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Activate, Dorset's  Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency

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Activate, Dorset's Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency


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AHSW Change of Address

We have changed our address!




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Ministers support for wellbeing impacts of the arts

The new Culture Secretary and the Minister for the Arts have both made speeches in the past couple of weeks praising the arts for their impact on health and wellbeing.

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Creative and credible evaluation for arts, health and well-being: opportunities and challenges of co-production

This paper reports findings from a one-year UK knowledge exchange project completed in 2015. Stakeholders’ experiences of evaluation were explored in order to develop online resources to strengthen knowledge and capacity within the arts and health sector

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Call for Papers for 'Remembering Beliefs - the shifting worlds of religion and faith in secular society' Conference

The Annual Conference of the Oral History Society in conjunction with Newman University and Leeds Trinity University. 14th & 15th July, 2017 at Leeds Trinity University. Deadline for papers: 16th December 2016

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Exploring archaeology on a project with residents and the Museum of London

Emily-Rose Hall
Ceramicist/basket maker/tutor

I am an experienced ceramicist and basket weaver using craft to develop and run classes for all ages and abilities. Whether making a simple mark on a page, digging a ...

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