Events archive

Fundraising for Hospital Arts, NPAG – AHDH – 2 March

The National Performance Advisory Group’s Arts, Heritage and Design in Hospitals Network is hosting a subsidised professional development day to explore the fundraising challenges around infrastructure fundraising and skills gaps within hospital arts. The day, facilitated by Nicole Newman, will include guest speakers Trishna Nath from NESTA and Niamh White from Hospital Rooms.

Monochromatic Minds: Lines of Revelation at Candid Arts Trust – until 4 March

The Jennifer Lauren Gallery presents the largest ever exhibition of self-taught, disabled and outsider artists from around the world, featuring black and white art through a variety of mediums including drawing, ceramics and textiles. A BSL tour is taking place on Saturday 29 February from 3-4pm and an artist talk is taking place on Sunday 2 March 2-4pm.

Through Practice, Ortus – until 10 April 2020

Through Practice brings together a group of artists and organisations who are all part of the Bethlem Gallery’s Mental Health and Justice public engagement project.

Maggie May, Queen’s Theatre – 14-28 March 2020

Former Brookside neighbours Eithne Browne and John McArdle have been cast in a new play by award-winning writer Frances Poet that shines a light onto the experiences of living with dementia.

Objects of Meaning & Importance, UCLH – 27 February-26 March 2020

An exhibition at The Street Gallery exploring the relationship between objects and those who have been diagnosed with cancer. All participants have in some way engaged in the PhD research project Relations with Objects, a CHEurope, Marie Skłodowska-Curie, Horizon 2020, funded project.

Rebel Boob, Reigning Women – 13 March 2020

A performance about breast cancer… except it’s not really about breast cancer. Rebel Boob is a powerful performance that focuses on the recovery period following active treatment when you are picking up the pieces of your life and trying to fit them into 'your new normal'.

Creative Dementia Arts Network Special Event – 10 March 2020

Increasing prevalence of dementia, demand for creative support from individuals and carers and the NHS national roll out of social prescription makes building capacity in arts and dementia a priority.
 

Tamalpa Experience with Audicia Lynne Morley – 7-8 March 2020

This 2-day intensive workshop, held at the State Theta Galleries in Scotland, is designed to give participants an experiential understanding of Tamalpa's work in movement-based expressive arts. Recommended for those interested in movement, dance and wellbeing, as well as an introduction to both the Tamalpa Life Art Process and its larger training programmes.

Create Your Own Work, Heart of Movement – 21 March 2020

Gain the skills and confidence to set your career on a fulfilling and successful path. Drawing on sixteen years’ experience of successfully creating work for themselves, Tasha Colbert and Céline Butté will cover creative visioning and action planning, the practical steps for creating work, how to set up as a business or Social Enterprise and how to market your work.

Move Dance Feel Course, Penny Brohn UK – 20-22 March 2020

Initiated in 2016, Move Dance Feel is a creative project for women affected by cancer, including those caring for someone with cancer. It aims to provide an enjoyable experience, which encourages you to dance both individually and with others – offering an alternative means of group support.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Course, Dementia Pathfinders – 4 March 2020

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is an evidence-based group treatment for people with mild to moderate dementia. This interactive course aims to give learners an overview of how to deliver CST. It will include a background about CST and how it can be used, research overview and detailed presentation of the treatment, including DVD footage and role-play.

Dance for the Brain, Arts4Dementia – 18 February-14 April 2020

Free, weekly creative dance classes at Siobhan Davies Dance for people with mild cognitive impairment or early symptoms of dementia – referred or self-referring through social prescribing in Southwark – to engage the body and brain through movement and co-created choreography.

What role does art & culture play in addressing loneliness and social isolation? – 31 March 2020

Arts Culture Health and Wellbeing Scotland (formerly Arts Health Scotland) are hosting a one-day event exploring the role that arts and culture can play in tackling social isolation and loneliness.

Illuminating the Self, Newcastle – until 9 May 2020

Susan Aldworth and Andrew Carnie investigate the human perspective of living with epilepsy and the potential impact of technological interventions within the brain. Across two galleries (Vane Gallery 15 January-29 February and Hatton Gallery 17 January-9 May), both artists use a range of techniques from traditional printmaking to large-scale video and sculptural installations.

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