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CODA Music for Health and Wellbeing, Start the Week with a Song

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CODA Music for Health and Wellbeing, Start the Week with a Song


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AHSW Change of Address

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




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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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The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Head of Engagement - Pavilion Dance South West

Pavilion Dance South West is a national dance development organisation with a dance house in Bournemouth, a regional remit across the south west and a developing leadership voice for dance nationally. Deadline: 9am, Tues 28 Feb 2017

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Intergenerational music workshop: John Keble School and Bolder Voices

Clair Chapwell
Bolder Voices
Music Director

A drama and music practitioner, I have worked with people over 65 in a variety of contexts for twenty years. I run Bolder Voices, a singing group for people age ...

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