Cultural Health & Wellbeing Alliance announce 2021 Awards shortlist

The Cultural Health & Wellbeing Alliance (CHWA) has published the shortlist for its 2021 Awards.

The CHWA said the applications told stories of the sector’s tenacious creativity, care, and collaborative spirit in response to the individual, local and global challenges.

The Awards take place on 23 April 2021.

The shortlist:

Collective Power in partnership with Ideas Alliance and The Lived Experience Network (The LENs)

  • Boats on an Ocean
  • Breathe Arts Health Research (Breathe): NHS Staff Wellbeing Programme
  • Dance On, Yorkshire Dance
  • Joy of Sound
  • Maternal Journal
  • Misery Meets
  • Outside Edge Theatre Company

Practising Well in collaboration with Nicola Naismith

  • GEM One to One Mentoring Programme nominated by Sarah English (Birmingham Museums)
  • Kazzum Arts nominated by Lisa Hayes
  • North Bristol NHS Trust Fresh Arts nominated by Sophie Dunn (Live Music)
  • Opus Music CIC nominated by Sarah Matthews
  • Soundcastle nominated by Caoimhe de Paor
  • Thriving Facilitators nominated by Ally Walsh


  • Be-coming Tree
  • Collaborate, Cartwheel Arts
  • Cody Dock, Gasworks Dock Partnership
  • HOME Carbon Literacy Training: Remote Delivery
  • The Isthmus Project
  • Wellbeing Pathfinders, North Bristol NHS Trust

Read more about the shortlisted projects and book tickets for the CHWA 2021 Awards Ceremony.

You can also follow the hashtag #CHWA2021Awards on Twitter.