Tea Break Theatre

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Tea Break Theatre* is a social, regular theatre group for older adults.  It’s free to take part.

It embodies Bubble Theatre’s core values of creativity, connection and community.  Groups meet either in the lounges or gardens of sheltered housing or in community venues, meeting in different places on different days. Local older adults are invited to join whichever group best fits your circumstances.

We are currently on summer break with groups resuming in September

Making theatre together...

…leading to improved wellbeing.

For more information and to join a group please contact Lucy or take a look at the boxes below
lucy@londonbubble.org.uk  |  020 7237 4434

The programme has been running since 2012 and has also been know as ‘Creative Homes’.

We would like to thank Southwark Council’s Culture Together Grants, City Bridge Trust, Rotherhithe Consolidated Charities and The Henry Smith Charity for their generous support of the project.

The narrowboat

London Bubble’s Creative Elders Programme brings people together to connect and create theatre. During the Covid-19 pandemic, some of our groups have met using Zoom.

Once a week we’ve met and imagined, through games, storytelling and improvisation, what it might be like to live on a narrowboat.

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These Hands

In the summer of 2014 we asked our Creative Homes groups at Frank Whymark House and Ronald Buckingham Court to remember all the things they had done with their hands.

Supported by Bubble’s specialist artists they wrote a song, gathered from those memories, which they recorded in a sound studio in August.

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Creative Homes

Connection, creativity, care.

Find out more about Bubble’s drama-based, group workshops for residents of Southwark sheltered housing.

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Reports and Writing

The project evaluation of the pilot stage of the project, to download click HERE
written by Imogen Slater, Centre for Urban & Community Research, Goldsmiths University

March 2014, covering the pilot project in Frank Wymark House & Ronald Buckingham Court from August 2012 – September 2013

Bespoke Commissions

Alongside our regular programme of sessions, Bubble’s specialist experience working with older adults means we are able to offer bespoke commissioned projects for public and private sector organisations.

Most recently we have been commissioned by:
Southwark Council, to co-lead a series of multi-art form intergenerational workshops bringing together residents of sheltered housing accommodation with local teenagers.

South Bermondsey Partnership Big Local to deliver weekly workshops for older adults attending a their social club.

If you’re interested in talking to us about developing work for your group or organisation please get in touch:
lucy@londonbubble.org.uk | 020 7237 4434