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Wellcome Collection Public Programme Evaluation

Wellcome Collection Public Programme Evaluation

It’s been a pleasure working with Wellcome Collection over the past few months. We’ve produced a set of observations and learning which we have worked through with the Public Programme team, supporting them in setting priorities for action. Over the course of the assignment, we engaged with over 80 individuals including international artists working at…

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Talking about the arts in Bradford

Talking about the arts in Bradford

On a cold and miserable December evening just before Xmas, it was heartening to see people turn up to contribute to a stimulating focus group at Kala Sangam – one of Bradford’s landmark arts and cultural organisations. Huge thanks to all who joined us – some from as far away as Leicester – to talk…

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Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection

Just returning to Leeds having spent a couple of fruitful days working with Wellcome Collection to gain an understanding of how it works with its collaborators to create stimulating perspectives on arts, health and science through its Public Programme. Huge thanks to Wellcome staff and external collaborators for their thoughtful and candid insights at the…

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Being Well

Being Well

‘You … never send me any of the new phrases of the town… Pray what is meant by wellness and unwellness?’ (from a 1655 letter from Dorothy Osborne to her husband, Sir William Temple) Debate about what exactly constitutes health, wellness and wellbeing has been around for centuries. As part of our evaluation work with…

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Heritage matters in Barnsley

Heritage matters in Barnsley

We’re just embarking on what promises to be an ambitious, multi – layered evaluation of Barnsley MBC’s engagement programmes across its heritage sites. Over the course of two years, we’ll be working alongside programme leads, visitor assistants, learning assistants and volunteers to develop and implement a robust framework which captures the value of the work…

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Path Yorkshire Trustee Recruitment

Path Yorkshire Trustee Recruitment

PATH Yorkshire: Trustee Recruitment Would you like to use your talents and energy to enable communities and individuals to achieve their full potential? If so, here’s an opportunity to join the Board of England’s longest established positive action training and employment provider.    PATH Yorkshire is an independent charity established in 1985 in Leeds. Since…

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Last Night Has Given me Something to Think About

Last Night Has Given me Something to Think About

We’ve been working with Rommi Smith for the past several months, supporting her with raising investment for her multi – tiered performance piece focused on the lives of historical blues and jazz women and subsequently working with Rommi and her team to evaluate the project.The piece has been performed in New York and most recently…

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Leeds West Indian Carnival trustee recruitment

Leeds West Indian Carnival trustee recruitment

  Leeds West Indian Carnival Do you want to play a part in leading one of the North’s favourite outdoor events? Please note that the recruitment process is managed and administered by Armstrong Cameron on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Leeds West Indian Carnival. Selection decisions will be made by the Board of…

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Yorkshire Sound Women Network launch

Yorkshire Sound Women Network launch

We’ve been pleased to support the organisational development of Yorkshire Sound Women Network over the past few months and spent an enjoyable evening at DINA in Sheffield last Friday, celebrating the launch of the Network as a CIC. Board members, supported by Heidi Johnson – the Network’s Development Manager – have done a great job…

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