Upcoming events

Singing for Better Breathing – 6 April 2015

A free event exploring the value of singing for people with chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) will feature as part of the Southbank Chorus Festival.

Lateral Thinking, the value of collaboration between the arts, health and environment – 9 April 2015

This conference will show work commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and explore opportunities to develop creative-led social and environmental initiatives within the healthcare setting.

Music in Healthcare Training - applications close on 12 February 2015

Opus Music is running a five day course in Slough to support the delivery of music activities in hospitals and other healthcare settings.

American Alliance conference – 29 April 2015

The US Arts and Health Alliance has issued a call for papers for its next annual conference which will take place in Florida next April.

Dementia conference – 16 April 2015

Creative Dementia Arts Network is running its fourth annual conference with the theme of the contribution of creative arts to building dementia friendly communities.

Dr James Parkinson and the Shaking Palsy – 16 April 2015

Professor Brian Hurwitz will deliver this lecture at The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret exploring Dr James Parkinson’s understanding of the disease that now bears his name.

Co-producing new models of health and care in London – 16 April 2015

A one-off event will bring together voluntary organisations, patient groups and the statutory and academic sectors to look at the ways voluntary and community organisations can provide new models of care.

Outreach Europe conference – 17 April 2015

This conference will explore the impact and value of outreach and social inclusion activity for museums and galleries from across Europe.

Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Music Symposium – 17 April 2015

This one-day symposium will examine orchestral and vocal practices that enable people with early stage dementia to re-engage in fulfilling musical life in the community.  

Stories from the Body – 18 April 2015

Arts organisation Moving Pieces is hosting a weekend workshop for participants to learn simple body based skills with the aim of helping to regulate the nervous system.

Creative writing for wellbeing – 18 April 2015

Orchard Foundation is running a weekend course in Bristol to explore creative writing and its application to wellbeing.

The Cultural Commissioning Programme – 20 April 2015

The Cultural Commissioning Learning Programme offers training to middle and senior managers in arts organisations, museums

Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care – 23 April 2015

The European Reminiscence Network is running a training course and apprenticeship scheme for those with an interest in utilising reminiscence as part of positive approaches to dementia care.

Inclusive Arts Practice: Working with disabled people – 26 April 2015

This workshop will look in depth at Entelechy’s approach to working with people of all ages and abilities. It is a collaboration with The Barbican’s Learning LAB.

Movement and Relationship, the Possibilities of Dance – 1 May 2015

A lecture and discussion about the role of Dance Movement Psychotherapy in contributing to the understanding of the symptoms and developments of Parkinson’s disease.