We had a fantastic time on Sat 23 March exploring arts and health, at the Umbrella Arts Festival at NST City. Hundreds of people came and got involved in singing, interactive theatre, drumming, all sorts of painting and collage activities, board games and joined the health cafes. We made asked people to draw a bike… Read More Umbrella Arts – talking about health
This year’s IWD falls on a FriYay! and the theme is #balanceforbetter . Women can be very good at hosting, feeding and juggling everybody’s needs but often at a cost to their own enjoyment and participation. We wondered how we could balance organising a fun Friday night out without exhausting ourselves or our wallets. We… Read More Balance For Better: Bring It and Share It on Friday 8th
Fun to be had in Portswood this Saturday with body confidence coach Vie Portland of VieNess. We’ll be chatting and cutting and sticking and all sorts of prep for our International Women’s Day event in March.
Deb Wilkes and her partner Chris Townsend are the inspiration behind Southampton’s Dead Good Days, a new festival taking place from 23rd October to 10th November. It is a series of family-friendly events, workshops and talks that will entertain, inform, intrigue, and equip us all to better deal with death, dying and loss. The Southampton… Read More Death Becomes Her
In May this year, the Nuffield City Theatre was the venue for for TEDxSouthampton 2018. It was a whole day event featuring creative and challenging ideas around the theme of ‘Growth’, such as: How can we grow inclusive communities? | What has driven the growth of human societies and perhaps even our species? |… Read More TEDxSouthampton 2018 – Growth
Maps are great tools for enabling people to understand and transform their cities. Southampton’s very own Ordnance Survey has OS Greenspace, a comprehensive catalogue of green spaces across the UK; and Mapping for Change has itself run a project to map community air quality in London. Over the summer we also used cartography to raise… Read More Mapping for Change
Artwork is by Kev Munday – Part of the Stand Together exhibition Thursday 12 April 2018 11am-6pm we are having a Get Together for Health and Wellbeing. This is part of Stand Together for Health week at Solent Showcase Gallery, just off Southampton’s Guildhall Square next to Artisan Cafe. Drop in during the day, or… Read More Get Together for Health and Wellbeing
Come along to Touch Network’s evening of live storytelling, taking place on Friday 19th January at 7.30pm at Mettricks Old Town (117 High Street). Debs Carter, the Founder of the Touch Network was a speaker at TEDxSouthampton 2016. The speakers for the storytelling evening have been arranged by Rebecca Kinge, one of the Southampton Collective… Read More An evening of live storytelling