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Jubilee Bunting Exhibition
Jubilee Bunting Project
Inclusion Art has been successful in the application to the Community Fund for the project Jubilee Bunting. As a
part of Queens Platinum Jubilee celebration Inclusion Arts be organising creative activities in the Brixton North area over a 6 month period. Activities would include 15 half day creative workshops with designs resulting from the workshops transferred onto customised bunting as apart of the Jubilee.
Participating groups will include
Community Trust based on the Stockwell Park Estate
Helmi House extra care scheme. Support predominantly older people with mobility issues.
Images above workshops held at Community Trust
Creativity in Dental Health
Inclusion Arts was awarded the LEAP Community Award to run approximately 5 creative workshops
at the Max Roach Centre, for parents and carers with children 0-4 raising awareness of the
issues around diet that effects Oral Health.
The project will liaise with Oral Health Promoter for LEAP during its key stages. Designs from the
workshops will be used to produce 600 - 1000 unique credit card size c-fold information leaflet displaying information and guidance to support better oral health for children and babies.This would include raising awareness
Dental decay is completely preventable
Reduce sugar frequency
Do not eat or drink anything after brushing at night
Avoid sugary snacks including hidden sugars in yogurt, cereal bars, dried fruit
Avoid sugary liquids in a bottle and the effects it can have on front surfaces of upper teeth caused by prolonged contact.
NHS dentistry is free for all pregnant women, mothers of babies aged under 12 months and children under 18.
For further information about the project see Creativity in Dental Health page.
Creativity in Community
Sharing Project 2019
Inclusion Arts was successful in their application to the Battersea Power Station Foundation to develop its Creativity in Community Sharing Project in the vicinity of the Stockwell Park Estate collaborating with Lambeth Vocational Services, Community Trust and Helmi House extra care scheme.
Community Trust workshop
Community Trust workshop
Helmi House workshop
Lambeth Vocational Services workshop
Cultures of Health and Wellbeing first national conference
21-22 March 2019 at the Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Attended the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance's first national conference speakers included Neil Churchill, Director for Experience, Participation and Equalities at NHS England, Lord Howarth of Newport, Co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing. The conference offered an opportunity to explore the particular challenges and opportunities presented by a time of unprecedented growth and public interest. Also present was the London Arts in Health Forum.
Lord Howarth of Newport, President of the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance and Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing
National developments in Culture, Health and Wellbeing
Panellists: Lord Howarth of Newport, President Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance;
John McMahon, Senior Manager, Policy and Research, Arts Council England;
Liz Ellis, Policy Advisor Communities and Diversity, National Lottery Heritage Fund;
Alex Coulter, Chair Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance
Developing the relationship between research and practice
Panellists: Craig Robertson, Head of Research, Nordoff Robbins; Music & Health Research Network;
Norma Daykin, Professor in New Social Research, University of Tampere;
Dr Shanali Perera, Digital artist, advocate for use of creativity in long term illness [via video];
Victoria Tischler, Professor of Art and Health and Head of Dementia Care Centre, University of West London;
Owen Evans, Professor of Film, Edge Hill University
Developing the relationship
between research and practice slide
Creativity in Community Sharing - Lambeth Community Fund
Inclusion Arts latest project Creativity in Community Sharing funded by the Lambeth Community Fund 2018/19. Project activities To will include a series of intergenerational arts workshops in and around the Loughborough Centre, around the theme of food waste, promoting the Community Fridges.
Inclusion Arts attended the Community Fridge Network meet up Monday 29th October 2018 in Sheffield. The event was attended by representatives of different Community Fridge Networks around the country.
Discussion included ‘Fridge tales’ where different fridge groups share their stories, ways to run a Community Fridge, finding community solutions to food poverty and value and the future of the Network.
Community Fridge Sheffield University Community Fridge Sheffield University Fridge Magnet Designs @ Max Roach
Upcoming events in Tate Britain’s pop up community garden
Some upcoming events in Tate Britain’s pop up community garden, A Common Ground. A series of weekly lunchtime sessions which explore the garden through the themes of food and wellbeing.
Learning how to brew your own herbal tea blend and making kimchi, to exploring the therapeutic benefits of crying and laughing, each hands-on demonstration aims to create a communal environment for conversation and exchange of stories and skills. All of the events are free and Tate Britain would especially like to welcome people living locally in Westminster and Lambeth.
KIMCHUNG WORKSHOP A COMMON GROUND 21 JULY 2018 AT 12.00–13.30 AND 14.00–15.30
COOK (NOT) LIKE YOUR MOTHER A COMMON GROUND 28 JULY 2018 AT 12.00–14.00
RECIPE EXCHANGE A COMMON GROUND 4 AUGUST 2018 AT 12.00–14.00
CRY CLUB A COMMON GROUND 18 AUGUST 2018 AT 12.00–14.00 25 AUGUST 2018 AT 12.00–14.00
Lambeth Wellbeing Fund 2016/17
Inclusion Arts was successful in their application to the Lambeth Wellbeing Fund a collaborative venture between Lambeth residents, The London Community Foundation, NHS Lambeth, the Lambeth Public Health Directorate and the London Borough of Lambeth.
The project will take place at the Helmi House extra care scheme. Activities will include a series of creative workshops,organised trips and visits and an exhibition from the workshop material.
Visit to Tate Modern 26 April 2017
Creativity in Wellbeing Project Workshop Program
Inclusion Arts was recently awarded through The Big Lottery - Awards for All for its project Creativity in Wellbeing. This project includes a workshop programme has now been extended through the Vassal and Coldharbour Wellbeing Fund through the London Community Foundation.
The next Creative Workshop will be from 10.00am to 12.00 noon on Saturday 6 February 2016 at the Loughborough Centre, 105 Angell Road, London SW9 7PD.
Activities included watercolour painting, individual card making and introduction to glass painting (on Perspex sheets for safety). Resource material included mainly visuals from the Food Growing Projects, was made available.
A qualified Nutritionist will contribute to the workshop providing information as well as visuals. These included food charts and a series of recipes enabling workshop participants to develop a better idea of the benefits to eat more healthily through creative means.
This will contribute to the finale unique recipe cards and posters with individual designs that will be printed.
Draft Recipe Card Designs Presentation
This took place on 4 June 2016 at the "It's Your Local Market" with the Loughborough Farm. A new a 'New Trade & Farmer's Market' to operate monthly in Loughborough Junction in conjunction with Loughborough Farm, The Platform, Ebony Riding School and the community of Loughborough Junction.
The latest draft designs for the Creativity in Wellbeing Project were presented at Loughborough Junction Action Group open meeting on the 9 May 2016 at Sunshine International Arts
Helen Hayes MP visiting Art Club @ The Loughborough Farm
Nutritionist giving advice to Loughborough Farm Volunteer