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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

News

Cosy (Photograph: Gareth Phillips)

Award-winning writer Kaite O Reilly tackles the last great taboo in new play, 'Cosy'

This darkly comic new work combines an unflinching examination of our attitudes to youth, ageing and death, with an often hilarious and moving encounter between three generations of women.

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Art in response to trauma: Louise Allen and Maude Julien

An illuminating programme in which two authors talk about how discovering art and literature - both creatively and appreciatively - helped them survive and transcend trauma and neglect in childhood. Broadcast on Front Row, BBC Radio 4 on 16-02-2018.

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Evidence

A Choir in Every Care Home - the report

The report '€œLIVE MUSIC IN CARE'€ '€“ which was published during the week of 12 November 2018 at the National Care Forum and Care England conferences.

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Opportunities

Outside In Artists Support Day BRISTOL

During the one hour, one-to-one session, Outside In will help support artists (who meet their criteria) to photograph artwork, write an artist statement and create an online gallery. Thursday 28th March, 10:30 – 4:00pm, MShed Bristol.

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