Events archive

Arts Health research intensive – 4-9 February 2019

Applications are being accepted for a residential training course offering an introduction to the evidence base around the arts in health and fundamentals of evaluation and research.

Creativity and anxiety – deadline 13 July 2018

64 Million Artists is hosting a series of workshops for people with experience of low mood or anxiety to explore the impact of creative activity on wellbeing.

Creative exploration of ageing – 21 July 2018

The University of Kent and the Centre for Policy on Ageing invite photographers, poets, musicians, dancers, writers and film makers, of all ages, to explore and re-position thinking about ageing.

The event, A creative exploration of ageing across our lives, is open to artists in any discipline and will help shape creative activity in the future.

Love and loss – 14 and 15 July 2018

A weekend workshop exploring creative ways of sharing and processing experiences of death, grief and bereavement.

This short course will build your skills in a sensitive, relaxed and perhaps surprisingly uplifting weekend all about death, creativity and how people can share their stories to boost health and wellbeing.

Time: 10am-5pm

How can drawing support health and wellbeing? – 12 July 2018

A symposium at Phoenix Brighton and accompanying an exhibition about drawing and mental health which runs to 22 July. The one day symposium will consider a range of drawing practices and the way in which they can help us connect, communicate and enhance creativity.

Gratefully yours – 10 July 2018

An arts and archives event exploring the history of expressing gratitude in healthcare.

Hosted by rb&hArts, the event will take place at Royal Brompton Hospital seminar room 2, Sydney St, Chelsea, London SW3 6NP

Dementia awareness training – 6 July 2019

Arts 4 Dementia is running full-day training at the Foundling Museum for artists, learning officers, arts facilitators and front of house staff in developing arts programmes for people living with dementia.

I want to live – 5 July 2019

I Want To Live is an exhibition exploring mental health and suicide by photographer Daniel Regan and suicide prevention charity Maytree. The exhibition runs through the summer but there will be an early evening tour and talk on 5 July.

Art as therapy – 3-15 July 2018

A group exhibition of paintings, drawings and mixed media artworks that shed light on the link between art, self-expression and wellbeing. All of the exhibitors have engaged in Art Therapy through the Enfield Integrated Learning Disability Service.

The exhibition is at the Dugdale Centre from Tuesday 3rd to Sunday 15th July.

Can gratitude inform high-quality care? – 2 July 2018

A talk and walk event hosted by rb&hArts considering the role of gratitude in healthcare.

#ArtsCan Seminar: Arts, Society & Public Health – 3 July 2018

An event offering an overview of the latest research into the role of the arts on health behaviours and outcomes at a population level in the UK.