Events archive

Collecting and choice: A model for life's decisions – 15 December 2020

During this Royal Society of Medicine webinar, neuroscientist Shirley Mueller, author of Inside the Head of a Collector. Neuropsychological Forces at Play, will discuss the fascinating way neurology and behavioral economics explain what collectors enjoy doing and how collecting decisions mimic choice in life.

Don’t Stop Us Now! – 13 December 2020

The Magpie Dance team and devoted dancers will be holding an online performance to celebrate 35 years of Magpie Dance. See exclusive footage of the dancers’ hard work and choreography over lockdown, have the chance to win a special prize, and take the opportunity to take the stage by storm with your own feature.

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.

December Artist Peer Group – 14 December 2020

The Arts & Health Hub is a community of artists and cultural producers interested in or working in the field of arts and health. It runs free monthly peer groups to discuss and further individual's artistic practice. The virtual artist peer group will be an opportunity to hear from two artists about their practice.

Royal College of Physicians Museum Late – 3 December 2020

On the first Thursday of the month a contemporary artist featured in the Royal College of Physicians acclaimed exhibition 'Under the skin: anatomy, art and identity', discusses their work, its relationship to the body and wider issues surrounding the representation of the human form in art, medicine and science.

A4D Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Organisations – 4 December 2020

This interactive early-stage dementia awareness training aims to give arts facilitators greater understanding, increased skills and improved confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers.

Press Play Online Webinar Series – 18 November & 2 December 2020

Trinity Laban is hosting a series of webinars exploring rewarding careers in participatory arts and music education. Press Play is for music students, graduates and those in the early stages of their careers who are interested in music leading.

Creative and Credible Evaluation Training – November-December 2020

Professor Norma Daykin and Jane Willis are running a new three-workshop online Evaluation Training Programme starting in November, in association with the Royal Society of Public Health. The course aims to provide understanding into how to plan and deliver arts and wellbeing evaluation appropriate to the context of Covid-19.

Cultural Heritage for Mental Health 2 International conference, Belgium – 10-11 December 2020

Following on from the first edition in 2018, this international conference plans to bring together individuals from the public, academic and voluntary sectors to promote learning, discussion and debate around cultural interventions with the aim of improving the wellbeing and health of people recovering from mental health problems or people in a vulnerable situation.

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.