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Horizon 20:20

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Horizon 20:20
Locations:
The Ashwood Academy The Bridge Education Centre Greenwood School The Key Education Centre (Gosport) Rowhill School Smannell Field School The Key Education Centre (Havant)

Partners: The Ashwood Academy, The Bridge Education Centre, Greenwood School, The Key Education Centre (Gosport), Rowhill School, Smannell Field School, The Key Education Centre (Havant). Funders: Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation.

Engagement in arts and cultural activity can have a profound affect on our lives. Through positive creative activity, Horizon 20:20 tackles difficult social problems to give excluded young people a chance for a better future; helping to develop greater teamwork and empathy, improve communication skills and form positive relationships.

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Horizon 20:20

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Work with young people
Horizon 20:20
Locations:
The Ashwood Academy The Bridge Education Centre Greenwood School The Key Education Centre (Gosport) Rowhill School Smannell Field School The Key Education Centre (Havant)

Partners: The Ashwood Academy, The Bridge Education Centre, Greenwood School, The Key Education Centre (Gosport), Rowhill School, Smannell Field School, The Key Education Centre (Havant). Funders: Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation.

Engagement in arts and cultural activity can have a profound affect on our lives. Through positive creative activity, Horizon 20:20 tackles difficult social problems to give excluded young people a chance for a better future; helping to develop greater teamwork and empathy, improve communication skills and form positive relationships.

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Horizon 20:20

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Work with young people
Horizon 20:20
Locations:
The Ashwood Academy The Bridge Education Centre Greenwood School The Key Education Centre (Gosport) Rowhill School Smannell Field School The Key Education Centre (Havant)

Partners: The Ashwood Academy, The Bridge Education Centre, Greenwood School, The Key Education Centre (Gosport), Rowhill School, Smannell Field School, The Key Education Centre (Havant). Funders: Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation.

Engagement in arts and cultural activity can have a profound affect on our lives. Through positive creative activity, Horizon 20:20 tackles difficult social problems to give excluded young people a chance for a better future; helping to develop greater teamwork and empathy, improve communication skills and form positive relationships.

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Horizon 20:20

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Work with young people
Horizon 20:20
Locations:
The Ashwood Academy The Bridge Education Centre Greenwood School The Key Education Centre (Gosport) Rowhill School Smannell Field School The Key Education Centre (Havant)

Partners: The Ashwood Academy, The Bridge Education Centre, Greenwood School, The Key Education Centre (Gosport), Rowhill School, Smannell Field School, The Key Education Centre (Havant). Funders: Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation.

Engagement in arts and cultural activity can have a profound affect on our lives. Through positive creative activity, Horizon 20:20 tackles difficult social problems to give excluded young people a chance for a better future; helping to develop greater teamwork and empathy, improve communication skills and form positive relationships.

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Horizon 20:20

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Work with young people
Horizon 20:20
Locations:
The Ashwood Academy The Bridge Education Centre Greenwood School The Key Education Centre (Gosport) Rowhill School Smannell Field School The Key Education Centre (Havant)

Partners: The Ashwood Academy, The Bridge Education Centre, Greenwood School, The Key Education Centre (Gosport), Rowhill School, Smannell Field School, The Key Education Centre (Havant). Funders: Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation.

Engagement in arts and cultural activity can have a profound affect on our lives. Through positive creative activity, Horizon 20:20 tackles difficult social problems to give excluded young people a chance for a better future; helping to develop greater teamwork and empathy, improve communication skills and form positive relationships.

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Horizon 20:20

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Work with young people
Horizon 20:20
Locations:
The Ashwood Academy The Bridge Education Centre Greenwood School The Key Education Centre (Gosport) Rowhill School Smannell Field School The Key Education Centre (Havant)

Partners: The Ashwood Academy, The Bridge Education Centre, Greenwood School, The Key Education Centre (Gosport), Rowhill School, Smannell Field School, The Key Education Centre (Havant). Funders: Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation.

