Magic Me's Projects with the Community
As well as working with schools and with care homes, Magic Me also partners housing associations, older people’s community groups, day centres and youth organisations.
Creative Journeys Essex
In 2016 Susan Langford, our Director was commissioned to support the setting up and delivery of the Creative Journeys project, run by Essex County Council with Anglia Ruskin University and funded through Arts Council England.
Quality Street will build mutually beneficial, cross-generational connections in Leyton, increasing happiness and wellbeing, across three generations living in the area. Each year, a new annual street festival will be co-designed with the school and other partners, to celebrate and showcase all ages in the community.
Rooms With A View
In 2015, Rooms with a View involved more than 300 people of all ages from the East End. We explored some of the many stories that describe life in East London. Perspectives vary because of our life experiences, our ages and stages, and it is out of this cacophony that Magic Me created this project.
Young and older people came together to launch a national campaign in May 2014 to tackle age-based prejudice.
Tower Hamlets Homes, wanted to challenge negative stereotypes of young and older people, and send positive messages amongst their tenants and communities. They commissioned Magic Me to work with 5 Youth Ambassadors and 4 Older People’s Champions in 2014
Over the course of eight weeks in 2013, a group of men who identify as gay explored their experiences of digital social media, and how presenting themselves in gay online forums affects their sense of identity in the non-virtual world.