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Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

Age of Creativity is developing England’s first arts festival for older people, following in the footsteps of Ireland’s Bealtaine, Scotland’s Luminate and Wales’s Gwanwyn Festivals.

London Councils has published a directory of names, addresses and contact numbers for councillors and officers in the 33 London borough councils.

They have also published a guide to the structure of Councils across London.

Criminal justice charity Clinks has published research into the circumstances facing voluntary organisations working in criminal justice and shining a light on what support organisations need to enable them to thrive.

The Creative Industries Federation has published a report looking at the experiences of freelancers working in the arts.

The Government has pledged that every secondary school in the country will be offered Mental Health First Aid training by 2020.

The Department of Health and the Care Quality Commission have published a review of adult social care.

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has published the first phase of its report into the civic role of arts organisations.

Over the past six months, we have commissioned a series of blogs looking at arts and health across the life course.

The report of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing launched on 19th July in the Houses of Parliament.

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that nearly twice as many people die from causes considered preventable in some parts of the country as others.

A new toolkit has been launched to help arts organisations measure their artistic impact over and above social or economic outcomes.

A new study by Royal Albert Hall shows that listening to live music has a significant positive impact on wellbeing.

The Mayor of London has launched a new scheme designed to showcase culture and creativity in London.

On 19th June, the All Party Parliamentary Group for Arts Health and Wellbeing will launch its report into the impact of the arts on health.

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