Upcoming events

Positive Ageing in London – 7 July 2015

The London regional forum on ageing, is hosting a workshop on the impact of the Care Act 2014 for older people and carers.

Free one-to-one Social Media sessions – deadline 8 July 2015

Outside In is holding five free one-to-one social media sessions to help de-mystify the function of Facebook and Twitter for artists.

English National Ballet Dance for Parkinson’s, London – 9 May–11 July 2015

Weekly classes, Saturday’s 3pm – 5pm Summer Term, Saturday 9 May – Saturday 11 July 2015 at English National Ballet, Markova House, 39 Jay Mews, London SW7 2ES Classes are £5 per person, per session, including carers, family members or guests.

Arts research in care settings – 14 July 2015

Age Exchange is hosting an afternoon exploring the role of arts researchers in care settings.

Music in Healthcare Conference – 16 July 2015

Derby’s Opus Music is hosting a day of discussion and debate about the development of music in healthcare settings across the UK and beyond. The day will include presentations and discussion groups. Places cost £10. The day will be followed by a Music Sharing Day on 17 July.

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.

Music as a Healing Art – 25 July 2015

A four day course in Gloucestershire will explore the relationship between music and health and wellbeing. The course from 25 – 29 July at the Tonalis Music Centre, Stroud, Gloucestershire will look at rhythm, harmony and a holistic approach to care and wellbeing.

Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training – 30 July 2015

A full-day training workshop run by Arts 4 Dementia and Dementia Pathfinders for arts organisations and facilitators.

Miraculous Urgency: an exploration of catharsis and art – 4 July 2015

This July, ‘Miraculous Urgency' will open in Brighton; a collaboratively curated exhibition focusing on the link between art and catharsis.

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.

‘held’ – continuing to 21 August 2015

Bethlem Museum of the Mind has mounted a temporary exhibition, comprising photographs by artist Jane Fradgley, informed by the museum’s collection of restraining garments.

Arts therapies and dementia in the 21st Century – 4 September 2015

The International Centre for Research in Arts Therapies is hosting a day-long conference exploring the role of the arts and arts therapies in the care of people with dementia. The conference is in Cambridge and coincides with Anglia Ruskin University’s conference on music therapy.

Music therapy and dementia – 4 September 2015

Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge is mounting a conference focusing on music and music therapy with a mix of practice, research and workshops about demonstrating impact.

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.