artsandhealth

Art on Prescription

Together with Little Bird, Beauty and Utility Arts recently collaborated on an Arts on Prescription evaluation project in North West Leicestershire. We are delighted to share our report conclusions with others in our sector, to further support the case for arts as a social prescribing tool for patients with low level mental health difficulties. Art …

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Crafting Relationships

Crafting Relationships, our intergenerational strand of work, has been running since 2012. Most of our current work is as a delivery partner, together with emh homes, on our local Big Lottery Funded, Ageing Better project Leicester Ageing Together. Scroll through the photos below to get an overview of all the different projects!   Spinney Hills …

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Onwards …

Great ideas and projects happen at the right time for the right reasons. I’m a firm believer in that, although starting out back in 2010 I wanted everything to happen straight away … now please! The two sets of cards in this photo represent the next phase in a truly rewarding project for Beauty and …

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Showcase Smoothie

  Showcase Smoothie was project managed by Beauty and Utility Arts for its first three years. Showcase Smoothie is a major new literature and music based project, led by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) and partnered by a range of arts, health and educationally based organisations. It is Patronised by the internationally acclaimed poet and …

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BrightSparks: Comedy Asylum

Autumn 2015 We’ve just submitted our evaluation report for the 2014/15 BrightSparks: Comedy Asylum and looking forward to seeing what’s next for the project. In the meantime, Comedy Asylum 2015/16 workshops have already started!