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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



Become a Trustee of Arts & Health South West

Arts & Health South West are seeking new trustees to join the board from November 2016. Read on for more information about what is involved in the role, and how to apply. 

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Ruth Gidley, Community Participation Officer at RAMM, Exeter.

Exclusive Look: Dementia-Friendly Museum Activities at RAMM

AHSW spoke to Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery about their current programme of monthly dementia-friendly activities, varying between object-handling, gallery tours and hands-on creative sessions.

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MECCA's Stigma Reduction Through the Arts Project

MECCA believes that a positive impact can be made on reducing mental health stigma through artistic exhibits/events by providing community members with “a different lens through which they view those with a mental illness”

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The Ragdoll Foundation: Open Grant Scheme

The Ragdoll Foundation is dedicated to supporting the creation, appreciation and awareness of imaginative and innovative content that reflects the world from a child’s point of view. Deadline: open.

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One to one session from Creative Futures project

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