A range of podcasts focusing on culture, heath and wellbeing

If you know of any relevant podcasts we should add, please get in touch.

Practising Mindful Practice

Practising Mindful Practice supports heritage professionals to better understand the mental health and addiction recovery sector. It also encourages collaboration so that the heritage and health sectors can work together to develop creative programmes that best serve the needs of patients and clients.

The Maternal Journal

Join us for a deep dive into m/otherhood, journaling, creativity and mental health hosted by Maternal Journal producer, artist, writer and midwife Laura Godfrey-Isaacs. You'll hear from ten exceptional writers who share insights about their parenting journeys and discuss how creativity can positively impact mental health and well-being.

Creative Health Podcast

Series exploring what ‘creative health’ means to different people and in different contexts; how creativity helps to keep us well at a general, preventative level and how it supports specific health conditions.

Changing Currents Podcast by Arts Catalyst

Podcast series by Arts Catalyst exploring climate perspectives and possible futures featuring the voices of artists, growers, activists, local community groups, heritage workers and researchers across South Yorkshire. 

Thriving Practice podcast

Hosted by Minoti Parikh, this series investigates how we can help creativity and mental health to thrive from the perspective of practitioners, researchers, funders and health partners.

Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance East Midlands

Shines a spotlight on diversity, inclusion and representation in the region. Developed and created during 2020-1 by Laura Phillips from Derby Museums and Rachel Howfield Massey from Arts Derbyshire and Other Ways to Walk.

Forget What You Think You Know

The Local Government Association podcast exploring how local government really works...

The community power podcast

What happens when you give local people the money, power, and assets to make a difference in their neighbourhoods? 

64 million artists

A fun discussion about creativity" from one of our Strategic Alliance Members

Listen Hear

A podcast about creativity, nature, mindfulness & wellbeing by Rachel Howfield Massey from Other Ways to Walk.

Dwell a While

On artists' wellbeing...

This is a Voice

Covid 19, singing & lung health with Phoene Cave

King's Fund

A podcast about big ideas in health and care

Reflecting Value (Centre for Cultural Value)

Where we ask the big questions relating to cultural value in a reflective space

Art Yourself Alive with Vikki Parker

Art Yourself Alive podcast shares the lived experience stories of those who have embraced creativity, in any of its glorious forms, to support their own growth, healing and mental / physical health.

Workers' Educational Association (North East region)

Focused on adult education, culture and environment, as well as dealing with grief and wellbeing in the pandemic

Hip Hop Heals - GlowitheFlow

Learn about hip hop therapy from this pioneering West Mids organisation

Atlas Pandemica: Maps to a Kinder World

This is a compendium of 10 projects led by creative people in Dumfries and Galloway, each investigating a different theme highlighted by life during the COVID pandemic, conceived and managed by community-led arts organisation The Stove Network.

Multiple Shenanigans

A poet and a comedian both with Multiple Sclerosis meet to chat, life, escapades and the funny side of their chronic illness....And they laugh. A lot.

Up Men

Mental health, creativity and masculinity

Smile with your Memories

A series of podcasts to help the grieving cherish their memories and talk about their feelings featuring stories, tips and interviews. Hosted by Zoe Norman who uses a unique method to encourage people to talk about their bereavement and improve their wellbeing.

Arts and Wellbeing: Humans of Healthcare

Humans of Healthcare Podcast (based at The University of Leeds) explores the intersection between arts and health with a focus on people in health and care settings. 

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Podcast on Prescription (National Academy for Social Prescribing)

"Joining forces with Dr Radha Modgil to chat to some incredible individuals about their wellbeing journey and to shine a light on the importance of #SocialPrescribing"

Sing Up Foundation launches Inspiring Voices, a new podcast exploring the role of singing in improving mental health and wellbeing