Events archive

The Hearing Voices Café, London – 16-27 August 2016

Wellcome Collection is hosting artist Dora García’s project ‘The Hearing Voices Café’, a meeting place for voice-hearers, their friends and other guests.  

Join the café for drop-in discussions and events, produced in collaboration with people who hear voices, to share, explore and learn about this diverse experience. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Reimagining Health: TEDxNHS, London – 26 August 2016

A free event themed around ‘disruption’, ‘mending the mind and body’, and ‘blurring boundaries’.

LAPWING Arts & Wellbeing Training for Kent’s Artists & Creatives – until 6 August 2016

This is a four-part session training programme, to help create more ‘dementia-friendly’ and ‘mental health-alert’ communities through a live art practice, wellbeing-inspired network group. This is a four-part session training programme, between 23 April and 6 August.

Cost: £80 for the whole programme (discounted to £64 for Kent Creative Live members).

The Sick of the Fringe, Edinburgh – August 2016

The Wellcome-funded initiative returns to Edinburgh’s Fringe with a programme highlighting a diverse range of biomedical themes and topics inspiring Fringe artists.

A Brother’s Progress, Kentish Town – until 26 August 2016

An exhibition of works created during Catherine Chambers’ current artist residency at Freespace Gallery.

Influenced by the artist's time spent living with the local community of Lalibela in Ethiopia, A Brother's Progress echoes William Hogarth's Rake's Progress telling of fluctuating opportunities with consequent success and some unexpected outcomes.

In-tension: Movement workshop, London – 27 August 2016

‘In-tension. Making sense of tension, creatively’ is a workshop through which participants will get the opportunity to listen, tune in to their senses, feelings, and physical expression. A place to bring professional and personal curiosity.

Protecting Mental Health - acting early against anxiety and depression - deadline 1 August 2016

The Wellcome Trust is hosting a meeting to explore its approach to mental health prevention and is inviting applications to participate.