On 20th May 2020, we will be part of the organising team for the Positive Futures online event. This is all about young people, arts, creativity and mental health. Details here. This event is a partnership with Arts and Health South West, Hampshire Cultural Trust, and us, in our role with the Southampton Art In… Read More Positive Futures
Artist Claudia Friend is helping everyone make something together! Make a line – draw, scribble, sculpt, build, fold, paint, create or find a line – just one – curved, colourful, straight, loopy, dotted, thick, thin…get creative! Send the pic to Claudia on Instragram, Facebook or email email@example.com including your name, location (e.g. Hampshire), Instagram tag…and… Read More Drop Me A Line
Today, our Health Model Village joined SO:Linked community project in the first of a series of events around Southampton, hosting drop-in events at Lordshill Library and Lordswood’s Kings Community Church. We asked people what they like about their areas and plotted their local gems on our big map. People told us how they like to… Read More Community conversations
Interested in the connections between creativity and health? Join the informal gathering of the Southampton Art in Health Forum this Wed 26 Feb 12-2pm at NST City’s Tyrell’s cafe in Guildhall Square. More here.
On Monday 3rd February 2020, we were at Gods House Tower with 27 people from a range of arts projects, health services and community groups. This was a combined event between CHAOS (Creative, Heritage and Arts Organisations of Southampton) and the Southampton Art In Health Forum. We all shared a little bit about ourselves. We… Read More Art and Health – February gathering
Join VieNess for a day of inspiring talks and more, at the Phenomenal Women event on 8 March. Details here
Getting creative is good for our health. Whether you like dance, theatre, visual arts, cooking, gardening, music, cooking, sewing, woodwork (anything really), there’s so much potential to be creative and enjoy the creativity of others. The evidence says that arts can make a powerful contribution to health and wellbeing. As the Parliamentary Inquiry into Creative… Read More May is the month of creativity and health!
Deb and Chris went to London Southbanks’ ‘Deathfest’ in 2012 & were amazed at how many people were there to find out more about death & dying, that they decided to try it in Southampton – and call it ‘Dead Good Days‘. With years of Palliative Care Nursing / Environmental teaching behind them, they continue… Read More Dead Good Days
What’s On for a Sustainable and Healthy Southampton? Here’s some events that we are involved in, or think you’d like to know about: Getting net zero on track: a workshop with Hope for the Future This will explore the role of People’s Assemblies for a zero carbon future. Fri 31st Jan 2020 6pm at Edmund Kell Hall.… Read More What’s coming up
Our Health Model Village is a portable map, like a big jigsaw, that we take along to community and city events. It is an evolving 3D model, which we use as a focus for conversation, encouraging people to add to it in a number of different ways. Join us at SO:Linked Community Conversations event during… Read More Health Model Village goes out and about