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An early rehearsal moment for Keynsham Action Network's Butterflies-Voice choir

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An early rehearsal moment for Keynsham Action Network's Butterflies-Voice choir

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Durlston Castle

AHSW Winter School 2018

We are looking for 2 healthcare professionals, 2 artists and 2 researchers to take part in a FREE, immersive two-day research exploration to experience and question if, and how, creativity impacts on our health and wellbeing. Deadline for Applications: 5pm Friday 21st February 2018

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Third Northern Ireland Mental Health Film and Arts Festival kicks off in May

The third Northern Ireland Mental Health Film and Arts Festival is being held in May.In its first three years, the Northern Ireland Mental Health Film and Arts Festival has reached over 7,000 people and this year’s festival promises to widen its appeal even further.

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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

DIRECTOR of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance

The Director of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance will be responsible for developing the organisation over the next four years, from its launch as a new Arts Council National Portfolio Sector Support Organisation to its establishment as an independent charity. Deadline: Midnight 25th March 

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An award winning animated musical about oral hygiene made with learning disabled students.

JUMPcuts film

.................................................................................................................................................... JUMPcuts produce award winning creative digital media with and for people with learning disabilities. We are committed to an inclusive and collaborative approach to making media. We recognise that ...

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