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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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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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New study paints picture of arts engagement

Following the third year of the DCMS Taking Part’s longitudinal study, a new report reveals who attends the arts most often and why people stop engaging.

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The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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South West: Region of Readers Project Volunteer Reader Leaders

Volunteer Reader Leaders required to facilitate Shared Reading Groups in libraries as part of a new project, South West: Region of Readers.

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The Well-being Know-how Center of Eastern Finland http://www.hyvinvointivoimala.fi/takuulla-project-in-english/ The Well-being Power Plant and The Takuulla Projects as Renovators of Working Life and Education The Well-being Power Plant of Eastern ...

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