Map News

Making Recovery Visible - Music Course begins January 2022

The Making Recovery Visible project offers creative courses that aim to support those negatively affected by substance use & addictive behaviour, and who have embarked on a recovery journey to embrace hope and change.

Each course will work with participants to create meaningful and powerful media that will tackle the associated stigma that surrounds addiction by Making Recovery Visible.

Date added: 09/12/2021

Making Recovery Visible - Radio/Podcasting Course begins January 2022

The Making Recovery Visible project offers creative courses that aim to support those negatively affected by substance use & addictive behaviour, and who have embarked on a recovery journey to embrace hope and change.

Each course will work with participants to create meaningful and powerful media that will tackle the associated stigma that surrounds addiction by Making Recovery Visible.

Date added: 09/12/2021

Adult Services: HMP Grampian participants win arts awards

Exciting news from our Adult Services Team - our participants in HMP Grampian have been awarded 4 Koestler Arts Awards for arts in criminal justice!
Date added: 26/10/2021

Trauma Informed Aberdeen online event

Following the hugely successful event in September, our Adult Services team are excited to announce their second online event alongside WAVE Trust's 70/30 Aberdeen on Thursday 28th October at 7pm.

Date added: 12/10/2021

HMP Grampian Family Centre and Help Hub event at shmu on 20/10

Our Adult Services team are proud to be supporting the HMP Grampian Family Centre and Help Hub.

Come along to shmu on Wednesday 20th October between 5.30pm-7.30pm to have a chat and hear about the support you can receive if you have a loved one in custody.

Date added: 12/10/2021

Double Platinum for HMP Grampian Creative Media Unit

Huge congratulations to our HMP Grampian participants in this year’s Koestler Awards. Shmu submitted 21 entries from the Creative Media Unit and received 10 awards - including 2 Platinum Awards!

The Koestler Awards is an annual event which celebrates the arts in criminal justice – with prisoners from all over the UK submitting creative work.

Date added: 18/11/2020

Five Years of MAP

After five incredible years of the Media Access Project (MAP) in HMP Grampian, it's time to say goodbye to this trailblazing project, celebrate its success and impact, and look to the future.

Date added: 30/04/2020

Prison Radio Request Campaign

As part of our ‘Staying Connected’ project, our team have been working on a prison radio request campaign to get messages of support and music requests into the prison through our daily radio show – Grampian Lowdown.

Date added: 28/04/2020

COVID-19 – Prison and Community Update

Our Adult Services team has had to adapt quickly to the COVID-19 situation and lockdown measures.

Date added: 21/04/2020

Koestler Exhibition Entries

The 2019 Koestler Awards opened for submissions in February and HMP & YOI Grampian in partnership with MAP and Fife College supported prisoners to submit their work.

Date added: 14/06/2019