Action on Loneliness in Care Homes

A report on “Action on Loneliness in care homes: an intergenerational project” which was commissioned by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Public Health team and was run by Magic Me between October 2015 and October 2016.

Old School: A Guide for Schools

Now the BBC’s filming and involvement has finished, we at the Oxford Academy are taking the Old School project forward independently. We’re extending the pilot further with the aim of creating a universal framework for schools who would like to run their own similar schemes. In the meantime we’re sharing the things we’ve learnt so … More

FACT Liverpool: Dear Future Worker

The Digital Ambassadors, a creative and digital programme for the over 60s, have been working closely with Holy Family Primary School in an intergenerational project exploring the past and future workplaces of Liverpool. Focusing on the idea of a workers’ identity, the groups have worked together with artist Sarah Bailey to create the short film Dear … More

Womxn is Work – Liv Wynter and Grrrl Power Liverpool

Marking one hundred years since the suffragettes secured the first Women’s votes, Womxn is Work delves into women’s working rights and addresses our aspirations for the future through the revisiting of the past. Over the course of 8 weeks Liv Wynter and Grrrl Power Liverpool have collaborated with a group of women and non-binary people to co-design … More

BBC programmes: Intergenerational Volunteering

Intergenerational volunteering is when young and older people volunteer to get together, taking part in activities, programmes and projects. It can happen without the label being attached, but the key thing is the aim of bringing the generations together.

Magic Me

Magic Me is an arts charity that brings the generations together to build a stronger, safer community. Projects often link unlikely partners. Young people aged 8+ and adults aged 60+ team up through shared, creative activity. Intergenerational groups meet on a weekly basis in schools, museums, older peoples clubs, care homes, community and cultural organisations.

Linking Generations Northern Ireland

Linking Generations NI specialise in the promotion of intergenerational practice, providing structured opportunities to link generations, improving understanding and increasing mutual support. This contributes to the building of age-friendly communities where we respect each other, have a voice and get to play our part.

The Together Project

The Together Project runs intergenerational activities that bring joy to people’s lives. Their events reduce loneliness, improve wellbeing, tackle ageism and help integrate local communities.

Together Old and Young (TOY)

The purpose of the TOY Programme is to promote intergenerational learning and create new possibilities for senior citizens and young children to learn together and benefit from each others’ company.  We believe that this is more important than ever before across the world. People are living longer but older adults and young children are having … More