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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AHSW Creativity and Wellbeing Week Events

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Latest News 25 May 2022

Towards Tomorrow: Recovery Through Creativity – AHSW Fundraising Campaign

As we recover from the impact of the pandemic, non-clinical ...

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Great to hear a fantastic range of presentations & discussion points during @NCCH @PandemicBeyond @culturecommons Roundtable - The Pandemic & Beyond: Future of Creative Health. Really excited to hear Lord Howarth talking about a possible Review in his closing remarks 👏

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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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