The emerging arts for health movement goes under the banner of  WP_20160512_13_11_41_Pro#LiveWellMakeArt.   Interest and involvement in the movement was boosted by  a 100 Moments campaign in October 2016  The Moments, designed to draw attention to the benefit of arts participation in people’s wellbeing, took place across the 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester.  These were independently organised by arts organisations who signed up to the Live Well Make Art values and promoted arts activities that foster health and wellbeing outcomes.

In a blog for the RSA Alan Higgins, Director of Public Health in Oldham set out the benefits to the health system of nurturing Arts as a Social Movement