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Sing to Beat Parkinson's course, Snape Maltings – 28-29 January 2019

The course offers a specialist opportunity for musicians and emerging artists to gain experience and develop a toolkit to run a singing group for people with Parkinson's and their carers.

The course will be led by Grenville Hancox (Honorary Professor in Music, Health and Well Being, University of Kent; Artistic Director, Canterbury Cantata Trust Founder and expert in
singing and wellbeing) and Nicola Wydenbach (an experienced Parkinson's and Singing practitioner and Founder of the Contented Music Club).

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Music Care training, Nottingham – 21-22 November 2018

The University of Nottingham is hosting a Level 1 Music Care Training course in partnership with Room 217 and Opus Music. Music Care Training is suitable for healthcare providers, family and volunteer caregivers, musicians, teachers and any other community members who would like to learn how to care using music. No prior musical experience is necessary.

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Head of Arts, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – deadline 27 September 2018

CUH is seeking a new head of arts to for this well-established NHS arts programme that reaches almost a million patients, staff and visitors every year at Addenbrooke's and the Rosie hospitals in Cambridge.

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Facing the Future

To kick-start the autumn, LAHF has commissioned a series of blogs about the future of arts and health which we will be publishing daily over the next 2 weeks. The blogs, from leading practitioners working across the spectrum of creativity and wellbeing ask where this work is heading and what challenges and opportunities might open up in the year ahead. The blog series will begin on Monday 10th September and a new blog will be published each weekday until 21st September.

Residential course on arts and health research, Snape Maltings – 4-8 February 2019

Applicants are invited to join a week-long research intensive on Arts and Health to be held at Snape Maltings in Suffolk, 4-8 February 2019. This is delivered as a partnership between the Arts Health Early Career Research Network, UCL and the University of Florida Centre for Arts in Medicine and is a 5-day residential programme that will provide a rich introduction to the evidence base around the arts in health and fundamentals of evaluation and research.

Arts Health research intensive – 4-9 February 2019

Applications are being accepted for a residential training course offering an introduction to the evidence base around the arts in health and fundamentals of evaluation and research.

Programme Organiser, Learning and Education – deadline 18 May 2018

Colchester’s Firstsite is recruiting a Programme Organiser, Learning and Education to contribute to the learning programme designing and delivering activities for schools, children, families and adults.

The role supports the Programme Manager, Learning and Education, assisting in all aspects of the delivery, administration and evaluation of the Learning Programme, and is principally responsible for fostering and developing effective relationships with local and nearby schools and lifelong learning and wellbeing organisations.

Development Officer – deadline 29 January 2018

Suffolk Artlink is looking to recruit a Project Development Officer to manage exciting participatory arts projects working with young people and family carers.

The role is based at Suffolk Artlink’s Halesworth office, but also involves visiting hospitals, hospices and other venues in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.

The role is maternity cover, 29 hours per week with an option to split this opportunity as two posts of 22 hours and 7 hours. £25,601 pro rata based on a full time week of 37.5 hours.

Music Technical Instructor – deadline 8 January 2017

St Andrew’s Healthcare is looking for a music specialist to provide an inclusive, patient-centred and diverse music programme for adults with mental health disorders and acquired brain injury.

The ideal candidate will have a qualification within the Music sector, or a minimum of 5 years within the arts industry and have a wide breadth of skills and experience in delivering music which include, playing ability on guitar and drums and basic piano. Also experience of recording would be desirable.

Taking Note: Poetry in Moments – 1 December 2017

This special evening will see four poets including Jo Shapcott share poems devised with and for the community of Cambridge University Hospitals.

The event will explore the ways that poetry can touch the lives of people in hospital and ask what might poets and poetry prompt people to notice and share? Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination and Addenbrooke's Arts will be presenting the first public performances of new poems written by four extraordinary poets at an event at Michaelhouse Centre, Trinity Street, Cambridge. 6 - 7.30pm

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