Upcoming events

Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s - 26-27 July 2016

A two-day professional development opportunity for experienced dance practitioners, musicians and allied arts and health professionals interested in learning more about dance classes for people with Parkinson’s.

The Art of Healing - 28 & 29 July 2016

A unique exhibition of artworks by NHS healthcare professionals on the theme "the Art of Healing" will be open to the public on 28 and 29 July 2016 in St Thomas's Hospital Central Hall.

Green Candle Dance Company’s Sagacity! – 29 & 30 July 2016

Oxford House, Bethnal Green, London E2 6HG A festival for older dancers in London, featuring performers from across capital.

Introduction to Therapeutic Writing - 17, 24 & 31 July 2016

A practical and experiential course for people in the helping professions who are interested in introducing therapeutic writing or poetry therapy in their work.

Protecting Mental Health - acting early against anxiety and depression - deadline 1 August 2016

The Wellcome Trust is hosting a meeting to explore its approach to mental health prevention and is inviting applications to participate.

LAPWING Arts & Wellbeing Training for Kent’s Artists & Creatives – until 6 August 2016

This is a four-part session training programme, to help create more ‘dementia-friendly’ and ‘mental health-alert’ communities through a live art practice, wellbeing-inspired network group. This is a four-part session training programme, between 23 April and 6 August.

A Brother’s Progress, Kentish Town – until 26 August 2016

An exhibition of works created during Catherine Chambers’ current artist residency at Freespace Gallery.

In-tension: Movement workshop, London – 27 August 2016

‘In-tension. Making sense of tension, creatively’ is a workshop through which participants will get the opportunity to listen, tune in to their senses, feelings, and physical expression. A place to bring professional and personal curiosity.

The Sick of the Fringe, Edinburgh – August 2016

The Wellcome-funded initiative returns to Edinburgh’s Fringe with a programme highlighting a diverse range of biomedical themes and topics inspiring Fringe artists.

Our Working Lives – 21 July-7 Sept 2016

The latest Arts and Heritage Exhibition at University College Hospital, by photographer in residence Graeme Weston. Private View: 6.00pm—7.30pm Thursday 21 July 2016 Exhibition dates: 22 July—7 September 2016

Vaccination: Medicine and the masses – opens 19 April 2016

Tuesday 19 April - Saturday 17 September 2016 Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE

The Homeless Library, Southbank Centre - 9 July to 18 September

Homeless people in Greater Manchester have created a first-person history of British homelessness, which is on display in The Poetry Library and is presented as part of Southbank Centre's Festival of Love from 9 July to 18 September.

Arts and Dementia: Research into Practice - 21 September 2016

This conference in Nottingham will explore some of the key issues affecting those who practice arts and dementia activity, those who research it and those who experience it.

Submissions open: 5th International Health Humanities Conference, Seville – deadline for abstracts 30 June 2016

The International Health Humanities Network, University of Seville, is hosting the 5th International Health Humanities Conference, on theme of ‘art and humanities for social inclusion, education and health: creative practice and mutuality’.

Creative Future’s Tight Modern Competition - deadline 15 October

This year's Tight Modern competition will launch on July 15th and run until 30th October. There will be free workshops in Portsmouth, Redbridge and Brighton leading up to the tour for those who would like to make a piece of work to submit to the open competition.