Art As Action 2


Details here Art as Action 2  Newcastle 29th May

This conference is for anyone who interested in exploring the positive relationship between the arts, social care, health and well-being. Stakeholders from four different worlds will come together to explore common themes and how we can all work together toward a common cause.

If you are:

Commissioners working within health and social care Third sector and voluntary organisations
Academics in arts/social work and health and recovery Arts organisations / arts practitioners…

…This conference is for you.

Keynote speakers

Stephen Bell OBE – Chief Executive The Cyrenians (Welcome)

Teya Sepinuck – Artistic Director, Theatre of Witness, Northern Ireland

Toby Lowe – Chief Executive, Helix Arts


Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Company

Freedom From Torture
Cyrenians Arts & Media Programme
St John the Baptist Church Newcastle

West End Refugee Service
Arts Council England – Creative People, Creative Places

Crossings Music United

The Conference will invite participants through workshops, seminars and plenary sessions to explore 3 questions:

1  What are the issues for commissioners seeking to meet their needs through the support of community based creative activity

2  What are the issues for community based creative activity groups in accessing commissioner support?

3  What do we know about the impact of community based creative activities on individual well being?


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