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Music Leader Anna Batson with Tyler. Project: Music for a Change - Plymouth Music Zone (PMZ). First prize winners AHSW Prize 2015.
Photo: Bluglass Pictures

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Music Leader Anna Batson with Tyler. Project: Music for a Change - Plymouth Music Zone (PMZ). First prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Photo: Bluglass Pictures


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New Exhibitions at the Circle (Bath Hospital)
12th May 2017 - end of October 2017

Art at the Heart of the RUH is pleased to present a new exhibition at the Circle, Bath Hospital, 'Transformed Land', featuring work from various artists who are interested in place. 

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Creative Hub Laboratories with EncounterTT
Various sessions from September 2017 (read full article for details)

Experimental and inclusive workshops open to early-to-mid-career artists of all disciplines and curious people who want a license to nurture their creativity with others.

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Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing
Begins 11th September (8 weeks)

8-week course focusing on writing for personal and professional development, with an introduction to journal writing, life writing, poetry therapy, reflective writing, techniques and resources for personal exploration and for use with clients and groups.

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Attachment and the Arts conference
Friday 6th of October 2017, 10am to 16:30pm

This British Association of Arts Therapists conference will explore art therapy through the lens of attachment theory. The questions are: ‘What is the value of art in building close, trusting relationships?’; ‘What are the implications for art therapy practice and research?’

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Lost Weekend Festival 2017
6th - 8th October 2017

A 3-day festival of music, technology, art and ideas offering arange of free and ticketed events taking place in venues and unusual spaces across Exeter city centre.

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Art in Mental Health: A Foundation Course in Art Therapy
starting on 17th October 2017 for two terms, ending on 13th March 2018. The course is held on Tuesday evenings from 7 pm 9.30 pm plus four Saturday workshops.

This popular part-time course introduces participants to key factors in working with visual art in a wide variety of therapeutic and health contexts, focussing on broad mental health issues. Students will gain an awareness of the uses and value of Art Therapy along with a general understanding of the theory which underpins it.


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Arts in Health Manager Forum
Friday 10th November 2017, 10am - 3pm

An opportunity for arts programme managers and arts coordinators to find out more about other hospital arts programmes in the UK, share best practice, be inspired and network. RSVP by 29th September.

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Health Humanities & Arts in Health International Symposium
Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th November 2017

This symposium aims to bring arts and health together with health humanities for a fruitful exchange and opportunities to enrich practice. It will present and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. 

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