“Arts and culture, such as music, dance and theatre, can play an important role throughout life in supporting people to be healthier and happier. From community projects to arts therapies in clinical settings across the country, evidence-based arts interventions are making a positive difference to people‚Äôs health and wellbeing.” Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England

Bristol Arts on Referral Alliance

Exhibition viewing: Bristol Arts on Referral Alliance from 5.00 pm - 6.30pm

City Hall Vestibules (entrances outside on College Green)

Launch of BARA (Bristol Arts on Referral Alliance)

An exhibition of visual artwork produced by participants of Arts on Referral programmes across the city; and CROWD - a newly devised art installation to be shown and developed across Bristol. Crowd (funded by Bristol City Council Creative Seed Fund) is a participatory art project working with people with poor mental health in areas of greatest inequality and deprivation. Prior to the exhibition, individuals will create life-size figures of themselves, friends, family and pets.  During the exhibition people will be able to interact and have fun creating and adding their own portraits to the installation and becoming part of the Crowd.