Events archive

Global Social Prescribing Alliance Launch – 26 February 2021

The Global Social Prescribing Alliance is a group of stakeholders active worldwide in the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal 3. Their vision is to enable thriving communities to deliver a social revolution for their health and wellbeing while generating value.

Medical Culture Festival: Life Saviours Then and Now – 17-24 February 2021

The London Bridge Medi-Culture District partners are launching a new free online festival to celebrate medical heritage, health and wellbeing in the heart of London Bridge. The online programme of free events includes talks, panel discussions, workshops and walking tours about the history of medicine and the future of health.

Singing for Health Network introduction webinar – 24 February 2021

The Singing for Health Network is launching with a free introduction webinar to share its intentions and consult further on how it can best support the sector. The network aims to support the Singing for Health movement through supporting opportunities for sharing and consolidating intelligence and resources.

Arts Play Health Conference – 15-18 February 2021

The Arts Play Health Conference aims to address the knowledge-exchange gap between the fields of arts and play and health and wellbeing, and encourage shared learning to support a move forward in arts and play with new-found insight.

Creating a New Legacy – from 10 February 2021

Experienced poetry therapist, counsellor and life coach Charmaine Pollard is running a series of online poetry therapy workshops to empower attendees to deepen their understanding of themselves and explore the impression they are making on the world. Attend the full series or sign up to individual sessions.

MEC Seminar: The Impact of Music on Health and Wellbeing – 11 February 2021

This free two-hour online seminar from the Music Education Council will discuss the key issues around the impact of music on health and wellbeing. The seminar will explore current best practice and examine how music can best support the advancement of social prescribing through promotion, collaboration and innovation.

A4D Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Organisations – 25 February 2021

Arts facilitators and learning teams from arts organisations are invited to take part in this training that aims to give attendees greater understanding, increased skills and improved confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers.

A workshop on marketing your workshops – 5 February 2021

Communications and marketing expert Francesca Baker has created a workshop to support arts professionals to market their own workshops. The session will help you find your target audience, write engaging copy, use social media, grow your personal brand and explore potential partnerships

February Artist Peer Group – 15 February 2021

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.

Creative Health and Social Prescribing – 2-25 February 2021

Performing Medicine are piloting a workforce development programme in Southwark and Merton which explores how arts and culture can play a key role in healthcare and social prescribing. The programme will consist of modules designed to meet the needs of the different people working in this field, including link workers, social prescribers, GPs and arts organisations.

Dementia and the arts: sharing practice, developing understanding and enhancing lives – from 1 February 2021

Explore, challenge and shape your perceptions of dementias through science and the creative arts. Creating a society that supports and includes those living with a dementia is a major challenge – and opportunity.

Bridging the gap between Arts and Play for Health and Wellbeing in Research, Policy and Practice – 15-19 February 2021

This conference aims to address the gap between the arts and play and health and wellbeing fields, encouraging shared learning and asking critical questions that will support a move forward in arts and play with new-found insight.

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.