Upcoming events

Frame of Mind – from 3 February 2018

A community photography exhibition from Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust showcasing the therapeutic role of photography for service users and community members.

The Future of Creativity in Psychological Therapies – 2 March 2018

A conference organised by Central and Northwest London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts to address the relationship between psychological therapies, emergent paradigms and collaborations. Cost: £70 – £125.63 2 March 2018, 0900-1700 THE ORTUS CENTRE

Abstracted Self – 5 March 2018

Kentish Town Health Centre’s Free Space Project is hosting a free workshop on self-portraiture.

Training for Clinicians - 27 February 2018

LAHF is running another training day for clinicians interested in the role the arts can play in supporting their practice.

Health and Care Explained – 7 March 2018

The King’s Fund is running a day long event to offer an introduction to how the health and care system currently works and how it is changing. The informal day of learning and networking offers “the answers to questions you’ve always been afraid to ask.”

Emotional Learning Cards Workshop – from 22 February 2018

Iniva Creative Learning together with A Space (arts and therapy service) are hosting a three week evening course to explore a variety of social and emotional topics through visual imagery.

Performance and medicine symposium – 10 March 2018

King’s College is hosting a symposium for clinicians exploring different aspects of performance and healthcare.

Feeling at Home – 19 February 2018 and 13 March 2018

The Geffrye Museum is running a free training day for group leaders, activity coordinators, volunteers and others working with older people in the London area.

For Later Life 2018 – 5 September 2018

AGE UK is hosting a conference exploring the theme of increasing enjoyment in later life.

A Cultural Tonic: Using the Arts to Promote Health – 14 March 2018

This evening seminar event will bring together perspectives from research, policy and practice to explore how engaging with, and experiencing, the arts can lead to better health, and how arts-based interventions can improve health related behaviours and outcomes.

Shape Open 2018 – from 22 March 2018

The 2018 Shape Open, this year titled “Collective Influence”, is a group exhibition of artwork created by both disabled and non-disabled artists in response to a series of provocations about the impact of society on the individual.

Dementia awareness training for arts organisations – 27 March 2018

Arts 4 Dementia and Dementia Pathfinders are hosting an early-stage dementia awareness training day for arts organisations at the Park Theatre, Finsbury Park. Tickets are £85 per person

An Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s – 14 & 15 April 2018

Dance for Parkinson’s Partnership UK and People Dancing, in partnership with Yorkshire Dance are offering a weekend training course in structuring dance activity for people living with Parkinson’s.

The Art of Clowning – Connecting Culture, Health and Science – 4-6 April 2018

RED NOSES Clowndoctors International is hosting a Healthcare Clowning International Meeting to bring together professionals, including leading researchers, medical professionals and artists

Arts in health showcase – 19 April 2018

An arts in health conference and showcase at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama will examine how the arts can contribute to current health priorities.