The elderly people in Scotland are often isolated, forgotten and often living in the shadow. full of charisma and vigour, and willing to share their experiences are often the elderly people living in Scotland. What are their stories, memories and thoughts of the world past and present around them and what can we learn from them? Join us to engage in stories told by our elderly community members and their carers through the means of devised and interactive theatre supported by the Corra Foundation.
As part of the 2018 Just Festival programme we are presenting the piece entitled 'Happy Birthday?' developed in partnership with the Alma Project. Ursula, the protagonist, is an artist and an activist who has experienced mental health difficulties throughout her adult life. She has seen mental health services and public perceptions change over the years and has actively campaigned to overcome inequality and discrimination. As she approaches a major milestone in her life, we take a creative and unusual look back at the challenges she has faced, the progress she has seen and the unexpected fights she still has to overcome.
20-21,25 Aug | 17:30 (1hr) | £6 / £5 | PG | Church at St John's
Tickets are available via Ticketsource.
Company: The Active Inquiry Network (UK)