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Wellness Compass Week 1 – Distanced: A Social Guide

Posted by Craig Morrow, 30th April 2020, 22:15pm

The people of Lincolnshire’s creative guide to nurturing wellbeing. Keeping our bodies and minds active, healthy and strong, together.

Over a six-week period from Friday 1 May 2020, participants are encouraged to document themselves undertaking cultural and creative activities, and to submit these short videos as part of a mass-participatory community project that nurtures wellbeing.

Week One – Distanced: A Social Guide – NHS Step 1: Connecting with other people

Our inspiration for this project has come from the NHS Five Steps to Wellbeing and week one’s theme is Staying Connected. If you’re using creative activity to keep in contact with friends, loved ones, and your wider community we would love to see your short video diary demonstrating what you do and why. It could be a quiz night, a virtual pub, or a shared creative video project.

To give you some inspiration the LPAC team have shared some examples on YouTube of how they are using culture and creativity to nurture their wellbeing, but this is just to get the ball rolling.

What we are really interested in is the approach of our community members. We want to hear your stories, hear see creative adventures and learn from your advice. For more information contact our producer Dawn Richmond-Gordon.

How to Submit

Submissions for Week One – Distanced: A Social Guide open on Friday 1 May

A selection of submissions will be shared online from Thursday 7 May.

Final Submissions will be on 1 July so don’t worry if you don’t manage to submit footage about how you use creativity to stay connected to us within the first 7 days .

Please record your footage in landscape following the guide available here.

Upload the content by following this link filling out your name and email address where prompted.

If under 13 years of age you must obtain a parent/guardian’s permission to take part in Wellness Compass and ensure they have read our Privacy Policy. At the start of end of the video this ask them to state to camera their full name, their relationship to you, your date of birth and that they consent to Lincoln Performing Arts Centre processing your submission in line with our Privacy Policy.

Please note by submitting video footage and/or images to Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (University of Lincoln) you consent to Lincoln Performing Arts Centre using the video and/or images resulting from the photography or filming, and any reproductions or adaptations thereof, to document its activities for promotional purposes and for journalistic, academic, artistic and literary functions. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in creative projects, printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for further information on how we process Personal Data.

All video footage and/or images must be your own and not under the copyright of another person or organisation.