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Posts 12 September 2019

Connecting Through Creativity: Tackling Loneliness

AHSW is raising funds this Christmas to help end loneliness, and you can help!

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Posts 18 October 2019

MARCH Network Awards First Round of Sandpit Funds

The MARCH Network has awarded its first round of funds to support research proposals on social, cultural and community assets and mental health. Eight ...

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Posts 18 October 2019

Agency to Offer Support for Arts and Older People

A partnership led by Manchester Museums has been awarded £250K by the Baring Foundation to create an agency to advocate for and support an ...

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Posts 17 October 2019

The Holburne Museum secures £200,000 funding to continue its nationally recognised Pathways to Wellbeing programme

The Holburne Museum is delighted to announce funding for itsnationally recognised Pathways to Wellbeing programme from the National Lottery Community Fund and new local ...

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Posts 17 October 2019

Top marks for the first Aesop Institute for Arts and Health Professionals

The first ever Aesop Institute for Arts and Health professionals, in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University, concluded in Canterbury last month.

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Posts 17 October 2019

Developing a Regional Strategy for Arts, Health and Wellbeing in the South West

Julia Puebla Fortier (Research Fellow at AHSW) talks about the process of developing  a flexible and evolving framework to guide future collaboration across the ...

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Posts 12 September 2019

‘Mental Wealth Academy’ launches

The Good Mental Health Cooperative is piloting a new initiative to encourage people to 'discover wellbeing and keep learning' through free community based workshops and courses ...

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Posts 12 September 2019

Hospital-based Arts on Prescription Programme supports patients to better self-manage chronic conditions

A recent evaluation of Fresh Arts on Referral, a pilot arts on prescription programme at Southmead Hospital Bristol, has shown that patients with a ...

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Posts 14 August 2019

Exploring the use of Drama and Theatre and Dementia

A researcher from the University of Northampton is undertaking a piece of research to explore the ways that drama or theatre are being used ...

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Posts 14 August 2019

Join the Creative Wellbeing Challange

There's still time to join Creativity Works this August for a free online Creative Wellbeing Challenge exploring the 5 Ways to Wellbeing and how ...

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