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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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a group of older people sing in a choir
Posts 14 August 2019

Why are some doctors prescribing music on the NHS?

In July, Naomi Paxton hosted a BBC Proms panel discussion on music and wellbeing with epidemiologist Dr Daisy Fancourt and GP Dr Simon Opher. ...

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Posts 14 August 2019

The Slow GIF Movement: A Project By Rhiannon Armstrong

The internet can often feel like an increasingly difficult space to navigate. On top of online arguments and abusive comments, even the images used ...

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Posts 14 August 2019

Art of Now: Outsiders (BBC Sounds)

Can anyone declare themselves an artist? David Tovey considers the so-called rules.

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Posts 12 August 2019

Pledge to help AHSW secure a campaign against loneliness!

Become one of our Key Supporters by pledging £100 by 30th August.

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A choir stand together wearing red scarves
Posts 16 July 2019

Singing for Lung Health in Cornwall

On Friday 14th June, as part of Creativity and Well-being Week, Cornwall based Charity Cymaz Music held a celebration and sharing event for their ...

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Illustration of a man in a rowing boat, on shore by a lighthouse at night, with the phrase "life will never be the same again, but it's not always going to feel this scary
Posts 15 July 2019

New magazine: The Cancer Hive

The Cancer Hive is a magazine for anyone affected by cancer. It explores stories, thoughts, wisdom and advice from people who have been there, ...

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Posts 10 January 2019

Music for Healthy Lives Research and Practice network

The Music for Healthy Lives Research and Practice Network has been created to develop further evidence to support existing knowledge in this area, to ...

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Mental Health Arts Creativity Map Now Live
Posts 10 May 2019

Voluntary Arts Creativity Map Now Live!

Voluntary Arts has recently launched a new interactive map designed to help increase the visibility of participatory creative groups across the UK and Republic ...

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