We know Arts are for ALL not just some because we have ourselves been in a place where we were told we were not the right size, that we couldn't do something we wanted to do, that we were...

Love or hate them routines are everywhere, and we live in a world where everyone either swears by them or insists they don’t do them. The reality is we all have some routines the key is whether we allow...

World Voice Day 2022 is on Saturday 16 April. The theme for this year is Lift Your Voice.   It is a call ‘for us to take back our vocal presence with a good quality voice that represents us and improves...

Keep your minds open always. They're like parachutes and only function when they are open. Sometimes we can experience something that can answer a question that has been annoying us for years. Sometimes it's an experience that we can transfer...

It’s Tuesday 8 March 2022, and it’s International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is Break the Bias.   Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is...

This blog, about how drama can positively impact life skills, has been written by BHVA's own Assistant Academies Tutor, Anna.   Background I have studied in drama for 11 years, from being a young child in groups to studying for GCSE to...

Long before a child can tell us what it wants or needs using words, it can tell us using movement. This is why there are so many benefits of dance in early childhood. Here we're going to explore some...

Can you learn to draw? Yes, yes, YES! Everyone can learn to draw!!! People think it’s only a natural talent or a God given gift, and it is for some, but let me explain why that is.   Drawing is a skill Drawing is...

What’s that I hear you say? We’re allowed to make mistakes? Yes. And for so many reasons.   Make mistakes to help learning Part of how we learn is by making mistakes. Whilst repeating the same mistake is not a good thing, or something...

Did you know that tapping into your creativity and participating in creative activities can actually improve your overall health? It might sound too good to be true, but its not. This is why Arts 4 Wellbeing - engaging in...