Happy Older People (HOP) is a network which promotes age-friendly arts participation.

Happy Older People brings together:

Older people


Cultural organisations
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Health and social care providers

Housing associations

Community groups

Transport providers

Volunteering organisations

We aim to create new partnerships and connections between organisations in the Liverpool City Region, making a difference to older people who may be isolated and lonely, who simply want to try something new or go somewhere different. We hope that HOP will be a catalyst for a more age-friendly arts offer across the city.

HOP holds quarterly network meetings, giving all of our members a chance to get together, meet new people, find out about each other’s work and share news and information.

Find out more about our vision, values and aims.

Small grants

HOP Pot small grants funding may be available for local organisations who want to work together to break down barriers which prevent older people from taking part in the arts.

For more information about HOP Pot funding click here.

Get involved

It’s really easy to join the growing HOP network. Click here to find out more about what it means to be a HOP member.

Featured Posts

Bill’s creativity continues


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Liverpool Mental Health Consortium video


HOP Member, Corinne, has shared a video she worked on with Liverpool Mental Health Consortium looking at mental health, disabilities and gender issues for World Mental Health Day in October.  Corinne said: “If any organisations... Read More