Upcoming events

Experience Poetry Therapy – 24 January 2015

Canterbury Christ Church University is hosting a three day introduction to poetry therapy for professionals with an interest in offering writing therapies.

Rambert Dance for Dementia Classes – starts 26 January 2015

The details are as follows: Dates and Times 26th Jan 9th Feb 23rd Feb 9th March Classes will be scheduled to take place 10-12pm :

Dance Movement Psychotherapy tasters – 9 March 2015

Goldsmiths University is offering two taster sessions for people with an interest in training to become Dance Movement Psychotherapists.

CoolTan Arts at Affordable Art Fair – 11 March 2015

Mental health arts organisation CoolTan is the nominated charity for this year’s Affordable Art Fair.

Awkward Bastards – 12 March 2015

A mix of academics, artists and activists representing diversity from across the UK and USA are coming together for a symposium to explore ideas around disability, diversity and its place in the cultural mainstream.

Writing for Wellbeing Conference – 14 March 2015

Lapidus Day 2015: Writing and Words for Wellbeing Conference offers an insight into new developments in writing and health. 

Developing the Evidence – 14 March 2015

Nordoff Robbins is running two one-day courses in monitoring and evaluation methods for arts therapies and arts in health practitioners.

Developing the Evidence – 14 March 2015

Nordoff Robbins is running an intensive workshop for arts therapists and arts and health professionals to develop practical skills in how to monitor and evaluate their services.

Health Care Quality Improvement Sprint – 16th-17th March 2015

Imperial College Healthcare Trust is running a two day event to bring together clinical staff, researchers, designers and artists to explore the potential to design solutions to challenges in medicine.

Dementia awareness training – 6 February 2015 and 17 March 2015

Two day-long dementia awareness training sessions are available for arts facilitators.

Music Workshops for Families with Young Onset or Early-Stage Dementia

Arts 4 Dementia's weekly orchestral workshops for musicians with early-stage dementia and their musical companions is proving very effective for those affected by Young Onset Dementia.

Working together for Health Equalities – 25 March 2015

HEAR (the London network of equalities organisations) is hosting an event to examine the inequalities in health experienced by Londoners. It is seeking case studies from cultural organisations which can be used to demonstrate the impact of the arts on lessening health inequalities.

Singing for wellbeing - participants

New singing groups designed to help improve mental health and wellbeing in West Kent and Medway are searching for members.

Stigma in Mental Health

Pindrop Theatre is offering open, weekly workshop sessions as part of a new project to challenge and provoke new perspectives around stigma and mental health.

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.