Engagement in arts and cultural activity can have a profound affect on our lives. Through positive creative activity, Horizon 20:20 tackles difficult social problems to give excluded young people a chance for a better future; helping to develop greater teamwork and empathy, improve communication skills and form positive relationships.

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Still Curious

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Still Curious
Location:
Red House Museum and Gardens

Partners: Colten Care. 

Funders: National Lottery Heritage Fund, Colten Care, Friends of the Red House Museum and Gardens.

Christchurch has double the UK’s average number of people with dementia and has the highest proportion of older/retired people in the UK.

Still Curious focuses on increasing the accessibility and enjoyment of local heritage for people with early to mid-onset dementia and their carers, by creating new dementia-friendly activities and support.

Alongside Curiosity Boxes and Memory Cafes, Still Curious has recently developed an app which features seven different accessible walks around historic Christchurch, with each route including a point of interest which is bought to life by a short video featuring a museum team member talking about its significance and history.

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Colten Care

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Colten Care
Location:
Mudeford, Christchurch

Project: Still Curious

With more than 30 years’ experience, Colten Care are a family-owned care home company based in Ringwood, who owns and operates high-quality care homes across Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. Their services include residential, nursing and dementia care.

Brighter Futures

The Brighter Future Project
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Brighter Futures
Location:
Hampshire Wide

Partners: North Hampshire Recovery College, South Downs National Park

Funders: Hampshire County Council.

Brighter Futures provides much needed support for adults with mental health needs. Through participating in arts and cultural workshops linked to mental health and recovery, such as poetry, beginner’s ukulele and arts journaling, participants improve confidence, self-esteem and learn essential skills for independent mental health care.

The courses we deliver are part of the Hampshire County Council Adult Community Learning Programme and are supported through wellbeing centres and social prescribing networks.

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South Downs National Park

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South Downs National Park
Location:
West Sussex

Project: Brighter Futures

Not only have the centuries of human habitation shaped the National Park but the landscape has and still does, dictate where people have chosen to live and work the land.

This is a landscape rich in folklore and legend that has inspired generations of writers, artists and storytellers who have flocked to witness the beauty of the rolling chalk downland and the wooded heaths of the National Park.

It’s been a place of worship for centuries, nurturing a spiritual and emotional connection in those who spend time here.

From Neolithic peoples, through to Roman occupation and beyond, it is a landscape steeped in the history of peoples who have called Britain their home.

North East Hampshire Recovery College

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North East Hampshire Recovery College
Location:
Frimley, Surrey

Projects: Brighter Futures, The Resilience Garden, Veterans Hub

The Recovery College’s aim is improving people’s health and wellbeing, providing people with physical and mental health issues the skills to learn how to manage their symptoms and to live meaningful and fulfilled lives.

The college offers educational courses and workshops that are aimed at anyone over the age of 18, most of which are free of charge, and take place in supportive community locations such as libraries.

If you didn’t get on with the structure of learning at school, you will find the Recovery College a very different and positive experience. Many courses are written and taught by people with lived experience of physical and mental health difficulties alongside professionals. The Recovery College offers a caring approach where we can all learn together.

Aldershot Garrison, The British Army

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Aldershot Garrison, The British Army
Location:
Aldershot

Projects: Brighter Futures, The Resilience Garden, Veterans Hub

Established in 1854, Aldershot is the home of the British Army. The garrison was established when the War Department bought a large area of land near the village of Aldershot, with the objective of establishing a permanent training camp for the Army. Over time, this camp grew into a military town and continues to be used by the Army to the present day. It is home to the headquarters of the Army's Regional Command, and it is also the administrative base for the 101st Logistic Brigade. The garrison plays host to around 70 military units and organisations.

Combat Stress

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Combat Stress
Location:
Leatherhead, Surrey

Projects: Veterans Hub, Brighter Futures, Creative Wellbeing: Military Heritage

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, they have helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. 

Today they provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues.

