Upcoming events

Call for contributions to the 4th Creative People and Places Conference – deadline 15 March 2021

Building on its previous theme of People Place Power, the Creative People and Places Conference will be a meeting place for everyone interested in shifting approaches in inclusive arts and cultural engagement.

Music Care Conference 2021 – 16-18 March 2021

Percussionist Evelyn Glennie will be the keynote speaker at this year’s virtual Music Care Conference which will look at how innovations in care are helping to change our approach and increase success in delivering music care within various healthcare environments.

Read Write Express – Writing for Wellbeing and Self Awareness – 20 February & 20 March 2021

Read Write Express run workshops for adults who wish to explore writing as a means of improving wellbeing, gaining confidence and moving forward with life.

Brighton & Hove Arts & Health Network initial meeting – 23 March 2021

Freelance independent practitioners working in the arts and/or health sector and working or living in Brighton & Hove are invited to join the first meeting of the area’s Arts & Health Network.

Unseen by Suzie Larke – till 16 April 2021

The Free Space Project’s exhibition features the work of visual artist and photographer Susie Larke. Suzie uses conceptual photography to depict the mental health experiences of a group of participants.

A Culture of Care: Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance national conference – 21-23 April 2021

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance’s national conference will be held online across three days, ending with the CHWA 2021 Awards Gathering.

Dissecting images: medicine and the photographic body – 24 March to 28 April 2021

How are our experiences of illness shaped by visual representations? How is health culturally and ethically inscribed in images? Join Liz Orton and Sukey Parnell Johnson in exploring photographic treatments of the body, a six-week online course about health, illness and its representations.

Flourishing Lives Online Reflective Practice Groups – from 24 February 2021

Flourishing Lives are offering an outlet for arts, health and wellbeing practitioners to explore thoughts and reflections on their challenges and successes and learn from peers in a non-judgmental setting.

Beyond: Develop – 8 February to 30 April 2021

In association with the Beyond programme, Graeae Theatre Company is running a series of free online CPD and wellbeing workshops for Deaf and disabled artists affected by the pandemic.

The Great Big Art Exhibition – until 7 May 2021

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, Firstsite in Colchester is inviting people from across the UK to make works of art to display in their front windows to create the nation’s largest ever exhibition – a celebration of creativity to counter the gloom of the pandemic.