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Willis Newson, Bristol Heart Institute, Lifeboat atrium sculpture by Rob Blake and Jan Olins.

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Willis Newson, Bristol Heart Institute, Lifeboat atrium sculpture by Rob Blake and Jan Olins.

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Artshape

Opportunity for Artists who face barriers - Art Bridge II Course

Art Bridge is an innovative course in Gloucester (April - December 2016) that is tailored for emerging artists who face disabling barriers. This programme will also be available online through distance learning.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Creative and Credible CPD Programme

The programme aims to support best practice in evaluation in arts, health and wellbeing. There is an option to attend an introductory workshop at a significantly reduced price, and an opportunity to undertake an intensive follow-up programme with a small group of participants. Starts: January 2018

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Misfits Theatre Company

Misfits is a unique theatre company. We are a theatre and social group led by people with learning difficulties. We are recognised for our role as providers of unique training ...

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