Liz Harris

As one of Touch Trust’s session leaders, in my spare time I belong to ‘Striking Attitudes’, a Cardiff dance company for older dancers. We were recently selected to perform in the Elixir Festival at Sadlers Wells Theatre.

Our performance piece was inspired by artefacts found some years ago at a Cardiff house sale -dresses, patterns, letters, notebooks - revealing a fascinating insight into the life of its owner, Miss Griffiths.

It was an amazing experience to be part of the Elixir Festival which is about celebrating lifelong creativity and its importance for the health and wellbeing of individuals and society.

Touch Trust promotes and facilitates the appreciation and practice of the Arts for all, believing that every person, irrespective of restrictions, is gifted with unique self -expression and the ability to connect with another soul.

The dance piece was about honouring the memory of one individual life.

Miss Griffiths wasn’t famous but she was unique and valuable.

Here at Touch Trust we recognize the uniqueness of each guest and we strive to honour their individual worth.

Our goal is to help our guests fulfil their creative potential but equally to demonstrate to a wider community the immense value and importance of its perceived ‘weaker’ members.

Whoever we are and whatever challenges we face, let’s seek to truly connect with one another and celebrate the good stuff of life, including Touch Trust.