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Vital Arts
In-house Arts organisation for Barts Health NHS Trust, delivering arts programmes for the well-being of patients, staff and the wider hospital community.
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Catsou Roberts 18h
Delighted to have been a keynote speaker for GLA and the London Culture Forum--along with from , from ldn_gov --presenting
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City Music Foundation Dec 13
"Everybody enjoys hearing brass during the festive period" 🎺 📰 🆓 Lunchtime Recital 🎄 A Celebration of Christmas 🗓 Wednesday 19th Dec 1pm 📍 St Bart's the Less
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RLHSing4Lungs Dec 12
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Vital Arts Dec 11
If you're at tomorrow make sure you head down to the atrium at 12.15. will be presenting a special Christmas Singing for Breathing session! Join them for carols - some new and some old favourites.
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Vital Arts Dec 10
Poet came to earlier this year to talk to patients, staff and visitors for the project with . You can see the full video of his poem 'Community of Souls' here:
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Vital Arts Dec 7
"It’s like you’re kind of given a new lease of life". Article about the Singing for Lung Health group founded by for which provides weekly sessions of singing exercises for patients to strengthen and manage their breathing
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Catsou Roberts Dec 4
I'm looking forward to another teaching session with Medical Students (just confirmed for February) when I will help them develop critical reflection about art and culture.
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Vital Arts Dec 4
"Students’ capacities for personal reflection, tolerance for ambiguity, and personal bias awareness had all increased" a case for arts education for medical students:
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Vital Arts Dec 3
Do you have an interest in the cultural & social role of food? We've been gathering recipes from patients on dialysis & now we're looking for a social sciences researcher to help us develop our Community Dialysis Cookbook w/ & :
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Vital Arts Nov 29
to our commission by Cornelia Baltes for the Maternity Unit . Using wood and a sparse palette of pastel paint to create birds which roost on the handrail, the installation brings a sense of warmth & natural materials into the hospital
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City Music Foundation Nov 28
Just 3⃣ weeks to go until fill St Bart's the Less with the sound of 🎄 📆 Wed 19th December 1pm 🆓 Mince pie & 🍷 included BOOK to be sure of a seat! 👇
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Vital Arts Nov 27
We have a new member of our team! Alice Woodhouse has joined Vital Arts as our Art Collection Manager. Here she is today taking stock of our 2012 commission 'Fatima's Palace' by , and , in collaboration with young patients.
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Vital Arts Nov 23
Here's the first of our works by being installed today in the cystic fibrosis unit
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Vital Arts Nov 22
to our commission for the Royal London Dental Hospital by . The work features illustrated figures, animals, birds, forests and urban architecture, appealing to both toddlers and teenagers who use the same space.
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Vital Arts Nov 19
It's week. We visited the to view historical objects from the hospitals. A number of artists have used this archive to create site-specific commissions for us, including Richard Wentworth
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Vital Arts Nov 16
Our partner is back at playing for older patients. Exposure to live music has been proven to reduce agitation and need for medication in older patients with dementia
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Vital Arts Nov 15
to our wonderful 'Vicky's Place' . Set designer Cecilia Carey transformed a former ‘Surgical Appliances’ room into a vibrant beauty parlour used by cancer patients for wig and prosthetic bra fittings.
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Vital Arts Nov 14
If you're at today make sure to stop by the main foyer at 12.15. The group has now been running for a year and they'll be performing to celebrate
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Vital Arts Nov 13
Don't forget to reserve your spot at tomorrow's recital! Free and open to all.
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Karen Bird Nov 8
Did you know about these amazing singers who are combating breathlessness with song? Join them on 14/11 for their first anniversary and to support COPD day. Uplifting and life affirming! 🎶
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