Roger Hill

Roger Hill is a director, performer and writer who has worked with different age groups for over 40 years. He presents the U.K’s longest running alternative music programme on BBC Radio Merseyside, and has played an active role in the development of Youth Theatre in the U.K. An accomplished storyteller, he also co-founded and leads the Bluecoat’s Baby Book Club. Over the years Roger has worked in the Bluecoat as a performer, workshop leader, Live Artist and writer.

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Where the Arts Belong: Making Sense (Of It All)

Hill is among a group of leading artists involved with our Where the Arts Belong project which involves the artists working creatively with people living with dementia. Bluecoat's exhibition Where the Arts Belong: Making Sense (Of It All) showcased the work the artists created during and as a result of their time involved with the project so far.

As part of the Belong project/programme Roger has worked with story, memory boxes, museum collections, and musical collaborations and helped to develop staff training sessions.

Along with working collaboratively on different pieces in the show, including poetic vinyl words on the gallery wall, he also created the chapbooks on the table in the space, written in response to his time spent at Belong Village in Crewe.

Roger Hill, Where the Arts Belong: Making Sense (Of It All). Bluecoat Installation View, 2022. Photo by Harry Meadley.