“They bring people together who wouldn’t normally feel comfortable interacting with others. A safe and nurturing environment to explore art and make new friends. ” (Participant)
We are live on Radio 4 arts magazine ‘Front Row’ on Nov 29. Check here to listen again: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qsq5
Healthcare – The Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy had a feature article on our Arts on prescription service in their autumn volume. Link here to sign up and access the article. Subscription necessary.
A feature on Arts & Minds in latest edition of the Cambridge Community Foundation magazine can be found at http://cambscf.org.uk/the-forum.html
This highly influential report from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing Inquiry was published in Westminster this summer and has spawned renewed interest in this sector of cultural activity. Comprehensive (ie. Its BIG), yet easy to read and very detailed, it evidences the impact of the arts across the life course, policy and commissioning and place/context. It is essential reading for anyone working in the sector or wishing to engage with it.
You can access the full report.
We were very excited to be a part of the launch of a new charity collaboration on October 5, seeking support from business and individual philanthropists in Cambridge to respond to mental health needs of children/young people with increased levels of ACTION.
With thanks to comedian Mark Watson, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and charity collegues from Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind – CPSL Mind,The Kite Trust,@CambridgeCandi, Blue Smile, Centre 33, YMCA and Place2Be