Events archive

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.

Mother, Ort Gallery – 1 February-14 March 2020

Ort Gallery presents Mother, a joint exhibition by Antonia Attwood and Daniel Regan of their separate practices. What unites the multimedia installations is the desire to speak about taboo subjects such as grief, mental illness and the shame that accompanies these experiences. The artists share their own and others’ vulnerable states and emotions.

Working musically with people with dementia, Music for Wellbeing CIC – 27 February & 25 March 2020

Music for Wellbeing CIC is running two training days for people who work musically with people with dementia (or are interested in developing this aspect in their work). The two days will each cover different aspects of working musically with people with dementia.

The work of arts and culture in prisons and probation research think-tank – 18 March 2020

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance, in partnership with the University of Cambridge and Central St Martins, is hosting its first research think-tank on the work of the arts and culture in prisons and probation. The day will focus on moving towards a rounded evidence base, and towards a community of knowledge.

A Culture of Care: Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance national conference, Derby Museum – 19-20 March 2020

Save the date for the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance’s national conference. The theme of the event will be care: care for one another (participants, practitioners, commissioners); care for the environment; and caring economies.
 

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