Events archive

Music and Mind, Free Space Project – 30 November 2018

This evening event will feature a mix of European Classical and Indian music performed by celebrated tabla player, Kuljit Bhamra and the Alkyona String Quartet with readings of poetry, spoken word and scientific research interspersing the music by acclaimed actress Saskia Reeves.

Big Change series: place, children and young people – 20 November 2018

Big Change Series #2: THINK 

The Big Change is a series of free events for London’s cultural sector. This session will consider the role of place and strategic partnerships across London in children and young people’s outcomes and development.

where: Museum of London (Terrace Gallery), 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN

when: Tuesday, 20 November 2018 from 15:00 to 18:30 (GMT)

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, free tour – 2 November 2018

Saturday 3 November, 12pm

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, free 12noon tour

An introduction to the Museum’s permanent displays, highlighting objects, artwork, photographs and the interactive exploration of mental health care.

Guests are asked to sssemble in the foyer, no need to book.

Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

A Mindful Mess, Poplar – 9-11 November 2018

Sunday Assembly East End, Poplar Union and Antenna Collective are hosting a free three-day festival of music, cabaret, workshops, film, talks, art and more exploring the mind, promoting mental health to facilitate a more collective, creative, diverse and sophisticated conversation around mental health, and promoting a greater understanding of ‘neurodiversity’ – the principle that neurological

GEM Health and Wellbeing Intermediate Course, Bristol – 20 November 2018

This course will provide the opportunity to reflect and explore ways to improve or build upon your health and wellbeing work alongside other colleagues working in the field.  This will include overcoming challenges faced in current programmes, reframing other work to improve the health and wellbeing of museum audiences, and gaining inspiration to set up new projects.

Storytelling for Health call for contributions – deadline 18 November 2018

The second Storytelling for Health International Conference is now open for bookings, and is seeking contributions on the theme of patient stories. The conference will take place on 27-29 June 2019 in Cardiff and Swansea.

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Working Together: Collaboration Beyond the Academy in Research in Dementia and Culture, Huddersfield – 23 November 2018

This one-day symposium is devoted to research in the broad area of dementia, culture and narrative. In particular it focuses on cross-disciplinary and collaborative research.

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The Heart of the Matter exhibition, Peckham – 1-11 November 2018

1–11 November 2018, 11am–6pm

Copeland Gallery, 133 Copeland Road, London, SE15 3SN

Nearest station: Peckham Rye

Arts and Health (Eire) national conference – 15 November 2018

The national conference, called "One Thursday at the Gallery – Art, Music, Theatre and Dementia" – will be held at the National Gallery of Ireland, in conjuction with MISA Creative Life and will focus on the increasing deployment of the arts in dementia care.

Digital drawing and image appropriation workshop, Bethlem Gallery – 3 November 2018

Saturday, 3 November

10.30am - 12.30pm

£10 with concessions available

Bethlem Gallery

Social Prescribing: Coming of age – 6 November 2018

With social prescribing high on the new Secretary of State for Health's agenda, the 2nd International Social Prescribing Network Conference will look at implementation and measurement, as well as the impact we already know about on patients.

Our Future Likes exhibition, Bethlem Gallery – until 16 November 2018

Our Future Likes explores on- and off-line lives, and the impact of the internet on our mental health; as well as showing some of the artists and young people taking positive steps to explore how we can make the internet a more positive and contemplative space, where we can begin to take charge of our futures.

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I'm Still Here exhibition, London – 19 September-4 November 2018

I'm Still Here is the Koestler Trust’s eleventh exhibition in partnership with Southbank Centre; this year’s work has been selected by the families of current prisoners.

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Read Write Express Writing for Wellbeing workshops, SE3 – 10 October & 14 November 2018

The workshops will combine short writing exercises with breathing spaces and written, visual and tactile resources to explore the themes of “Perseverance” and “Laughter as Medicine”.

"Express yourself and make discoveries through voicing your words in a supportive setting with no critique."

Sing to Beat Parkinson's training, Derby – 3 November 2018

This Sing to Beat Parkinson's course offers an opportunity for musicians and emerging artists to develop specialist knowledge to run a singing group for people with Parkinson’s and associated conditions, as well as their carers and family members.

The course will be led by: