For many people, adults and children alike, Hospitals are often frightening places full of sterile equipment, strange smells and lots of strangers. When I look back on my time in hospital as a child I remember white squeaky lino floor,
Kay and I met to speak about her ‘Drawing for Wellbeing’ projects within Sheffield; I found her in the Botanical Gardens coffee shop where we were meeting. Kay had her sketchbook open and was drawing what she saw in front
Music is one of the most expressed forms of art. People who write, compose and produce music often cite this activity as the best medium to liberate their soul and perhaps speak of their internal and external sufferings. I live
Evaluating the effects of your work is becoming more and more important for recognition, funding, accountability and moving forwards to improve outcomes. SAWN has some exciting plans for improving evaluation of impact in the city of Sheffield and we want
In the Students’ Union Auditorium the Film Unit society came together with Medical Humanities Sheffield in a special collaboration to help promote awareness of mental illness in Sheffield with a screening of Girl, Interrupted. (1999) The Medical Humanities Sheffield is
We are delighted to be holding January’s meeting at Eten café, a big supporter of local endeavours, arts and wellbeing. This month the theme will be ‘Art and the Outdoors- Enhancing Wellbeing’. Julie Edwards, director of therapy services for SHSC
New things are happening at St Matthews House, Carver Street. A historic building is being demolished and refurbished to become The Art House, a unique new charity that will help create artists in Sheffield. The Art
Our SAWN Christmas Social will be on Tuesday December 9th at Harrisons, just off West Street. Everyone welcome; join us from 6pm for a drink and catch up! Map of venue here.
Date: Tuesday 11th November Venue: The Old Junior School, South View Road, S7 1DB (The Art Room) time: 6.30-8pm The theme this month is Journeys. Looking at physical journeys, life paths and new developments. What has inspired us along the
Sheffield-based artist Joseph Houlders created this series of drawings as ‘visual minutes’ for the New Connections: A Vision for Arts and Health in Sheffield event on the 28th May 2014.