2019 Annual Conference & AGM

“Creativity at the Heart of Human Flourishing”

31 Oct – 1 Nov 2019, Ocean Studios, Plymouth

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The Arts & Health South West Annual Conference 2019 ran over two days, on the theme of Creativity at the Heart of Human Flourishing.

On this page you will find archived content from the conference, where it has been made available to share.


Day 1


Steve Brown (Deputy Director of Public Health for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly), Jayne Howard (Director of Arts Well UK) and Léa Guzzo (Senior Culture and Creative Industries Officer, Cornwall Council)

Day 1 Keynote 1 – Cornwall (Powerpoint File)



The Power of Partnership

Francis Mason (Head of Partnerships, People and Housing at Torbay Council) and Cat Radford (Torbay Culture)

The Power of Partnership – Presentation (PDF)

Day 2


Charlene Mulhern, Public Health England

Charlene Mulhern PHE Mental Health Presentation (PDF)


Using the arts to tackle loneliness and mental illness: findings from UK research and global policy implications

Dr Daisy Fancourt, Associate Professor at University College London

Presentation only available to attendees – those who attended were emailed the file directly.


PRESENTATION: The ‘Lonely Not Alone’ Campaign

Eloïse Malone (Creative Director and Chief Executive) and Rich Halliday (Director of Marketing) from Effervescent

Details of the campaign can be found at lonelynotalone.org

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