Upcoming events

Silver Strings, Age UK Brighton and Hove

A nine week course for people over 50. “This new nine-week course will ease you in to learning the basics and practising in an ensemble, playing well-loved popular tunes. We even provide the instruments! Choose from violin, viola or cello - or try all three.”

Recent Advances in the Science of Singing, Wellbeing and Health – 10 September 2014

This symposium taking place at the Royal College of Music, London will present findings from recent scientific research on the value of group singing for wellbeing and health.

Singing and health symposium – 10 September 2014

A symposium this autumn will bring together contributors from leading research institutions across the UK, Sweden, Norway, Germany and Australia to present findings from recent scientific research on the value of group singing for wellbeing and health.

Joy of Sound summer workshops – May 2nd 2014 – September 19th 2014

Joy of Sound is presenting a new series of Inclusive and Combined Arts Summer Workshops at St Peters Heritage Centre, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY - from May to September 2014. The day programs will run from 9:30am till 4:30pm on Fridays, and will include three different participatory workshop sessions.

Animation on Prescription at the Encounters Festival, Bristol – 19 September 2014

Now in its third year, Animation on Prescription is a one day event which aims to bring together animation and health professionals, sharing good practice and new advances in the field.

The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious – 4-21 September 2014

‘The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious’ is a group show of the work of seven Outside In artists all living within Greater London and working on the theme of the subconscious.

Arts & Health in Wiltshire – 30 September 2014

Wiltshire Council’s Public Health and Arts Development services are mounting a conference to explore the contribution that cultural activities play within the health and well-being agenda.

Developing the Evidence – 10 October 2014

Nordoff Robbins is running a hands-on workshop for evaluating Arts Therapies and Arts & Health practices.

CoolTan Arts Annual Sponsored Walk – 11 October 2014

Join arts and mental health charity CoolTan Arts on a fun guided walk through London's history, as they use creativity and humour to celebrate World Mental Health Day, challenge stigma and raise much needed funds.

Mental Wellbeing: No health without mental health – 30 October 2014

The Royal Society for Public Health is hosting a one day conference exploring the importance of mental wellbeing and how it can be measured, evaluated and improved.

Breathe at the Royal Brompton Hospital – 15 September to 22 November 2014

Artist Jayne Wilton is leading a new creative project, exploring breath and breathing, funded by Arts Council England.

Medicine Unboxed: Frontiers, Cheltenham – 22&23 November 2014

Medicine Unboxed aims to inspire debate and cultural change in medicine. Registration is now open.