Age Group

Demographic of Participants

During the Brierley Hillness project over 360 local people of all ages contributed in some way to our understanding of Brierley Hillness; 70% of these people participated in a creative learning activity. Participants were also involved in reminiscence and street interviews.

(333 out of 361 known – representing 92% of contributors)

  • 51% (171) aged under 16
  • 10% (32) aged 16-24
  • 10% (31) aged 25-44
  • 14% (45) aged 45-65
  • 16% (54) 65+

More details about participation and engagement in the project.

Navigating around Community Engagement Approaches

You can search the approaches we used in this project through the Age Group sub menu or by clicking on the links below:


Features approaches using  arts and crafts, drama and dance, music

Young People (16-25)

Features approaches using creative writing, drama and dance, performance events

Older people

Features approaches using reminiscence, arts and crafts, drama

Adults of all ages

Features approaches using illustrated talks and performance events and photography

All age groups

Features approaches using community mural and interviewing in the streets

Download Approaches to Community Engagement and Lessons Learnt for a slightly extended and print ready version (PDF). Download a TEXT ONLY VERSION Approaches to Community Engagement and Lessons Learnt (Word).


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