Events archive

Age Friendly Museums Network cross-sector conference, British Museum - 16 February 2017

16 February 2017, 09:30-16:30

British Museum, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG

Exploring current age-friendly thinking and practice in museums developed through cross-sector collaborations.

Themes will include:

Storytelling and healthcare, Sussex - 19-24 February 2017

A six-day course from the International School of Storytelling at Emerson College, led by storyteller Roi Gal-Or and medical doctor Daniela Scaglione.

Cost: £325

Sunday 19 February at 19:30 to Friday 24 February at 12:30

'Hearing Things': Clapham – 31 January-4 February & Waterloo – 8-12 February 2017

A new drama exploring the dilemmas of psychiatry, from the points of view of patients, relatives and staff.

'Hearing Things' by Playing ON theatre company was created after five years' collaboration between psychiatrists, staff and patients. 'Hearing Things' is funded by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity.

Omnibus Theatre, Clapham
31 January – 4 Feb, 19:30

Butterfly, Stratford Circus – 31 January-1 February 2017

A one-woman play by Vici Wreford Sinnott, performed by Jacqueline Phillips, about the history of stigma in mental health, misunderstandings and misrepresentations.

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Free arts and crafts session for adults with learning difficulties, Kentish Town - 31 January 2017

31 January 2017, 6.30-8.30pm at 60 Homes Rd., Kentish Town, London. 

Westmister Kingsway College's Adult and Community Learning programme is offering a free Chinese arts and crafts session to celebrate the Chinese New Year, for adults (19yrs +) with learning difficulties / disabilities and their carers.  

To book, or find out more, please telephone 020 7485 8177.

Creative Writing for Wellbeing short courses

Orchard Foundation offers a variety of training and creative development courses including Exploring Play Through Creative Writing in January and Writing for Wellbeing Level 1 weekend in February 2017.

Orchard Foundation courses provide supportive environments in which to develop creative writing or to employ writing and reflection for artistic and personal explorations.