Elders Investigate

  • 15 November 2017
  • The Lounge - The Front Room

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.

The Royal Exchange Elders Company 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.

"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."

Elders Investigate sessions enable older people to explore and interrogate the relationship between arts & culture and ageing through discussion and creative writing. Sessions are led by Sarah Butler, a novelist who specialises in socially engaged practice and place specific writing.



  • Event Information
  • VENUE: Front Room



    Wednesday 15 November, 11am-1pm - Book Online

    Join writer, Sarah Butler, for a fun, relaxed creative writing workshop. We will take inspiration from the work of older artists whose work engages with cities and urban space. No experience necessary, just bring a pen, paper and an open mind.

    Or book via Box Office on 0161 833 9833

    The Arts Pot scheme can provide financial assistance for course and/or travel costs, this is to make sure that everyone can access our programme and that cost is not a barrier to taking part with us. If you would like to enquire about financial support please reserve your place at the Box Office then click here to download the Arts Pot form

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