Talk on the phone make up a story….
During April and May, members of the Royal Exchange Elders programme took part in a new, creative story-making project on the phone (rather than on online).
The project was designed for people who wanted to do something creative with another person, but who were facing barriers to taking part online or who were Zoomed out!
The project was led by the Elders Leaders – graduates of the Elders Company who volunteer to support the Elders programme. Participants were partnered with an Elders Leader, who contacted them four times on the phone for a 30-minute call during a two-week period.
During each call, the pair had a chat, caught up and explored some creative
questions so that together they created a story.
Here is a short story about our amazing Village and how the benches in the village have helped to tackle loneliness and isolation…