10 February 2023
Looking after your mental health as a creative freelancer
Freelancing is the backbone of the creative industry, but like everything else, it comes with its challenges.
30 November 2022
The benefits of art therapy
Doodle, doodle...what would I do without a pen-scratching nonsense art in my books?
20 March 2021
WriteWell launch: write yourself a brighter future
A new online writing therapy website launched on 22 February.
30 November 2020
Can Art Be Considered Medicine?
Gold Arts Award; Unit 1, Part D- Form and communicate a view on an arts issue. Reflecting on the importance of Art for Health and wellbeing.
25 May 2020
Barriers to Participation Within the Arts
So many people don't participate within the arts or find it hard to do so. I want to find out what the barriers to participation within the arts are, how this has come to be and what is being done to help tackle this issue.
25 May 2020
What I learnt from the One Dance UK Healthier Performer programme, including wellness, resilience and motivation
20 March 2020
Exploring wellbeing in an arts and cultural setting
A New Direction recently hosted a workshop for teachers, representatives from the cultural sector, and arts practitioners to explore wellbeing centred projects in an arts setting. But what is wellbeing and what does it mean when we bring it into an arts and cultural setting?
20 February 2020
Arts, Health & Wellbeing Training
A workshop for artists who wish to develop their practice within the arts and health sector.