The latest updates from Time to Shine – August 2016

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Time to Shine booklet of Delivery Partner projects

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new Time to Shine booklet which details all current delivery partner projects and the wonderful work they’ve done across Leeds to improve the lives of older people. You can download…
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What is it like to be you?

Photo courtesy of theperformanceensemble.com What Is It Like To Be You? The Performance Ensemble, West Yorkshire Playhouse July 19th What is it like to be you? Older people from across Leeds set about finding out at West…
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Time to Shine “Celebrating Age” Arts Council Funding exploration meeting

WHEN: Thursday 11 August 10:30am to 12:30pm (Add to Calendar) WHERE: Yorkshire Dance – 3 Saint Peter’s Square, Leeds, LS9 8AH – View Map BOOKING: FREE The Arts Council England…
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Write for Better Lives

Leeds City Council are looking for guest writers and blog posts from Time to Shine delivery partners and project participants to provide content for the Better Lives blog. The Better Lives blog focuses on any…
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Check out Raat di Roti’s new project video

Delivered by Touchstone, Raat di Roti matches Punjabi-speaking volunteers with Punjabi-speaking older people to share an evening meal together. Though originally planned as a fortnightly event, some volunteers have enjoyed the…
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Time to Shine at Leeds Pride

If you would like to attend Leeds Pride but are put off by the crowds, or are worried about access, this is the good opportunity for you. Time to Shine, in partnership with Sage, are having a ‘mellowish space’…
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Pauline’s Story – Volunteering with Age UK Leeds

My name is Pauline and I have used the facilities at Age UK Leeds in the Bradbury Building. Firstly I enrolled to do an IT course and then the Tai Chi class. When visiting the building I saw an opportunity for…
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Time to Shine at Kirkstall Festival

It started very grey and wet, and we were worried that people wouldn’t come, but rain never stops play and come they did. We had a prime position next to lots of other interesting stalls; with even a bit of competition from a glitter metallic…
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FREE WORKSHOP: ​Time to Shine Learning Disability Community Development Workshop

FREE workshopTuesday, 12 July 2016 from 10:30 to 13:30The Vinery Centre – 20 Vinery Terrace, Leeds, LS9 9LUTime to Shine is a six year programme funded by the Big Lottery. Our aim is to tackle social isolation in older people, aged 50 years and over…
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Time to Shine at Holbeck Gala

Holbeck Gala threw every weather possible at us but we persevered. The Gala is a credit to the volunteers and local community members who work tirelessly to put it together. It’s a great day out. We debuted our new…
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Leeds Pride Banner Making

Thursday 13 July from 12pmAs you’ve hopefully already seen Time to Shine are having a ‘mellow space’ at Leeds Pride. We’ve hired a space at Lamberts Yard in Leeds and will be providing a friendly space for people to come and sit…
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Become a Community Correspondent for Time to Shine

Time to Shine is guided by older people, for older people, and we want you to help us address the issues that matter most to you. We receive frequent local press coverage including newspaper, radio and TV about the work our delivery…
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Tea and Communications!

Now that we are more than a year into Time to Shine, we would like to take a look back on how we have been communicating our message. If you have been involved in Time to Shine or if you haven’t, we want to hear from you! We’ll review what…
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Time to Shine at Hunslet Gala

Time to Shine had a lovely afternoon at sunny Hunslet Time to Shine had a prime position just by the main entertainment area so were really in the thick of all the action. We were so close that as well as…
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Recent Articles:

Focus Group Participants Needed!
AWOC Conference Reflections
Join us for Leeds Pride placard-making on 13th July
​Learning Disability Community Development Project
Success stories from the Time to Shine BME Network