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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

News

Emma Lazenby

AHSW Prize 2016 Winners Announced!

All the news from our Prize Ceremony on Friday 17th June, at the Arnolfini in Bristol, including full details of this year's winners.

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Simon Ripley, Printmaker

Culture to Improve Wellbeing for Men in Torbay

A new project will use the arts to improve emotional health for men in Torbay.  Workshops will provide an artistic focus for the men taking part, and create an environment in which men find it easier to talk about emotional and health issues.
 

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Evidence

Arts, health & wellbeing: reflections on a national seminar series and building a UK research network

An article published in 'Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice' on 10th May 2016 on the development of a national UK research network in arts and health. 

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Opportunities

Health and Wellbeing training from Dorset Community Action

Thanks to the support of LiveWell Dorset, Dorset Community Action, Bournemouth & Poole CVS's, and Health Promotion Devon these courses are being provided at an extensively subsidised rate to voluntary and charitable organisations in Dorset.

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Barbara Ash
Barbara Ash Enterprises
artist

I am a Bristol-based artist that trained at the Royal College of Art, I have wide experience of community art & collaborating with participants from a diversity of backgrounds, from ...

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