Events archive

Dr Edward Wilson: From St. George’s to Antarctica – 23 November 2017

Live Arts at St George’s Hospital, along with the Archives of St George’s University of London, is hosting an evening of talks to accompany an exhibition of photographs, documents and illustrations relating to St George’s alumnus, Edward Adrian Wilson who trained at St George’s Hospital and accompanied Captain Scott to the Antarctic in 1912.

Panel discussion: The role/impact of art in healthcare – 21 November 2017

As part of a week-long gallery programme, clothing brand Twenty Pegs is hosting a panel discussion on the benefits the arts can offer to patients, health workers, and wider society.

The One I Love: Exhibition Tour & Artist Talk – 16 November 2017

Artist Naomi Woddis will guide people through her exhibition and work at the Free Space Project in Kentish Town.

Understanding personal budgets – 15 &16 November 2017

Voluntary Voices is running two free training events for organisations seeking to work with people using personal budgets

The training days aim to offer:

Online event on quality improvement – 10 November 2017

The King’s Fund is running a free, live online event exploring the ways patients and staff can contribute to improving care.

Arts and Health South West annual conference – 24 November 2017

The conference will feature practical insights into Social Prescribing and arts and health work across the South West, as well as a showcase of regional work from across the South West.

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Chisenhale "Body, Wellness, Imagination" sessions – from 19 November 2017

Free creative sessions for people living with chronic health issues as part of a pilot project exploring the idea of dance as medicine.

Body, Wellness, Imagination – Dance As medicine

November 19th  3-5pm
November 26th  3-5pm
December 3rd  3-5pm  and
January 7th 2018  2-4pm
January 14th  2-4pm
January 21st  2-4pm

Lost and Found exhibition and drawing workshops, University College Hospital – until 1 November 2017

uclh arts and heritage invites you to Lost and Found

Private View (all welcome) 6.00pm—7.00pm Thursday 26 October 2017

Exhibition dates: 5 October—1 November 2017

The Street Gallery, University College Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU

Call for proposals: National Arts in Health Conference and Showcase – deadline 30 November 2017

Aesop is partnering with the College of Medicine and Guildhall School of Music and Drama to present their second National Arts in Health Conference and Showcase. It will take place on Thursday 19 April 2018 at Milton Court (Guidhall).

Changing Cultures: Empowering creative thinking in our schools – 8 November 2017

Thurrock Trailblazer (Royal Opera House) invites school leaders and education professionals to High House Production Park to envisage the future of cultural learning. Keynote speaker, Katherine Zeserson, will explore the power of creative thinking in the challenging landscape of education today.

8-11:30am Wednesday 8 November

Overcoming Adversity: A Poetry Therapy Workshop – 24 November 2017

Friday 24 November 2017, 11.30am-4.30pm.

A workshop to develop means of overcoming adversity using poetry, conversation and self-reflective writing activities. No prior knowledge of poetry or expressive writing is required.

Led by Charmaine Pollard, a Certified Poetry Therapist, Counsellor and Life Coach.

Venue: The Poetry Café, 22 Betterton St., Covent Garden WC2H 9BX

Bridging the gap between mainstream society and those faced with illness, death and dying – 30 November 2017

A Creative Arts in Palliative Care event in Berkhamsted, for art therapists, artists, therapists/counsellors and academics working with those faced with and experiencing grief, loss, isolation, illness, death and dying.

Fee: £40.


Open Door Gallery, 360-364 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 1HU.

See the attached flyer for further information.

"Under Glass": Salford, Brighton, London, Cardiff – 18 October-25 November 2017

This new Clod Ensemble series of conversations, lectures and workshops will explore specimens and the clinical gaze, and features artists, healthcare experts and thinkers.

Medicine Unboxed 2017 – 25 & 26 November 2017

This year’s Medicine Unboxed which brings together academics writers and clinicians is themed around the notion of Maps.

Perpetual Movement – 24 November 2017

Rambert is hosting a symposium to mark the end of its three year project offering dance sessions for people living with Parkinson’s disease or dementia.

Tickets cost £60-80 and the event will include a keynote speech by Dr Daisy Fancourt.