Breathe Arts Health Research: NHS Staff Wellbeing Programme: Collective Power Award
This week we're learning about and celebrating a co-designed and co-produced programme that uses creativity, underpinned by science, to improve the health and wellbeing of 18,000 health and care staff in London.
Joy of Sound: Collective Power Award
Read all about the surprises, best bits and learning along the way for this small, inclusive community music organisation who have adapted over the last year with an incredible list of partners and collaborators. The next in our CHWA Collective Power Award shortlist showcase.
Collective Power: Making Musical Bridges, Intergenerational Music Making
A wonderful example of a collaborative partnership bringing together care home residents and school children to connect and learn through the joy of music.
Collective Power: Our Day Out, Creative Arts East
Read all about the best bits, learning and surprises from a programme of dementia-friendly, inclusive and interactive music and movement workshops for older people across Norfolk that has collaboration at it's heart.
Stay up late: Self-advocacy and Nightlife for People with Learning Disabilities
Stay Up Late are a Brighton based charity that create ways for people with learning disabilities to go out and enjoy nightlife.
A safe place to have fun with no judgement: Talibah Rivers tells us what it means to lead a Tuneless Choir
Maria Passingham interviews Talibah Rivers, a professional singer who started tuneless choirs to improve community wellbeing through singing
Interview with Andreas Rosenboom, Music Therapist
Andreas shared some stories and bits of advice that come from working as a music therapist.
Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust
We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.
, Best Mistake
, Children and Young People
, Citizen-led Action
, Community Development
, Community Engagement
, Mental Health
Otakar Kraus Music Trust
The Otakar Kraus Music Trust's work with children and adults with learning difficulties teaches us how to listen to stories that don't always use words.
Music is a language we all understand
We've been thinking about harnessing the power of music in our work and we gave it a try by building a collaborative playlist at a recent event.