Writing Back is a volunteer pen pal scheme where older Yorkshire residents exchange letters with our students, many of whom are away from home for the first time. This pioneering and award-winning scheme encourages the formation of long-lasting friendships, whilst tackling loneliness in both demographics. 

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Writing Back and Fall into Place awarded grant

Writing Back and Fall into Place Theatre have been awarded a National Lottery Awards for All grant to transform the letters from Writing Back into an intergenerational theatre production.

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We’re at the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research Congress today showcasing #letters from the project &… t.co/sipcT5tIZR
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A great day with our new international student intern Lipeng Chen chatting to potential older #penpals at… t.co/EiTpiYWu1P
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