Arts & Health South West - Information, support and advocacy organisation for everyone who believes in the value of creativity in enhancing health and wellbeing

Creativity at the heart of human flourishing

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Our Mission

Arts & Health South West is a learning, advocacy, networking and development organisation. We want more people to experience the arts and culture for the benefit of their health and wellbeing. We provide learning programmes and resources, advocate with decision-makers and funders, deliver networking events, and support the development of partnerships and collaborations.

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Regional Strategy

Developing a strategic framework for arts, health and wellbeing

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Current Work

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Ilfracombe (Verity), 2021, oil on hardboard, 30x25cm
Latest News 15 December 2021

The Painted Path – a project by AHSW member George Harding

Thanks to Arts Council England funding artist George Harding was ...

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Great opportunity for someone in London! @GOSH_Arts based at @GreatOrmondSt is looking for a Head of GOSH Arts Participation. The job share will devise & implement the arts strategy & manage the delivery of a wide-ranging arts programmes Closing: 26th Jan

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Arts & Health South West is a FREE MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATION for everyone with an interest in arts and health. Members can network with each other and receive regular e-bulletins with the latest news, events and opportunities. Help us spread the word!

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