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Parenting across Scotland

Last week Iona, our Associate Director (Communities) met with Arran and Amy from Parenting Across Scotland who wanted to find out more about the work that we do and feature us in their monthly blog "Out and about in Edinburgh!" which you can visit on Find out more


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Art Activities, Creative Ideas and Top Tips from professional visual artists for making 'Room for Art' at home.

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Art for Relaxation

Art for Relaxation: five creative activities to help calm a busy mind Creativity can be a really powerful tool to help us through challenging times. Making ‘room for art’ and engaging in creative activities can have a positive impact on our overall health and wellbeing;

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The Great Outdoors

Getting Creative in the Great Outdoors: top tips for making art outside The benefits of spending time outdoors and connecting with nature can be hugely beneficial to our mental and physical wellbeing - no matter what the weather! Maybe you enjoy tending to your garden,

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5 Ways to Wellbeing

Creative ideas to help improve mental health According to research carried out by the New Economics Foundation, there are five principles to follow in order to take care of our well-being. These are: • Connecting with people • Being active and engaging in some form

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Air Dry Clay

Air-Dry Clay for Beginners: tips and techniques to try when learning to work with air dry clay Air-dry clay is a versatile material that is great for sculpting, decorating and experimenting. It can be pinched, scored and welded to create forms that can then be

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Carers Week 2024 – Putting Carers on the Map

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify

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Work Placement with Art in Healthcare: Abbie Stewart

I recently had the privilege of working alongside the Art in Healthcare team across 6 weeks as part of my work placement opportunity offered by Edinburgh University. As a Fine Art student studying both art practice and history, I am particularly interested in the burgeoning

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Taking Art Home | Luminate

Take a look at Jeni's Blog post about our "Taking Art Home" project which is in partnership with Luminate, South Lanarkshire Council and Covid:Aid: Image: Mckillop Gardens, with wild animals

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