Industrious Minds

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Industrious Minds
Location:
Eastleigh Museum

Partners: Eastleigh Young Carers, Energy Youth Centre, The Bridge. Funders: National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Industrious Minds is designed to inspire young people to engage with Eastleigh’s heritage and inspire pride of place among Eastleigh Borough residents. Young people are currently engaging with the industrial heritage of Eastleigh, exploring how past industry has shaped present day, and how current industry will shape our future; and exploring the impact of industry on the environment in response to Eastleigh Borough Council declaring a climate emergency. 

The project provides young people with a voice, responding to these topics through a collaborative exhibition, digital interpretation and artistic responses which will go on tour around the borough. The outcomes created by the young people will also inform Eastleigh Museum’s new interpretation plan, bringing the museum into the modern day, representing the community and their roles in the future of the town.

 

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Eastleigh Young Carers

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Eastleigh Young Carers
Location:
Eastleigh

Project: Industrious Minds

1 Community and Hampshire Young Carers Alliance formed Eastleigh Young Carers to improve the lives of young carers by providing safe, quality support to individuals and offering an holistic approach which considers the needs of the whole family minimising the physical and emotional impact of caring, and promoting wellbeing and resilience.

Energy Youth Centre

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Energy Youth Centre
Location:
Eastleigh

Project: Industrious Minds

The Energy Youth Centre opened in 2011 and is run by Groundwork.The Groundwork youth workers are on hand to offer advice and guidance on a range of topics like relationships, work experience, budgeting, stress, smoking, career advice and more.

The centre was purpose built to provide the younger residents of Eastleigh a place to socialise, take part in ongoing activities and gain support from the dedicated Groundwork team in a fun and welcoming environment.  

Creative Boxes

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Creative Boxes
Location:
Hampshire

Partners: Hampshire County Council Children’s Services

Help us to reach some of Hampshire's most vulnerable young people by providing Creative Boxes to help improve their mental health and wellbeing. Using art as a form of positive creative activity, these boxes provide a way of expressing yourself as well as helping to develop coping skills and building confidence.

The young people we help are aged 10-16 years and include young carers, those with special educational needs, those that have been fostered/are in foster care, and those who are at risk to themselves or others. According to current estimates, there are over 30,000 vulnerable young people in our Hampshire community living with mental health problems. By purchasing a Creative Box, you are ensuring that Hampshire Cultural Trust can continue to reach those most in need and helping us in our overarching mission to change lives through culture.

 

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Hampshire County Council Children’s Services

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Hampshire County Council Children’s Services
Location:
Winchester

Projects: Creative Boxes, Create and Connect

Hampshire County Council Children’s Services provide a wide range of services for children and families which includes:

  • childcare and early years education
  • adoption and fostering
  • family support
  • safeguarding children
  • special needs and disabilities
  • support for young people

Children’s services are committed to improving the lives of children and young people in Hampshire, and to make Hampshire an even better place in which to enjoy a good childhood.

On the Move

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On the Move
Locations:
Chilcomb House Milestones Museum

Partners: Solent Mind. Funders: Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund.

We believe passionately that our collections exist for and because of the people of Hampshire. On the Move! utilises our most popular and relevant industrial and transport collection to engage men aged 18-75, who have recently received crisis support for mental health issues, in positive activity; providing progression routes to help them transition to better mental health and independent living.

Through supported volunteering opportunities, participants are working to transform our collection so that it is fit to fuel and reinvigorate the story of 19th and 20th century engineering in Hampshire, told at Milestones Museum. With over 80% of the collection currently housed in a warehouse, participants are uncovering many untold stories about the objects; with the aim of participants developing confidence, self-esteem and a deeper connection to others and their community.

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On the Move

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On the Move
Locations:
Chilcomb House Milestones Museum

Partners: Solent Mind. Funders: Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund.

We believe passionately that our collections exist for and because of the people of Hampshire. On the Move! utilises our most popular and relevant industrial and transport collection to engage men aged 18-75, who have recently received crisis support for mental health issues, in positive activity; providing progression routes to help them transition to better mental health and independent living.

