Riding to keep us moving

https://twitter.com/i/status/1312460796618633216 Jonathan Deacon, son of company member, Jane May, has volunteered to ride 50km in the KM Charity Bike Ride on Sun 11th October. Please sponsor him - and support us!

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I liked the acting, humour and genuineness of the performers and the stories. I thought it was one of the best performances I have seen in years! Phenomenal

Fantastic for Families awards

Moving Memory Dance Theatre makes the shortlist! We are delighted and so proud to have been shortlisted in the Best Age-Friendly Cultural Organisation category of the national #FantasticForFamilies Awards. Thank you to the Family Arts Campaign and congratulations to all our fellow-semi-finalists! We are the only older-person-led, non-venue organisation short-listed in the Best Age-Friendly Cultural […]

10 Years of Moving Memory Dance Theatre

It’s ten years since the first project brought the first members of Moving Memory together. We’ve made a film of some of the highlights. Huge thanks to everyone who has been involved over the years, or who has ever enjoyed our work.

Delightful Deliveries

Three colourfully dressed dancers in a road

We want to bring some joy back into the lives of older people, so we’ve been experimenting with short (socially-distanced) pop-up performances that can be safely watched by individuals or groups from behind a window. We’ve had a couple of test-runs which have gone down really well – and now we’d love to visit individuals […]

Smart Ageing Prize 2020

We are delighted to be one of 15 semi-finalists in this unique, Europe-wide competition. The organisers are looking for digital solutions that support, empower and inspire older adults to engage in entrepreneurship. We’re proposing our Moving Well and training programme – which starts with older people getting together to do what they want to do, […]

Beside Me

The company have been working on ideas of intimacy – ¬†the¬†deeply¬†knowing¬†of¬†another¬†person¬†and¬†feeling¬†deeply¬†known – for a while now. They’ve explored its many aspects – physical,¬†emotional,¬†warmth,¬†closeness,¬†trust, friends,¬†lovers, colleagues,¬†family,¬†motherhood,¬†childhood,¬†death. And thought about why some of us fear¬†¬≠being¬†truly¬†known, how¬†things¬†change over time, the intensity of life¬≠long¬†relationships and the importance of forgiving, forbearing and persisting. They’ve also been looking at how food […]

Kick Up A Fuss Collective

Faces of 6 women posing in blue boiler suits and headscaves

Moving Memory Dance Theatre is delighted to introduce Kick Up A Fuss Collective – a new company of older performers. Members of Kick Up A Fuss have been working with Moving Memory for nearly two years, taking part in workshops, performances and training which empower older people to work collaboratively to tell their stories through […]

Growing the love at Folkestone Living Advent Calendar

Dancers in green costumes in a shopping centre

The whole Moving Memory crew, including Intergen31 and the Juniors, had a fantastic time leading a workshop and performing on 22nd December as part of the Folkestone Living Advent Calendar. We left them dancing in the streets – a true Christmas moment! Huge thanks to JimJamArts for inviting us to be part of this wonderful […]