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Writer Anna Freeman presents a showcase of stories about the meaning of art in people’s lives.

Writer Anna Freeman presents a showcase of stories about the meaning of art in people’s lives. In Turning Points, we hear from Stephen Lightbown, who was an active, football-playing teenager when a sledging accident at the age of 16 changed his life forever. From Amara, who fell in love with Van Gogh's painting The Starry Night having never seen a night sky full of stars. And from the residents of a Men's Sheds project in Wales using craft and woodwork to overcome loneliness and isolation.

As part of the introduction, Anna quotes from her poem, Ambition, which was published by Burning Eye Books in 2013.

Presented by Anna Freeman
Produced by Mair Bosworth and Polly Weston

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