About the Alliance

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The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance CIC (CHWA) is a national membership organisation supporting everyone who believes that culture and creativity can transform our health and wellbeing.

Our vision

A healthy world powered by our creativity and imagination

Our mission

We want to build a common understanding that creativity and culture are integral to health and wellbeing. This is an approach that engages with prevention and health-creation not just treatment and disease; is asset-based and holistic; and is communal, collective and co-produced.

We want to lead by building national, regional and local collaboration to strengthen the collective power of our members.

We are

  • Collaborative
  • Generous
  • Representative
  • Committed to social change

We connect

  • Regional champions and networks around the country
  • Partnerships across culture, health, social care, local govt 
  • Practice and research 

We amplify

  • Listening and learning
  • Highlighting best practice 
  • Leadership and advocacy

We support

  • Information
  • Training & peer learning
  • Coproduction

We are people-powered. Join us.


Read about our structure and partners here

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance CIC is a registered Community Interest Company, no. 12359172

(See our Companies House information here)

Evaluating the Alliance

You can read results from

our annual survey from 2018-19 here (April 2019)

our annual survey from 2019-20 here (September 2020)


Theory of change

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