Talks and discussions

Activating Communities for Health: London, Warrington and Cardiff – 4, 9 & 23 October 2018

Spice is hosting three events to explore community participation and resilience in the voluntary sector, in relation to public health strategies to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities.

4 October, Activating Communities for Health (London), 5.30-8pm

Supervision and support for artists, discussion event, London – 18 September 2018

London Arts in Health Forum is hosting a discussion event to explore the need for support for artists own health and wellbeing when they are delivering arts and health activity.

18 September 2018 10:30-12:30

Claremont Project, 24 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD

Gratefully yours – 10 July 2018

An arts and archives event exploring the history of expressing gratitude in healthcare.

Hosted by rb&hArts, the event will take place at Royal Brompton Hospital seminar room 2, Sydney St, Chelsea, London SW3 6NP

I want to live – 5 July 2019

I Want To Live is an exhibition exploring mental health and suicide by photographer Daniel Regan and suicide prevention charity Maytree. The exhibition runs through the summer but there will be an early evening tour and talk on 5 July.

Dr Edward Wilson: From St. George’s to Antarctica – 23 November 2017

Live Arts at St George’s Hospital, along with the Archives of St George’s University of London, is hosting an evening of talks to accompany an exhibition of photographs, documents and illustrations relating to St George’s alumnus, Edward Adrian Wilson who trained at St George’s Hospital and accompanied Captain Scott to the Antarctic in 1912.

The evening will include talks by Dr David Wilson, great nephew of Edward Wilson, and Anne Strathie, Polar Historian. Venue: Monckton Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Grosvenor Wing, St George’s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Tooting SW17 0QT

Panel discussion: The role/impact of art in healthcare – 21 November 2017

As part of a week-long gallery programme, clothing brand Twenty Pegs is hosting a panel discussion on the benefits the arts can offer to patients, health workers, and wider society.

Sharing the stage will be artists David Tovey and Tim Wainwright, and Karen Taylor, Head of Arts at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. Venue: Theatre Deli, 2 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PA

The One I Love: Exhibition Tour & Artist Talk – 16 November 2017

Artist Naomi Woddis will guide people through her exhibition and work at the Free Space Project in Kentish Town.

Webinar: Where are all the disabled music leaders? – 6 December 2017

This Drake Music webinar will discuss how to change the under-representation of disabled musicians in the music education workforce; featuring DM's Training Manager Douglas Noble, Charly Richardson, Music Service Lead Officer at Essex Music Services, and Kris Halpin, a DM Associate and professional musician.

Think2020 Webinar: Wednesday 6 December, 7.30-8.30pm

Read more about Think2020

XX exhibition and events, Bethlem Gallery – 1 July-26 August 2017

"XX" will include work by over 30 artists spanning the two decades of the gallery's existence. There will be an accompanying programme of events including performance, art workshops and live music.

Opening event: 1 July 3-5pm

"Join us on the opening event with Ismail Ali, Project ALCHEMY, who will be activating our limited edition anniversary mugs with his combined laboratory and theatre - 'Is it Art or is it Science? Who cares when it tastes this good!'"

Launch of "Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing", London – 27 June 2017

The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama invites you to the launch of Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing (Methuen, 2017). Edited by Veronica Baxter and Katharine Low, Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing is the first volume in the field to address the role that theatre, drama and performance have in relation to promoting, developing and sustaining health and wellbeing in diverse communities.


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