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.
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?
SEE YOU THERE