Upcoming events

Kicking the Bucket seminar series, Limerick - 16 Feb–3 May

A thought-provoking seminar series over six evening sessions, focused on funeral practices and personal choices, and led by visual artist Sinead Dinneen and curator Katie Verling.

Lapidus Day (Writing for Wellbeing), University of Chester – 14 May 2016

An opportunity to connect with others interested in writing for wellbeing, through workshops, talks and networking.

Stories from the Body - 14 and 15 May 2016

This weekend workshop is an opportunity to listen deeply to the body and the stories that spontaneously emerge.

Take part in Voluntary Arts Week, 6–15 May

Voluntary Arts Week runs from 6 to 15 May 2016. To organise, list or find an event... Read more  

Inspired by the Arts in Dementia - 19 May 2016

To celebrate Dementia Awareness Week the Victoria and Albert Museum and Dementia Action Alliance Kensington and Chelsea are running a series of practical arts based workshops and taster sessions dedicated to opening access to all.

Circle Dance in Dementia, London & Wolverhampton - 15 April, 11 May

Discover the potential of Circle Dancing when working with people with memory loss. Learn and practice the skills to provide an activity with therapeutic benefits for people with dementia. Friday 15 April, Wolverhampton; Wednesday 11 May, London

Creative commissioning for better outcomes, seminars nationwide - 16 March–17 May

A series of events in partnership with Public Health England, Local Government Association, Royal Society for Public Health, Arts Council England.

Emerging exhibition, Maudsley Hospital Long Gallery – 14 Feb-27 May 2016

Admission: Free Venue: The Long Gallery, Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, SE5 8AZ w: sarahcphotography.co.uk

States of Mind – ongoing

The Wellcome Collection has unveiled an exhibition bringing together artists, psychologists, philosophers and neuroscientists to investigate the terrain between consciousness and unconsciousness.

Art as Research in Learning & Teaching International Conference 2016 – submissions deadline 1 June 2016

A three-day international conference aimed at researchers and lecturers in higher education and practitioner-facilitators, particularly in the fields of arts, humanities and wellbeing. 31 August–2 September University of Wolverhampton, Telford Innovation Campus, United Kingdom

Call for abstracts: Encountering Pain conference, London – deadline 18 March 2016

Abstracts are invited from individuals or groups responding to the general theme of communicating and/or encountering pain. These may be conventional conference presentations and posters, visual arts or interactive sessions.

International Conference on Culture, Health and Wellbeing - June 2017

The second international conference is coming to Bristol UK on June 19, 20 and 21 2017.

Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making – 12 March - 12 June 2016

Outside In’s fourth triennial open exhibition features work by renowned historical and contemporary artists associated with the field of outsider art alongside work from Outside In artists selected from submissions to an open call.

Youtopia – 15 February - 25 June 2016

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Beckenham is hosting an exhibition juxtaposing Thomas More’s vision of Utopia with objects which explore the concept of dystopia. 

Singing for Better Breathing taster sessions: Guy’s Hospital, and Medway – May & June 2016

Informal taster sessions to explore whether singing can support people with asthma and COPD. 1. Guy’s Hospital (asthma) Every Thursday in May and June 2016, 10.30-11.00 in the Asthma Clinic; 11.15-12.00 in Atrium 1