25-29 January 2017, 18:30 Balancing Acts is a multi-media performance telling the stories of 6 men and women's experience of depression and the ways they find to cope.
LAHF is supporting the campaign organised by arts organisation 64 million artists to get people trying out creative activities every day in January. LAHF staff and trustees are signing up and we hope that as many people working in arts and health will join the challenge.
A physical comedy devised from conversations and improvisations about bereavement - from Moving Pieces theatre company. For more information w: www.movingpieces.co.uk
Australia’s University of Tasmania is developing a series of short online courses exploring 8 areas of arts and health practice.
31 January 2017, 6.30-8.30pm at 60 Homes Rd., Kentish Town, London.
A one-woman play by Vici Wreford Sinnott, performed by Jacqueline Phillips, about the history of stigma in mental health, misunderstandings and misrepresentations. Read more
Wednesday 8 February 2017, 6-8pm
A new drama exploring the dilemmas of psychiatry, from the points of view of patients, relatives and staff.
16 February 2017, 09:30-16:30 British Museum, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG Exploring current age-friendly thinking and practice in museums developed through cross-sector collaborations. Themes will include:
A six-day course from the International School of Storytelling at Emerson College, led by storyteller Roi Gal-Or and medical doctor Daniela Scaglione. Cost: £325 Sunday 19 February at 19:30 to Friday 24 February at 12:30
Orchard Foundation offers a variety of training and creative development courses including Exploring Play Through Creative Writing in January and Writing for Wellbeing Level 1 weekend in February 2017.
The Saturday Voltaire Studio Project for young artists with learning disabilities is launching a virtual exhibition at Omnibus Clapham, which can then be viewed online. Please note revised date which is slightly later than published in the Newsletter.
The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing is holding its second conference at the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds.
UCLH Arts & Heritage presents an exhibition of new artwork from nine council members of the Society of Graphic Fine Art. Founded in 1919, the Society promotes fine drawing skills in both traditional and contemporary media.
Turtle Key Arts is running a series of workshops for people with memory problems and all forms of dementia offering an opportunity to compose and sing your own songs with professional musicians.