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“Dream Horse” – The Wee Cinema at Winchburgh

The Wee Cinema at Winchburgh are screening again this Saturday, 20th November at 7pm, and this time it’s the brilliant brit-com, “Dream Horse”, starring Toni Collette and Damian Lewis. Can a racehorse bred on a Welsh allotment really go the distance? Based on the amazing true story of Dream Alliance, follow the story of barmaid … Continue reading

Day Of Dance – We’re Getting Ready

Preparations are underway for our 2021 Day Of Dance tomorrow, and the team are very excited to be back in a live arts venue, preparing for your arrival. Howden Park Centre is looking great and we are busy installing artwork from Boundless, our lockdown creativity project. We will have copies of our co-produced cookbook “A … Continue reading

Spooky Cinema at Polbeth & West Calder Community Garden

We are very excited to hear that the team and volunteers at Polbeth & West Calder Community Garden are preparing a spooky cinema spectacular this Hallowe’en, with the help of mobile cinema experts Cinemor77. This Sunday 31st October, you can enjoy family-friendly favourites “The Little Vampire” and “The Addams Family”, or test your nerves with … Continue reading

Intergenerational project with Generation Arts and local school children

UPDATE, September 2021

Our classes are restarting!

LIVINGSTON – Dance class, Thursdays from 12th August. Seated dance class, Wednesdays from 11th August. Both classes start at 10.30 and cost £4. Craigsfarm Community Hub, Maree Walk, Livingston EH54 5BP.

BATHGATE – Silver Tones singing group, Mondays at 11.30am (new time), Royal British Legion Club, Bathgate. Bathgate dance class will be back when the venue reopens.

CARE HOMES – We are running a Zoom dance class for care homes and other older peoples services. This happens on Tuesdays at 10.30am and is free. Please get in touch for the access codes.

Our Facebook page continues to gather the best creative activity available online for us all to enjoy. We will keep adding to this as new offerings become available. Please click on this link GA Facebook which will take you to our Facebook page and then scroll down for ways to have fun, stay active and keep creating. 

STONEYBURN STORIES – HERITAGE SIGNAGE

We’re delighted to be able to bring to life the wonderful Stoneyburn Stories Walking Trail we created with the town in 2017.  Heritage signage will be installed in the 10 trail locations and the design of these are now underway. To view the book or map, and to have your say on this next exciting stage of the project, please click here.

WELCOME

Generation Arts engages older people across West Lothian in non-competitive, expressive and creative activities that promote independence, confidence and good mental and physical health. We reach hundreds of people every year through our range of activities, which include arts groups, choirs, taster sessions, dance and intergenerational projects. Read our most recent newsletter here.

Throughout the year we run a broad programme of activities in the community and in care settings for people in West Lothian aged over 50+. Click on our Programme page for details of activities near you and holiday dates and our News page for photographs and poetry from recent events. View a short film documenting our work here.

We coordinate activity in local arts venues, as well as community centres, day care, residential care homes and other places at the heart of West Lothian’s many communities. Our partners are West Lothian Council Community Arts, Age Scotland, West Lothian Council Social Policy, West Lothian 50+ Network, Ageing Well, Care Activity Network and Health in Later Life group. We all work with older people and recognise that by pulling together and sharing information we can have a greater holistic beneficial effect to create healthier happier communities.

Please contact us for further information.

Tel: 07521 358 239  Email: generationarts.coordinator@gmail.com

Find us on Facebook @GenArts here.