5 episodes

This original podcast series from London Arts and Health uncovers brilliant arts in health practice across the Capital. We speak to practitioners, funders, artists and participants to hear how they are working and benefitting from great arts and health. The podcast has been created to celebrate the launch of the Arts and Culture: Social Prescribing Myth Buster which you can find at www.cultureonprescription.org.uk.
Commissioned by the GLA the myth buster aims to help everyone understand the role of arts and culture in social prescribing.

London Arts and Health Podcast: Arts, Health & Wellbeing London Arts and Health

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This original podcast series from London Arts and Health uncovers brilliant arts in health practice across the Capital. We speak to practitioners, funders, artists and participants to hear how they are working and benefitting from great arts and health. The podcast has been created to celebrate the launch of the Arts and Culture: Social Prescribing Myth Buster which you can find at www.cultureonprescription.org.uk.
Commissioned by the GLA the myth buster aims to help everyone understand the role of arts and culture in social prescribing.

    Ep. 5. Young people, mental health and social prescribing with Alba Frederick from 'The Two of Us'.

    Ep. 5. Young people, mental health and social prescribing with Alba Frederick from 'The Two of Us'.

    Alba Frederick, who is half of creativity and mental health podcast 'The Two of Us' meets two young women from Trapped in Zone One - a London-based community initiative for young people.

    Alba chats to sisters Tomzida and Touhida to find out more about how their involvement with Trapped in Zone One has made an impact on their lives. The organisation supports the wellbeing of young people through art and fitness activities in London through the social prescribing model.

    Listen to the accompanying episode where Naomi Woddis leads an in-depth discussion with adults involved in the project.

    This podcast has been commissioned by the GLA through London Arts and Health to celebrate phase 2 of London Arts and Health's Social Prescribing Myth Buster.

    London Arts and Health

    Social Prescribing Myth Buster

    Trapped in Zone One

    The Two of Us Podcast

    • 27 min
    Ep. 4. Young people, mental health and social prescribing with Naomi Woddis from 'The Two of Us'.

    Ep. 4. Young people, mental health and social prescribing with Naomi Woddis from 'The Two of Us'.

    Naomi Woddis, who is half of creativity and mental health podcast 'The Two of Us' meets key members from Trapped in Zone One - a London-based community initiative for young people.

    Naomi chats to founder Bablu Miah, artist Lauren Beavers and fitness coach Laura Williams to find out more about how the organisation supports the wellbeing of young people through art and fitness activities in London through the social prescribing model.

    Listen to the accompanying episode where Alba Frederick leads an in-depth discussion with young people involved in the project.

    This podcast has been commissioned by the GLA through London Arts and Health to celebrate phase 2 of London Arts and Health's Social Prescribing Myth Buster.

    London Arts and Health

    Social Prescribing Myth Buster

    Trapped in Zone One

    The Two of Us Podcast

    • 19 min
    Ep. 3. Veronica Franklin Gould, Arts 4 Dementia and social prescribing referrals.

    Ep. 3. Veronica Franklin Gould, Arts 4 Dementia and social prescribing referrals.

    In our third episode, host Anna Woolf chats to Veronica Franklin Gould, the founder from Arts 4 Dementia. Arts 4 Dementia believes that people living with dementia and their carers have the right to enjoy life to the full. In this episode, Veronica talks specifically about the process of referrals in arts and culture on prescription, and gives advice on how to get referrals for your own arts on prescription programmes. 

    https://arts4dementia.org.uk/

    http://www.lahf.org.uk/

    http://cultureonprescription.org.uk/

    • 22 min
    Ep. 2. Wayne and the English National Opera, ENO Breathe.

    Ep. 2. Wayne and the English National Opera, ENO Breathe.

    In our second episode, host Anna Woolf chats to participant Wayne. Last year Wayne took part in ENO Breathe, an online programme developed in partnership with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. The programme has been specifically developed for people recovering from COVID-19, who are still suffering from breathlessness and its associated anxiety. In this episode, Wayne describes how this arts and cultural programme on prescription has helped him in his own recovery.

    https://eno.org/eno-breathe/ 

    http://www.londonartsandhealth.org.uk 

    http://cultureonprescription.org.uk/

    • 24 min
    Ep. 1. Stuart Cox, St. Margaret's House.

    Ep. 1. Stuart Cox, St. Margaret's House.

    In our first episode, host Anna Woolf chats to Stuart Cox who is the Arts and Wellbeing Director from St. Margaret's House in East London. At St. Margaret's House, many arts and wellbeing organisations situated in the building have been working together to tackle social prescribing in a holistic way. Stuart explains how.

    http://www.lahf.org.uk/

    https://www.stmargaretshouse.org.uk/

    http://cultureonprescription.org.uk/

    • 16 min

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