Charley’s Christmas Collection

Charley Perryn is a student on Converge courses at York St John University and art sessions at York Art Gallery. Charley is autistic and one of her favourite special interests is Christmas. She loves photography, digital art and poetry and created this artwork to share the magic she perceives at this time of year. TheContinue reading “Charley’s Christmas Collection”

Opportunities to Buy Beautiful Local Art

Lesley Birch, currently exhibiting her beautiful abstract floral paintings near junction 3 on the main corridor at York hospital has a special offer for staff on her website. You will need the password York to access the offer. Lesley will donate a percentage of any sales to the hospital. The artwork of Philip Wiseman isContinue reading “Opportunities to Buy Beautiful Local Art”

Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – January meeting

Hello all, Last week the Virtual Book Group met to discuss Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield. We really enjoyed this wintry tale centred around the Thames river and a little girl who appears to come back to life after being found seemingly drowned in it. The prose had a flowing, lyrical quality to it,Continue reading “Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – January meeting”

Winter Music Programme

The Arts Team are delighted to welcome musicians back to play in the communal areas of York Hospital. The musicians in our winter programme are all volunteers, playing for the benefit of staff, visitors and patients. We hope you enjoy the music. Winter Music Programme: Wednesday 7 December – Jake & Alexander, University of YorkContinue reading “Winter Music Programme”

December Festive Creative Challenge

Christmas Wreath There are many Christmas wreath making workshops available to attend but we thought it would make a great challenge to create our own at home. Below is a video on how to make a Christmas wreath, by the Royal Horticultural Society, and a link to their website. Good luck and please sendContinue reading “December Festive Creative Challenge”

Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – November 22

Hello all, The Virtual Book Group met to discuss The Swimmer by Graham Norton. Several of us said that we would previously have been reluctant to pick up a novel by a celebrity author, but actually we really enjoyed this and are now looking to read more of Graham’s work! We enjoyed spending time in theContinue reading “Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – November 22”