Events archive

The utility of music interventions for children with learning disabilities – 28 November 2016

Live Music Now is hosting a conference to examine the current evidence for the value and impact of music intervention, especially live music, on health and morbidity in children with learning disabilities.

Dance for older adults – 22 November 2016

Rambert is delivering a specialist training day to share how the company works creatively to produce performances and choreography with older adults from the community.

Wingbeats – 17 November 2016

Manchester’s LIME Music for Health is hosting a conference to explore best practice in music for health.

Outside in: Nature in Health - 30 November 2016

Chelsea and Westminster Charity is hosting a talk to explore the different applications of botanical interventions in the healthcare environment.

Guest Speakers: Jinny Blom, Chloe Dewe-Mathews and Hammersmith Community Gardens Association

Timings: 7 - 8pm

Venue: Gleeson Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London

Knitting for Wellbeing - through November 2016

A series of drop in events at the Wellcome Collection will explore the link between knitting and memory.

Participants will also be able to try ‘therapeutic knitting’ with a view to making their own ‘memory purse’ to take away. The events are free and people can just drop in to the Reading Room at Wellcome Collection. Knitting materials will be provided.

Cultural participation and its effects on wellbeing and health - 22 November 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is holding a webinar to look at evidence from Norway and Australia on the impact of culture on mental health.

Feel It Festival - 17-20 November 2016

This Bristol festival offers four days of events investigating pain, breathlessness, and our experience of being human.

A programme of talks, workshops, discussions and performances weaving together research from the University of Bristol with explorations by visual artists, aerial performers, dancers, theatre-makers and musicians.

Exploring the Impact of Arts Therapies- 23 November 2016

This London conference will examine the role of arts therapies and creative approaches in supporting people who have a learning disability in the UK.

A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer - 19 October - 29 November 2016

The National Theatre is staging an all-singing, all-dancing examination of life with a cancer diagnosis.

Love Arts Leeds - from 5 October 2016

The sixth annual Leeds arts and mental health festival will take place next month.

Working under the theme “I AM’, the festival will explore identity in a fun and creative way. Love Arts Festival aims to get people thinking and talking about mental health and to reduce the related stigma so many people experience.

Island Collaborations, Chelsea – from 26 September 2016

Kate Hughes’ exhibition explores the lives of cystic fibrosis patients, and how cross-infection rules affect their experiences.
Island Collaborations will be exhibited from September 26th to October 3rd at Chelsea Old Town Hall gallery:
Chelsea Old Town Hall, 1st Floor
Kings Road, London SW3 5EE

Creative Industries Federation Brexit impact meetings, nationwide – July-September 2016

After the first Brexit impact meeting in London, the series continues around the country to uncover what members need to know, what is already happening, and what the negotiating priorities are as we leave the EU.

In addition to sessions previously announced, meetings in Norwich, Swansea, Bristol and Plymouth are now confirmed and more may still follow.