Stories & Films

Blade Shearing in the Brecon Beacons with a team of NHS Executive Directors

In June, we were delighted to host the Chief Executive from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and her Board of Executive Directors for a two-day leadership retreat.

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A short documentary featuring two participants in the Making Well Course

This film was produced by Cardiff & Vale University Health Board as part of the Regional Innovation Coordination Hub and supported by Cardiff University's Clinical Innovation Accelerator.

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A film introducing The Fathom Trust

Filmed in the winter of 2021, this film profiles interviews with key partners and films participants immersed in a number of different crafts during the Making Well course.

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Lowri’s Story

A short film observing Lowri's experience of our Making Well course

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The Fathom Trust: a short overview

A short film introduction to the Fathom Trust

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Making Well: Health & Healing through Green Crafts

At the end of March we completed our six-month pilot programme, called ‘Making Well: Health and Healing through Green Crafts.” For a small charity, this felt like a big milestone!

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Making Well: Health & Healing Through Green Crafts

The Fathom Trust is running a six-month pilot study to evaluate the social value of green prescribing and to increase public and private investment in preventative healthcare.

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Save Afghan Children from starvation & malnutrition this Christmas

This is an opportunity for immediate, direct and practical assistance - please help our clinic raise £40,000 this Christmas to distribute food and basic medicines.

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An Interview with John Bell, Diplomat and Director of the Conciliators Guild

John interviewed Will about the Fathom Trust and his experience of traditional crafts from his time at Turquoise Mountain in Afghanistan.

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An interview with the Philosopher and Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist

Iain interviewed Will on the origins of Fathom and together they explored why this approach is so desperately needed as a means of restoring people's health and dignity

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Introducing Kickstart apprentices to traditional crafts

We are working with Cardiff & Vale University Health Board to offer a day course in health and wellbeing based on traditional craft making for 200 16-24yr old Kickstart apprentices.

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Fathoming with the Merthyr Tydfil Pupil Referral Unit

We had the privilege of introducing six 11-14 yr old boys from the Merthyr Pupil Referral Unit to the Brecon Beacons during a Landrover safari and woodland walk from Myndd Illtyd to Penpont.

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