Upcoming events

A Brother’s Progress, Kentish Town – until 26 August 2016

An exhibition of works created during Catherine Chambers’ current artist residency at Freespace Gallery.

The Hearing Voices Café, London – 16-27 August 2016

Wellcome Collection is hosting artist Dora García’s project ‘The Hearing Voices Café’, a meeting place for voice-hearers, their friends and other guests.  

In-tension: Movement workshop, London – 27 August 2016

‘In-tension. Making sense of tension, creatively’ is a workshop through which participants will get the opportunity to listen, tune in to their senses, feelings, and physical expression. A place to bring professional and personal curiosity.

The Sick of the Fringe, Edinburgh – August 2016

The Wellcome-funded initiative returns to Edinburgh’s Fringe with a programme highlighting a diverse range of biomedical themes and topics inspiring Fringe artists.

Reimagining Health: TEDxNHS, London – 26 August 2016

A free event themed around ‘disruption’, ‘mending the mind and body’, and ‘blurring boundaries’.

Music and Dementia Study Day, Rye – 3 September 2016

A day to consider the value of engagement with music for people with dementia, supported by the Sidney de Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health. Saturday 3 September, 10am-3pm Cost: £40 (concessions available). Includes refreshments and lunch. Rye Studio School

Knitting for Wellbeing, Wellcome Collection – 6 September 2016

When: Tuesday 6th September at 2pm.  Where: Wellcome Collection Reading Rooms, London NW1

Creative Future Literary Awards Showcase, Southbank Centre – 8 September 2016

The 2016 Creative Future Literary Awards Showcase will take place on Thursday 8 September at London’s Southbank Centre as part of Unlimited Festival.

Our Working Lives – 21 July-7 Sept 2016

The latest Arts and Heritage Exhibition at University College Hospital, by photographer in residence Graeme Weston. Private View: 6.00pm—7.30pm Thursday 21 July 2016 Exhibition dates: 22 July—7 September 2016

Not Finished Yet, Clapham – 15 September 2016

An exhibition of work by the Royal Trinity Hospice art therapy group.  The evening also offers a chance to meet the artists and learn about how art therapy is used at the hospice. Thursday 15 September 2016 6.00pm to 8.30pm

Vaccination: Medicine and the masses – opens 19 April 2016

Tuesday 19 April - Saturday 17 September 2016 Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE

The Homeless Library, Southbank Centre - 9 July to 18 September

Homeless people in Greater Manchester have created a first-person history of British homelessness, which is on display in The Poetry Library and is presented as part of Southbank Centre's Festival of Love from 9 July to 18 September.

Arts and Dementia: Research into Practice - 21 September 2016

This conference in Nottingham will explore some of the key issues affecting those who practice arts and dementia activity, those who research it and those who experience it.

Submissions open: 5th International Health Humanities Conference, Seville – deadline for abstracts 30 June 2016

The International Health Humanities Network, University of Seville, is hosting the 5th International Health Humanities Conference, on theme of ‘art and humanities for social inclusion, education and health: creative practice and mutuality’.

National Alliance for Arts in Criminal Justice annual conference, York – 5 October 2016

This year’s NAACJ annual conference is ‘Arts, culture and innovation in criminal justice settings: improving outcomes in a new policy landscape’; it will include the launch of a new guide for commissioning arts projects in criminal justice settings in response to the Coates Review and the Cultur