Events archive

Drawing Insight - A Conversation – 25 September 2017

This event marking the end of the Drawing Insight exhibition held at The Regency Town House in Hove will bring together artists from different creative backgrounds to explore the connection between arts and health.

Reforming Anatomy: The Interplay between Art & Surgery – 24 September 2017

A conference featuring a series of keynote talks from leaders in the cross-disciplinary field between contemporary art and medicine.

Writing for Wellbeing – 23 September 2017

One day writing for wellbeing workshop which will provide a space where people can explore the theme of fluidity in themselves and in their relationships with others.

How to Protect Yourself from Secondary Trauma – 17 September 2017

A training day for therapists, performers and artists working in mental healthcare settings to learn how to reduce the risk of secondary trauma caused by the unconscious transmission of traumatic experience via body-to-body resonance between practitioner and client.

A training weekend from physical theatre company Moving Pieces – 16 & 17 September 2017

Moving Pieces, a theatre company embracing the relationship between the arts and science (particularly body-based approaches emerging from neuroscience that support mindfulness and self-regulation), deliver a training weekend for therapists, counsellors, and those working in mental healthcare.

How to Protect Yourself from Secondary Trauma – 17 September 2017

Training day for mental health professionals, therapists, performers and artists working in mental healthcare settings. Learn how to reduce the risk of secondary trauma caused by the unconscious transmission of traumatic experience via body-to-body resonance between practitioner and client.

How to Survive and Embrace Working in Schools – 16 September 2017

A day training session for therapists, counsellors and those providing mental health support for children and young people within specialised and mainstream education. Delivered by Moving Pieces, a physical theatre company using movement, performance and creativity to show how practitioners can use body-based skills to support good health and wellbeing.

Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing – 11 September 2017

An online course, led by Anne Taylor and Victoria Field with the Professional Writing Academy, designed to introduce the power of writing for well-being, personal and professional development.

September Series – 4-13 September 2017

Trinity Laban is running a range of dance workshops for people aged 60 and over.

The workshops on offer include South African Dance, Swing/Lindy Hop, Yoga, Contemporary Dance Technique, Hip Hop and an Intergenerational Project. Multibuy options are available so you can mix and match – choosing one or multiple workshops to get involved in.

Creativity and Wellbeing 2018

Following the success of this year’s Creativity and Wellbeing festival we are pleased to announce the dates for next year’s celebration of health and creativity. The week will take place from 4th to 10th June 2018 and we expect it to be bigger than ever. This year, there were over 330 events with more than 35,000 people attending - so start planning for 2018 now!

Introduction to Therapeutic Writing and Therapeutic Writing for Resilience – from 6 August 2017

These two therapeutic writing courses led by Charmaine Pollard at London's City Lit Adult Education College will cover introducing therapeutic writing into your work, and using therapeutic writing to increase your resilience.

Introduction to Therapeutic Writing

Sundays: 6, 13 and 20 August 2017 - 10:30- 16:30

Creative Arts Therapies and Arts in Health, Birmingham – 7 September 2017

After a number of conferences on the subject of the differences and similarities between the practices of arts in health and arts therapies, "Creative Arts Therapies and Arts in Health: Current Training Provisions and Future Challenges" will explore the differences in training between the two approaches.

Live Music Now uses LIBOR to support veterans

Thanks to a grant from the UK Treasury, and during its 40th anniversary year, LMN will be using LIBOR funds to provide interactive concerts to veterans of the armed services at care homes in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and English regions.

Conference: Local Government, the Arts and Older People – 5 September 2017

Hosted by Nottingham City Council in partnership with the Imagine Programme and supported by The Baring Foundation, the conference will look at innovative approaches to improve the health and wellbeing of older people.

Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 September 2017

Tickets

1 Day £28

2 days £44       

Training for clinicians – 21 September 2017

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.

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