Through supported volunteering opportunities, participants are working to transform our collection so that it is fit to fuel and reinvigorate the story of 19th and 20th century engineering in Hampshire, told at Milestones Museum. With over 80% of the collection currently housed in a warehouse, participants are uncovering many untold stories about the objects; with the aim of participants developing confidence, self-esteem and a deeper connection to others and their community.

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Solent Mind

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Solent Mind
Locations:
Winchester Southampton Eastleigh New Forest Fareham and Gosport Portsmouth

Project: On The Move!

Solent Mind are an independent registered charity which is part of a network of over 100 Local Minds who tailor trusted mental health services to our communities. They set their own strategies, partnerships and rely on the support of local fundraisers.

Solent Mind collaborate with Mind to make sure their pioneering campaigns, information and research makes a difference in Hampshire. Together, they make better mental health possible both locally and nationally.

The Resilience Garden

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The Resilience Garden
Location:
Aldershot Military Museum

Partner: North East Hampshire Recovery College. 

Funders: Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, Hampshire Gardens Trust.

The Resilience Garden is designed to bring Aldershot’s diverse communities together, crossing community boundaries and developing social bonds. Men from both the Armed Forces and civilian communities are working together to create and develop a garden that will benefit both Rushmoor’s residents and its visitors. 

The project provides an alternative intervention for men who are unlikely to utilise traditional therapies such as counselling and will help break down negative attitudes and perceptions through collaborating in positive activity and providing peer support. 

 

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The Resilience Garden

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The Resilience Garden
Location:
Aldershot Military Museum

Partner: North East Hampshire Recovery College. 

Funders: Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, Hampshire Gardens Trust.

The Resilience Garden is designed to bring Aldershot’s diverse communities together, crossing community boundaries and developing social bonds. Men from both the Armed Forces and civilian communities are working together to create and develop a garden that will benefit both Rushmoor’s residents and its visitors. 

The project provides an alternative intervention for men who are unlikely to utilise traditional therapies such as counselling and will help break down negative attitudes and perceptions through collaborating in positive activity and providing peer support. 

 

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Veterans Hub

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Veterans Hub
Location:
Aldershot Military Museum

Funder: Forces Connect South East 

Partners: NHS North East Hampshire Recovery College, Aldershot Garrison Command, Combat Stress

Aldershot Military Museum is a hub which enhances local veterans’ support within Surrey and Hampshire. The museum is a community space which provides a warm welcome and refreshments, helping veterans access general welfare support and to continue with their mental health and wellbeing recovery.


The informality of the non-clinical, cultural space where participants are encouraged to share their military knowledge and experiences, takes the focus away from living with mental health problems and offers a place for reflection and making sense of experiences. To do this, the hub utilises existing programmes already run at the museum, including The Resilience Garden project, as well as supporting the development of a volunteering programme centred around the care of the museum’s military vehicles. The hub also supports the piloting of cultural wellbeing workshops with veterans recovering from PTSD.

Parkinson's Dance Class

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Parkinson's Dance Class
Location:
New Milton

Partners: Pavilion Dance South West, Dorchester Arts, Artslink Fizz!

Funders: Tesco Bags of Help, New Milton Lions, Parkinson’s UK, New Milton’s Residence Association.

The Parkinson's Dance class provides a creative, fun and social space where dance sparks imaginations, nurtures expression and empowers our bodies and minds to move and invent as the individuals we are, rather than the condition we have. This is a Pavilion Dance South West roll-out class.

Pavilion Dance South West

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Pavilion Dance South West
Location:
Bournemouth

Projects: Parkinson's Dance Class

Pavilion Dance South West is a centre of excellence for socially relevant Dance, working with great dance artists and commission and programme dance that connects with people, leaving a lasting impression on the people or place, a footprint in the sand.

Their programmes enhance the quality of life of local residents and visitors, bringing fantastic live performances and opportunities to dance, collaborating with other individuals and organisations to make significant projects and supporting a strong cultural profile for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and the surrounding area.

