The 2015 Live Age Festival – 1st to 3rd October


Following the success of the inaugural Live Age Festival, organisers are delighted to announce dates for 2015. The festival, which celebrates the creative work and talents of older people across North Staffordshire, will take place from the 1st to 3rd October, coinciding with the National Day for Older People.

This year’s programme will encompass a range of arts and cultural activities which will take place at community centres, residential homes, theatres and galleries – increasing the number of opportunities for local people to get involved.
The festival is calling for community groups, organisations and residential centres who are planning activities for National Day for Older People on the 1st October to join forces and become part of the festival programme. Those interested are advised to email

Live Age Festival is led by a team including Keele University, Staffordshire University, New Vic Theatre, FRONTLINEdance, Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Mitchell Arts Centre, B-Arts, AgeUK North Staffordshire, EngAGE 50+ Forum, Letting in the Light, Hullabaloo Arts, Staffordshire Film Archive and ArtLink.