Events archive

Shape Arts, emerging artist discussion - 22 March 2019

Are emerging disabled artists having a tougher time than most? In addition to disabling barriers, cultural isolation seems to be an obstacle that, in spite of the rise of online networks, appears harder and harder to break through. 

Exhibition, Facing Out: Life After Treatment for Facial Cancer - until 2 June 2019

Facing Out is an exhibition of portraits by Lucy Burscough of people who have experienced facial cancers together with their choice of artworks from the Whitworth’s collections. In the exhibition, the participants’ voices, experience and expertise are front and centre.

Dance for people living with Parkinson's symposium - 21 March 2019

This symposium aims to create a collaborative forum for reflection and forward thinking based on the ambition to give everyone who is living with Parkinson’s the chance to enjoy and engage in the creative, dynamic and aesthetic experience that dance offers.

Writing for Wellbeing Workshop, World Book Day - 2 March 2019

Celebrate World Book Day with this creative workshop run by writer Fulbahar Ali Begum. Explore the art of creative writing as an expressive outlet and learn the healing power of words. Bring your own poem, song or short prose piece to share with the group. 
Saturday 2 March, 2:00 - 4:00pm Idea Store Chrisp Street, 1 Vesey Path, East India Dock Road E14 6BT 

HumanKind discussion, Calke Abbey – 12 March 2019

Exploring the role cultural organisations can play in encouraging us to think about loneliness, challenge stigma, and act to end it

Tuesday 12th March, 2.30-4.30pm

Learning Room, Calke Abbey (free admission)

Professional Development, Create Your Own Work - 22-23 March 2019

Two days of workshops and the first day will focus on Vision into Action This course will include: Creative visioning and action planning, looking at the practical steps for creating work, applying for funding and how to market your project This will be an enjoyable, experiential and practical day, where you will explore ways of using your artistic and therapeutic skills to design and

Beyond Resilience: Co-designing Our Creative Futures, The Culture Capital Exchange - 14 March

 This forum held at The Bluecoat, Liverpool will be a highly participative day of workshops, discussions and peer-to-peer sessions focused on organisational and personal

Harnessing Creative Collaboration, TestBeds conference - from March 21 2019

Developing the UK cultural sector is a creative exploration looking at opportunities, links and partnerships between artists, cultural organisations and higher education institutions.

International Conference, Through Arts We Care - Brussels 28 March 2019

Through Art We Care Conference on February 28th in Brussels organised by the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Vrije Universiteit Brussels and IN/FINITY. International keynote speakers such as Norma Daykin, Anna Ledgard, Julie Rodeyns, Mari Linnman, Nigel Hartley and the 'Made to Measure' initiative will give an overview of the current field and discourse. 

In the Mind, Freespace Gallery – from 7 February 2019

‘In the mind’ is an illustration exhibition exploring mental health by artists Elsbeth van der Poel and Kathryn Watson. Through their unique drawing styles each artist has created a fantastical world of monsters, friends, worries and hope based on their own lived experience.

The exhibition opening on is on the 7th of February along with an artist talk on the 26th of Feb.

Who am I? Poetry therapy workshop, London – 16 March 2019

When: Sat 16 March 2019  12:00 – 17:00

Where: The Poetry Café , 22 Betterton St. Covent Garden WC2H 9BX

Cost: £69.00 / £59.00 Early Bird

A half-day workshop focused on building your sense of identity. No prior knowledge of poetry or expressive writing is required.