Upcoming events

Training for clinicians - 30 June 2016

LAHF is offering a short introductory course for doctors, allied health professionals and nurses interested in learning more about the potential of the arts to impact on health.

Singing for Better Breathing taster sessions: Guy’s Hospital, and Medway – May & June 2016

Informal taster sessions to explore whether singing can support people with asthma and COPD. 1. Guy’s Hospital (asthma) Every Thursday in May and June 2016, 10.30-11.00 in the Asthma Clinic; 11.15-12.00 in Atrium 1

Encountering Pain: hearing, seeing, speaking - 1 & 2 July 2016

A free two-day live event and international conference at University College London this summer will bring together pain patients, healthcare professionals, academics and artists to share insights and generate new knowledge on pain and its communication. The conference aims to:

Going the Extra Mile: Supporting the wellbeing of refugees - 2 & 3 July 2016

A two day training course for people working with refugees offering an overview of the key principles regarding Psychosocial Support and wellbeing for refugees.

Streets of London participatory music – Autumn 2015–Spring 2016

A participatory music programme for people with mental health issues

Movement, dance and the neurodegenerative condition - 5 July 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is hosting a webinar focusing on Movement, Dance and the Neurodegenerative Condition.

Early Stage Dementia Awareness Training - 8 July 2016

Arts 4 Dementia is offering Full Day Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Facilitators at Putney Arts Theatre, London. The day of training costs £85 per participant.

Movie and documentary in mental health - 7 & 8 July 2016

This interdisciplinary intensive summer school at King’s College London will introduce participants to the use of film in mental health.

Moodlab - starting 22 June 2016

Kentish Town Health Centre is hosting a Moodlab to give participants the opportunity to observe and record their moods and emotions in a creative way.

Art of Age dance workshops - from 25 April 2016

As part of its Art of Age programme Sadler's Wells is offering a new outreach dance project in partnership with St Luke's Community Centre.

Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s - 26-27 July 2016

A two-day professional development opportunity for experienced dance practitioners, musicians and allied arts and health professionals interested in learning more about dance classes for people with Parkinson’s.

Introduction to Therapeutic Writing - 17, 24 & 31 July 2016

A practical and experiential course for people in the helping professions who are interested in introducing therapeutic writing or poetry therapy in their work.

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

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’.