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Luminate: Scotland's creative ageing festival
celebrating creativity as we age

Welcome to Luminate

Luminate, Scotland's creative ageing festival, is held from 1st to 31st October across Scotland, bringing older people and people from across the generations together across Scotland to celebrate our creativity as we age, share stories of ageing and explore what growing older means to all of us.

Luminate 2015

Now in its fourth year, the festival feature  over 400 creative events from the Scottish Borders to Shetland, reaching people of all ages and different communities nationwide. The programme includes theatre, dance, music, visual arts, literary events, crafts and media activities, and also features some online activities and performances that you can enjoy at home.

You can browse events in your area in our Events section now, download an electronic copy of our brochure by clicking here or request a hard copy of the brochure by contacting us by email at info@luminatescotland.orgor calling us on 0131 668 8066.

Watch BROTH online

Thursday, 8 October at 14:30 (BST)

Broth is an honest exploration of the experioence of elders in 21st century Scotland, told by artist Donna Rutherford, through the tradition of soup making. It explores the rituals and revelations that trace changes in people's lives, families and wider communities through a series of personal storytelling conversations. 

Watch live performance on our website from the comfort of your own home as it is streamed from Paisley Arts Centre. 

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Format: 2015-10-09