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A new annual drop-in space where visitors can connect and work with artists opens today (28 September 2016) in the new Switch House extension at Tate Modern, London.

A £40m funding scheme from Big Lottery and the DCMS will support voluntary, community and social enterprise youth organisations to deliver local projects for young people in six targeted communities across England, including East London

A report has been published looking into the attitudes, behaviours and skills needed in the UK museum workforce for the next 10 years.

A new report by the Nuffield Trust and the King’s Fund has highlighted the impact of local authority cuts to social care on the NHS.

The latest release of figures from the Government’s ongoing measure of subjective wellbeing show an increase in the number of people experiencing anxiety and depression along with an increase in the number of people who feel they don’t

LAHF is recruiting a Festival Co-ordinator to support the delivery of next year’s Creativity and Wellbeing Week.

An online project exploring creative representations of living with long-term physical pain is seeking contributions and feedback.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has launched an arts policy which pledges an additional investment of £42m annually.

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced a “tailored review” of Arts Council England and is asking for feedback on the organisation’s functions, efficiency and effectiveness.

Analysis by the King’s Fund has revealed that local authorities are planning average cuts to their public health budgets of around 9% next year. This is alongside planned cuts to culture budgets of 6%.

The Office of National Statistics has published data which shows that improvements in people’s wellbeing has slowed over the past year.

Public Health England has published an updated list of every Director of Public Health in the country.

The Government is undertaking a review of museums to explore the ways in which museums can better increase participation from all members of society.

The new Culture Secretary and the Minister for the Arts have both made speeches in the past couple of weeks praising the arts for their impact on health and wellbeing.