Talitha Arts works with a wide range of vulnerable groups, including survivors of domestic violence, ex-offenders, homeless, those with dementia, trafficked women, refugees and children. Talitha’s Arts’ pioneering integrative arts workshops are of particular value to those who find expressing themselves challenging, due to trauma, emotional, behavioural or learning difficulties as a result of adverse life circumstances. … Continue reading “Talitha Arts”
Jessie’s Fund is a relatively small charity which helps children all over the UK through the power of music. The children the charity works with all have either complex medical needs or special educational needs and disabilities, and the majority can’t communicate verbally. Music therapy and interactive music-making can provide a vital means of expression … Continue reading “Jessie’s Fund”
Read for Good is a national charity motivating whole schools and communities to read for fun because we know that loving reading changes lives. Our vision is for all children in the UK to be given the opportunity, space and motivation to develop their own love of reading, benefiting them throughout their lives – for … Continue reading “Read for Good”
REMINISCENCE SINGS With growing evidence that music can play a part in helping people with dementia live happy and fulfilled lives after they are diagnosed, earlier this year Park Theatre in Finsbury Park, North London, introduced a new strand to their work for people living with dementia and their carers – Reminiscence Sings. This weekly … Continue reading “Park Theatre Reminiscence Project”
The Victoria Wood Foundation is supporting the Prestwich Arts Festival.