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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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Parkinson Dances film

A 30-minute film about contemporary dance in the treatment of Parkinsons. Watch it on the AHSW Website here!

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Flash Mob Exeter

Film screening of 'See Me, Hear Me & Relax' - Conversations about being seen and heard between differently abled people.

In Sept 2016, there was a "Flashmob" performance in Exeter, created by people with, and without, learning difficulties. To keep the conversation going a film was made about people's reactions to the flash mob. In this article EncounterTT talk about the film, and its upcoming screening at Exeter Respect Festival 2017.

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Evidence

A Choir in Every Care Home - the report

The report '€œLIVE MUSIC IN CARE'€ '€“ which was published during the week of 12 November 2018 at the National Care Forum and Care England conferences.

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Opportunities

Love To Dance: Life Circles National Training Day 2019

An inspirational day for dance artists, activity coordinators and carers interested in developing engaging arts activities in care settings. Saturday 9th June 2019, Crediton, Devon.

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