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
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
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
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
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
Happy Autumn! Our Breathing Spaces project is coming to an end, and we have our final Clean Air Cafe on Saturday 30 November. We’ll be sharing the learning from the project, celebrating the community activity that has been happening and having a think about the future. More details on our Breathing Spaces website. Interested in… Read More Collective action
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