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A new partnership between eight independent funders, coordinated by the Baring Foundation, is backing an independent inquiry into the future of civil society.

This year's Wellcome Book Prize has been awarded to "Mend the Living", by Maylis de Kerangal, translated by Jessica Moore. The novel follows the progress of a heart, through a fatal car accident and into another's body.

Following a Department for Education (DfE) review of England’s network of 121 music hubs over the past year, Schools Minister Nick Gibb has called for progress in engaging student

For Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2017, LAHF is exploring how the arts and creativity can have a considerable role in enhancing our health and wellbeing throughout the life course.

Wellcome Trust is addressing recent critiques of the role of experts through a debate exploring the role of expertise in research, policy making and wider society.

Arts Council Wales is conducting a survey of existing arts and health activity to inform its approach to health and wellbeing in the future.

The new partnership consists of the BBC, Arts Council England, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Arts Council of Wales and Creative Scotland.

The UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) includes the Wellcome Trust, Research Councils, and the Department of Health, and is seeking sustainable and cost-effective ways of improving UK population health and reducing health inequa

In a first for Arts Council England, the two institutions will come together under a new formal agreement to work on creative leadership, global research programmes, and community engagement.

1300-1500, 6 June 2017

Launch of the final report and documentary film of the Singing for Better Breathing project.

Royal Festival Hall, Level Five function room

The Voice of Release choir was founded in 2014 by occupational therapists at Hydebank Wood women’s prison in south Belfast, and is jointly run with The Right Key, a Lisburn-based community interest company.

The Heads Together campaign, fronted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, has released ten films featuring well-known ambassadors for mental health awareness (including Ruby Wax and Professor Green), as well as medical