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SPAN Annual Report and Account 2014-15

Please find our Annual Report and Accounts 2014-15 by downloading the document.

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Our Country’s Good – The Transforming Power of Art

14th October 2015, 10am – 4pm  National Theatre, London, £10 We would like to invite you to ‘Our Country’s Good – The Transforming Power of Art’, an event inspired by the National Theatre’s new production of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s ‘Our Country’s Good.’ The event, held in collaboration with the National Theatre, will bring together arts organisations, […]

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SPAN Skill Share Day

  SPAN SKILL SHARE DAY EXPLORING  ‘Journeys in partnership’ Featuring · Key note by Artlink Central · Performance by Street Cones · Presentations by Span Members · Group Discussion · Opportunity to visit Koestler exhibition When 11 November, 2015 9.30 am—3.30 pm SPAN AGM at 3.45 pm Where Summerhall,Edinburgh, EH9 1PL If you wish to attend please contact Robin@s-p-a-n.co.uk by 30 […]

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Street Cones

  It’s not what we have done, but what we could become!   Street Cones is a non-profit organisation that was started up by returning citizens who have experienced the criminal justice system who would like to prevent young people going down the wrong pathways into crime, substance misuse and bad decision making.  By providing […]

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Koestler Awards entries from Scotland

In 2014 the Koestler Trust has received the highest-ever number of entries- 8,834, with 1,339 of those from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes and community payback schemes in Scotland. The most popular categories that entrants in Scotland submitted to were poem (314 entries), painting (165 entries), drawing (113 entries) and fiction (94 entries). Scottish […]

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Drama Helps Inmates Stand Up and Be Counted

The Herald’s Mary Brennan Reviews HMP Perth Performance of ‘Stand’ http://www.heraldscotland.com/arts-ents/stage/drama-helps-inmates-stand-up-and-be-counted.21215996?page=6

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SPAN’s DAY at the Tramway

Scottish Prison Arts Network Engages with Female Creativity in the Criminal Justice System The SPAN Skills Share day gathered together artists from Scotland and beyond with an interest in working in prisons.  The day concentrated on Female Creativity in the Criminal Justice System with speakers addressing the issue from a radical perspective.  Wendy Miller, Creative […]

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New Website Under Construction

We are currently creating a new website to allow the network to interact and share practice digitally. Please be patient while this site is constructed, things are added, and formats are finalised. Here you will find the start of the project with many more additions to come. Some future additions include: Members Section, where members […]

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