Arts in Health

Tilery Lanterns 2011

Day Four There is to be an open lantern workshop on Saturday, from 10.00am until 3.00pm. Gilly and I aren’t going to be there. It is an opportunity to hand over the reins to the core group, with the support of school staff. So this morning, we began with a Read more…

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Arts in Health

Tilery Lanterns 2011

Day Three Most of Year 3 are making their first lantern. They may have been party to a family effort, but this is their chance to make one for themselves. When asked why we make lanterns, the children proffered all kinds of reasons – New Year and God being but Read more…

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Arts in Health

Tilery Lantern Parade 2011

Tilery primary school is the nearest to Durham University’s Stockton campus, and the Centre has built a strong relationship with the staff, pupils and community. February 3rd will see the third Tilery Lantern Parade, created with a view to hold an annual community event that will become a local tradition, Read more…

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Arts in Health

CMH at Teesdale High School

Teesdale high school in Barnard Castle and Creative Partnerships (Co. Durham) invited CMH to mentor the development in 2010/11 of an artists-led unit in the school that is to support the emotional well-being of pupils deemed to be ‘at risk’. Potential is identified for this project to extend into both Read more…

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Arts in Health

Catch The Light

Catch The Light is an annual lantern procession project (since 2003) at Southwick primary school in Sunderland.  In recent years, a large proportion of the local housing stock has been demolished, displacing hundreds of people and splitting up extended families that had for generations lived near to each other. The Read more…

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Arts in Health

Roots and Wings

Roots and Wings is a community arts in health and education project now in its ninth year, based in a primary school in Chickenley, a socio-economically deprived ‘sink estate’ on the outskirts of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. At the core of Roots and Wings is the art room, a space run Read more…

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Arts in Health

The Tilery Chronicles

The aim of this project at Tilery primary in Stockton-on-Tees has been to establish a research-guided community arts and health initiative for the promotion of emotional literacy and emotional health amongst children and the local community of St. Ann’s, (which is increasingly diverse in its ethnic composition). In 2008 a Read more…

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