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

Find out about our current work and activities

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“What Next for Sustainable Practice”

We will be running a 1-day regional AHSW Annual Conference ...

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Latest News 10 November 2021

SDHRC Research Webinar Series 2021-2022 

Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health (SDHRC) ...

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As part of our Annual Conference today we hosted our AGM where we welcomed 3 new Trustees; Ishani Kar-Purkayastha, Miranda Cunningham, & Sophie Cummings. Also we had to say a heartfelt goodbye & thanks to retiring Chair, Sue Isherwood, as we welcomed in new Chair, Martin White.

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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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