Knowledge Bank: Audio / Video

This section includes audio/visual content including evaluation, documentation, interviews and project content.

Sparky Samba

Samba for Parkinsons

Short film highlighting the benefits of playing samba for people living with Parkinson's Disease

Author: Amy Fleming

Prosiect Hinsawdd Climate Project

Climate Project

Prosiect Hinsawdd/Climate Project fideo/video

Author: Bethan Page, Lowri Page

How Does Nature Transform Our Health?

Coed Lleol (Small Woods)

A powerful short video created by Coed Lleol (Small Woods) highlighting the benefits of nature for our health and wellbeing

Author: Coed Lleol

Supervision and Self Care for Artists video

WAHWN and Re-Live

Re-Live founders discuss the importance of supervision and self-care for Arts In Health practitioners.

Author: Karin Diamond and Alison O'Connor

How Ya Doing?

Evaluation Video

Evaluation film following How Ya Doing? Sut Mae'n Mynd? artist wellbeing programme - offering freelance practitioners an opportunity to Pause, Share and Step

Author: WAHWN

Arts and Health Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB


Esyllt George, Arts and Health Coordinator shares the range of activity across Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board sites

Author: Esyllt George

Strictly Parkinsons

A four minute video filmed with the idea of promoting dance for Parkinsons throughout Wales. We wish it to be shown in Drs surgeries, by OTS and Physio's, to reach people living with Parkinsons.

Author: Producer, Eleanor Brown,

HARP Approach and Recommendations Video

Recommendations and Approach

Video sharing the recommendations from the HARP - Health, Arts, Research, People programme.

Author: HARP

Cardiff & Vale UHB Arts for Health & Wellbeing

Animation Film

Short animated film highlighting Cardiff & Vale University Health Board's arts, health and wellbeing programme through 7 strategic objectives.

Author: Cardiff & Vale UHB

Social Prescribing Framework for Wales

Zoom Recording

Nicola Evans, Head of Healthy Communities and Health Inequalities, Welsh Government presents the evolving social prescribing framework for Wales at a WAHWN network meeting on 25th February.

Author: WAHWN

cARTrefu evaluation

Social Return on Investment

Short animation about the Social Return on Investment from the cARTrefu programme

Author: Age Cymru

Age Cymru cARTrefu Films

Creating Artists in Residence

Short films from cARTrefu 2015-2022 showcasing projects across Wales and including reflections from project artists, residents and carers

Author: Age Cymru

cARTrefu Virtual Exhibition

Virtual Exhibition

cARTrefu Virtual Exhibition showcasing the artwork of participants from a number of care homes

Author: Age Cymru


A Spoken Word Performance by Duke Al Durham

Unlocked - a spoken word performance by Duke Al Durham as part of the Arts Council of Wales funded project, Cardiff Royal Infirmary: People, Place, Future.

Author: Duke Al Durham

Lockdown Connections

This project focused on providing a platform for participants to encounter physical and mental wellbeing and find connection both with each other and with their bodies during Covid-19 lockdown.

Author: Sandra Harnisch-

Belonging - an intergenerational dance and health project

Belonging’ was an intergenerational dance and health project exploring the experiences of the Covid-19 lockdown. The project culminated in an outdoor performance for Cartref Care Home residents.

Author: Sandra Harnisch-Lacey

Move In Nature

Nature Moves with Fiona Winter

2.5 minute video documenting the Move In Nature, Nature Moves with Fiona Winter funded by Caerphilly Arts Development.

Author: Caerphilly Arts Development


Artist Gaia Redgrave

Kindness A g39 Artist Resource // Adnoddau Artist g39 by Gaia Redgrave. A film about welcoming people with autism and sensory processing difficulties, to the gallery setting.

Author: Gaia Redgrave

Arts Care Gofal Celf Photography Project

Short film showcasing Arts Care/Gofal Celf Photography Project on Zoom during lockdown

Author: Arts Cafe Gofal Celf

With Joy My Soul Sings

Forget Me Not Chorus

Performed by the wonderful FMNC, a global massed choir and international soprano Rebecca Evans CBE, this new work captures the essence of the Forget-me-not Chorus

Author: Forget Me Not Chorus

Span Arts Shared Worlds


13 minute film showcasing Span Arts' innovative response to the pandemic through a range of arts interventions addressing social isolation and well-being led by artists

Author: Span Arts

Launch of National Centre for Creative Health

You Tube Video

500 people from across the UK and internationally attended the launch of the new National Centre for Creative Health on 9th March.

