Filed under Arts & Health

Reading Well for long term conditions

Reading Well for long term conditions

As part of its successful Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme, The Reading Agency and Society of Chief Librarians have launched Reading Well for long term conditions. The scheme is part of the Society of Chief Librarian’s Public Library Health Offer and has been developed with leading health organisations and people with lived experience and … Continue reading

Funding: The Masonic Charitable Foundation – community support grants

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Community Support Grants Scheme has grants available to registered charities for projects that: Prevent or alleviate financial hardship and its effects Improve the lives of those affected by poor physical and/or mental health and wellbeing Provide educational and employment opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people Tackle social exclusion and disadvantage. … Continue reading

Conference: Creative Bridges Conference 2017

A collaborative and interdisciplinary conference drawing on the experience of researchers, practitioners, and participants to explore and expand the diversity of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) The conference explores the theme from a range of disciplines (literature, counselling & psychotherapy, neuropsychology, medicine, emotional geography, socio-spiritual approaches), and will showcase relevant research and practice, assess the … Continue reading

Networking: Arts and Health Speed Networking, Somerset

Want to see more creative projects promoting health and wellbeing in Somerset? Come to Tacchi Morris’ Arts and Health Speed Networking event to make connections, explore collaborative projects and find out about funding. This dynamic evening offers an unrivalled opportunity to meet health and arts professionals from across Somerset. Expect an opening speaker, quick-fire presentations … Continue reading

Resource: Beyond Words Project Report

Jeany Robinson from Plymouth Music Zone presents a new study showing how music sessions can help those whose speech is impacted by learning difficulties, strokes, dementia, brain damage and autism. Source: Youth Music Network

ArtCare seek support for “Bright Ideas” Crowdfunder project to work with students and young people to motivate future inventors for healthcare and engineering

ArtCare seek support for “Bright Ideas” Crowdfunder project to work with students and young people to motivate future inventors for healthcare and engineering

Inspired by Salisbury Hospital’s historic collection, ArtCare want to work with students, youth groups and young people to motivate future innovation and inventors for healthcare and engineering… and we have come up with the Bright Ideas Challenge – to sponsor, support and find out more about ArtCare’s new Crowdfunding campaign ‘Bright Ideas’, visit http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/brightideas