In response to the rapid development in the Arts in Health sector, University of Cumbria and Healing Arts of North Cumbria University Hospital Trust are hosting a day of conversations and workshops for Cumbrian practitioners working in the arts or health. The aims of the day are to:
- Create a network of people from Arts and Health backgrounds to start to plan the way forward for Arts in Health in Cumbria;
- Develop our knowledge and understanding of the evidence for Arts in Health;
- Hear the experiences of people who participate in art-based activities to support their health and wellbeing.
This event is open to all artists and health professionals who have an interest in arts in health.
Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm
Booking: BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW CLOSED
For any queries please contact Karen Jones, Development Manager, University of Cumbria on firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone to 01228 403001.
|9.00 - 9.30||Registration|
|9.30 - 9.40||Welcome and introduction|
|9.40 - 10.30||Keynote Lecture: Arts in Health - A New Way of Working
Clive Parkinson, Director of Arts for Health, Manchester Metropolitan University & Hayley Youell, Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance.
|10.30 - 11.00||Arts in Health in Cumbria & the North West
Interdisciplinary ways of working: A taster of work from a Healing Arts project, About Being, a dance programme for stroke survivors.
University of Cumbria
|11.00 - 11.20||Break|
|11.20 - 11.40||Research: exploring the health and wellbeing benefits of engagement in participatory arts for older people living with dementia and their carers on a drama project, Setting the Scene.
Theatre by the Lake and Lancaster University Faculty of Health and Medicine.
|11.40 - 12.10||Social Prescribing in the NW
Jo Ward, North West Social Prescribing Network
|12.10 - 12.30||Music for health and wellbeing: a taster of work from Sunbeams Music Trust|
|12.30 - 1.30||Lunch and Networking|
|13.30 - 14.30||Workshops:
'Trust Me, I'm an Artist'
A collaborative project between Healing Arts, Tullie House Museum and Prism Arts held at Cumberland Infirmary between December ’18 – Summer ’19. This workshop will offer an insight into approaches explored on the project so far.
Workshop leader: Prism Arts
Singing, Health and Wellbeing
A practical workshop exploring the health and wellbeing benefits of group singing, including an overview of recent research findings, some questions about possible underpinning neurobiological mechanisms, and the opportunity to explore your own singing voice in a fun way - no previous musical experience necessary.
Workshop leader: Dave Camlin
Stories and Writing for Health and Wellbeing
Based on a Healing Arts project with Tullie House Museum undertaken at Cumberland infirmary in 2018 for people waiting in the hospital: for an appointment, results, a family member, the next patient. This workshop will use simple and playful storytelling and writing techniques to engage and stimulate the imagination.
Workshop leader: David Napthine and Tullie House Museum
|14.30 - 15.40||Roundtable discussions|
|15.40 - 16.30||Plenary Panel Discussion: The Way Forward for Arts in Health in Cumbria|