Author: Alex Coulter

Bridging the Divide Webinar

Webinar Recording

A WAHWN webinar led by Jane Willis setting out the health context in Wales and sharing examples of how the arts are addressing health priorities.

Author: WAHWN

WAHWN Case Study Webinar Video

WAHWN Case Study Webinar

A 2 hour webinar introducing the new WAHWN case study template facilitated by Jane Willis, Willis Newson.

Author: WAHWN

Here Now Yma Nawr

A short contemplative film to mark the soul's entry and exit from the earth plane through lunar cycles, turning inward, grief, loss, soothing, longing and belonging.

Author: Ruth Jones

Secret Country


Older people working with Re-Live devised a powerful performance based on their lived experiences of lockdown and Covid-19.

Author: Re-Live

cARTrefu Project Social Return On Investment

The SROI analysis, conducted by the Dementia Service Development Centre Wales at Bangor University, found that cARTrefu delivered a Social Return on Investment of £6.48 for every pound invested.

Author: DSDC Bangor University

Story Gathering

During Lockdown, People Speak Up delivered an inter-generational storytelling project over zoom with pupils from Coed Cae Secondary school and Cillymaenwlyd care Home in Llanelli.

Author: PeopleSpeakUp

Portrait Masterclass

A 30 min introduction to portraiture. Commissioned by Arts Council of Wales during the lockdown of 2020 to be an online resource for all hosted initially by Hwb Education platform.

Author: Bill Taylor-Beales

How the arts in Wales are supporting mental health and well-being during Covid-19

WAHWN film highlighting how the arts have responded to Covid-19 and supported mental health and well-being of NHS staff and communities across Wales

Author: WAHWN, ACW

Social Prescribing and the Role of the Arts

Four video presentations from the WAHWN Social Prescribing and the Role of the Arts training workshop with Jane Willis of Willis Newson, includes the wider social prescribing context in UK and Wales

Author: Sharon Harries, Curious Ostrich

Beat Boxing Pensioners

1 in 4 older people in Wales say they are lonely. Live Music Now Wales found an offbeat way to tackle this problem. This short film by BBC Wales (Slate) highlights the outcomes.

Author: BBC Slate

Arts Should Be Available on Prescription

GP, Dr Daisy Fancourt argues that doctors should be able to prescribe arts to patients they think would benefit

Author: Dr Daisy Fancourt

cARTrefu Film

The cARTrefu film was created by Clare Sturges and produced by Age Cymru to promote the impact of creativity in care homes through the cARTrefu project. The film is available with Welsh subtitles.

Author: Clare Sturges

Dance to Health Swansea Bay Health Board

A falls prevention project

Dance to Health is run by Aesop (Arts Enterprise with a Social Purpose) It combines evidence-based falls prevention principles with the creativity, expression and energy of dance.

Author: Prue Thimbleby

Dance and Health in Wales

A 4 minute film created by National Dance Company Wales, commissioned by WAHWN showcasing exemplary dance for health and dance for falls prevention programmes and interventions across Wales

Author: National Dance Company Wales

Why We Dance

Young people sharing why they dance.

Author: Avant Cymru

Breakin for Better Mental Health

Teacher uses own experiences to help students express

Article on Avant's teacher Jamie Berry

Author: BBC

BBC Wales - Dance for Parkinsons

Short BBC film footage about Dance for Parkinsons class in South Powys

Author: BBC Wales

When We Dance We Feel (Strictly Parkinsons )

Short film by Eleanor Brown

Author: Eleanor Brown

A Pathway to Hope - Traumatic Brain Injury Unit Project

Testimonials from ABMU Health Board about the benefits and value of A Pathway to Hope capital project engagement.

Author: Heather Parnell

Doniau Cudd/Hidden Talents

Hidden Talents/Doniau Cudd is an accessible music project tackling loneliness through music for people with learning disabilities, organised by Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias in North Wales.

Author: Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias. Film produced by Amcan.Cymru

PeopleSpeakUp Story Care and Share video

A short film commissioned by WAHWN highlighting the benefits of storytelling gatherings for people affected by cancer and life limiting illnesses at The Ffwrnes Fach, Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli.

Author: PeopleSpeakUp