We build community and support people in vulnerable life moments using art and creativity.

We run creative workshops, make artwork with communities, learn about communities through creative research and evaluation, and provide sewing supplies for social good.

The Latest from across our activities

  • Preparing for wellbeing, creative, & ecological events at Creativity Acre
    On Saturday 13 April 2024, with greatly appreciated blue skies, artists and environmentalists shared a work day preparing a local woodland in a conservation area for creative, ecological and wellbeing events. Volunteers gathered from local art for wellbeing social enterprise Significant Seams and the local ecological group Sustainable Crediton. Together they cleared deadwood and imagined
  • Inviting artists and creatives (including young people) to propose activities for our 2024 Youth Summer Programme, “Empowering Creativity”
    Empowering Creativity aims to be a dynamic programme of workshops and events that provide pick-n-mix engagement opportunities with the varied dimensions (and worlds of paid work!) of the arts world (physical theatre, creative writing, costuming, music, lighting, promotion, set design etc).  Background This is a programme for 11-16 year olds from in and around Crediton.
  • Art & Social Change Podcast Episode 2: Artist Perspectives
    Arts & Health South West is a partner in an Erasmus Plus funded project called Art & Social Change, which is developing an experiential art training programme for health workers who work in addiction and recovery. This is the second episode in a special podcast series that explores the work, expertise, and stories of the people doing this
  • Developing Creativity Acre, Art workshops immersed in nature
    Significant Seams is pleased now to be offering some of our most popular courses direct to the public, from our studio in a wildlife idyll in the rolling mid-Devon Countryside. The Apple Studio is situated amidst a variety of gardens and alongside a space we’re starting to refer to as ‘Creativity Acre’ – a woodland