Events archive

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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Muse of Fire with Southwark Playhouse – Fridays until 20 November 2020

Arts 4 Dementia are holding weekly drama Zoom workshops with Southwark Playhouse, for adults wishing to preserve cognitive function. Working with theatre professionals, participants are encouraged to interact, create scenarios, improvise and enjoy the camaraderie as they plan their final performance.

The 10th Attachment & the Arts Conference: The relational human body – 14 November 2020

The virtual conference will introduce a focus on research developments in understanding the ‘bio’ element in the psycho-bio-social approach to Attachment Theories. Dr Frank Röhricht will deliver the keynote speech on Creativity and embodiment in experiential and relational body-psychotherapy.

Culture, Creativity and Health: Winter Gatherings – 16-20 November 2020

Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance and Arts & Health South West are hosting a week of virtual regional events and webinars. The events will provide the opportunity to hear about work that is happening in your region, discuss plans for regional development and participate in networking.

Colour in Motion, Addenbrooke’s Hospital – until 1 September 2021

British artist Ian Davenport is exhibiting a collection of prints and paintings at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Sing to Beat Parkinson’s online training – from 17 October 2020

Sing to Beat Parkinson’s has adapted its training programme to be delivered online. Five independent sessions will be delivered on Saturday mornings, starting on 17 October, with the final session on 12 December. Participants can choose to register for individual sessions, at a cost of £20 per session, or book the full programme of five sessions for £85.

Season for Change – June-November 2020

Led by Artsadmin and Julie’s Bicycle with the support of Arts Council England, Season for Change 2020 will be a major cultural festival and campaign celebrating the environment and inspiring urgent action on the future of our planet taking place in the lead up to the UN’s COP26 international climate negotiation