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Studio Upstairs: artistic resources & education within a therapeutic community
setting. Image: Georgina Ann Gregory

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Studio Upstairs: artistic resources & education within a therapeutic community setting. Image: Georgina Ann Gregory

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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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Cosy (Photograph: Gareth Phillips)

Award-winning writer Kaite O Reilly tackles the last great taboo in new play, 'Cosy'

This darkly comic new work combines an unflinching examination of our attitudes to youth, ageing and death, with an often hilarious and moving encounter between three generations of women.

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Evidence

The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Opportunities

South West: Region of Readers Project Volunteer Reader Leaders

Volunteer Reader Leaders required to facilitate Shared Reading Groups in libraries as part of a new project, South West: Region of Readers.

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Imaginary Tea

Could Be The Moon

I'm a poet and therapeutic creative writing facilitator. I'm an experienced creative workshop facilitator, educator, and have experience in therapeutic learning environments, arts institutions, festivals, arts and health, higher education ...

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