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Sing to Beat Parkinson’s, Suffolk – 27-28 January 2020

Sing to Beat Parkinson’s are holding their fourth annual training residency at Snape Maltings. The course offers a unique and specialist opportunity for musicians and emerging artists to gain invaluable experience and a toolkit to run a Singing Group for people with Parkinson's and their carers, friends and families. 
 

Dementia Friendly Heritage Network Meeting, Brodsworth – 21 October 2019

The Dementia Friendly Heritage Network (DFHN) invites interested parties to a free networking and skills sharing event.

Funding opportunity, Chapman Charitable Trust - rolling applications

The trust offers small grants for organisations working in Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent that work to increase the accessibility of the arts, especially for young people. They prefer to support charities which address the root causes of problems. Organisations which seek to address underlying problems and where we think our grant can make a real difference. 

https://www.chapmancharitabletrust.org.uk/guidelines

Talent25 study to track impact of creativity on children

Arts Council England is collaborating with De Montfort University to track 100 children born in Leicester until they are 25 years old. The Talent25 programme will assess the ongoing impact of activities such as learning music, visiting museums, going to children’s festivals and watching theatre.

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https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/major-study-track-impact-creativ...

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).

Please see details on the attached flyer

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.

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