Adult Learning in the Arts

Sharing Stories:  Sharing Understanding – A Spotlight on Arts in Learning for Adults

1 October 2015, Novotel Hotel Cardiff

At this conference NIACE Cymru presented an exploration of the many and varied benefits of adult participation and learning in the Arts.  Improved health and well-being, increased employability, better business through creative approaches and a kinder more equal society; the effects can be life changing.   With support from the Big Lottery in Wales we were delighted to focus on our own innovative Sharing Stories:  Sharing Understanding Project and welcome knowledgeable and stimulating speakers including:

Vikki Heywood CBE - Chair of the recent Warwick Commission formerly Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Jo Broadwood - Author of research report Arts & Kindness


Conference Report


Cerys Furlong Presentation                      
Carl Gough Presentation
Eirwen Malin Presentation                       
Elaine Topping Presentation                  
Daniel Carpenter Presentation                  
Vikki Heywood CBE Presentation
Jo Broadwood Presentation