Resources tagged with wellbeing



Creatively Minded and Heritage

How can heritage and creativity support mental health? This report commissioned by the Baring Foundation and produced by the Restoration Trust showcases work from 18 heritage and arts organisations using a wealth of heritage assets, and the creativity of artists, to improve mental health and community connections.

Using creative self expression to support mental wellbeing

Creative People and Places Hounslow take us through ‘Walking with the Unseen’, a project led by local people with no specialised experience of arts and cultural leadership. It shares how by working together and deliberating the issues that they identified locally, they developed an idea that tackled the huge subject of mental health in a … Read more

Research digest: Older people – culture, community, connection

In recent years there has been growing interest in the role that cultural participation can play in older people’s wellbeing and sense of connection to other people. This interest has been noted within the cultural sector, as well as the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors (e.g. AgeUK, The Baring Foundation). We are all growing … Read more

Wellbeing through Covid: a deep dive from our Covid-19 Participation Monitor

Which audiences have felt the impact on their wellbeing the hardest? And which arts, culture or heritage activities had the most positive impact on people’s wellbeing?  Following our initial findings from the third wave of The Audience Agency’s Cultural Participation Monitor that we published recently, we now have a deep dive into the specific impacts … Read more