Upcoming events

A cabinet of rarities: the curious collections of Sir Thomas Browne - from 30 January 2017 to 27 July 2017

A new exhibition and season of events at the Royal College of Physicians will mark the life of one of Britain's most important, but least known, intellectual figures.

Sensing Movement: A Dance, Health and Wellbeing Symposium, Dublin – 28 July 2017

This one-day symposium will focus on connection, community and sustainable dance and health practice, supporting health practitioners, movers, teachers, students and those searching to connect in new ways through the moving body. RUA RED,

First "Relaxed Prom", London – 29 July 2017

The "relaxed prom" at the Royal Albert Hall will be a concert suitable for children and adults with autism, sensory and communication impairments and learning disabilities, as well as individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind and partially sighted.

Other-ing: Apples and Bananas – 28-30 July 2017

Apples & Bananas – Exhibition and special events 28th- 30th July 2017The Hive, 260-264 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4DG Private View Fri 28th July 2017, 18.00 – 23.00 All welcome – free

Free Survivors Poetry workshops, Wembley – 22 May-31 July 2017

Free workshops led by award-winning poets for people experiencing mental health difficulties who would like support to express themselves through poetry. When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2pm Where: Chalkhill Community Centre, HA9 9FX

Call for contributions, international community and participatory dance conference – deadline 10 May 2017

People Dancing is calling for contributions to its second international conference for community and participatory dance, in a variety of formats across presentation, practical and performance areas. The Glasgow 2017 Conference will focus on three themes:

Call for papers, “A Sense of Place” – 6 August 2017

The University of Bedfordshire welcomes proposals for a conference - with policymakers in local and regional government, artists and academics through a discussion of the impact of art practice on a sense of place.

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

Core Artists explore the British Museum – exhibition until 31 March 2017

A group of ceramicists from Core Arts has been exploring the British Museum collection for a year, through visits to the Ceramics departments, study room, various temporary and permanent exhibitions and special curator talks.

Conference: Local Government, the Arts and Older People – 5 September 2017

Hosted by Nottingham City Council in partnership with the Imagine Programme and supported by The Baring Foundation, the conference will look at innovative approaches to improve the health and wellbeing of older people. Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 September 2017 Tickets

Live Music Now uses LIBOR to support veterans

Thanks to a grant from the UK Treasury, and during its 40th anniversary year, LMN will be using LIBOR funds to provide interactive concerts to veterans of the armed services at care homes in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and English regions.

Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing – 11 September 2017

An online course, led by Anne Taylor and Victoria Field with the Professional Writing Academy, designed to introduce the power of writing for well-being, personal and professional development.

September Series – 4-13 September 2017

Trinity Laban is running a range of dance workshops for people aged 60 and over.

National Alliance for Museums Health and Wellbeing training – from 26 May 2017

Two-day, free training workshops on "Museums as spaces for wellbeing", in six regions across England, designed for museum staff or volunteers who are interested in developing and delivering health and wellbeing work in their organisations.