We are working with a new community of young and older people in the recently built Olympic Park. The intergenerational group will share recipes and cook together. A book of recipes illustrated with artworks the group make together will be published in the New Year.
Cocktails in Care Homes has been included on the 2014 New Radicals list, compiled by Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, and The Observer. The project is being celebrated for helping to change Britain for the better. "Magic Me deserves a lot of support for a brilliant concept. Why don’t local authorities fund these get-togethers, which lift depression and fight loneliness?" Janet Street Porter
Read our article in The Guardian.
In May we launched a National Campaign to Bin Ageism! Since autumn an intergenerational group have been working with MM Artists and BFI animators to produce an anti-ageist film. The animation was launched at the BFI in May. Watch this space for future screenings and workshops. Join the online campaign to #binageism. Spread the word on Twitter and Facebook.