Moving Memory goes POW!

We are delighted to be performing at Wink The Other Eye – a fantastic cabaret night at Margate Lido on Friday 9 March – as part of Margate’s POW! festival 2018.

Moving Memory welcomes new patrons

The company is extremely proud to announce the support of two new patrons – Bobby Baker and Veronica Lewis MBE. Veronica, who recently retired from her role as Principal of London Contemporary Dance School, said, “Companies such as Moving Memory are an incredibly important addition to the creative life of our country and provide a […]

Beside the Sea film

Beside the Sea, is a 25 minute film of Moving Memory “in action” alongside members of the Sunshine Saturdays intergenerational group at Age UK Thanet. Get yourself a cup of tea, imagine yourself in a deck-chair and enjoy a taste of this wonderful project. Thanks to the Big Lottery (Awards for All) for the funding […]

Moving Memory is for “public benefit”

We are delighted to have been accepted on to the register of charities. This endorsement by the Charity Commission demonstrates that the company’s work to improve the health and wellbeing of older people through dance, theatre and creative movement is truly for the benefit of the public.  Our Registered Charity Number is 1176493

Estelle Gratus

It is with huge sadness that we announce the death of our dear colleague, Estelle Gratus, who was a Core Company Performer with Moving Memory from its conception in 2010. Estelle retired from the company two years ago and moved into sheltered accommodation in Herne Bay to be near her family. Some of the company […]

Beside the Sea

We were delighted to be awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund (Awards for All) which allowed us to run a fantastic project with the Sunshine Saturdays group at Age UK Thanet during October and November 2017. Beside the Sea brought together an intergenerational, mixed ability group, including older people living with a dementia, and […]

Moving Minds

Moving Memory has been having a great year working with a group of adults with lived experience of mental health issues in Chatham. Thanks to Medway Council, the group had a series of Moving Well workshops. They enjoyed themselves so much that the Moving Memory team have been training three members to lead the group. […]

Moving Memory win Kent Performing Arts award

Moving Memory Dance Theatre are delighted to have won the 2017 Kent Creative Award for Performing Arts. The Award was announced at a glamourous ceremony on Friday 19 May, hosted by Ashford School. The Award recognises the success of the show “Beyond the Marigolds” – an “inventive, funny, moving” piece devised by the company. The show […]