Workshops and seminars

Celebrating Age Sharing Seminar, Deptford – 11 February 2019

This free Family Arts Campaign event at the Albany will explore the importance and practicalities of building arts and cultural experiences for older family members.

The programme will include:

Neurodiversity event, Freespace Gallery – 31 January 2019

An Inclusive Arts Practice MA student has been collaborating with 8 research participants over 7 weeks to answer her research question ‘How should we interpret and curate the history of labelling people with learning difficulties (neurodiversity)?' During the event Freespace Gallery will be showcasing the artwork made collaboratively through the project.

There will also be an opportunity to take part in a creative activity.

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Love and loss weekend workshop, London Bridge – 26-27 January 2019

This Moving Pieces workshop will explore creative, embodied ways of sharing and processing grief and bereavement.

"You may be interested in how theatre and performance can be used to understand grief and help manage emotions, or want to experiment with telling your experiences of death and loss in a creative way. This short course will build your skills in a sensitive, relaxed and perhaps surprisingly uplifting weekend all about death, creativity and communicating our feelings to others."

Time: 10am-5pm

Venue: The Artworks London Bridge, 60A Weston St, SE1 3QP

Who am I? Poetry therapy workshop, London – 16 March 2019

When: Sat 16 March 2019  12:00 – 17:00

Where: The Poetry Café , 22 Betterton St. Covent Garden WC2H 9BX

Cost: £69.00 / £59.00 Early Bird

A half-day workshop focused on building your sense of identity. No prior knowledge of poetry or expressive writing is required.

"Have you ever asked yourself the question ‘Who am I’ and answered it truthfully? Taking time out to define yourself can be challenging, particularly after overcoming adversity or experiencing major change.

Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care, Creating a Community – 17 January 2019

The seminar will immerse participants in experiential workshops and presentations showcasing the Reminiscence Arts model delivered by Age Exchange’s experienced team. The day will enable participants to explore different approaches to working with: narrative, embodied and sense memory in dementia care, trying out activities designed for groups and as one to one.  

Living with dementias: Enhancing lives – 4 April 2019

This one-day conference is supported by Created Out of Mind and the RSPH Special Interest Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing, as part of the RSPH continuing educational programme on arts and health.

"Join us for an exciting day of presentations, discussions and activities arising from the work of Created Out of Mind, an interdisciplinary research team, funded by The Wellcome Trust, which aims to challenge and inform perceptions and understanding of the dementias."

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Living with dementias: Enhancing lives – 4 April 2019

This one-day conference is supported by Created Out of Mind and the RSPH Special Interest Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing, as part of the RSPH continuing educational programme on arts and health.

"Join us for an exciting day of presentations, discussions and activities arising from the work of Created Out of Mind, an interdisciplinary research team, funded by The Wellcome Trust, which aims to challenge and inform perceptions and understanding of the dementias."

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People Power Practice, Peterborough – 17 January 2019

Creative People and Places are hosting a one-day symposium for cultural leaders wanting to develop a more inclusive approach.

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Big Change series: place, children and young people – 20 November 2018

Big Change Series #2: THINK 

The Big Change is a series of free events for London’s cultural sector. This session will consider the role of place and strategic partnerships across London in children and young people’s outcomes and development.

where: Museum of London (Terrace Gallery), 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN

when: Tuesday, 20 November 2018 from 15:00 to 18:30 (GMT)

The event will feature:

Moving Pieces workshop: Love and Loss – 8 and 9 December 2018

This weekend workshop in Bermondsey will explore creative and embodied ways of sharing experiences of love and loss through body-based work, performance and storytelling.

"In 2017 we premiered Total Eclipse, a performance that we produced following the deaths of our mothers.The show uncovers the depth of emotions that can be felt during the grieving process. We will be sharing how you can use Moving Pieces' integrated approach to share your own personal stories.

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