Events archive

Poetry Practice - 14 & 15 June 2016

The Beaney Museum in Canterbury is hosting open workshops focusing on poetry for health and wellbeing.

14th June 2pm-5pm Introducing Poetry and Story for Growth and Healing with Geri Chavis

15th June 10am – 1pm Writing to (and for) Yourself with Sarah Salway

15th June 2.30-5pm – Meeting of the Kent Writing and Wellbeing Network

Dance, Music and Dementia Masterclass - 17 June 2016

This experiential masterclass in Sheffield will show how music, movement and dance can help participants develop a person-centred improvisatory approach to supporting people living with dementia.

Training for clinicians - 30 June 2016

LAHF is offering a short introductory course for doctors, allied health professionals and nurses interested in learning more about the potential of the arts to impact on health.

Festival of Community Theatre - 13 – 16 June 2016

A four day festival celebrating Community Theatre will take place in Bristol with a range of opportunities for people to learn new ways to engage participants and audiences.

The Festival will include 5 original shows, 12 workshops and lots of conversations and ideas.

Art as Research in Learning & Teaching International Conference 2016 – submissions deadline 1 June 2016

A three-day international conference aimed at researchers and lecturers in higher education and practitioner-facilitators, particularly in the fields of arts, humanities and wellbeing.

31 August–2 September

University of Wolverhampton, Telford Innovation Campus, United Kingdom

Singing for Better Breathing taster sessions: Guy’s Hospital, and Medway – May & June 2016

Informal taster sessions to explore whether singing can support people with asthma and COPD.

1. Guy’s Hospital (asthma)

Every Thursday in May and June 2016, 10.30-11.00 in the Asthma Clinic; 11.15-12.00 in Atrium 1

To book please or speak to staff in the Asthma Clinic, or contact Rebecca Collier

Call for abstracts: Encountering Pain conference, London – deadline 18 March 2016

Abstracts are invited from individuals or groups responding to the general theme of communicating and/or encountering pain. These may be conventional conference presentations and posters, visual arts or interactive sessions.

International Conference on Culture, Health and Wellbeing - June 2017

The second international conference is coming to Bristol UK on June 19, 20 and 21 2017.

Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making – 12 March - 12 June 2016

Outside In’s fourth triennial open exhibition features work by renowned historical and contemporary artists associated with the field of outsider art alongside work from Outside In artists selected from submissions to an open call.

Youtopia – 15 February - 25 June 2016

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Beckenham is hosting an exhibition juxtaposing Thomas More’s vision of Utopia with objects which explore the concept of dystopia.