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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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Still Lively Blog

The Baring Foundation publishes blog about Still Lively, our Celebrating Age project. In the post Kate Gant talks about the stories collected from everyone involved in the Still Lively programme. Many of these stories talk about gaining a sense of purpose, of rediscovering the joy of the arts, and being proud of their achievements. Read the full blog here
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Still Lively

 Read more about Still Lively our new arts programme created with older people. Still Lively is a 2 year partnership project for older people living in Staffordshire and Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Choices Housing Association, Staffordshire Arts Services, and Creative Health CIC, work together to run the 2 year programme. Still Lively is supported by Arts Council England and The Baring Foundation. Information about activities, exhibitions and events will be posted on the Still Lively blog.
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Smokefree Arts Programme Included APPG Inquiry Submissions

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing (APPGAHW) is collaborating with King’s College London on an Inquiry into Arts, Health and Wellbeing. The APPGAHW is led by Lord Howarth of Newport. Launched in November 2015, the Inquiry is supported by the National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing, which provides the Secretariat for the APPGAHW, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity and the Royal Society for Public Health Special Interest Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing. The Inquiry is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. These submissions were received
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