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The Female Interpretation

The Hearth Gallery is delighted to welcome you to the virtual exhibition The Female Interpretation, a group exhibition by three local female photographers who all share interests in the subjects and themes of Architecture, Creative Wellbeing and the Welsh landscape, all through experimental and professional photography.

Local Photographer Seeks to Reinvigorate the Community Support for the NHS and Key Workers with a New Symbol of Hope and Positivity

Photographer Conor Elliott, from Penarth is looking to inject a fresh approach to the support for the NHS and other key workers. Last year the rainbow proved a very successful way to show support and appreciation for the NHS. Now he feels that it is as important as ever to continue that support. He is therefore asking the community to display in their windows a new symbol: a butterfly.

Participants Needed for Project Exploring Meaningful Creative Activity in Mild to Moderate Dementia Care

Robin Rees is a master’s student at the University of South Wales Studying ‘Arts Practice: Arts, Health & Wellbeing’. As part of the course, Robin is aiming to enable meaningful creative activity between individuals with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and/or dementia, and their primary carers, and identify barriers that could be preventing this. To decide … Continue reading Participants Needed for Project Exploring Meaningful Creative Activity in Mild to Moderate Dementia Care

Jacqueline Alkema Donates Paintings to the Arts for Health and Wellbeing Programme

Much respected and admired Cardiff Artist, Jacqueline Alkema, has kindly donated four paintings to Arts for Health and Wellbeing programme at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The paintings were created during the Covid-19 pandemic and are a response to the wonderful care and support Jacqueline received while a patient at University Hospital Llandough. Jacqueline … Continue reading Jacqueline Alkema Donates Paintings to the Arts for Health and Wellbeing Programme

Women’s Arts Association Wales Collaboration

We were delighted to be able to collaborate with the Women’s Arts Association Wales in improving the environment in Nuclear Medicine at University Hospital Llandough and University Hospital of Wales. Through the kind generosity of WAA members we have created a welcoming, relaxing environment in state of the art clinical spaces. The project was initiated … Continue reading Women’s Arts Association Wales Collaboration

Barry Town Arts Project Exhibition – Ysgol Bro Morgannwg and Haf Weighton

Cardiff & Vale Health Charity Arts Team were delighted to commission artist Haf Weighton to work with pupils at local Ysgol Bro Morgannwg. The art project explored the rich history of Barry Town and partners for the project included the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Menter Bro Morgannwg an organisation engaged in developing welsh language opportunities … Continue reading Barry Town Arts Project Exhibition – Ysgol Bro Morgannwg and Haf Weighton

Hijinx Christmas Charity Single

This Christmas,  Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing have collaborated with Hijinx Theatre, one of Europe’s leading inclusive theatre companies, to create a Christmas Charity Single! Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing is delighted to support Hijinx’s inclusive house band, Vaguely Artistic, to work with learning disabled and/or neurodivergent adults and young people … Continue reading Hijinx Christmas Charity Single