Talks and discussions

Global Social Prescribing Alliance Launch – 26 February 2021

The Global Social Prescribing Alliance is a group of stakeholders active worldwide in the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal 3. Their vision is to enable thriving communities to deliver a social revolution for their health and wellbeing while generating value. The Alliance aims to establish a global working group dedicated to the advancement of social prescribing through promotion, collaboration and innovation.

Brighton & Hove Arts & Health Network initial meeting – 23 March 2021

Freelance independent practitioners working in the arts and/or health sector and working or living in Brighton & Hove are invited to join the first meeting of the area’s Arts & Health Network.

Singing for Health Network introduction webinar – 24 February 2021

The Singing for Health Network is launching with a free introduction webinar to share its intentions and consult further on how it can best support the sector. The network aims to support the Singing for Health movement through supporting opportunities for sharing and consolidating intelligence and resources. It seeks to provide a bridge between research and practice, making research accessible and useful to practitioners.

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February Artist Peer Group – 15 February 2021

The Arts & Health Hub is a community of artists and cultural producers interested in or working in the field of arts and health. It runs free monthly peer groups to discuss and further individual's artistic practice. The virtual artist peer group will be an opportunity to hear from two artists about their practice. The peer groups provide the space for artists to share active ideas, projects and challenges, with support from audience participants. The event takes place over Zoom with a break in the middle.

Yes, Cultural Arts - You shall go to the Ball – 27 January 2021

Are you a cultural practitioner who feels a little like 'Cinderella' when it comes to social prescribing or a link worker who would like to know more about offering arts and creativity to the people you work with?  London Plus and London Action Arts and Health are holding a webinar which aims to bring together voluntary organisations and link workers in London. The event will share the work going on in the capital to encourage partnerships, explore some brilliant case studies, and encourage matchmaking between organisations and individuals at a borough level.

A New Year Reflection with Stephen James-Yeoman – 21 January 2021

Arts & Health South West have invited Stephen James-Yeoman, BBC Arts Commissioning Executive Digital and Festivals, to deliver a New Year reflection and conversation about how everyday creativity can support wellbeing. Focusing on how BBC programming encourages people to get involved in creative activities, Stephen will discuss the power of creativity especially during 2020 when people were empowered to get creative at home during some of the most challenging times during lockdown.

Arts in hospitals during COVID-19: Time to reflect – 22 January 2021

CW+ (the charity for Chelsea & Westminster NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust) and Arts, Heritage and Design in Healthcare Network are running this free online event to explore what has been learnt during COVID-19 about the value of arts in hospitals. Those with an interest in hospital arts programmes are invited to share their experiences and exchange ideas about evaluation during the pandemic.

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Collecting and choice: A model for life's decisions – 15 December 2020

During this Royal Society of Medicine webinar, neuroscientist Shirley Mueller, author of Inside the Head of a Collector. Neuropsychological Forces at Play, will discuss the fascinating way neurology and behavioral economics explain what collectors enjoy doing and how collecting decisions mimic choice in life.

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For All I Care – from 25 November 2020

Wellcome Collection and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary are launching a five-part podcast mini-series about how to care, more creatively. The series is presented by multidisciplinary artist Nwando Ebizie, with contributions from the worlds of contemporary art, science and health. With ideas for how to care and connect, the series will explore the urgency and complexity of care through conversations, artistic works and healing experiences.

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December Artist Peer Group – 14 December 2020

The Arts & Health Hub is a community of artists and cultural producers interested in or working in the field of arts and health. It runs free monthly peer groups to discuss and further individual's artistic practice. The virtual artist peer group will be an opportunity to hear from two artists about their practice. The peer groups provide the space for artists to share active ideas, projects and challenges, with support from audience participants. The event takes place over Zoom with a break in the middle.

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