Tagged with Health and Wellbeing

Resource: Creative and Credible – evaluating arts and health projects

Creative & Credible supports arts and health organisations and practitioners to: engage with evaluation creatively improve your practice make well-informed spending decisions strengthen the evidence base around the benefits and impacts of arts and health projects More details on Creative & Credible website http://creativeandcredible.co.uk/. A one-day workshop “Introduction to Creative & Credible: How to Evaluate Arts, Health … Continue reading

Funding: Tampon Tax Fund

Charities working with vulnerable women can now bid for grants of £1m or more from the latest round of the government’s Tampon Tax Fund. The fund gives out £15m of grant funding each year to women’s health and support charities from the proceeds of the VAT charged on women’s sanitary products, which are taxed as … Continue reading

Resource: Value of arts and culture in place-shaping

Resource: Value of arts and culture in place-shaping

Arts Council England commissioned research into how an area’s arts and cultural offer attracts individuals and businesses to settle there, staying there; and whether that cultural offer shapes a place’s local identity. They looked at six different places across the country – Birmingham, Halifax, Hastings, Redruth, Southampton and Stoke-on-Trent. The research found art and culture … Continue reading

Resource: MARCH Network’s Research Corner

The MARCH research corner this month includes the following articles on Shared reading programs foster positive identities and self-worth amongst mothers who are separated from their children while in prison Knitting as part of a guild promotes happiness, skills development, social connections and sustains identity Group singing significantly improves symptoms in mothers with moderate – … Continue reading

Resource: MARCH Network’s Research Corner

The MARCH research corner this month includes the following articles on Participating in rural arts groups allows development of social connectedness, increases confidence and maintains wellbeing Wellbeing is raised by participation in both traditional textile crafting and e-textiles workshops Older adults participating in group music making have consistently higher levels of wellbeing than those participating in … Continue reading