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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012

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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012


Cultural Commissioning Programme

Creative Approaches to Dementia Care Event - AHSW Summary

AHSW attended the Cultural Commissioning Programme's event on 11th December 2015, and have written a summary to dissemminate information and ideas from the event for anyone who was unable to attend.

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The Portable Wellbeing Studio

Two Bristol-based art therapists have raised funds to build an art therapy studio on wheels, taking art therapy on the move to where there is a need.  

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Second Museums and Health Report

The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing has published its second report which offers insight into different ways the heritage sector is responding creatively to a range of issues and provides a variety of recommendations.

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Open Call for LGBTQ+ artists

Ginger Beer (a queer art collective based in Bristol) are looking for LGBTQ+ identifying artists working in any fine art medium to be featured in the second instalment of 'ginger beer: a queer art exhibition' at the Island, Bristol from 26th - 28th of Feb 2019.

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