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”

Send in your Ideas for a Christmas Playlist

It’s creeping nearer to that time of year and before we know it, we will all be merrily singing along to all our favourite Christmas Songs. The Arts Team would love to hear which Christmas songs are your favourites. Please send in your ideas for a Christmas playlist which we would love to listen toContinue reading “Send in your Ideas for a Christmas Playlist”

Recovering from burnout: the power of music

Julia Bognar works in the NHS for a GP surgery in York as a Senior Clinical Pharmacist. She came across the CultureClub.Social website whilst browsing for arts involvement for NHS staff and wanted to connect with staff at the Trust, particularly those with a similar interest in music. Below is her story and towards theContinue reading “Recovering from burnout: the power of music”

Creative Challenge – August

Summer Playlist One of my favourite summer tracks to keep feet tapping and spirits lifted is Summer Sun by Koop It helps me feel relaxed and invigorated at the same time! The Arts Team want to share your favourite summer tracks. Whether you’re longing to get away, relishing these long summer days or suffering fromContinue reading “Creative Challenge – August”

Artist Showcase – Jose Gonzalez

(Photo Credit – Time Out) Who they are Jose Gonzalez is a Swedish singer and songwriter, who has a very distinct folk and indie pop sound. Gonzalez was born on July 31st, 1978 in Gothenburg, Sweden. His first musical success was in the formation of the band Junip who released their first EP in 2000,Continue reading “Artist Showcase – Jose Gonzalez”

Artist Showcase – Oh Wonder

Who they are Formed in 2014, Oh Wonder are a London based alternative pop duo made up of Anthony Vander West and Josephine Vander West. They released their first album called  Oh Wonder in September 2015. All of their released albums to this date are written, recorded, produced and released by the duo themselves. ImmediatelyContinue reading “Artist Showcase – Oh Wonder”