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The Lantern Parade: A Conversation (Invitation to participate, 16-17 Jan 2014, Queen’s Campus Durham University)

The Centre for Medical Humanities The Institute for Advanced Studies and Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing Durham University invite you to join THE LANTERN PARADE A Conversation 16-17 January 2014 Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing Queen’s … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2012 – The Event

Thursday began with the whole school Lanterns assembly, or as I call it, the world’s biggest production meeting. The Head and I carried the Star of Remembrance to the hall for all to see. Mr Repton began by talking everyone … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2012 – The night before…

It has been a hectic two days down at Tilery; lanterns have been finished off and papered at quite a rate. There are now some mighty creatures at home in Portrack Lane. The carp is finally ready, with paper outlines … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2012 – Tales from the long weekend

The workshops were open for business Saturday and Sunday. As well as an array of small lanterns, there are some large, ambitious constructions this year. One family came in to continue work on their koi carp. They came with flasks … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns – That Friday Feeling

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Tonight’s post is from Tilery residents Corrie, Janette and Zana. They’ve been involved in every lanterns event and are stalwarts of the workshops – making and helping others to make. It includes contributions from other workshop participants. I woke up … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2012 – One Week to Go

Workshops have been underway since last Saturday and there is a room in school filled with lanterns waiting to be covered with tissue paper. The first day was given over to families. In true Tilery Primary School fashion, there was … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2012

As reported last year, Tilery primary school is the nearest to Durham University’s Stockton campus, and the Centre has built a strong relationship with the staff, pupils and community. February 2nd will see the fourth Tilery Lantern Parade, created with … Continue reading

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Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused on arts in health – A new article by Mike White and Mary Robson

Mike White and Mary Robson, “Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused on arts in health,” Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement Vol 4 (2011): 48–64 Abstract: This article describes a number of community-based arts in health projects in schools … Continue reading

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Reflections on the 2011 Bentham Lantern Parade

Peter Swan, a PhD student in the Geography Department, writes: The highlight of my research with Pioneer Projects in Bentham has to be experiencing the town’s annual lanterns parade, which occurs every year at the end of the October half-term … Continue reading

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Tilery Lanterns 2011

The Second Final Day Thursday February 10th and Plan B is in operation. The forecast is good – clear and crisp. I am hot-footing it to Thornaby from a day’s work in Dewsbury, and Gilly from Sunderland. She will get … Continue reading

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