Category Archives: health

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

Art brings nature inside to provide healing environment

Cancer patients and hospital staff have provided inspiration for a major public art project which is helping to create a supportive healing environment at one of Macmillan’s biggest building projects. From its earliest stages, art was a part of the

Art brings nature inside to provide healing environment

Cancer patients and hospital staff have provided inspiration for a major public art project which is helping to create a supportive healing environment at one of Macmillan’s biggest building projects. From its earliest stages, art was a part of the

Art lifts staff morale and improves communication for dementia patients

Art is helping communication and improving morale for patients and staff at a 35-bed rehabilitation unit at Prospect Park Hospital, Reading. Artworks celebrating the history and culture of Reading have been integrated into the refurbished Oakwood Unit for elderly patients,

Art lifts staff morale and improves communication for dementia patients

Art is helping communication and improving morale for patients and staff at a 35-bed rehabilitation unit at Prospect Park Hospital, Reading. Artworks celebrating the history and culture of Reading have been integrated into the refurbished Oakwood Unit for elderly patients,

poorly chimp sculpture

New hospital building for Bristol integrates major public art project

The new Southmead Hospital, Bristol will integrate a major public art project featuring the work of nationally and internationally recognised artists. The building and surrounding grounds will feature the work of six artists as part of a wider public art

poorly chimp sculpture

New hospital building for Bristol integrates major public art project

The new Southmead Hospital, Bristol will integrate a major public art project featuring the work of nationally and internationally recognised artists. The building and surrounding grounds will feature the work of six artists as part of a wider public art

arts & health evaluation training

Making the case for investment in training for arts professionals

Whilst many organisations are cutting their training budgets, Arts and health specialists Willis Newson are making the case for investment in training for arts professionals. With the prospect of a further £25 billion cuts recently announced by George Osborne on

arts & health evaluation training

Making the case for investment in training for arts professionals

Whilst many organisations are cutting their training budgets, Arts and health specialists Willis Newson are making the case for investment in training for arts professionals. With the prospect of a further £25 billion cuts recently announced by George Osborne on

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

900 Years of Light

Artist explores 900 years of cathedral history

Exeter Cathedral will be the setting for a multimedia response to the building’s 900 year history and the contributions that craftspeople have made during that time. 900 Years of Light is the culmination of Cathedra 900, an Arts Council England funded project by artist

900 Years of Light

Artist explores 900 years of cathedral history

Exeter Cathedral will be the setting for a multimedia response to the building’s 900 year history and the contributions that craftspeople have made during that time. 900 Years of Light is the culmination of Cathedra 900, an Arts Council England funded project by artist