November Creative Challenge

It’s November and the clocks have just gone back and the daylight hours are getting shorter, so what better monthly challenge could we find than one filled with bright vibrant colours. The November challenge is inspired by a new exhibition recently installed in the 3D case at York Hospital. The embroidery artist Jessica Grady livesContinue reading “November Creative Challenge”

Malcolm Ludvigsen, Exhibition of Paintings at Scarborough Hospital

The Arts Team have been busy installing the new exhibition in the main gallery space at scarborough Hospital. This is a series of oil paintings by York based artist Malcolm Ludvigsen. The exhibition runs through until March next year and is in the main corridor opposite outpatients. A plein-air oil painter, Malcolm Ludvigsen is bestContinue reading “Malcolm Ludvigsen, Exhibition of Paintings at Scarborough Hospital”

Donna Taylor Exhibition at York Hospital

We are currently showing Donna Taylors artwork along the main corridor of York Hospital. Donna is a mixed media artist working across a wide range of disciplines. She exhibits regularly with the Westside Artists group and she will be taking part in York Open Studios for the third time in April 2022.She has worked in theContinue reading “Donna Taylor Exhibition at York Hospital”

Lantern Parade

Creative opportunity for Scarborough Hospital staff Animated Objects Theatre Company are running a community lantern parade in association with Scarborough Borough Council on the evening of Friday 26th November. We will be running a drop in workshop to make a feature lantern to represent the NHS on Wednesday 10th November in the community room atContinue reading “Lantern Parade”

Bertrand’s Play List for Black History Month

Photo: Michael Kiwanuka Image credit: NME My wife has recently banned me from listening to some of my favorite Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield’s albums. I have to confess that once I am hooked on an artist I can obsessively play it over and over. In due rights, constantly playing the same tracks can beContinue reading “Bertrand’s Play List for Black History Month”

Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – book for November meeting

On Wednesday the Book Group met to discuss one of the new 2021 Quick Reads – ‘The Baby is Mine’ by Oyinkan Braithwaite. This title got a more negative than positive review from the group – we all felt that it had real potential which unfortunately was not realised. We didn’t feel that it builtContinue reading “Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – book for November meeting”

Exhibitions Update

The Arts Team have been busy installing four new exhibitions at York hospital, including a beautiful collection of photographs of Cuba by one of York’s consultant cardiologists, Dr Sanjay Gupta. Fellow photographer, Gareth Buddo says of his exhibition, based on work he did for commercial clients, backing racers at events… “There was something magic aboutContinue reading “Exhibitions Update”