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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Annual Conference

31st Oct - 1st Nov 2019, Plymouth

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Audio conversations about different areas of arts and health practice.

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Latest News 12 September 2019

Connecting Through Creativity: Tackling Loneliness

AHSW is raising funds this Christmas to help end loneliness, ...

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Latest News 12 September 2019

‘Mental Wealth Academy’ launches

The Good Mental Health Cooperative is piloting a new initiative ...

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The EARLY BIRD deadline for Creativity at the Heart of Human Flourishing (our 2019 Conference) has been extended to MIDNIGHT 27TH SEPTEMBER. Find out more here: 31 Oct / 1 Nov @OceanStudios Plymouth. @ace_southwest #artsandhealth #creativity #wellbeing

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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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