Dorchester Arts

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Dorchester Arts
Location:
Dorset

Project: Parkinson's Dance Class

Dorchester Arts engages people in a wide variety of arts events – from huge outdoor events to small-scale children’s theatre.

Dorchester Arts programme performances in a variety of venues across Dorchester, including St Mary’s Church and Maumbury Rings, and work with a wide range of community groups, delivering arts activities for all ages.

ArtsLink Fizz!

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ArtsLink Fizz!
Location:
Sherborne

Project: Parkinson's Dance Class

ArtsLink Fizz! is a special wellbeing project which provides activities to enhance and enrich the lives of local people.

Funded by the National Lottery for 4 years (2017-2021) this project delivers the following free weekly sessions:

  • Parkinson’s Dance – special dance and movement activity for people living with Parkinson’s
  • Art for Memory – supportive groups for people with early stage Memory Loss, whatever the reason, which utilize creative activities to encourage engagement and sharing
  • Art for Parents – social groups with a focus on creative activities which provide support and friendship.

DIY Men's Shed

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DIY Men's Shed
Locations:
Forest Arts Centre New Milton Hythe New Forest

Partners: New Milton Men's Shed

Along with the New Milton Men’s Shed, Forest Arts Centre has provided Do It Yourself Creative packs which include materials and video instructions to make functional items for your home, made and designed by the Men’s Shed. These packs include various craft materials to customise the designs. The packs are aimed at young carers, people with early onset dementia and older isolated community members. The project focuses on wellbeing of both recipients and makers by skill
sharing, learning and giving. (5 steps to wellbeing.)

New Milton Men's Shed

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New Milton Men's Shed
Location:
New Milton

Project: DIY Men's Shed

The New Milton Men’s Shed exists to provide a safe and friendly environment, for people to come together in order to promote the health and wellbeing of all its members.

The members share skills, knowledge and experience to enrich each other’s lives, by undertaking practical projects and using their shed as a social hub.

The activities of the shed are driven by the aims and interests of its membership, to benefit themselves and the wider community.

Veterans Project With Ringwood Library

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Veterans Project With Ringwood Library
Locations:
Forest Arts Centre Ringwood Library

Partners: Ringwood Library

The veterans project is aimed at providing free activities and opportunities to engage in the arts and
literature for veterans. The project will encourage skill sharing and socialising.

Veterans Project With Ringwood Library

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Veterans Project With Ringwood Library
Locations:
Forest Arts Centre Ringwood Library

Partners: Ringwood Library

The veterans project is aimed at providing free activities and opportunities to engage in the arts and
literature for veterans. The project will encourage skill sharing and socialising.

Ringwood Library

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Ringwood Library
Location:
Ringwood

Project: Forest Arts Centre Veteran's Project 

Ringwood Library provides a number of services for the local community including reading groups, study spaces and dementia resources. 

The Ashwood Academy

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The Ashwood Academy
Location:
Basingstoke

Projects: Horizon 20:20, Create and Connect

The Ashwood Academy, based in Basingstoke, is a small, supportive alternative education centre for learners aged 11 to 16-years-old. The national curriculum is delivered within a flexible and nurturing environment that recognises individual needs.

The Ashwood Academy provides short-term placements for young people in the Basingstoke area who need additional behavioural, emotional or medical support.

 

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Greenwood School

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Greenwood School
Location:
Dibden, The New Forest.

Projects: Horizon 20:20, Create and Connect

Greenwood School is a Pupil Referral Unit based in Dibden, The New Forest. They work in close partnership with nine secondary schools in the New Forest.

The school provides an education for:

KS3-4 pupils who have been permanently excluded from their mainstream school, or who are at risk of permanent exclusion, and children with special educational needs awaiting a place at a special school.

KS3-KS4 pupils who are medically unwell or who are emotionally vulnerable with a diagnosis of mental health difficulties.

