Elders aren’t just older – they’re wiser. In a good society, older people are respected for their experience, for their knowledge and for everything they can teach us.

"I am not the same person who joined The Elders on that very first day. Nothing else I do in my activities or, indeed, have done in the past has brought my new found confidence I am now experiencing. I want to shout from the rooftops, ‘look out world, here I come.' And if I can do it, so can you."

The Elders is for everyone aged 60+ who wants to feel connected to new people and ideas, develop performance skills and make boundary-pushing theatre that challenges negative stereotypes of ageing.

The Royal Exchange Elders programme is proudly associated with Age Friendly Manchester

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On the 1 October, Royal Exchange Theatre held their first ELDERS EXCHANGE DAY. We partnered with creative organisations from all over Greater Manchester, joining the celebration: National Older People's Day in association with Age of Creativity. Have a look at what we got up to below!

Elders Monthly

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Elders Investigate

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Elders Insights

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Elders Company

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Elders Champions

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Intergenerational

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