HOP event online – 1 October 2020

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Join us for our International Day of Older Persons Celebration Day 
1 October, 10am – 3.15pm  

We’re pleased to be able to share the full line-up for our special, virtual, online celebration to mark the International Day of Older Persons.  

The running order includes talks, presentation and activity sessions throughout the day. We’d love you to take part in as many as possible, but don’t worry if you can only join one or two individual events.  

Below is the full list of activities with a link for each session so that you can join us virtually Please join each session at the relevant time using the links below – you can join all of these sessions using your internet browser so there’s no need to download any apps. Keep this email somewhere handy so that you can refer back to each link.   

It would be helpful if you could register your interest by email so that we have an idea of numbers, however anyone can join us on the day. Please email emma.riley@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk to register your interest.  

Welcome and introduction – 10 – 10.15am

Welcome and introduction to the day from Carol Rogers, Director of House of Memories, National Museums Liverpool. Click here to join. 

Age-friendly Liverpool City Region update – 10.15 – 10.30am 

Age-friendly Liverpool City Region update from Neil Johnson, Lead Officer for Age-friendly Liverpool City RegionClick here to join. 

Dr Virginia Tandy – 10.30 – 11.00am

Update on the new national age and culture initiative from Dr Virginia Tandy, Director of Agency for Age Friendly CultureClick here to join. 

Collective Encounters – 11.15 – 11.45am

Collective Encounters will share some of the creative work their Third Age members have been doing during lockdown. Click here to join. 

The Digital Ambassadors – FACT – 11.45am – 12.05pm

FACT’s Digital Ambassadors will showcase some of their creative work during lockdown, including work with artist Jack Tan. Click here to join.  

World Dance with Movema – 12.45 – 1.15pm

Get moving after lunchtime with this dance session from Movema. Try a range of dance styles including Latin, Bollywood and Afro Caribbean. Click here to join. 

National Museums Liverpool’s House of Memories – 1.30 – 1.45pm

Join Chris Kerfoot from National Museums Liverpool’s House of Memories programme to take a look back and explore objects and memories. Click here to join. 

Open Eye Gallery – 2.00 – 2.30pm

Open Eye Gallery will present some of the photography work their intergenerational photography group, Clickmoor, has been working on – exploring themes of identity, wellbeing and community through photography. Click here to join. 

John Maguire – MyClubmoor / Arts Groupie 2.45 – 3.15pm

Join writer John Maguire (MyClubmoor and ArtsGroupie) for a writing activity, and hear about how he’s been working with older adults in the community during lockdown. Click here to join. 

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