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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012

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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012

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AHSW Annual Conference 2017 - TICKETS NOW ON SALE

24th Nov in Bristol: A packed programme of keynotes, workshops and performance. Practical insights into what's happening with Social Prescribing and arts and health work across the South West. EARLY BIRD ENDS 13TH OCTOBER

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Public Health England publish their evaluation guide on arts for health and wellbeing

This new document provides effective ways to document and evaluate arts projects and programmes that seek to improve health and wellbeing.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

AHSW Fundraising and Development Professional (Freelance)

AHSW is recruiting a freelance Fundraising and Development Professional to support AHSW’s Director, Alex Coulter, in delivering the Catalyst Evolve Programme with a particular emphasis on Individual Giving. Deadline: 5pm 13th November

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Six Part Story workshop with Debbie Lee

Artisan Community Art Studio

WELCOME! Artisan is an independent community art studio in Bournemouth, Dorset, working with a wide range of ages and abilities including Aspergers, mental health, physical disability, learning disability, home educating ...

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