Our Blogs

At Quench Arts we like to share our learning. We do this regularly via our social media content, including through our resource page on Facebook and through our YouTube and SoundCloud sites. On this 'Blogs' page you will find information related to our adult wellbeing work, plus links to our Youth Music Network page which hosts all our blogs related to our Youth Music funded programmes. If you are looking for our Wavelength project 'on demand' seminar content, reflecting our our youth music and mental health work, this is available here.

Writing Case Studies

Why It’s Important as an Artist to Reflect on Participant Progress

We have been writing case studies on participants of Quench Arts music projects in the West Midlands, UK for about seven years. This article explains why reflecting on participants’ p...

The Benefits of Baselining

The tools we use and methods of gathering data creatively.

There are numerous benefits of baselining to create a more accurate and relevant understanding of the processes that have taken place during one's developmental journey on a community m...

Working with young people with mental health difficulties can be challenging for many reasons but one thing that we as practitioners encounter regularly is low self-esteem. Confidence is a massive stumbling block for young people and when you have mental health difficu...

March 10, 2020

In March 2018 Quench Arts was awarded Grants for the Arts funding from Arts Council England to specifically focus on research & development to enable us to sustain & expand our participatory music-making activity for isolated & vulnerable adults who wouldn't otherwise...

February 20, 2020

As we pull together our final report for our organisational development project we thought it’d be timely to write a blog about why we at Quench Arts place such a huge focus on measuring the impact of our work.

If you’ve ever worked for Quench, then you’ll know that we...

February 18, 2020

Over the course of 2019, Quench Arts has been exploring how we can become a provider of creative music activities which can be offered to those eligible for Personalised Health Budgets. As we have a vast experience of working within the mental health sector, we feel th...

January 31, 2020

Over 2018-2019, Quench Arts has trialled running fundraising gigs to benefit the Musical Connections project. This was something we hadn’t particularly explored previously but we felt that it was an exciting development, not only to raise funds for the project but also...

November 6, 2018

This is the 1st of 5 blogs related to some organisational development work that we are doing to help sustain and develop our adult wellbeing programme, through funding kindly provided by the Arts Council. We thought that it would be helpful to share some of our learnin...

November 1, 2018

All of the blogs related to our Youth Music funded programmes appear on the Youth Music Network page, including posts related to:

  • Wavelength (2015-2018), our creative music making project for young people with mental health conditions

  • Musical Wonderland, our ea...

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