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Activate, Dorset's  Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency

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Activate, Dorset's Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency


Louisa Adjoa Parker

Louisa Adjoa Parker: poetry, short stories and identity

Louisa is a writer of Ghanaian and English heritage, based in the west country, who lives with anxiety conditions and chronic fatigue. Louisa writes poetry, fiction, black history and opinion pieces, exploring a range of themes including place, gender, and ‘race’. She shares a selection of her poems and short stories. (Via Disability Arts Online) 

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Make A Move blog post about Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference

Michelle Rochester and Sarah Haddow from 'Make A Move' have written a blog post about their experience of presenting at the Culture Health and Wellbeing international conference, and their inspiration for their presentation.

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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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Arts Well Grow: Improving mental health and wellbeing

As well as exploring the benefits of creativity for mental wellbeing, this session includes mental health awareness, advice on facilitating successful sessions and safe and ethical practice. Participants will have the opportunity to begin developing ideas for their own projects and activities. Thursday 20th June 2019, Falmouth

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