Webinars

Webinars are interactive online video presentations – the videos below are saved versions of previous AHSW Webinar Broadcasts.

To find out about upcoming webinars, please visit our Events section.

 

Somerset: Social Prescribing Then, Now and in the Future

Originally broadcast on 17th June 2020 at 10:00am GMT.

This meeting recording features presentations and discussions on the topic of Social Prescribing then, now and in the future, in Somerset, including case examples of current arts on prescription projects. This meeting was run in partnership with Creative City Somerset, Take Art and Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

With:

Facilitated by Alex Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West.

 

Re-imagining Creative Wellbeing Practice in the Time of COVID-19

Originally broadcast on Thursday 4th June 2020 at 12:00 GMT.

This webinar, with Philippa Forsey, Manager of the Creative Wellbeing Programme at Creativity Works, and Julia Puebla Fortier, AHSW Research Associate at AHSW, is a conversation about the ways artists, volunteers and peer-led groups are evolving in response to change.

 

Gloucestershire: Co Produced Arts and Health Interventions (Regional Meeting)

Broadcast on 27th May 2020

This meeting focuses on working collaboratively to plan, test, fund and deliver co-produced arts and health interventions in Gloucestershire. It features presentations and discussions from Create Gloucestershire, Artshape, Artlift and The Music Works about how they work collaboratively to plan, test, fund and deliver co-produced arts and health interventions in Gloucestershire.

Links:

Create Gloucestershire

Artshape

Artlift

The Music Works

 

Evaluating Arts, Loneliness and Isolation

Broadcast on 21st May 2020

The webinar is led by Jane Willis, Director of Willis Newson, one of the UK’s leading arts and health consultancies. Jane Willis is joined by Professor Norma Daykin, Tampere University, Finland, who will reflect on her recent involvement with the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, including work on understanding loneliness and the effects of loneliness interventions in arts and culture. Organised in partnership with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance, represented by Victoria Hume (Director) and facilitated by Alex Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West.

Links:

Willis Newson

What Works Centre for Wellbeing

Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance

 

Positive Futures

Broadcast on 20th May 2020

A webinar about young people, the arts, creativity and mental health, hosted in partnership with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance, Hampshire Cultural Trust and Southampton & Hampshire in Health Network.

Running Order:

Introduction from Rebecca Kinge, Southampton Art in Health Forum and Cat Cooke, Hampshire Cultural Trust

Getting creative: Deborah Porter, Core Art Journaling Using practical and creative ways to empower young people to express themselves and empower them to interpret their feelings.

ICE Project Amy Whittlesea, Hampshire Cultural Trust and Helen Dove, Hampshire CAMHS The ICE Project 3 year collaborative project promoting the benefits of arts and culture on our emotional and psychological wellbeing.

Getting creative: Roz Shabazz, Complex Simplicity Using practical and creative ways to empower young people to express themselves and empower them to interpret their feelings.

Zoielogic: Zoie Golding and Lizanne Smith Head, ZoieLogic Dance Theatre  An introduction to what Zoielogic does, and how their activity supports mental health and well being, with particular

Silent Mind: Michelle Smith Theatre for Life, Abigail Oakley Solent Mind, Rachel Hardy No Limits, Empowering Young People through Theatre An insight into how Theatre for Life CIC, Solent Mind and No Limits have worked together to promote wellbeing through the Silent Mind project and new online lockdown programme.

 

Links:

Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance

Southampton & Hampshire in Health Network

Hampshire Cultural Trust

Core Art Journaling

Hampshire CAMHS

Complex Simplicity

Zoielogic Dance Theatre

 Theatre for Life

Solent Mind

No Limits

 

Re-Imagining the Future

Broadcast on 18th May 2020

A webinar discussion on the big questions for arts and health research and practice.

Speakers (left to right, in the video grid):

First row: Martin R.White, Health and Wellbeing Programme Lead, Public Health England South West Hannah Mumby (assisting) Alex Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West Norma Daykin, Professor in New Social Research, Tampere University, Finland

Second Row: Jane Willis, Director of Willis Newson Deborah Munt, Director, Ministry of Others Victoria Hume, Director of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance Arthur Mactaggart, Artist and LENs (Lived Experience Network) Coordinator

Third Row: Helen Chatterjee, Professor of Biology in UCL Biosciences and Head of Research and Teaching at UCL Culture Rosie Dow, Arts and Health Programme Manager, Y Lab, Wales Julia Fortier, Doctoral Student and AHSW Research Associate, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Hayley Youell (assisting)

 

Shining a Light on Creative Practices in the time of COVID-19

Broadcast on 18th May 2020

This webinar was chaired by Alex Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West and Chris Fremantle, Producer, Researcher, Writer and Artist, Scotland.

This webinar was co-chaired by Alex Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West and Chris Fremantle, Producer, Researcher, Writer and Artist, Scotland.

 

Running Order of Speakers:

Welcome and Introductions

Jenny Elliott, Chief Executive, Arts Care, Northern Ireland

Beth McComish, Arts Care Artist-in-Residence at the Belfast Trust

Geraldine Hamilton, Regional Trauma Network and Psychological Therapies Lead, Health and Social Care Board, Belfast

Robbie McGhee, Chair of Arts Culture Health + Wellbeing Scotland

Claire Stevens, Chief Executive of Voluntary Health Scotland

Angela Rogers, Coordinator, Wales Arts and Health Network

Sarah Goodey, freelance artist and arts coordinator at Gwent Arts in Health

Nesta Lloyd-Jones, Assistant Director at the Welsh NHS Confederation

Victoria Hume, Director of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance, England

Megan Clark-Bagnell, Visual Artist and Social Maker, and Joe Micheli, Head of Commissioning (Early Intervention, Prevention & Community Development), City of York Council

Lord Howarth, Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing

 

Find out more:

All links for this episode are in this Google Doc

 

How the arts and culture are being embedded across Gloucestershire’s health system

Broadcast on 2nd April 2020

Alex Coulter (Director of AHSW) speaks to Jules Ford (Senior Programme Manager for Social Prescribing and Cultural Commissioning at Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group), who will reflect on the current situation during Covid-19. Alex shares a film from Jules about the Cultural Commissioning work of Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and another short film about how they are working with the arts providers during Covid-19. Julia Fortier and Alex Coulter then lead a discussion and Q&A.

See the related short update from Jules Ford about the Creative Health response to Covid-19 in Gloucestershire here: https://youtu.be/V8M_2kLPNqM

 

Developing a Regional Strategy for Arts, Health and Wellbeing: What we’ve Learned About Cross-Sectoral Collaboration

Broadcast on 6th February 2020

With Alex Coulter (Director of AHSW) and Julia Puebla Fortier (Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

 

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