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Activate, Dorset's  Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency

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Activate, Dorset's Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency


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Living Well Footprints

Living Well Community Mental Health Project

The ‘Living Well’ project aims to use creative arts workshops and more to improve the well-being of local people across Dorset aged 19+ who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and sleep disorders. 

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Creative and credible evaluation for arts, health and well-being: opportunities and challenges of co-production

This paper reports findings from a one-year UK knowledge exchange project completed in 2015. Stakeholders’ experiences of evaluation were explored in order to develop online resources to strengthen knowledge and capacity within the arts and health sector

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Call for Papers for 'Remembering Beliefs - the shifting worlds of religion and faith in secular society' Conference

The Annual Conference of the Oral History Society in conjunction with Newman University and Leeds Trinity University. 14th & 15th July, 2017 at Leeds Trinity University. Deadline for papers: 16th December 2016

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Activities Weekend

Southbourne Creative Hub CiC

The Southbourne Creative Hub is a not-for-profit organisation providing creative activities for local people including those who need tailored support to participate and/or contribute. We are particularly keen to promote ...

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