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Berkeley Vale Health Community Arts Project; AHSW Award winner 2012

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Berkeley Vale Health Community Arts Project; AHSW Award winner 2012

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More arts education needed to improve surgery skills, says academic

A professor at Imperial College London says that young people need a more rounded education, including creative subjects, to tackle a decline in the manual dexterity needed for practical tasks – like sewing in surgery. (via ArtsProfessional)

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Creative Freelancers report

Creative Freelancers Report

The Creative Industries Federation has published a report looking at the experiences of freelancers working in the arts. Nearly half of the creative workers in the creative industries - 47 per cent - are freelance compared with 15 per cent across the workforce as a whole.

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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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