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Arts and Entertainment | 18th April 2024
 

Pandemic project is rolled-out across the region

 
 
OPA Director Lucy Bell designed Art Journal Project pilot and developed DG Creative Wellbeing project with support from OPA Board of Trustees
 

OutPost Arts-conceived initiative becomes DG Creative Wellbeing

An arts project originally conceived during the pandemic in Langholm by OutPost Arts continues to flourish across Dumfries and Galloway.
Following the successful delivery of a pilot creative prescribing project in 2021, OutPost Arts carried out research and development that identified the potential for further creative wellbeing across the region.

DG Creative Wellbeing’ is the result of that work, a ground-breaking two-year programme delivering arts activities, events, and interventions in community and healthcare settings.

Launched in January 2023, DG Creative Wellbeing is comprised of three delivery strands.

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