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Fancy a lift?

A short poem by Emily Dickinson to lift spirits 

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Renew: Arts & Older People

New strand for Well Festival 2020 

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The Poetry Exchange

5 Poets. 5 Days. 30 Phone Calls.


Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is Ireland’s leading arts and health programme. Established in 1993, we bring arts experiences to the bedsides of patients at University Hospital Waterford and other healthcare settings. We believe that the arts contribute to the wellbeing and vitality of society and that engaging with the arts stimulates our sense of identity and creativity.

WHAT supports the development of arts and health in Ireland and manages, a national website.