Events archive

Working Well - 28 April 2016

All Change and the Free Word Centre are hosting a discussion event for arts and mental health professionals as part of Islington Word Festival 2016.

Menuhin 100 - 22 April 2016

Live Music Now is organising 100 events and performances to mark the centenary of the birth of its co-founder Yehudi Menuhin.

22 April 2016 would have been Menuhin’s 100th birthday and the charity is organising a range of events to celebrate the anniversary.

Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities - 21 and 22 April 2016

An interdisciplinary symposium and workshop at the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge in Canterbury.

Arts Medley Pop Up, Hackney – 2 April 2016

A new pop up market showcasing artists from The Cult House Collective, in aid of Spitalfields Crypt Trust – offering long-term support people recovering from addictions and homelessness in East London.

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Arts & Age conference, Belfast – 27 April 2016 (apply by 1 April)

An opportunity to experience the positive impact that the arts are having on the health and wellbeing of older people in Northern Ireland. 

Attendance is FREE but by application only.
Closing date for applications is Friday 1st April 2016.

Arts & Age Conference 2016: 'The Art of Wellbeing'

Beginners printmaking workshops – 9 and 23 April 2016

Learn Silkscreen printing, Lino printing and Mono printing and leave with at least two handmade prints to hang at home or give as gifts. Get messy and let Be Smart Choose Art, do the tidying up after. 


9 April 2016 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Micro-Macro at Bethlem Gallery – 30 March-30 April 2016

An exhibition of artworks by Pat Mear exploring the grandeur and the minutiae of the natural world.

British Association for Music Therapy conference – 8-10 April 2016

From the BAMT website:

The healthcare landscape in the UK, and beyond, has been in flux for some time. Like many arts-based, health-related professions, it is time for music therapists to reconsider our voice, our value, and our public profile.

Professional development: leading dance with older people, and dance & dementia – 12 & 13 April 2016

Moving into Maturity: 2-day professional development workshop with Green Candle Dance Company.

Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing online course – 4 April 2016

An eight-week online course focusing on writing for personal and professional development led by tutors Victoria Field and Anne Taylor. Part of the Professional Writing Academy suite of courses – PWA offer a state-of-the-art virtual classroom.

Discount for Lapidus members.

The Art of Friendship, University College Hospital - opens 10 March 2016

uclh art and heritage invites you to the Art of Friendship

An exhibition by Drawing London

A group of artists united by friendship

Private View: 6.00pm—7.30pm Thursday 10 March 2016

Exhibition dates: 4 March 2016 — 27 April 2016

The Street Gallery, University College Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU


E.gress: a touring film focused on dementia, Sligo - 3 March–28 April

E.gress explores how individuals diagnosed with dementia find new ways to adjust to a changing world.

Arts and Dementia: Researching, learning and sharing – 14 - 15 April 2016

Creative Dementia Arts Network is hosting its fifth national conference at St Hugh's College, Oxford.

Beyond Limits, Crossing Borders – 22-24 April 2016

Stirling University’s Dementia Centre is running a free residential weekend for artists interested in responding to dementia. The weekend will take place in Derry/Londonderry and some expenses will be covered.

Music Mirrors

The Health Innovation Network (South London) has joined up with Music Mirrors to offer free training for individuals, community groups, organisations and educational establishments working with or for people with dementia within South London.