1. New Publications posted on website

    If you haven’t seen the latest Arts Together Annual Report it is now available on the website. Just go to here Publications and click on Annual Report 09-10. At the same time you can read Well-being Among Older People written for Arts Together by Whittington Consultants who have reviewed the latest research evidence on the […]

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  2. The Lights Go On in Devizes

    Flame retardant spray is so difficult to come by these days; which, with hindsight, is a good thing. After a health and safety assessment, and the subsequent discovery of battery operated lights at B&Q, the original plan to create sky lanterns (naked flames, paraffin soaked strips and tissue paper) was shelved and my welcome at […]

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  3. Pewsey mosaics go on show at local gallery

    The latest project at Pewsey was the workshops run by Mosaic artist Joanna Dewfall. Despite this being a new activity for many of the group there was great enthusiasm for the relatively ambitious task, which was to create animal garden sculptures. As each of the creatures are up to two and a half feet long […]

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  4. Devizes group take on Matisse

    Over 3 sessions in March the Devizes group took on making a collage of a well known Matisse painting… only they didn’t know what it looked like until after they had finished!!! An image of the painting “Still life with Checked Tablecloth” painted in 1903 by Henri Matisse, was traced onto cardboard and then divided […]

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  5. News from Pewsey

    The group was originally asked to think about associating colour with different moods and feelings. This provoked an assorted reaction: Calm – pink or pale blueSad – black, greyAngry – black and scarlet Depressed – dreary colours Some thought about it during the week and brought materials in to use, others found it a bit […]

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  6. Hindu Culture at Marlborough

    The last four weeks at Marlborough have been lively to say the least. Everyone appeared to enjoy interacting and sharing ideas, helped by the the use of the amazing vibrant colourful materials they were using for the project. Demi is so inspiring – not only teaching her art but sharing her Hindu culture and food, […]

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  7. In memory of Nora

    The Devizes group recently lost one of their longest attending members. Nora (Penny) had been a keen participant for many years. In memory of her creative involvement there was a display put up at Elizabeth House for friends and family of some of the artwork she made at Arts Together sessions.

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  8. Volunteers Wanted

    Join our Phoenix volunteers and discover how you can make a real difference to the quality of life of local older people. Arts Together is an innovative, award winning, registered charity working to improve the quality of life of vulnerable, isolated older people. We run groups in Devizes, Pewsey and Marlborough and provide a wide […]

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  9. Designs on Lunch

    Last week we were experimenting with small collages and made book marks and coasters. Some of the group continued with these today, but others got adventurous and made lunch place mats. To get a good result the collages had to be scanned and printed before encapsulation, but the results are very special. So next week…? […]

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