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The Key Education Centre (Gosport)

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The Key Education Centre (Gosport)
Location:
Gosport

Projects: Horizon 20:20, Create and Connect 

The Key Education Centre, Gosport, offers education for children who are temporarily unable to attend school because of the following reasons:

  • they have been permanently excluded from school
  • they are at risk of being permanently excluded from school
  • they are unable to access school because they are emotionally vulnerable
  • they are unable to access school because they are facing an absence of 15+ continuous school days due to ill health.

 

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Rowhill School

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Rowhill School
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Projects: Horizon 20:20, Create and Connect

Rowhill School is a Behaviour, Emotional & Social Development Needs school based in Aldershot.

Approximately two thirds of pupils are of secondary school age; all pupils have a statement of special educational needs that is primarily for their behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. However, a significant number of pupils also have additional needs associated with, for instance, their autism or speech and language difficulties.

Many pupils receive support from other agencies, such as social services, the youth offending service, and child and adolescent mental health services. More than a tenth of pupils are children who are looked after by the local authority.

 

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Smannell Field School

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Smannell Field School
Location:
Andover

Projects: Horizon 20:20, Create and Connect

Smannell Field School, formerly Andover Education Centre, is a small Pupil Referral Unit based in Andover. It provides alternative placements for students who are at risk of exclusion or who have been permanently excluded from their mainstream school.

Smannell Field School also caters for emotionally vulnerable and medical students who are finding it difficult to access their mainstream school by offering a more personalised timetable provision.

 

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The Key Education Centre (Havant)

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The Key Education Centre (Havant)
Location:
Havant

Projects: Horizon 20:20, Create and Connect

The Key Education Centre, Havant, offers education for children who are temporarily unable to attend school because of the following reasons: 

  • they have been permanently excluded from school
  • they are at risk of being permanently excluded from school
  • they are unable to access school because they are emotionally vulnerable
  • they are unable to access school because they are facing an absence of 15+ continuous school days due to ill health.
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The Bridge Education Centre

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The Bridge Education Centre
Location:
Eastleigh

Projects: Horizon 20:20, Create and Connect

The Bridge Education Centre is a Pupil Referral Unit based in Eastleigh. It is a mainstream provision for students who are at risk of exclusion or who have been permanently excluded from their mainstream school.

The Bridge Education Centre also caters for emotionally vulnerable students who are finding it difficult to access their mainstream school.

 

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The Bridge Outdoor Garden

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The Bridge Outdoor Garden
Location:
Eastleigh

Funders: TESCO Bags of Help

Young people at The Bridge Education Centre are being provided the opportunity to transform an unused outdoor area into an inspirational and calming space, to encourage positive behaviour and relationships.

Students at The Bridge often have complicated needs and high levels of anxiety, often finding it hard to communicate. Following a 4-year relationship between Hampshire Cultural Trust and The Bridge Education Centre we have seen how introducing arts and culture can improve the wellbeing of students.

This project will see young people working with an artist to create a calm, creative outdoor space to provide a space outside that is comfortable, where people can sit and be joined by another person and talk - this can be with a friend, a teacher or support staff. 

Mandala Project

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Mandala Project
Location:
West End Centre, Aldershot

Locations: West End Centre, Aldershot Town Centre & Prince's Garden's Band Stand

Funders: Rushmoor Borough Council

Partners: Rushmoor Borough Council, local artists Barbara Touati-Evans and Gemma MacLennan

A collaborative craft project connecting local vulnerable groups and the local Nepali community with at-home Crafty Culture activities. The project aims to celebrate culture and creativity, working towards a community crocheted mandala installation which is set to be on display in and around the Princes Gardens’ bandstand this summer.

 

120 Hopes

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120 Hopes
Location:
West End Centre, Aldershot

Location: Aldershot Town Centre

Funder: Rushmoor Borough Council

Partners: Rushmoor Borough Council, local artists Susan Merrick, Candice Camacho and Lorna Rees

This is a collaborative project with local schools aiming to showcase messages of positivity created by local children throughout the town centre of Aldershot. 

