Monthly Archives: April 2015

‘Arts and Dementia’: responding to the challenge of the Fujinomiya Shopkeepers.

Around the year 2000 the shopkeepers in the town centre of Fujinomiya, under the shadow of Mount Fuji had a problem. It’s a story that UK high streets have been very familiar with. Out of town competition by national chains … Continue reading

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Back to Shakespeare

 Founded in 2006 by the internationally renowned theatre director Yukio Ninagawa, the Saitama Gold Theatre was born ‘out of a desire to search for new form of theatre based on the personal histories of people of age’. There were extensive … Continue reading

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Japan

I’ve finally taken up time travelling and I don’t think it’s just the effect of the jet lag or the mesmerising shadow of the cherry blossom gently wavering outside my hotel bedroom window. I’m in Tokyo with colleagues from the … Continue reading

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