Upcoming events

Creative Dementia – 25 October 2014

Creative Care International will be running a one day conference on ‘Creative Demetia’ on 25 October in Somerset.

Anatomy of Melancholy – 22-25 October 2014

Following the story of a young man and his family, The Anatomy of Melancholy is a new opera exploring 21st century experiences of depression and the history of mental health.

Singing and Health Professional Development Day – 28 October 2014

Royal Brompton and Harefield Arts is hosting a one-day professional development workshop focused on setting up and leading singing programmes in healthcare settings.

International Bibliotherapy Conference, Huddersfield – 29 October 2014

The aim of the conference is; to promote bibliotherapy; help delegates develop an understanding of what bibliotherapy is, it’s effectiveness and its application; to inspire delegates to consider delivering bibliotherapy in their own settings.

Conference – Evaluating mental wellbeing – 30 October 2014

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

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.

Music Therapy – the Art and Science

As part of the City of London’s Culture, Heritage & Libraries series, the Barbican Music Library is hosting a free exhibition by the British Association for Music Therapy.

The British Association for Music Therapy, A Barbican Music Library Exhibition – 3 September to 31 October 2014

This display seeks to showcase the valuable role music therapy plays in supporting some of the most vulnerable people in our communities throughout the UK.

Early-stage dementia awareness – 4 November 2014

This training day aims to give arts organisations and facilitators increased skills and confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers.                             

A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginings of Wellbeing and Illness conference, Birkbeck & Wellcome Trust – 7 November 2014

What is the relationship between art and health, and how has it varied across different historical periods and disciplines?

Australian conference – 11 November 2014

Arts and Health Australia is collaborating with the National Gallery of Victoria and VicHealth to present the sixth annual international arts and health conference in Melbourne this November.

Madlove workshops – 7 October 2014

Madlove, a new project which aims to challenge orthodoxies of thinking about mental health environments, is planning a series of workshops to question what would make for spaces for people experiencing mental distress.

People Dancing – 13-15 November 2014

The Foundation for Community Dance is mounting an international event at Wales Millennium Centre with a broad programme of presentations, practical workshops and commissioned performances.

Anne Peaker Lecture – 17 November 2014

This year's Anne Peaker lecture will focus on a multidisciplinary approach to investigating the impact of arts in the Criminal Justice System, with a key note lecture by Professor Sarah Colvin from the University of Cambridge.

Food, Glorious Food – 11 September 2014

University College Hospitals is hosting an exhibition of archive photographs celebrating food in a healthcare setting. Hosted in The Street Gallery, the exhibition runs from 11 September to 19 November 2014.