Rushmoor Borough Council

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Rushmoor Borough Council
Location:
Farnborough

Creative Wellbeing - Military Heritage

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Creative Wellbeing - Military Heritage
Location:
Aldershot

Funder: MOD Covenant Fund Forces Communities Together Programme

Partners: Combat Stress

The project supports veterans who have received clinical treatment for PTSD, offering a safe, nonclinical, community space for continued recovery, once discharged. Participants are encouraged to share their military experience, taking the focus away from mental health problems and offers a place for reflection and making sense of experiences.

Weekly workshops are delivered to local veterans, improving mental health and wellbeing through arts and cultural engagement and help reduce loneliness and isolation. During the workshops, participants are given a topic and objects from our collection for discussion. They have time to work on a creative response, discuss their responses and participate in a relaxation exercise to finish the session. 

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Creative Wellbeing - Military Heritage

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Creative Wellbeing - Military Heritage
Location:
Aldershot

Funder: MOD Covenant Fund Forces Communities Together Programme

Partners: Combat Stress

The project supports veterans who have received clinical treatment for PTSD, offering a safe, nonclinical, community space for continued recovery, once discharged. Participants are encouraged to share their military experience, taking the focus away from mental health problems and offers a place for reflection and making sense of experiences.

Weekly workshops are delivered to local veterans, improving mental health and wellbeing through arts and cultural engagement and help reduce loneliness and isolation. During the workshops, participants are given a topic and objects from our collection for discussion. They have time to work on a creative response, discuss their responses and participate in a relaxation exercise to finish the session. 

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Create and Connect

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Create and Connect
Location:
Hampshire

Partners: Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Hampshire County Council Children Services, New Forest Young Carers, Hampshire Youth Offending Team, Ashwood Academy, Greenwood School, The Key Education Centre (Gosport and Havant), Rowhill School, Smannell Field School, The Bridge Education Centre 

Funder: Youth Endowment Fund

The Create and Connect project was established to investigate the benefits of remotely delivered high quality arts-interventions in order to reduce risk factors of young people becoming involved in violent crime. The programme worked remotely with young people to increase skills and participation, build confidence and positive relationships as well as promoting pathways back into education and ultimately to reduce reoffending. We worked with partners to offer young people a way to be creative, stay connected and improve mental health and emotional resilience.

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Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

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Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
Location:
Hampshire

Project: Create and Connect

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are an NHS service that aims to help young people up to the age of 18 who are finding it hard to manage their emotional and psychological health, and who are suffering with acute, chronic and severe mental health problems.

CAMHS have community teams of staff across the Hampshire area that have expertise in working with children/young people with complex mental health difficulties and their families/carers. Their staff also have expertise in working with children and young people from vulnerable groups and their networks. This includes children in care, young people involved with the criminal justice system, children with learning disabilities and those with eating disorders.

New Forest Young Carers

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New Forest Young Carers
Location:
Ringwood

Project: Create and Connect

New Forest Young Carers work with young carers to create a tailored support package for them and their family. This could include:

  • Trips and activities
  • Signposting
  • One-to-one work
  • School support

Hampshire Youth Offending Team

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Hampshire Youth Offending Team
Location:
Winchester

Project: Create and Connect

Hampshire Youth Offending Team (HYOT) is a multi-agency team comprising staff from Children’s Services, probation, police, health and volunteers.

Hampshire Youth Offending Teams’s ambition is to see fewer children and young people involved in the criminal justice system. This will reduce the number of potential victims of crime and promote the confidence and safety of our local communities.

Creating Change

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Creating Change
Locations:
Aldershot Basingstoke Cosham Southampton Isle of Wght

Partner: BearFace Theatre CIC

Funder: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company

Creating Change is an interactive arts programme of drama, theatre and writing techniques to help HIOW CRC Service Users (specifically women) to identify, moderate and manage their attitudes, thinking and behaviours in order to make positive changes in their own lives.

Creative, active and participatory, the programmes are designed and delivered by BearFace Theatre CIC who are skilled and experienced in responding to the needs of groups and individuals to build trust, honesty and a sense of fun, so that women feel safe and able to share towards building a sense of hope for change.

