Events archive

Open Ground: Music Therapy in Collaboration & Exchange – 9-11 April 2021

The British Association for Music Therapy has announced that it will now host its conference online in April 2021. Originally due to take place at Queen’s University in Belfast in 2020, the conference organising committee hope that as many of the 2020 presenters as posible will be able to participate in the 2021 conference.

Creativity and Wellbeing Week reimagined

We are happy to share that, alongside our partners the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance (CHWA), we have re-imagined Creativity & Wellbeing Week 2020.

We may not be able to come together in the same way, but we do want to provide a space where people can celebrate the incredible individuals and organisations that work in this sector. 

Create to Connect, 64 Million Artists – May 2020

64 Million Artists return in May with a month of challenges to keep us connected, curious and creative. The social enterprise is running the event in collaboration with 31 partners - schools, libraries, care homes, charities, community centres, prisons and more. A free tailored activity pack is also available.

Making Arts in Health Digital – 5 May 2020

This workshop by Chiltern Music Therapy is an introduction for arts in health musicians, musicians and community musicians wanting to digitise the sessions offered to the people they work with. The workshop will include support on safe platforms, equipment and content, and idea sharing.

Mythic Imagination: creative writing for wellbeing – from 28 April 2020

This creative workshop uses writing as a form of meditation, and explores ways of accessing the imagination, connecting with our creativity, and discovering what images we have inside us. Sally-Pomme Clayton leads gentle creative tasks and simple structured exercises to explore our mythic imaginations.

Art4Minds Creative Sharing Circle and Art and Mindfulness online workshop

Art4Minds Creative Sharing Circle is taking place every Thursday from 7pm.

The first hour will be structure with check in and 'show and tell'. Then there will be time for those who wish to stay for a more informal discussion around creativity and wellbeing in the time of COVID-19.

Comfortable Classical at Home LIVE, City of London Sinfonia – ongoing

These short concerts are a spin-off of the Comfortable Classical relaxed concerts series in partnership with The Albany and are particularly suitable for parents and carers with very young children, young people with sensory impairment conditions and adults and older adults who may be living with dementia, or anyone who would benefit from a ‘relaxed’ approach to concerts.

Making Music with Others, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance – 20 April 2020

This unique four-week online course is free to study via the Future Learn website and takes learners through the initial steps involved in collaborating musically with others. It is suitable for those playing any instrument or voice, at any level of ability, in any genre or context.

South East Museums: Heritage, Health & Wellbeing Webinar – 17 April 2020

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance South East Museums Champion, invites you to join a free webinar, to discuss what Heritage, Health & Wellbeing practice looks like in a digital landscape.

Body-based strategies to support self-regulation and resourcing – from 20 April 2020

Charlie Blowers of Moving Pieces is a UKCP registererd psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, specialising in body-based approaches to managing stress, anxiety and traumatic experience.

Create to Connect, 64 Million Artists – currently running until 3 April 2020

64 Million Artists are running daily creative challenges to bring people together virtually during the coronavirus outbreak.

The challenges can be used with friends, family, in school or community groups, or for workmates working from home.

The challenges aim to promote sticking together, having some fun, and creating to connect.

Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2020 – 23 April 2020 have announced the programme for Arts + Health: Check Up Check In 2020.

Moving into Maturity, Green Candle Dance Company – 8-9 April 2020

This is a specially designed introductory professional development course in Leading Dance for Older People and Dance and Dementia. Suitable for professional dance artists, health care professionals and students – this course will introduce you to some of the key skills needed to lead dance sessions, both seated and standing, with older people and people with dementia.

Connect 35, Magpie Dance

To celebrate their 35th anniversary, Magpie Dance have launched Connect 35, a free, online, participatory dance opportunity, set to break barriers to dance. People with and without a disability, and with and without dance experience, are encouraged to make and upload their own dances, using the number 35 as their inspiration. 

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.