Upcoming events

Free arts workshops – 2 August 2014

MIND in Kingston is offering a series of free afternoon workshops for people experiencing or recovering from mental distress.

Hand to Mind – opening 21 May 2014

A new exhibition at the Bethlem Gallery will explore gestures and the way they affect our relationships with each other and the world. The exhibition is one outcome of a year-long exploration of gesture and embodied knowledge across the Bethlem Hospital site.

Creative Conversations in Arts and Wellbeing, Manchester – 13 August 2014

Is an event for artists and practitioners delivering arts and wellbeing projects, in the form of an informal supper club which will allows room for sharing practice whilst discussing ideas & inspirations.

Silver Strings, Age UK Brighton and Hove

A nine week course for people over 50. “This new nine-week course will ease you in to learning the basics and practising in an ensemble, playing well-loved popular tunes. We even provide the instruments! Choose from violin, viola or cello - or try all three.”

Singing and health symposium – 10 September 2014

A symposium this autumn will bring together contributors from leading research institutions across the UK, Sweden, Norway, Germany and Australia to present findings from recent scientific research on the value of group singing for wellbeing and health.

Recent Advances in the Science of Singing, Wellbeing and Health – 10 September 2014

This symposium taking place at the Royal College of Music, London will present findings from recent scientific research on the value of group singing for wellbeing and health.

Joy of Sound summer workshops – May 2nd 2014 – September 19th 2014

Joy of Sound is presenting a new series of Inclusive and Combined Arts Summer Workshops at St Peters Heritage Centre, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY - from May to September 2014. The day programs will run from 9:30am till 4:30pm on Fridays, and will include three different participatory workshop sessions.

Arts & Health in Wiltshire – 30 September 2014

Wiltshire Council’s Public Health and Arts Development services are mounting a conference to explore the contribution that cultural activities play within the health and well-being agenda.

Developing the Evidence – 10 October 2014

Nordoff Robbins is running a hands-on workshop for evaluating Arts Therapies and Arts & Health practices.

Mental Wellbeing: No health without mental health – 30 October 2014

The Royal Society for Public Health is hosting a one day conference exploring the importance of mental wellbeing and how it can be measured, evaluated and improved.