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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012

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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012


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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.




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Willis Newson Truro design

Cancer centre in Truro benefits from artistic interventions

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre is a £2.8 million new building in Truro. Developed through close collaboration with a creative team, staff and patients, it is a distinctive, sensitive space.

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Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Creative and Credible CPD Programme

The programme aims to support best practice in evaluation in arts, health and wellbeing. There is an option to attend an introductory workshop at a significantly reduced price, and an opportunity to undertake an intensive follow-up programme with a small group of participants. Starts: January 2018

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On the Rounds in Kyoto

Sally Crabtree
Freelance cultural animateur

Sally Crabtree is an international performance poet/artist who has been described as " Profoundly original - one of Britain's richest inventions " (Lars Gustafsson , nominated for the Nobel Prize ...

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