Ruth Clarke, the UCM Inclusion Associate for Learning shares a series of collaboratively produced resources for the mind, body and imagination.

Created through partnerships with health and social care providers for adults, the resources are designed to inspire, uplift and absorb, and provide respite and solace when needed.

Discover the resources below.

Dance into Nature with Art and Poetry – culture bite film and postcard series

Opportunities to enjoy the wellbeing benefits of nature through six artworks from the Fitzwilliam Museum. Blending art with dance and poetry, these resources were created by and with residents from the Cambridge City Council sheltered housing schemes, working with dance artist Filipa Pereira-Stubbs and poet Kaddy Benyon.

The Forest Opera

Almost Eden


Wild White Horses


Erase the Day

Find out about how these films were made in this short film – Dance with the Museum

Look, Imagine, Create – A PDF series of creative activities for all

Downloadable activities exploring a further six artworks from the Fitzwilliam Museum with art activities, creative writing, music, movement and films for guided relaxation. Designed for people spending time in hospital or care settings, these activities have also become popular with people looking for a culture fix at home.

Museum Walks

Museums are great places to enjoy some gentle exercise whilst exploring collections either with others or on your own.  Each one of this growing series of thematic walks covers approximately 500 steps focusing on objects and artefacts that are universal and at the same time rich in curiosity and intrigue.

Look, Imagine, Move – A film series of guided journeys through art

Finally, if you’d like more dance and art, check out these extended film resources that take you on thematic journeys through art.


If you’d like to know more about the UCM Age Well programme, you can read about the impacts and outcomes here in the Evaluation Report, summary 2023 

Or take a look at Age Well: supporting older people’s health and wellbeing through cultural connections