Local older people from Tower Hamlets (linked to the Bromley-by-Bow Centre and the Fern Street Settlement) worked with pupils from Clara Grant Primary School and Old Palace Primary School in 2016 to create an original performance about life's journeys, migration and transitions.
Frames of Brick Lane
A group of twelve older people living in the Brick Lane area and twelve year 3 pupils from Christ Church C of E Primary School, Brick Lane worked together in to create a series of large scale paintings, Frames of Brick Lane, exploring the living history of the local area which were exhibited in 2015.
Recipes for Success
This project, from 2014, was designed to provide the opportunity for different generations in Stratford to meet and share ideas. The group learned new skills to make fruit shaped cushions. And alternated each week to the kitchen to come up with new recipes.
Weekend At Wilton's
Weekend at Wilton’s was a collaboration between Magic Me and Duckie at beautiful Wilton’s Music Hall. Over 60 young and older people took to the stage from 25-27 May 2012 and performed alongside Duckie artistes to a full house.
Clara Grant School
The Fern Street Settlement and Clara Grant Primary School are situated a few hundred yards apart in Bow E3, share a common history. The School, Settlement and Magic Me have worked together on a number of projects bringing these two communities together, detailed here up to 2012
St Mary Magdalene Academy
Magic Me partnered with St Mary Magdalene’s Academy in Islington and local older people in 2010 for a pilot photography and drama project, A Different View. Since then we have run a number of projects with the Academy.