Theatre of Wandering

Part of Coventry City of Culture and in collaboration with Japanese theatre company OiBokkeShi, Theatre of Wandering is a performance that draws upon a community’s experiences and reflections about what it is to live with dementia…

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21st Century Tea Dances

Entelechy Arts takes the conventional form of the tea dance and brings it kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Events mix live music with video, theatre, dance performance, story-telling, dancing and singing all served up with tea and cake…

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Ambient Jam

Ambient Jam is Entelechy Arts unique programme of work with adults and young people who have profound and multiple disabilities. In these sessions, members and artists develop together ways of communication and creative expression that are predominantly non-verbal, sensory, mindful and spontaneous…

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Ambient Jam Sonic Letters

Since Lockdown we have been sending our Ambient Jam members digital and sonic letters. These letters are created in the form of short films using sound, music, movement of light, dance, clowning, spoken word and painting…

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Artist Support and Development

We regularly support the development of artistic talent by providing opportunities, training and support for independent artists working with us, as well as artists working regionally and nationally…

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Bed

Bed is a street theatre performance devised by Entelechy Arts and our Older Peoples Drama Group.

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BED in Japan

Artistic Director David Slater is in Japan working on a new BED piece with the Saitama Gold Theatre Company…

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Clusters

Clusters are group phone calls for our participants to stay connected during the pandemic. Each group has a different creative focus including Choir, Poetry, Movies or Craft…

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Creativity at Home

During lockdown, we’ve been sending cards, creative packs, songs and friendly smiles to people’s doorsteps because we know that a friendly smile means the world. Here’s a snapshot of some of the deliveries we’ve made since March 2020…

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Falling & Flying

Falling & Flying is a long-term collaboration between Entelechy Arts and contemporary circus company Upswing.

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Glorious Age

Entelechy Arts’ theatre company, a collective of people aged 65+ who create artistic projects and performances which are courageous, beautiful, joyful and risk-taking…

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Gnomes at Home

In July and August 2020, the Entelechy Arts team with our friends from the Albany are distributing 250 gifts to isolated older people living across south east London…

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Handle with Care

Artist Wei Yee Cheung created a beautiful art installation with fabrics and words from our members to celebrate the creativity of our communities during the pandemic…

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Home Sweet Home

Collaborating with Freedom Studios in Bradford and the Arc in Stockton on Tees, we co-produced Home Sweet Home. A play that told the stories of residents surviving life in a residential care home…

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Little Boxes of Memories

Little Boxes of Memories uncovered and shared the remembered life and heritage experiences of socially isolated 80 to 100 year old Londoners…

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Meet Me at The Albany

Meet Me at the Albany is a special place we have created for older people to make friends, learn new crafts and feel great…

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Meet Me at Lewisham Homes

Meet Me at Lewisham Homes was a 3-year project (2017 – 2020) led by the Albany and Entelechy Arts in partnership with Lewisham Homes…

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Meet Me at the Movies

Meet Me at the Movies is a film club for isolated older people to meet up together and share their love of film with people of all ages from their community…

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Meet Me Moving

In 2016 Entelechy Arts were on of 16 organisations funded by the GLA’s Get Moving initiative to support older people to become more active.

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Meet Me on the Move

Explore London with Entelechy Arts! Meet Me on the Move creates opportunities for isolated older people to explore and enjoy London’s rich and diverse cultural offer…

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Meet Me on the Radio

Started during the Covid-19 Lockdown, Meet Me on the Radio is a weekly radio show featuring sonic journeys through Lewisham, news and sounds from the Albany garden, creative activities, provocations, and conversations with members and artists…

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Meet Me Zines

Creativity continues to flow in Meet Me, even when we’ve not been able to meet together in person. We’ve been working with Meet Me members to gather and share some of these creations, poems, recipes and more through a new Meet Me Zine…

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Poetry by Postcard

In 2020, poets in Coventry and London had a series of exchanges with isolated older people by post and by phone. They talked about their recent and past experiences and their hopes forging two beautiful new poems…

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Rhythms of the Day

Created with and for people who are living with complex disabilities, visual impairments and dementia, this sound-based experience is designed to amplify and shift our interactions with the everyday…

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The Ambient Jam Collective

The Ambient Jam Collective brings together artists and dancers who are sensory skilled through training with people who have complex and profound disabilities who are sensory skilled through necessity…

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The Home

‘The Home’ is our research and development programme of an ambitious experiential theatre project.

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Trocadero Tales

Trocadero Tales brings the past alive in the present through music, memories and archive of the famous Elephant and Castle Trocadero cinema, dance and concert hall…

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Walking Through Walls

Walking through Walls is the first of Entelechy Arts’ new programme of long term collaborations with nursing homes for residents, family, volunteers and staff…

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Wilderness Tales

The aim of this company-wide collaboration is to bring nature into the theatre and uncover in ourselves in nature, the wild, the elemental, and the sensory…

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