Upcoming events

Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes – 8 May 2015

A series of introductory workshop days are being offered for people with an interest in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes.

Core Arts Sport – 10 May 2015

Hackney’s Core Arts is launching a new Core Sports Unit to provide opportunities for adults who experience mental health issues to participate in inclusive supportive sporting activities. To mark the launch, the organisation is offering places in the Hackney Half Marathon.

Music Therapy and Music for Wellbeing – 12 May 2015

The Sidney De Haan Research Centre in Folkestone is hosting a talk by Jane Gosine, Professor of Musicology at Memorial University, Canada about the connections between therapy and music for wellbeing.

Madlove: A Designer Asylum – until 17 May 2015

Liverpool’s FACT is hosting a series of events as part of the Madlove exhibition – designed to showcase ideas for how secure mental health environments could be improved.

Dementia, culture and ethnicity – 20 May 2015

The Margaret Butterworth Care Home Forum is hosting the launch of a new book Dementia, Culture and Ethnicity, as part of its quarterly programme of events exploring issues in dementia care.

Movement and the Body – 29th - 31st May 2015

This professional development weekend for qualified psychotherapists, supervisors, counsellors and other helping professionals aims to give participants the tools to incorporate a greater awareness and understanding of embodiment and somatic understanding in their supervision practice.

Art, Design and New Technology for Health – 19 June 2015

The V&A is hosting a conference to explore the role of interactive and digital art in healthcare environments. It will reflect on the principles of design in health and consider the potential of digital innovations to empower individuals and revolutionize healthcare experiences.

Songwriting for Wellbeing and Health – 20 June 2015

A day-long workshop will explore the use of music and songwriting to enhance emotional wellbeing and develop interpersonal skills in young people.

Embodied Stories – 17 July 2015

Goldsmiths University is hosting a Dance Movement Psychotherapy Summer School to offer an opportunity to experience the practice of Dance Movement Psychotherapy.

An Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s – 21 July 2015

People Dancing is hosting 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.

Critical dietetics – 14 August 2015

An international conference seeking to advance health equality by bringing together creative and bio-medical perspectives to explore issues of food and nutrition is coming to Manchester this summer.

Symposium on Singing and Song – 1 October 2015

The Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s in Canada has issued a call for papers and presentations for a Symposium on Singing and Song.