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  • Cartoon image reading 'Let us be your mental dentist'

    Clinical psychologist Katherine Taylor explains how Greater Manchester is putting the arts at the heart of its mental health strategy, inspired by Finland’s positive experiences.

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    Laura Bailey explains how Kent County Council is aiming to integrate arts and culture into its commissioned services across the board - even in waste management.

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    A project run by the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and a housing provider started with cultural visits and ended with a full-scale theatre production. Inga Hirst tells the story.

  • Arts organisations are under growing pressure to demonstrate social impact. Emma Taylor-Collins explains how they can gain robust, high quality evidence to measure their success.

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    A circus artist helped older people and children develop their confidence and communicaton skills in workshops at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, writes Emma Gladstone.

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    Ovalhouse’s FiRST BiTES programme ensures that it takes the risks necessary for creating diverse and experimental theatre, explains Owen Calvert-Lyons.

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    How can an arts organisation be sure it is working with schools that represent the community? Lucie Fitton and Ashleigh Hibbins suggest combining arts, population and schools data.

  • Photo of three dancers in studio

    As well as being a studio space for independent dancers and choreographers, Glasgow's The Work Room is also an empowering artist-led support network, says Anita Clark.

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Interesting to read this while being part of an IETM Satellite meeting in Llandudno, North Wales with 60 international colleagues from all...
Hi AP - could you let us know what the closing date is for the survey? Thanks!
We're leaving the closing date slightly flexible at the moment,to see how many responses we get. But it's likely to be Monday 8th...
Sadly, this comes as no surprise. But think back to the time when Ed Vaizey was Culture Minister and finally got to publish his joke of a...
One tourist board saying 'it's probably because of terrorism' isn't evidence for anything. What about the massive cuts...
Arts Council Englands budget is around £400m a year, the Arts and Humanities Research Council who are funding this is around £100m a year...
Really wondering if yet more research is the best use of this money - although prepared to be convinced. If there's £2.5 million...
Another £285m for 149 NPOs as diverted Lottery to help government to finance its cuts? That would have DOUBLED Grants for the Arts for...
Great article. Informative and enlightening, and something I can concur with having worked with 100's of creatives from different...
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