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Creating Change

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Work with adults
Work with adults
Creating Change
Locations:
Aldershot Basingstoke Cosham Southampton Isle of Wght

Partner: BearFace Theatre CIC

Funder: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company

Creating Change is an interactive arts programme of drama, theatre and writing techniques to help HIOW CRC Service Users (specifically women) to identify, moderate and manage their attitudes, thinking and behaviours in order to make positive changes in their own lives.

Creative, active and participatory, the programmes are designed and delivered by BearFace Theatre CIC who are skilled and experienced in responding to the needs of groups and individuals to build trust, honesty and a sense of fun, so that women feel safe and able to share towards building a sense of hope for change.

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Creating Change

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Work with adults
Work with adults
Creating Change
Locations:
Aldershot Basingstoke Cosham Southampton Isle of Wght

Partner: BearFace Theatre CIC

Funder: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company

Creating Change is an interactive arts programme of drama, theatre and writing techniques to help HIOW CRC Service Users (specifically women) to identify, moderate and manage their attitudes, thinking and behaviours in order to make positive changes in their own lives.

Creative, active and participatory, the programmes are designed and delivered by BearFace Theatre CIC who are skilled and experienced in responding to the needs of groups and individuals to build trust, honesty and a sense of fun, so that women feel safe and able to share towards building a sense of hope for change.

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Creating Change

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Work with adults
Work with adults
Creating Change
Locations:
Aldershot Basingstoke Cosham Southampton Isle of Wght

Partner: BearFace Theatre CIC

Funder: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company

Creating Change is an interactive arts programme of drama, theatre and writing techniques to help HIOW CRC Service Users (specifically women) to identify, moderate and manage their attitudes, thinking and behaviours in order to make positive changes in their own lives.

Creative, active and participatory, the programmes are designed and delivered by BearFace Theatre CIC who are skilled and experienced in responding to the needs of groups and individuals to build trust, honesty and a sense of fun, so that women feel safe and able to share towards building a sense of hope for change.

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Creating Change

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Work with adults
Work with adults
Creating Change
Locations:
Aldershot Basingstoke Cosham Southampton Isle of Wght

Partner: BearFace Theatre CIC

Funder: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company

Creating Change is an interactive arts programme of drama, theatre and writing techniques to help HIOW CRC Service Users (specifically women) to identify, moderate and manage their attitudes, thinking and behaviours in order to make positive changes in their own lives.

Creative, active and participatory, the programmes are designed and delivered by BearFace Theatre CIC who are skilled and experienced in responding to the needs of groups and individuals to build trust, honesty and a sense of fun, so that women feel safe and able to share towards building a sense of hope for change.

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BearFace Theatre CIC

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Our partners
Our partners
BearFace Theatre CIC
Location:
Eastleigh

Projects: Creating Change, HMP Winchester

BearFace Theatre CIC design and deliver tailor made multi-arts based programmes using a range of creative methods as a tool to lift the voices of those who feel unheard.

 

HMP Winchester

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Work with adults
Work with adults
HMP Winchester
Location:
Winchester

Partner: BearFace Theatre CIC

Funder: National Lottery Community Fund

At HMP Winchester creative, active and participatory workshop programmes are designed to positively affect prisoner’s attitudes, thinking and behaviour.

Each programme is bespoke and unique and based on the individual and collective stories, ideas, values and experiences of the group. The outcome is different each time and does not always result in a performance but at the end of the programme the men share their work with other prisoners, staff and an invited audience followed by a questions and answers session.

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Explore how Hampshire Cultural Trust is working with our communities to help change lives through culture.

Hampshire Cultural Trust exists to put our communities at the heart of everything we do, improving wellbeing, health and happiness through cultural experiences. We have developed a strong understanding of the diversity of local need and we continue to develop and extend our work to focus on areas where we can deliver social change.

Our impact map highlights some of the amazing work we are able to deliver with thanks to support from our community, donors and grant funding.

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