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Music Leader Anna Batson with Tyler. Project: Music for a Change - Plymouth Music Zone (PMZ). First prize winners AHSW Prize 2015.
Photo: Bluglass Pictures

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Music Leader Anna Batson with Tyler. Project: Music for a Change - Plymouth Music Zone (PMZ). First prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Photo: Bluglass Pictures

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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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Museum in the Park, Stroud

Museum Spaces and Health - An exclusive perspective from Museum in the Park, Stroud

Museums have a reputation as safe, welcoming venues which can be at the heart of their communities and make a real positive difference to the lives of people. Kevin Ward, Museum Development Manager at Museum in the Park talks AHSW through his perspective.

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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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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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Art Classes at CICCIC

Andrew Knutt
Creative Innovation Centre CIC
Director

Creative Innovation Centre CIC is not-for-profit Community Interest Company and social enterprise Company No. 08140784. Any profits made go back into our community projects and services. CICCIC is an exciting ...

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