article for Guardian Culture Professionals today. Read their article, and some other fascinating insights…

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Welcome to Meet me at the Albany

Welcome to Meet me at the Albany

Meet Me at the Albany is an all day arts club for the over 60s quite unlike anything that has come before. Based at South East London’s Albany arts centre, an all year programme of weekly events creates opportunities for people to meet new friends…

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