Monthly Archives October 2019

CreateSpace Workshops

CreateSpace, a combined arts project supporting adults to create space for the arts in their everyday lives. Artists are working in seven community venues across the Black Country and Staffordshire, inspiring participants to take ideas from sessions and find time to expand and develop them. The hope is that the increased creative activity will help to maintain and improve their wellbeing. The programme is funded by a partnership of Arts Council England with Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery; Wolverhampton Art Gallery; Staffordshire County Council and The New Art Gallery Walsall. With the programme less than halfway through, more than 200
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CHWA: West Midlands

Good support supports good practice became the theme of the WM meeting held in partnership with The BEDLAM Festival. Click below to see Nicola Naismith’s enlightening key note presentation. NicolaNaismith_APW_Birmingham
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Dudley Take Five Roll-Out

We have been spreading the word about the Dudley Take Five resources by facilitating workshops with school nurses, health visitors, family nurse practitioners, teachers, youth workers and mental health practitioners.  By Autumn 2019 we had engaged with around 70 health and education professionals, all directly involved in the promotion of children and young people’s wellbeing. who unanimously welcomed the films and arts games as a positive creative intervention. The Dudley Take Five resources are designed to help start the conversation about the Five Ways to Wellbeing. We will continue to mentor any professionals working with children and young people who
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