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Mean Feet Dance project, One Step Forward, aimed at supporting recovery, resilience and self-management for people with mental health needs. Photo: Gabriel Munns

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Mean Feet Dance project, One Step Forward, aimed at supporting recovery, resilience and self-management for people with mental health needs. Photo: Gabriel Munns

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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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Planets Installation

An exclusive look at Creative Wellbeing and Volunteering Projects at the Gustav Holst Museum

Jules Allan talks to AHSW about her work with the Gustav Holst Museum, developing Creative Wellbeing and Community Volunteer Projects.

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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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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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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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