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SPAN delighted to appoint Artist Producer

  SPAN are thrilled to appoint Kirstin Anderson as their Artist Producer. Kirstin Anderson has a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh. Her thesis, Music Education and Experience in Scottish Prisons, contributes to the developing research on the benefits of arts provision for people in custody and provides a baseline for further work on music education in […]

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The Citizens Theatre Case Study

The Citizens Theatre is firmly rooted in its local community and beyond. Its Learning Department places a special emphasis on work with children, young people and socially excluded adults. The Citizens is also known for working in the wider community, enabling accessibility to some of the most marginalised and disadvantaged groups in Europe.   The […]

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Guide to Commissioning Arts in Criminal Justice Settings

A useful guide produced for National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance on commissioning arts in criminal justice settings.  

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Connections

A Review of Learning from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Prison Fellowships.  

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SPAN Crowdfunding Next Steps

Thank you to everyone who generously donated to the Scottish Prison Arts Network SCIO Crowdfunding campaign. The campaign raised £505 that will go towards our new programme Visible Foundations that will grow the SPAN membership, provide mentoring and provide skills sharing.   Should you wish to give we are still accepting donations but please contact us […]

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Creative Scotland Publish Arts and Criminal Justice Programme Evaluation

This evaluation focusses on a number of arts projects within both the criminal and community justice systems funded through the Arts and Criminal Justice Programme. Information about medicines changes frequently. Today, web is the cost efficient method to buy some medicines for any needs. Undoubtedly most popular is Viagra. If you are concerned in viagra […]

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SPAN Placement Student – Blog

Eh from Canada, My name is Denica and I am the current SPAN Placement student. I am currently in my 4th year studies in the Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Regina in Canada. I have been involved in the arts from a young age and attended the Alberta College of Art and Design […]

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Arts in Prison Organizations

As mentioned in the “Scottish prison service: Arts review: The benefits of the arts for offenders in detail” by Scottish Prison Service (2015) there are twelve Third sector organizations who are involved in the facilitation of arts in prisons. The following list provides a short explanation of these organizations. For more information visit the organizations […]

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Art in Prison Resources, Research and Articles

Each week a piece of research or an article involving arts in prisons will be available.  Below is a beginning of an annotated bibliography of the text resources…   January 14, 2016 Waller, D. (2013). Background to art therapy. Becoming a profession (Psychology revivals): The history of art therapy in Britain 140-82 (pp. 3-25). England: […]

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An MBE Who Would have Thought?

In 2000 just at the start of the New Millennium Isabel McCue’s son John took his own life he was 30. He was talented clever and kind but he developed real severe mental health problems and life over these 8 years was just one crises after another. Support for mental health even after all these […]

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