Upcoming events

Preview, Art for Youth exhibition, London – 5 October 2015

HRH Princess Anne will attend the preview night for the 28th annual Art for Youth London exhibition on Monday 5 October 2015 at the Mall Galleries, London. The Art for Youth London exhibition raises funds to supporting the work of UK Youth.

Symposium on Singing and Song, Canada – 1–4 October 2015

Four days of keynote and delegate presentations, workshops, lecture-recitals, rehearsals, panel workshops and roundtable dialogues, concerts and social and networking events. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada October 1-4, 2015 To register, visit

Our Country’s Good: the Transforming Power of Art – 14 October 2015

The National Alliance for Arts in Criminal Justice and the National Theatre are hosting a day of discussion and debate, sharing of practice and performance inspired by the theatre’s production of Timberlake Wertenbaker's 'Our Country's Good.'

Art and Recovery symposium, Manchester – 13 October 2015

A free symposium on the value of art within the addiction and recovery agenda.

Arts for Health Seminar, Stafford – 1 October 2015

Organised by Arts for Health within South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, this event will explore the role of the creative arts in supporting the health and well-being of our service users and will be an informative and inspiring event for those involved in deliveri

The Barometer of My Heart, East London – 15 Sept–4 October 2015

Mark Storor and Anna Ledgard’s latest project The Barometer of My Heart. 

Scapegoat – 15 October 2015 - 21 October 2015

An exhibition by Winnicott Wednesdays, a group of artists and art psychotherapists, exploring the concept of scapegoating and the psychotherapy term ‘scapegoat transference'.

Seeing is believing – 22 October 2015

A day-long training session designed to offer understanding of changes in visual perception for people with dementia. The session is offered by Dementia Pathfinders and will be repeated in January in Wolverhampton.

Dignity in Mental Health art exhibition, Liverpool - submissions open

Liverpool will celebrate World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October with a programme of events more extensive and varied than those offered in any other city in the UK. The activities range from music, performance and debates to film, training, advice and information.

Later life: The art and the science, London – 26 October 2015

A symposium on positive approaches to ageing. Challenging the frequently negative media focus on the old-age ‘burden’, this symposium will focus on the contributions that older people themselves make to society and the relationship between positivity and health.

Everyone An Artist? – 30 October 2015

The De la Warr Pavilion is hosting a symposium exploring the connections between culture, society and health and wellbeing.

Keep the Home Fires Burning – until 31 October 2015

Bethlem Museum of the Mind is currently hosting an exhibition focusing on the mental health of those on the Home Front in World War One.

'Valhalla', Battersea – 30 September–24 October

Theatre503 presents Valhalla – a new performance about a couple that escape to a Nordic research facility to try and find a cure for a devastating disease. ‘Suffused with Norse mythology, the play depicts a world where the boundaries of scientific research and the endurance of human lov

Lost and Found – 1 October 2015 – 31 October 2015

The 'Lost & Found' Exhibition is the culmination of a series of creative workshops designed to examine the mental health issues of homeless people.

Visual Arts Training for Healthcare Professionals – 3 November 2015

The Royal Academy of Arts is hosting a seminar showcasing the work of the British Centre for Art, Yale training healthcare professionals in a gallery setting.