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Arts & Health South West is a FREE MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATION for everyone with an interest in arts and health. Members can network with each other and receive regular e-bulletins with the latest news, events and opportunities. Help us spread the word!

 

Why does Arts & Health South West have a membership?

Arts & Health South West is a membership-led organisation.
A thriving Arts & Health South West membership will:

  • give us the mandate to advocate for the sector at a regional and national leve
  • show the strength of the sector
  • make sure that Arts & Health South West is providing exactly what the sector needs
  • create a strong and vibrant network of people who can support each other

 

Who should join?

Anyone with an interest in Arts and Health...

  • Arts in Healthcare Professionals
  • Arts Therapists
  • Artists and Arts Organisations
  • Architects
  • Health Professionals including those working in General Practice
  • Health and Social Care Organisations
  • Service User Organisations
  • People working in Public Health
  • People working in Local Authorities (including Arts Development, Children’s and Young People’s services, Health and Social Services)
  • People working in the Voluntary / Community Sector involved in health and social care
  • People working in the medical humanities
  • People working in education
  • People working in strategic regional organisations
  • Members of the General Public

 

Benefits

General membership of Arts & Health South West is an opportunity for you to:

  • be part of a group of 2000 + people who give arts and health a voice
  • improve the profile and status of the work
  • network with other people who share your ideas and concerns which could lead to:
    • partnerships being formed
    • work opportunities
    • information sharing and connections with experts in particular fields
    • mentoring opportunities, skill sharing / sharing good practice
    • a greater understanding of the sector as a whole, as well of its constituent parts
    • being inspired and acquiring new skills and knowledge
  • receive regular e-bulletins with the latest news, event listings, funding and work opportunities
  • receive preferential booking and fees for regular events throughout the region
  • get online & telephone advice
  • affect the development of Arts & Health South West

 

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Rights and Responsibilities

Membership of the Charity is open to any individual or organisation interested in promoting the Objects. To see the Charity Objects please read the Memorandum and Articles HERE

Your membership can be terminated at any time either by deleting your online membership or by simple application to the Organisation which will delete the online membership on your behalf.

Your membership can be terminated by the Organisation by a resolution of the Trustees on the ground that in their reasonable opinion your continued membership is deemed to reflect badly on the Organisation or is harmful to the Organisation.

The Charity must hold an Annual General Meeting every year. They must be called on at least 21 clear days’ written notice specifying the business to be discussed. Except for the Chair of the meeting, who has a casting vote, every member present in person has one vote on each issue.

For further information on AGM and voting rules please read the Memorandum and Articles HERE

You promise, if the Charity is dissolved while you remain a member or within 12 months afterwards, to pay up to £1 towards the costs of dissolution and the liabilities incurred by the Charity while you were a member.

Your name and address will be held on a register in a secure place as a requirement of Companies House. Companies House reserves the right to inspect the Register of Members.

 

 

 

 

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Arts & Health South West is a FREE MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATION for everyone with an interest in arts and health. Members can network with each other and receive regular e-bulletins with the latest news, events and opportunities as well as be included in an on-line Directory. Help us spread the word!

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