About Mind The Gap: Summer 2024

Mind The Gap is an opportunity for older people to meet and explore the creative arts in the safe surroundings of Salisbury Playhouse. The group meets fortnightly for coffee, conversation and creativity!

£5 per session. Please book in advance.

Intergenerational Drama

Friday 12 April

Join members of Stage 65 youth theatre looking at ghost stories in the run up to their next show Ghosts & Grimm Tales. The session will be a fun mix of drama games and storytelling.

Patch’s Parade Patch Making

Friday 26 April

To open Salisbury International Arts Festival our new Salisbury giant Patch will parade through the city. Come along and make a patch that will get used for the giants’ outfit.

Fashioning Our World Exhibition @ Salisbury Museum

Friday 3 May | Mind the Gap EXTRA - Optional, off-site session

Exhibition curator Katy England will lead a tour of this fascinating exhibition of sustainable fashion.

Ayckbourn Script Reading with Laura Jasper

Friday 10 May

Explore Alan Ayckbourn’s writing and our latest production ‘A Chorus Of Disapproval’ with theatre director Laura Jasper.

Contemporary Dance with Debbie Lee-Anthony

Friday 24 May

A dance workshop responding to poetry through movement with Debbie Lee-Anthony. No dance experience is required and seated dancers are very welcome.

Samba with Kate Edgar

Friday 7 June

Have fun learning to play samba using junk and percussion instruments in this lively session with Kate Edgar. No musical experience necessary.

Writing for Performance with Jayne Woodhouse

Friday 21 June & Friday 5 July

Explore writing and storytelling inspired by myths, legends and imaginary worlds with playwright Jayne Woodhouse. Over 2 weeks you will work on a piece to perform. To get the most out of these sessions, please attend both.

Writing Sharing & Summer Social

Friday 19 July

A chance to perform your writing from previous sessions and socialise with Mind The Gap members at the close of the summer term. All welcome with no pressure to perform.

For more information, please contact Gjenya Cambray, Community Relationships Officer, via gjenya.cambray@wiltshirecreative.co.uk.

Dates & times

  • Patch's Parade Patch Making Book Now
  • Fashioning Our World Exhibition @ Salisbury Museum Book Now
  • Ayckbourn Script Reading with Laura Jasper Book Now
  • Contemporary Dance with Debbie Lee-Anthony Book Now
  • Samba with Kate Edgar Book Now
  • Writing for Performance with Jayne Woodhouse | Session 1 Book Now
  • Writing for Performance with Jayne Woodhouse | Session 2 Book Now
  • Writing Sharing & Summer Social Book Now