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In 2020 we’re continuing to bring a positive impact to people through sharing opportunities to enjoy the benefits of being creative.

If you’d like to join us, take a look at our new volunteering opportunity in Lowestoft, and keep an eye out for further information about how you could get involved in not one, but three creative festivals celebrating the power of the arts in May this year.

We look forward to working with you all to bring confidence, joy and new connections through the arts this year!

Best wishes,

Alex & Hayley, Co-Directors

New creative get-togethers for older people in 2020

New creative get-togethers for older people in 2020

As Make, Do & Friends moves into its second year, we are pleased to announce a new programme of free creative and social events bringing older generations together with their friends and neighbours in rural towns and villages in Suffolk. Read more about new Make, Do & Friends schedule.

New Brave Art Volunteer role

New Brave Art Volunteer role

We’re looking for a friendly and proactive individual with an interest in supporting adults with learning disabilities to join our Brave Art team as a volunteer in Lowestoft on Thursdays during term time. You’ll be a great communicator, and confident to support individuals in their work. You would be expected to join in activities and be part of a creative team. Read more about the role and how to apply

Creative Festivals Collaboration for 2020

Creative Festivals Collaboration for 2020

With creativity and wellbeing now high on the agenda in policy across culture, health, ageing, social connectedness and communities, the time has never been better to come together to discuss how we can work together to support opportunities for everyone, regardless of who they are or where they are, to participate in culture and creativity. Read more about the Creative Festivals.

Meet the artist - Emily Godden

Meet the artist – Emily Godden

Multidisciplinary artist Emily is a new member of the Suffolk Artlink team, joining us for our pioneering new arts and wellbeing project that uses virtual reality technology to improve wellbeing for people in health and care settings in Suffolk and Norfolk. Read more about about Emily Godden.

A message from our friends

Creative Arts East are on the look-out for artists and creative practitioners to work with on their award-winning health & wellbeing programme for older people, Our Day Out.

This fortnightly programme provides high quality music and movement-based activities to older people.

Are you interested in leading a series of workshops in Norfolk? The Our Day Out workshops focus around music and/or movement, but they are also looking at introducing new art forms.

Further information:

A big thank you goes to Viva L’Amour School of Burlesque for raising funds for us during their recent gala night! If your new year’s resolution is to support the charities you love, and you’d like to raise money for Suffolk Artlink in 2020, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with [email protected]

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