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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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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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Strategy aims to put artists at the heart of society

A new Arts Strategy setting out priorities and policy directions for the work of Creative Scotland is calling for greater commitment to paying artists fairly for their work to enable them to sustain their careers.

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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

Introductory Workshop in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes

1-day workshop at the Metanoia Institute gives participants the opportunity to explore the personal and professional qualities involved in the practice of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes.

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Singing at Sea...

Rachel Belringer
Belmusic
Singing Leader

After 15 years teaching curriculum music and singing in main stream and special schools, I took the decision to work for myself, developing the therapeutic aspects of singing in health ...

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