Flags For Hope Documentary

Flags for Hope the movie!

We documented the whole journey from interviewing the residents of the care homes to the batiking and dyeing process, as well as the install. We hear from artists and volunteers about this beautiful project taking place in a challenging time.


Dan Jones
Lauren Moore
Lizzie Rigby
Melanie Roberts
Rowan Taylor

Project Manager: Kate Rothery

Artistic Director: Emily Wood

In Partnership with Sonder Radio:

Director (Sonder Radio): Rachel Roger
Freelance Story Tellers: Lucy Fiori and Eduarda Klaser

Thank you to the care home Activity Coordinators:

Lindsey at Daisy Nook House (Ashton-Under-Lyne)
Caitlin at Stamford Court (Stalybridge)
Louise at Sandon House (Mossley)

Thank you to the residents who shared their stories and members of the public who submitted their stories of hope digitally.

Thank you to all 27 volunteers that gave their time to batik and dye the silk.

Film by John Grey.

The project ran in partnership with Sonder Radio and was supported by a number of organisations including: Arts Council England, School For Social Entrepreneurs, Social Enterprise Support Fund, National Lottery Community Fund, Action Together, GMCVO, Postcode Community Trust, Equilibrium Foundation, Global Grooves and The Vale Mossley.

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