Events archive

For All I Care – from 25 November 2020

Wellcome Collection and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary are launching a five-part podcast mini-series about how to care, more creatively. The series is presented by multidisciplinary artist Nwando Ebizie, with contributions from the worlds of contemporary art, science and health.

East London Dance Open Door sessions – from 26 November 2020

East London dance are holding drop-in sessions for those who would like support with Arts Council England funding applications. The sessions will provide a digital space to come together to chat through applications, ask questions and share advice and expertise to support each other.

Beyond Survival: Creativity in Confinement – 17 November 2020

Author, poet, and broadcaster Lemn Sissay will be the keynote speaker at the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance’s 2020 Anne Peaker lecture. Lemn’s critically acclaimed 2019 autobiography, My Name Is Why, reflects on his childhood, self-expression and Britishness, and explores the institutional care system, race, family and the meaning of home.

Culture, Creativity and Health Winter Gathering, London Regional Event – 17 November 2020

Arts & Health South West, alongside Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance regional champions and the LENs regional champions, have organised a morning of networking, key updates and case studies.

Captioning Awareness Week 2020 - until 15 November 2020

This year's Captioning Awareness Week is celebrating all things digital, recognising the role our favourite venues, theatres, museums and galleries have played in entertaining us and helping us to feel a little less isolated following the impact of Covid-19.

Voices from the Knitting Circle online discussion– 12 November 2020

Voices from the Knitting Circle is an award-winning documentary that provides a chilling glimpse into the secret worlds and stolen years inside the long care asylums that closed in 1980s. Following a successful run at cinemas and film festivals, the film is screened online for free this autumn until Sunday 15 November.

Being Human – 12-22 November 2020

Being Human aims to engage the public with the best innovative research taking place across the humanities. Free events are taking place across the country, led by researchers from 81 universities and research organisations in partnership with artists and performers, museums and heritage sites and community groups and charities.

More Culture, Less Medicine Conference – 23-26 November 2020

This conference will explore some of the developments within the field of arts and health and wellbeing, hearing from key people involved in researching and delivering opportunities, and giving attendees the chance to take part in some of the innovative arts practice on offer.

BREATH: INSPIRE/EXPIRE – until 13 November 2020

This virtual symposium, organised by the Medical Humanities programme at WISER, in conjunction with the Primary Health Care Directorate at UCT,  brings together academics, artists, activists and practitioners who work on the intersections of social sciences, humanities, health sciences, arts and activism to creatively think about the many ways that breath and breathing feature in our everyday

Music, Health and Wellbeing Workshop – 11 November 2020

This remote workshop will explore the importance of musical participation in everyday life, especially for those in society who may struggle to be heard through words alone. Speakers will include radio broadcaster Mark Radcliffe and Professor Caroline Bithell, Head of Music at The University of Manchester.

Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance 2020 Awards Gathering – 20 November 2020

Join the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance as they shine a light on the CHWA 2020 Awards shortlisted projects and announce the winners live.

The gathering will showcase the practice and people creating a culture of care for each other, their communities and the world. The awards focus on climate, partnership and practitioner support.

Stable Connections – 3 November 2020

Age Action Alliance and Flourishing Lives are hosting a free online workshop to provide practical support for services for older people. The workshop will focus on strengthening creative engagement in older people’s arts and wellbeing services during Covid, sharing best practice in working relationally with older adults both online and offline during this time.

Ealing Arts and Health Alliance scoping event – 3 November 2020

The Young Ealing Foundation and Arts in Ealing would like to form an alliance between the arts and health sectors in Ealing to harness the positive effects of arts on health and wellbeing and create a space where impactful projects and partnerships can be born.

Festival of ideas – 2-13 November 2020

Join the Centre for Cultural Values for ten days of free online events exploring and questioning the value of culture through a series of discussions and interactive workshops. The programme will include workshops and webinars with opportunities to shape the Centre’s research, hear about research findings and discuss questions of cultural value. All events will have live transcription.

Dance for the Brain with Siobhan Davies Dance – Tuesdays until 24 November 2020

Arts 4 Dementia are holding free, weekly creative dance classes for adults wishing to preserve cognitive function and to engage the body and brain through movement and co-created choreography. Led by a professional dance artist, the sessions are open to all abilities.

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