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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 November 2019

Lets Talk Loneliness Map Launched

An interactive map of organisations working to support people experiencing loneliness.

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Posts 18 November 2019

National Academy for Social Prescribing Launched

A new National Academy for Social Prescribing has been launched by the Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock MP. Social prescribing involves helping ...

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Posts 18 November 2019

Documentary: Can music make you feel better?

This special 30 minute documentary, presented by Thaddaeus Brown, investigates the benefits of live music and was aired on BBC Music Day.

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Mental Health Concordat
Posts 25 October 2019

Arts and Health South West (AHSW) commits to supporting good mental health in south west England.

Arts and Health South West has become a signatory to the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health from Public Health England (PHE).

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Posts 18 November 2019

The Photobook Project – Crowdfunder

The Photobook Project is a creative framework which invites people living with dementia and their wider communities to document their shared experiences. It provides ...

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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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South West Map
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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