Information Services

Prescribe Culture

Prescribe Culture is the University of Edinburgh Museums award-winning, heritage-based, non-clinical health, social care and wellbeing support initiative.

Programme 6 (Edinburgh)

Programme 6 is an early intervention referral ‘social prescription’ for people living in Edinburgh presenting with mental health difficulties.

Unlock & Revive Report

A guide to providing heritage based online social prescribing for those living with dementia and other brain related conditions.

Prescribe Culture Gatherings

BALTIC crew member provides exhibition guidance to visitors.
A socially supported way to get out, about, enjoying the wellbeing benefits of the diversity of Edinburgh’s free heritage and culture, in the company of others.

Settling in with the Past

Carlton Hill with castle in background
A short (five-week) discover and connect programme in partnership with Museums Galleries Edinburgh for people who are new to Edinburgh or those who are long-term residents and may enjoy exploring an eclectic mix of heritage and stories about characters from, and characteristics of, Auld Reekie.

Please contact us via if you have any questions about our programmes and how to get involved, either as a member or as a referral or cultural partner.