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Yeovil District Hospital, INR-I project in X-ray department with artist Hugh Turvey

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Yeovil District Hospital, INR-I project in X-ray department with artist Hugh Turvey

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: We will be changing address to an OXFORD based PO Box from 3rd April 2018.

 

 

 

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Sensory Backpacks for the Visually Impaired at the V&A

Curious Ceramics backpack is the V&A’s first backpack aimed at children with visual impairments, created through close collaboration with Sense, the national deafblind charity, and Abigail Hirsch an artist and an educator with experience and expertise in multisensory art engagement.

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Evidence

Second Museums and Health Report

The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing has published its second report which offers insight into different ways the heritage sector is responding creatively to a range of issues and provides a variety of recommendations.

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Opportunities

Spring into Sculpture (workshops)

Come and learn how to make models, reliefs and assemblages from clay, card and found objects with artist Helen Grant on this 6 week course. Starts Tuesday 5th June in Bath.

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Imke Wood T&C

I am a German actress and Art psychotherapists now resident in Cornwall for 11 years. I have been running www.creativeexpression.org .uk, a small charity working with those most deprived in ...

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