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‘Our Orchard’ – Poem by Angie Kirby

We are delighted to have commissioned Cardiff based poet, artist and singer-songwriter, Angie Kirby to write a poem for Ein Berllan - Our Orchard, an innovative outdoors project, bringing to life the vision of a community orchard in the fields surrounding the University Hospital Llandough site. Find out more about Our Orchard here: http://www.ourorchard.wales Angie … Continue reading ‘Our Orchard’ – Poem by Angie Kirby

A Creative Writing Project with Briony Goffin

This creative writing project, designed by Briony Goffin in association with Cardiff & Vale Health Charity, is an opportunity to record and reflect upon our personal experience of lockdown, now and in the future. We would like as many different voices and perspectives as possible to create a multifaceted account of lockdown. No detail too … Continue reading A Creative Writing Project with Briony Goffin

Paintings In Hospitals – Linear Meditations

Cardiff  & Vale Health Charity and the Arts team realize that both staff and patients are currently under a lot of pressure and that everyone will benefit from some much needed relief from the stress of present circumstances.  Our partners, Paintings in Hospital have put together a mindfulness exercise on their website, coordinating specific artworks, … Continue reading Paintings In Hospitals – Linear Meditations

Malcolm Murphy – Painting Donation

A big thank you to local artist Malcolm Murphy for donating one of his paintings to the Arts for Health and Wellbeing team at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The painting depicts five renowned musicians who regularly perform in some of the most prestigious venues in the uk, but who have now come together to bring music to their neighbours in support of … Continue reading Malcolm Murphy – Painting Donation

Our weekly Poetry Prescription by William Dean Ford

Introducing William Dean Ford William Dean Ford is a versatile poet and spoken word performer, providing a weekly ‘Poetry Prescription’ in response to the uncertainties we all face in these difficult times. His creative journey began with writing to cope with social phobia, anxiety, depression and agoraphobia that developed over many years of living alone … Continue reading Our weekly Poetry Prescription by William Dean Ford