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Creative Conversations 2

The Scottish Prison Arts Network is very excited to announce the second event in our Creative Conversations series to be held on Tuesday 27 June in collaboration with Vox Liminis, Families Outside, the Garthamlock Community Group and HMP YOI Polmont. Creative Conversations is the Scottish Prison Arts Network’s new platform designed to innovate and support […]

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Creative Conversations Series

  Creative Conversations is the Scottish Prison Arts Network’s new platform designed to innovate and support the ongoing development of an active and strategic network for all individuals and organisations that work across a range of arts forms with people in custody and in the community. There is a link to a report on the first in […]

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SPAN Member Survey

  Following our first Creative Conversation many thanks to those who were there and made such a valuable contribution. Information about the subsequent events will follow. Working with Artworks (Scotland), Creative Conversations is a new platform designed to innovate and support the ongoing development of active and strategic networks for all individuals and organisations that […]

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Brick by Brick – Theatre Nemo

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Voices from Barlinnie – Theatre Nemo

Men from Barlinnie Prison discuss the benefits of creative and holistic interventions for prisoners. Poverty, mental health issues, learning issues and dyslexia face many people in prison and Theatre Nemo believe the creative arts can help these men and have a positive outcome.

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A Family Sentence – The Citizens Theatre

The Citizens are putting on a play, A Family Sentence, about how having a relative in Barlinnie affects all members of the family.

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Join the Dots Campaign

Join the Dots campaign. Join the Dots is a campaign endeavouring to bring services together to help make possible a creative holistic support centre in Glasgow. This is a reaction to the lack of services for those suffering with mental health, which leaves people to end up in psychiatric hospitals or prisons. Informed by our years […]

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Creative Conversations

Creative Conversation 1 26 April 2017   The Citizens Theatre, 18.00-20.00   Following the announcement of the appointment of Kirstin Anderson as Artist Producer, we are happy to advertise our first Creative Conversations event.  We hope to see you there! Creative Conversations is a new platform designed to innovate and support the ongoing development of […]

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Gallery of Images – Family Sentence

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Citizens Theatre “A Family Sentence”

 Citizens Theatre  ‘A Family Sentence’   The Citizens theatre are working on a new Theatre and animation programme which explores positive parenting for prisoners and their families. This project will be delivered in the Learning Centre in HMP Barlinnie and on the outside in Garthamlock with family members. It will examine how incarceration affects family […]

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