The sessions began as planned but as the country was placed in national lockdown in March 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the sessions were paused, while a digital alternative could be found. Experimentation with different platforms and ways of engaging took place. Sessions resumed in summer 2020 but were required to return to online, using zoom, in November 2020.
Creative Connections aimed to promote community and personal wellbeing, using dance as a tool to connect adults with long-term or life-limiting illnesses in new ways. It had four key outcomes associated with this aim:
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Kezia Jolly, Vacani Ballet
The National Lottery Community Fund
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