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Willis Newson, Bristol Heart Institute, Lifeboat atrium sculpture by Rob Blake and Jan Olins.

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Willis Newson, Bristol Heart Institute, Lifeboat atrium sculpture by Rob Blake and Jan Olins.

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Opportunity for Textiles Artist to Work with People with Dementia

Poole Arts Service is seeking an experienced artist specialising in working in textiles to work on a pilot project commencing February 2016. 

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Call for evidence: The arts for refugee health and well-being.

If you or your organisation works with refugees or asylum seekers using the arts, please read on to see if your work meets the evaluation criteria and could contribute to this systematic review. This call is for work that has not been published academically. Deadline: 1st November 2017

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James Aldridge
Creative Ecology
Artist and Consultant

I am a visual artist and consultant. I am interested in the benefit that creative exploration of oneself and one's environment can have for learning, health, wellbeing and for the ...

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