Author: Arts Gymnasium

Drama activities for Health and Wellbeing: Looking back and looking forward / Part 1

The Arts Gymnasium is an innovative research project which uses theatre and drama activities to contribute to the quality of life and positive well-being of people living in Coventry. It addresses the difficult question of how can drama and the arts make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is work in partnership between the…
Read more


November 20, 2016 0

Arts Gymnasium: A project which aims to use theatre, drama and arts based activities to raise general levels of health and well-being

    Earlier in October we celebrated the launch of the Arts Gymnasium project. The project, supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, is work in partnership between the Belgrade Theatre, Age UK Coventry and Coventry University.   The project uses theatre and arts activities to contribute to the quality of life and positive well-being of…
Read more


November 4, 2016 0

Arts Gymnasium: Theatre Activities

    The Arts Gymnasium is a partnership between Age UK Coventry and the Belgrade’s Community and Education programme and aims to promote the positive health, well-being and connectivity of people living within Coventry through a variety of drama and storytelling activities.   The drama sessions are exclusively for people aged 50 and over and…
Read more


October 4, 2016 0

Now Hiring: Student Research Assistants!

The Arts Gymnasium project, led by the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, will use Theatre and the Arts as a powerful means of contributing to people’s quality of life in terms of raising general levels of health and well-being and encouraging behaviour change across a range of participant groups in the city. A research team led by…
Read more


September 15, 2016 0

VIDEO: Dementia Awareness Week at the Belgrade

    There are around 3,600 people living with Dementia in Coventry and over the next 10 years, this is expected to rise to approximately 4,500. As numbers of people living with dementia are predicted to rise in coming years, the Belgrade Theatre is taking steps towards becoming a Dementia-Friendly venue.   This week, the…
Read more


May 20, 2016 0