Bristol Arts and Health Forum Creative Networking events are back!

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The events bring health professionals, arts and health practitioners and artists together in a fun, creative and social way so that people can network, be creative and develop ideas and practice.

So whether you are a health and social care professional, arts and health practitioner or an artist these events are for you.

All of the evenings will be suitable for all levels of ability and experience. Creativity and communication is encouraged throughout and you will have the chance to network with a group of like-minded individuals.

This year each event will focus on a particular health theme our first will focus on Creative connections with older people

To keep up to date with future events follow the Bristol Arts and Health Forum Blog by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

Artist wanted for schools project with Cossham Hospital.

Fresh Arts, the arts programme managed by North Bristol NHS Trust, is keen to commission an artist for a schools project with Cossham Hospital.

Deadline for expressions of interest: 9am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Cossham Hospital completed a refurbishment recently, presenting Fresh Arts with the opportunity for the installation of art work in waiting rooms and circulation spaces.  An artist is sought to work with a local junior school to create work to celebrate local distinctiveness and to enhance the patient environment.

Timescale: workshops over autumn/winter 2014, installation and completion by end of March 2015.

Budget: £2750 including materials and installation

Further information: Download the Artist brief or email fresh.arts@nbt.nhs.uk