Events archive

Arts in Dentistry, Exploring arts-based approaches to dental health and wellbeing – 22 January 2018

4.30-7.30pm at the Dental Institute, Guy’s Hospital, Tower Bridge

An opportunity for artists to take part in a workshop brainstorming arts-based solutions to dental health challenges, with seed funding available for the best collaborative proposals that emerge.

Love and Loss – 27 and 28 January 2018

Designed for people working in bereavement services or with patients and families experiencing loss, this weekend workshop will look at how you can use techniques from physical theatre and the performing arts to protect emotional health when grieving. 

CoolTan open afternoon – 24 January 2018

Arts and mental health organisation CoolTan Arts hosts monthly Open Afternoons on the third Wednesday of each month at its South London base.

The monthly Open Afternoons give people the chance to find out more about how the organisation supports adults experiencing mental ill health.


Relational Practice – 23 January 2018

Flourishing Lives is launching a CPD-accredited one-day course to provide a practical framework and skill-set to develop effective and genuine interpersonal connections.

Writing, Coffee and Conversation – 12 & 27 January 2018

Two group sessions of poetry therapy involving self-reflective writing activities and conversation.

Similarities and differences between Arts Therapies and Arts Practices – 9 January 2018

The Royal Society for Public Health is hosting a webinar examining different aspects of arts and mental health practice.

Training in reminiscence arts in dementia care – 18&19 January 2018

The European Reminiscence Network is inviting applications for a 2-day training course to be held at the University of Greenwich.

This experiential course will be led by highly experienced reminiscence arts practitioners and trainers, with input from volunteers and former carers. It will be certificated by the European Reminiscence Network.

Writing for Wellbeing – Start date: 15 January 2018

An eight week online course to explore the ways in which therapeutic and reflective writing can be used and allow you to experience its value directly.

Call for papers: Conference panel on Organ Transplantation and Art – deadline 8 January 2018

As part of the Royal Anthropological Society’s conference Art, Materiality and Representation in June 2018, conveners John Wynne and Abin Thomas are inviting proposals to participate in a panel entitled "Organ transplantation and art: The politics and ethics of representation".

"Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?" exhibition, London – until 14 January 2018

The Wellcome Collection's latest exhibition brings together over 200 objects from public and private collections worldwide to examine the often subliminal nature of graphic design in shaping our environment, health and sense of self.

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Singing to Beat Parkinson’s – 29 & 20 January 2018

Snape Maltings in Suffolk is hosting a free weekend training workshop for practitioners planning to lead music and singing sessions for people living with Parkinson’s disease.

The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness – 10 January 2018

This symposium will include perspectives on sleep and sleeplessness from clinicians, biologists, historians, artists, and cultural critics.

New tea dances from Akademi, Chingford and Leyton – from 25 January 2017

Akademi are hosting a new series of monthly tea dances throughout 2017 supported by Waltham Forest Culture, with opportunities to work with professional dancers and dance to Quadrille, Bollywood, Salsa, Lindy Hop and more.

Cost: £5. Free to carers.