Culture Club Gallery – 25 Free Creative Packs

CULTURE CLUB GALLERY Get involved, get making and share it all in the Culture Club Gallery – free creative pack for the first 25 staff to send us something to hang on the virtual wall. As co-curator for Aesthetica International Arts Prize, Griselda, Arts Manager at the Trust, has secured some wonderful art bags fullContinue reading “Culture Club Gallery – 25 Free Creative Packs”

All you need is a chair

Need a moment to reconnect with your body, refocus and re-energise? There’s lots of great resources out there to support you, even in the most challenging times. We do love Performing Medicine, a Clod Ensemble initiative, founded by Suzy Willson and run by a small, dynamic team . They have a unique approach to healthcareContinue reading “All you need is a chair”

Short films your thing?

Another Netflix series finished? What next…. got five minutes? Try short films. Animation, comedy, dance, documentary, drama and more besides. Discover the best in independent cinema at the Aesthetica Short Film Library, from the Official Selection alumni. Find them all here: Fancy more? The annual Aesthetica International Short Film Festival is based in York fromContinue reading “Short films your thing?”

Mark Thomas: Check-up – Our NHS @ 70

Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70. UK national average life expectancy is 84. If Mark makes it to 84 the NHS will be 100 …what will they both look like? Comedian Mark Thomas gives a fast paced, hard look at the NHS from his time shadowing staff in departments up and down theContinue reading “Mark Thomas: Check-up – Our NHS @ 70”

Absolute Legend – Julie Walker

We all know an absolute legend – someone who seems to be just totally in tune with the universe and does the best stuff, usually for other people. When two of the Arts Team were redeployed to Occupational Health at the start of March 2020 they were a little worried about all sorts of stuffContinue reading “Absolute Legend – Julie Walker”

Artist looking for staff to feature in mural!

Local artist, Emma Garness, has been commissioned by National Rail to design and paint a mural on the railway footbridge close to York Hospital. The artist is looking for two members of York Hospital staff to feature in her work! For a chance to have your portrait painted on the footbridge as part of Emma’sContinue reading “Artist looking for staff to feature in mural!”