Events archive

Submit an abstract to the World Health Congress – deadline 29 October 2018

Two key themes for the 2019 World Health Congress in Manchester will be arts and health, and social change. Submissions are particularly encouraged from projects that address health inequalities through cultural participation and civic action.

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Thoughts and Utterances, Jennifer Lauren Gallery – 25-28 October 2018

Thoughts and Utterances: Threading together the narrative of life

Jennifer Lauren Gallery, 20 Arlington Way, London, EC1R 1UY

BAME Women's Mental Health Series, Brick Lane Gallery – until 7 October 2018

Location: The Brick Lane Gallery 216 Brick Lane London E1 6SA

BAME Women's Mental Health Series by Mala Vadgama 

In this particular photographic series, Mala Vadgama explores mental health topics within the BAME (Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority) community of women.

Royal Brompton Hospital Silver Sunday Fun Palace – 7 October 2018

The Fun Palace afternoon celebrates age, and includes a range of activities to try out, such as Singing for Breathing with Edmund Jeffery, DanceWell with Akademi, crafts with Lesley Greening-Lassoff and virtual reality with 

Age of Creativity Festival – 1-14 October 2018

This Voluntary Arts festival celebrates people who take part in creativity as audiences, participants, volunteers and artists in later life. This year's theme is 'partnership'.

"Why celebrate? Because it's good for you (according to the experts), it's fun (according to everyone) and we want more people to have the chance to take part than ever before."

Two poetry workshops with Charmaine Pollard, London – 19 & 27 October 2018

Writing, Coffee & Conversation

When: Friday 19 October 2018 - 11-1.30pm

Cost: £20

Where: Southbank Centre, London

The emphasis of this group, led by poetry therapist Charmaine Pollard, is on self-discovery and self-improvement - no prior experience or knowledge of writing poetry is required.

(In)visible exhibition, Bethnal Green – 9-14 October 2018

(In)visible brings together an international group of artists who create work concerned with self-expression, communication and therapeutic release. The show has been curated to coincide with World Mental Health Day on 10 October.

9-14 October 2018

Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG 

Open daily 1 - 7pm (Sunday 1 - 5pm)

Evening course: Perceptions of Self and Other, Shoreditch – 4 & 11 October 2018

This CPD-certified, creative course explores our perceptions of self and how these can be reframed to support healthy and positive personal and professional development.

£60 per person; Thursday, 4th and 11th October 6-8pm

Activating Communities for Health: London, Warrington and Cardiff – 4, 9 & 23 October 2018

Spice is hosting three events to explore community participation and resilience in the voluntary sector, in relation to public health strategies to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities.

Webinar: Music changes young lives and minds – 18 October 2018

This Arts Award webinar is aimed at primary and secondary school music teachers, heads of department, head teachers, peripatetic teachers and music leaders, and parents and carers.

We will cover:

Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology, UCL – 15-26 October 2018

Representing the Body is a new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, in collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of English Literature.

The exhibition is at UCL’s Pathology Museum from Monday Oct 15-Friday Oct 26 2018.

Submit your events to the Age of Creativity Festival – 1-14 October 2018

The festival celebrates everyone who takes part in creativity in later life, whether as an audience member, participant, volunteer or artist. This year's theme is partnership. 

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"I Want to Live" workshops, Kentish Town – 13 September-4 October 2018

This series of four workshops led by artist and suicide attempt survivor Daniel Regan explore suicide, loss and bereavement. They will use a variety of creative techniques to support those who have been suicidal or attempted suicide, or lost family or friends who have taken their own lives.

Stroke Odysseys performance and workshops, Eastleigh – 3-5 October 2018

Stroke Odysseys is a new production from choreographer Ben Duke and composer Orlando Gough, based on a residency with Rosetta Life. 

"A daring movement and song project performed by an ensemble of stroke survivors Stroke Odysseys explores intertwined journeys of recovery from stroke and asks how we ever recover from brain injury or how we remember who we are."

Power of Music conference, University of Nottingham – 12 October 2018

This one-day conference will focus on music in health and social care, in partnership with the Institute of Mental Health, Room 217 Foundation, Live Music Now, MHA and Lakeside Arts, the Conference will feature interactive workshops showcasing local performers and projects, such as Opus Music, the Nottingham People’s Choir and JoCo Learning & Development.