Category Archives: culture

Culture to improve wellbeing for men in Torbay

  A new project will use the arts to improve emotional health for men in Torbay. The project is a collaboration between Torbay Culture Board and Public Health Torbay. Printmaker Simon Ripley and film maker Josh Gaunt will work with

Culture to improve wellbeing for men in Torbay

  A new project will use the arts to improve emotional health for men in Torbay. The project is a collaboration between Torbay Culture Board and Public Health Torbay. Printmaker Simon Ripley and film maker Josh Gaunt will work with

Somerset barn inspires a musical quilt

An interactive sound quilt based on the life of St Nicholas has been created by one of a group of artists who have been exploring the history of the tithe barn at Stoke sub Hamdon in Somerset. Decorated tools which

Somerset barn inspires a musical quilt

An interactive sound quilt based on the life of St Nicholas has been created by one of a group of artists who have been exploring the history of the tithe barn at Stoke sub Hamdon in Somerset. Decorated tools which

Symposium explores the role of art in rural tourism

The Excursionist – How can tourism work for art and art work for tourism? Portland, Dorset, Thu 8 & Fri 9 October A Symposium on the Isle of Portland will explore the role of art in rural tourism. The event,

Symposium explores the role of art in rural tourism

The Excursionist – How can tourism work for art and art work for tourism? Portland, Dorset, Thu 8 & Fri 9 October A Symposium on the Isle of Portland will explore the role of art in rural tourism. The event,

b-side contemporary arts festival

b-side contemporary arts festival returns this year to take an alternative view of Portland, Dorset exploring this dramatic and beguiling island location and its rich geographical, social and cultural histories. Artists have been researching the area, collecting ideas and information

b-side contemporary arts festival

b-side contemporary arts festival returns this year to take an alternative view of Portland, Dorset exploring this dramatic and beguiling island location and its rich geographical, social and cultural histories. Artists have been researching the area, collecting ideas and information

Photo: Mark Ware

New book reveals Cathedral’s sculptures and legends

A new book reveals the work of Exeter Cathedral’s medieval stonemasons, some of which is rarely seen. The sculptures include ravens eating a cat, a murder, musicians playing various instruments, and King Herod bathing in hot oil to cure an

Photo: Mark Ware

New book reveals Cathedral’s sculptures and legends

A new book reveals the work of Exeter Cathedral’s medieval stonemasons, some of which is rarely seen. The sculptures include ravens eating a cat, a murder, musicians playing various instruments, and King Herod bathing in hot oil to cure an

Napkin Project. Photo: Jim Wileman

Decorated napkins bring inspiration to people with dementia

People from all over the country have been inspired to decorate napkins as part of a Bristol-based craft project to inspire those living with dementia. More than 120 embroidered napkins have been presented to Saffron Gardens dementia care home at

Napkin Project. Photo: Jim Wileman

Decorated napkins bring inspiration to people with dementia

People from all over the country have been inspired to decorate napkins as part of a Bristol-based craft project to inspire those living with dementia. More than 120 embroidered napkins have been presented to Saffron Gardens dementia care home at

Culture Health Wellbeing conference

350 people from 22 countries attended the International Culture Health & Wellbeing Conference in Bristol from 24 to 26 June 2013. Delegates included representatives of a wide range of cultural organisations, health bodies and academic institutions as well as individual

Culture Health Wellbeing conference

350 people from 22 countries attended the International Culture Health & Wellbeing Conference in Bristol from 24 to 26 June 2013. Delegates included representatives of a wide range of cultural organisations, health bodies and academic institutions as well as individual