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!
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
We’ve had an amazing year with our Breathing Spaces project in St Denys, including: hosting five Clean Air Cafes; ten particulate matter air quality sensors installed across St Denys; and a whole load of community action. Hundreds of local people have been involved. We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of enthusiasm and action for… Read More Breathing Spaces pilot draws to a close
Interested in access to health, active travel and air quality? Join us on Fri 27 Sept 2019 for all or part of the day at our Southampton Health Cycle and/or City Wheel and Walk tour. You can join sections of the route, or you can come and chat at our various health stops. For more… Read More Southampton Health Tour
September steps towards a sustainable, healthy Southampton with the community at the heart. All Aboard, a Musical and Theatrical Treasure Trail at High Tide (11.30-2.30) on Sat Aug 31st 2019 around the River Itchen’s Cobden Bridge and Blue Rail Bridge. Watch out for the troll! This event has received a Breathing Spaces bursary from The… Read More What’s on into September
Thurs 18 July 2019 / 11.30am–2.30pm October Books 189 Portswood Road, SO17 2FN Southampton Fancy having a go at mosaic making? Last year we made some mosaics with parents, to raise awareness of autism, ADHD and mental health challenges in young people. We were lucky to have local artist Will Rosie from All About Art… Read More Mosaics and a cuppa
A year is a long time in environmental politics. Last summer, an unknown school girl was striking outside the Swedish Parliament, frustrated by a lack of action on climate change. Back then no-one would have dared to believe that Greta Thunberg would one day be on the cover of Time magazine or nominated for the… Read More Trusting in the power of our communities to make change