Events archive

Hysteria - Contested, Popularised, Diagnosed - from 12 March 2018

South London’s Dragon Café is hosting a series of performances, screenings, and discussions to further our understanding of hysteria, its history and its present, by unpicking the social constructs it has evolved in, and asking what is its relationship to mental health today.

Dementia awareness training for arts organisations – 27 March 2018

Arts 4 Dementia and Dementia Pathfinders are hosting an early-stage dementia awareness training day for arts organisations at the Park Theatre, Finsbury Park.

Tickets are £85 per person

Performance and medicine symposium – 10 March 2018

King’s College is hosting a symposium for clinicians exploring different aspects of performance and healthcare.

The day will include talks from 4 unique keynote speakers at the forefront of performance science, narrative medicine and arts in healthcare. Interactive workshops will be hosted in small sessions by artists, therapists and creative facilitators.

Abstracted Self – 5 March 2018

Kentish Town Health Centre’s Free Space Project is hosting a free workshop on self-portraiture.

Artist Antonia Attwood will be running a workshop combining abstract imagery and self-portraiture. This workshop will involve taking self-portraits in Antonia’s on-site studio, then combining the printed portraits with abstract imagery made using milk marbling techniques and layering.

Emotional Learning Cards Workshop – from 22 February 2018

Iniva Creative Learning together with A Space (arts and therapy service) are hosting a three week evening course to explore a variety of social and emotional topics through visual imagery.

This workshop series is offered to all and will introduce ways to open up important conversations about class, culture and race, with a focus on gender.

Frame of Mind – from 3 February 2018

A community photography exhibition from Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust showcasing the therapeutic role of photography for service users and community members.

Shape Open 2018 – from 22 March 2018

The 2018 Shape Open, this year titled “Collective Influence”, is a group exhibition of artwork created by both disabled and non-disabled artists in response to a series of provocations about the impact of society on the individual.

Feeling at Home – 19 February 2018 and 13 March 2018

The Geffrye Museum is running a free training day for group leaders, activity coordinators, volunteers and others working with older people in the London area.

The day aims to inspire participants with a mix of practical activity, discussion and sharing ideas together. Limited places available. Booking in advance is essential. Places are free.

A Cultural Tonic: Using the Arts to Promote Health – 14 March 2018

This evening seminar event will bring together perspectives from research, policy and practice to explore how engaging with, and experiencing, the arts can lead to better health, and how arts-based interventions can improve health related behaviours and outcomes.

For Later Life 2018 – 5 September 2018

AGE UK is hosting a conference exploring the theme of increasing enjoyment in later life.

Health and Care Explained – 7 March 2018

The King’s Fund is running a day long event to offer an introduction to how the health and care system currently works and how it is changing.

The informal day of learning and networking offers “the answers to questions you’ve always been afraid to ask.”

Training for Clinicians - 27 February 2018

LAHF is running another training day for clinicians interested in the role the arts can play in supporting their practice.

The Future of Creativity in Psychological Therapies – 2 March 2018

A conference organised by Central and Northwest London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts to address the relationship between psychological therapies, emergent paradigms and collaborations.

Cost: £70 – £125.63

2 March 2018, 0900-1700


82-96 Grove Lane