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Wellness Compass Submission Guide

Each week we will focus on one of the NHS 5 Steps to Wellbeing and how culture and creativity can help us nurture wellness together. Each week we are asking you to capture yourself on film enjoying a cultural and creative activity and how it relates to the step of that week.

  • Week One: Distanced: A Social Guide – NHS Step 1: Connecting with other people (submissions open 1 May 2020)
  • Week Two: NogginJoggin – NHS Step 2: Be physically active (submissions open 8 May 2020)
  • Week Three: Use Your Loaf – NHS Step 3: Learn a new skills (submissions open 15 May 2020)
  • Week Four: Neighbourhood Knowhow – NHS Step 4: Give to others (submissions open 22 May 2020)
  • Week Five: Contemplation Station – NHS Step 5: Pay attention to the present moment (submissions open 29 May 2020)
  • Week Six: Cognition Ignition – Long term wellness: Continuing creative wellbeing in a sustainable way (submissions open 5 June 2020)

All submissions should be received by 1 July 2020.


First Step

Try and position your camera so that it is recording in landscape format and make sure that the space is well lit (depending on your activity), and that there is not too much background noise so that we can hear you clearly. Ask for help if it is available. Watch Annis’s filming guide below for more tips.

Second Step

Introduce yourself, and then briefly talk to the camera about what culture and creativity means to you and what activity you wish to share.

Third Step

Film yourself demonstrating your activity, demonstrating how it can be achieved at home or during your daily exercise.

Fourth Step

Talk to the camera about why you would recommend it to someone else to try it.

Fifth Step

Upload the content by following this link filling out your name and email address where prompted.

If under 13 years of age you must obtain a parent/guardian’s permission to take part in Wellness Compass and ensure they have read our Privacy Policy. At the start of end of the video this ask them to state to camera their full name, their relationship to you, your date of birth and that they consent to Lincoln Performing Arts Centre processing your submission in line with our Privacy Policy.

Please note by submitting video footage and/or images to Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (University of Lincoln) you consent to Lincoln Performing Arts Centre using the video and/or images resulting from the photography or filming, and any reproductions or adaptations thereof, to document its activities for promotional purposes and for journalistic, academic, artistic and literary functions. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in creative projects, printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for further information on how we process Personal Data.

All video footage and/or images must be your own and not under the copyright of another person or organisation.

There’s no need to worry about editing, just send us the raw footage and we will make the magic happen.

  • Published:
    Thu 30th Apr 2020
  • Posted by:
    Holly Cox