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Art sessions create ‘cheeky banter’ and community among those with dementia

Bird next to a clay flowerArt sessions organised by a charity have helped to bring those with dementia “out of their shell” and give them the confidence to create “fantastic” creations and engage in “cheeky banter”.Havering-based charity Tapestry Care UK, which specialises in dementia and respite care – as well as supporting vulnerable adults including those who have learning difficulties and complex needs, who ...

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John Sheeran art talk to boost Castle Community Rooms

Published: 8:00 AM September 18, 2022 John Sheeran, the father of singer-songwriter Ed, will give a talk in Framlingham next week about his life in the arts world - as he supports a major new community hub for the town. John has worked in the arts for more than 40 years as a curator, exhibition organiser and lecturer - including curating an exhibition celebrating ...

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Exhibit uses art to communicate scientific research to community

August 17, 2022 From online offerings to degrees and certificates in significant industries, students have more than ever to choose from This fall, as Arizona State University projects a record number of undergraduate and graduate students, the university is also scaling up its degree and program offerings in a variety of areas.New degrees for this fall include genetic counseling, disability studies, and narrative and emerging media. ...

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Grants and Community News for 12 August 2022

The Arts Society - The Patricia May Memorial Fund – Deadline 30 September 2022 Revenue grants up to £3,000 are available to UK registered charities for projects and initiatives that provide a gateway for those that wouldn't normally have access to the arts. The Society believes the arts are for everybody and will use the grants to make a positive contribution to people's lives ...

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Community art project brightens up construction site

A construction site in Waltham Abbey has benefited from a community project that has brought some vibrancy to its surrounding hoardings. The former Shernbroke Hostel in Waltham Abbey is being transformed into a new residential development. The plans are being delivered by Essex Housing, our housing development arm. Essex Housing have worked closely with Ninefields Residents Association, Essex Youth Service and ...

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Mentor Community Arts Commission, Wildwood Cultural Center asks public’s help with art project – News-Herald

The Mentor Community Arts Commission, and the Wildwood Cultural Center are inviting children and adults to take part in the Fairy Condo Art Project. Those interested can create decorative temporary birdhouse-style “Fairy Condos.” They will be displayed on the grounds of Wildwood until the fall, when they will be returned to their owners, according to a news release. The event is free, but those ...

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