Humans Not Heroes – recruiting for participants

China Plate are excited to tell you that following a successful pilot in 2020 (shortlisted for a Culture, Health & Wellbeing Award, nominated for a Student Nursing Times Award), the latest call out for their co-creation project Humans Not Heroes is live! Humans Not Heroes has been created by China Plate, Coventry University and Kerry Wykes (Emergency NurseContinue reading “Humans Not Heroes – recruiting for participants”

Mindful Photography 5 Days of Colour ‘Scavenger Hunt’

The John Muir Trust invite you to explore your local wild place and capture its glorious colours in a free online photography course with Mindful Photography UK. Submit a photograph each day of the course, showing each colour of the rainbow and at the end of the week, they’ll create beautiful multi-coloured collages of allContinue reading “Mindful Photography 5 Days of Colour ‘Scavenger Hunt’”

Staff Takeover – Sounds from the Riverbank

By Marin Sainty Well, the virtual mega bus seems to be self-isolating in Leeds so I’ve taken a real trip to the bench to share some musical ramblings with you. Accompanying me on the bench is the new Mogwai release ‘As The Love Continues.’ I must confess to being a bit of a Mogwai nutContinue reading “Staff Takeover – Sounds from the Riverbank”

New artwork at York Hospital’s main entrance

Local artist Karen Winship created a series of portraits as a tribute to the work of NHS staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. Karen has kindly donated a montage of the portraits to York Hospital. Inspired by Tom Croft’s #portraitsfornhsheroes project, calling for artists to create free portraits in appreciation of NHS staff, Karen was soonContinue reading “New artwork at York Hospital’s main entrance”

Palisander Performance for staff

Award-winning recorder quartet Palisander have performed regularly in York and most recently have worked in partnership with the York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to say a very special thank you to NHS staff for all they’ve done throughout the pandemic. They decided to stage this musical tribute, recorded at York’s National CentreContinue reading “Palisander Performance for staff”

Exhibition at Scarborough Hospital by staff member Beverley Senturk

We’ve recently installed a new exhibition of Scarborough seascape photographs by staff member Beverley Senturk. The exhibition is in the main gallery space at Scarborough hospital in the outpatients corridor on the main entrance level. Beverley is a full time Outpatients Services Administrator who has worked for York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for overContinue reading “Exhibition at Scarborough Hospital by staff member Beverley Senturk”

Palisander tribute to our staff

Look out for something very special to enjoy on the CultureClub.Social website. Award-winning recorder quartet Palisander have performed regularly in York and most recently have worked in partnership with the York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to say a very special thank you to NHS staff for all they’ve done throughout the pandemic.Continue reading “Palisander tribute to our staff”

Exhibitions in York hospital

The Arts Team have been busy changing over the exhibitions in the main corridor at York hospital and we’d love to share them with you. Norma and Michael Woodford Norma and Michael Woodford,  two pensioners who have no training or background in the arts, felt inspired to make these beautiful scenes during the lockdowns. It allContinue reading “Exhibitions in York hospital”

Creativity and Wellbeing Week

17 – 23 May 2021: Care Creativity and Wellbeing week is run by London Arts in Health and the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance. The festival started as a small event based in London in 2012 , to coincide with the Olympics. Last year, the week went national for the first time – allowing thousands more people across the UK to participate inContinue reading “Creativity and Wellbeing Week”