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Alzheimer Scotland: 

Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. They campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provide an extensive range of innovative and personalised support services.

Birds of Paradise: 

Birds of Paradise Theatre’s artistic vision is of a culture where disabled artists are recognised for the excellence of their work, celebrated for the stories that they bring to the stage and are a vital part of the artistic landscape of Scotland.

Eric Liddell Centre: 

The Eric Liddell Centre in Edinburgh is dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and supporting people of all ages, cultures and abilities, as an expression of compassionate social values.

Hearts & Minds: 

Hearts & Minds provide a programme to help children in hospital through developing skills in clowning.


Imaginate is the national organisation in Scotland, which promotes, develops and celebrates theatre and dance for children and young people.

LGBT Youth Scotland:    

LGBT Youth Scotland is the largest youth and community-based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland. The charity's mission is to: “empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and the wider LGBT community so that they are embraced as full members of the Scottish family at home, school and in every community.”


Luminate, Scotland's creative ageing organisation, celebrates our creative lives as we age. 


manipulate Visual Theatre Festival is produced by Puppet Animation Scotland. They champion visual theatre, puppetry and animation in Scotland. Through manipulate, they enable audiences and Scottish-based artists to see and engage with world-class visual theatre and animation.


By working in partnership with carers, the voluntary and statutory sectors, MECOPP actively seeks to challenge and dismantle barriers that deny Black and Minority Ethnic carers access to health, social work and other social care services in Edinburgh, the Lothians and further afield.

Parkinson’s UK: 

Parkinson's UK are on a mission to change attitudes, support one another and find a cure. They are your charity, aiming to bring forward together the day when no one fears Parkinson's.

Portlee Resource Centre for Older People: 

Providing a wide-ranging programme of activities such as arts and crafts, games, quizzes, a gardening project, computer training, hairdressing salon, nail bar, entertainment, outings and massage.

Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH):   

SAMH is the Scottish Association for Mental Health. Operating in communities to provide a range of mental health support and services.

Solar Bear: 

Solar Bear tells untold stories that engage with everyone – Solar Bear believe theatre should be welcoming to all. Their daring artistic ambitions are built on ensuring accessible routes into the arts for the future. Solar Bear create opportunities for those who are marginalised or disaffected to explore, imagine and grow. Solar Bear creates work that is impactful, makes the invisible visible, and sparks debate and dialogue. To deliver this programme, they work in the most creative, urgent ways with D/deaf performers, D/deaf theatre makers and young D/deaf people. Solar Bear aims to make us think in new and different ways; inspires us to forge new theatrical languages and ways of storytelling that are more open, expressive and startling.

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children:  

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children has been caring for children and young people in the Lothians and beyond for over 150 years. Providing a comprehensive range of dedicated children's services, including its own accident and emergency department.

Upward Mobility: 

Upward Mobility is an Edinburgh-based charity providing support and opportunities for adults with learning difficulties and autism. As well as providing tailored support services, we have a growing reputation for our curriculum of creative workshops, educational activities and vocational programmes.


Here at Viewpoint we're overjoyed when someone has a great idea that will enhance the lives of our customers. Creativity is one of our core values and it’s at the heart of our work, so thinking of different ways of enhancing the lives of older people is what we do best.

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