New funding announced for dementia friendly neighbourhoods partnership

A partnership of local organisations in Stirling and the Forth Valley including Artlink Central, the University of Stirling and Stirling Council has been awarded £225,000 by the Life Changes Trust to enable people living with dementia to remain included and active in their local communities.

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Auction and Gala Concert raises £11,000 to improve disabled access to the arts

An Evening with Artlink Central raised £11,000 for creative opportunities for vulnerable people in central Scotland. A performance by jazz legend Carol Kidd and art auction were the highlights of gala evening with generous donations by artists, supporters and many volunteers lending their time and skills to create an event to remember.

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Fatface Stirling staff and customers raise money for arts and wellbeing

Fat Face at The Thistles Stirling would like to thank all their customers who have helped support their chosen charity, Artlink Central. Here are the Fat Face staff presenting their cheque for £537.50 - the money was raised by donating a percentage of profits from the Black Friday weekend in November.

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Time - Celebrating World Mental Health day at Stirling University

Join Artlink Central and partners for a new exhibition of work created by people with a connection to or experience of mental health issues as we explore time and wellbeing.

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Songs for Someone New

 Songs for Someone New is a collaboration between NHS Forth Valley, sound artist Mark Vernon, writer Nicola White and composer Bill Wells. Music performed by the National Jazz Trio of Scotland (Aby Vulliamy, Kate Sugden, Bill Wells and Gerard Black)

The project was commissioned by NHS Forth Valley’s Women & Children’s Unit and funded by a grant from the RVS and Artlink Central.    

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Creating Conversations social enterprise company and dementia group activity product launched

Artlink Central launches new social enterprise and activity kit for people with dementia in care and day settings. Creating Conversations Limited is a new company that commercialises expertise developed through Artlink Central's programme with artists in health and social settings with the aim of generating funding for the charity and extending our social impact.

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Call out to Forth Valley Military families!

Macrobert Arts Centre in association with Artlink Central presents an exciting creative opportunity with a small group of military families living within Forth Valley. You will all be working with Artist Jenny Wicks learning and using photography techniques to look at your own identity in your community.

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