Upcoming events

Music therapy and dementia – 4 September 2015

Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge is mounting a conference focusing on music and music therapy with a mix of practice, research and workshops about demonstrating impact.

Arts therapies and dementia in the 21st Century – 4 September 2015

The International Centre for Research in Arts Therapies is hosting a day-long conference exploring the role of the arts and arts therapies in the care of people with dementia. The conference is in Cambridge and coincides with Anglia Ruskin University’s conference on music therapy.

Still life drawing at the Old Operating Theatre, London - August 2015

Nature Morte: Contemplating the Collection Discover your creative side this Summer at the Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret Throughout July and August, staff at the Old Operating Theatre will be convening a series of still life drawing workshops for all ages themed around medicine and art. These sessions will provide an interesting and enjoyable way of exploring the museum's collection and contemplating some of these artefacts' historical use. These workshops will run on the following dates and times:

Research in Arts Therapies – 7 September 2015

A day-long conference looking at research in arts therapies is being organised by ICAPT, The University of Hertfordshire and South London and the Maudsley.  Key presenters currently include:

Paintings in Hospitals’ charity shop launch, London – 3 September 2015

Paintings in Hospitals invite you to enjoy and experience new products at their first ever pop up shop at the Menier Gallery from 18:00 on Thursday 03 September. The products – ranging from notebooks and colouring books to cards and pillow cases – will be available online from 3 September.

Connecting Minds, Liverpool – 4 September

Liverpool John Moores University is hosting a symposium named Connecting Minds - Arts and Dementia, on 4th September 2015, 9.00 - 17.00, Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, 4th Floor Events Suite.

Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training – 10 September 2015

Arts 4 Dementia and Dementia Pathfinders are hosting a day-long training workshop for creative practitioners looking to work with people experiencing the early stages of dementia.

Outside In: Bethlem – 19 August-11 September

A collaborative show between Outside In and Bethlem Gallery Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Kent

The Art of Social Prescribing – 17 September 2015

The Cultural Commissioning Programme is hosting a one day conference to explore the latest academic and applied research with particular reference to the role that arts and cultural activities play in social prescribing.

End of Life Care: Delivering a Compassionate, Person-Centred Approach – 17 September 2015

11.00–15:30 (including networking lunch), 17 September 2015 Venue: Etc.venues, Norton Folgate, Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London E1 6DQ Cost: £225 for one place, £175 each for two or more places Third Sector Rate: £150 per place Speakers:

We’ve got talent! Annual exhibition by staff at UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

Private View and Prize Giving 6.00pm—7.30pm, Monday 7 September 2015 Exhibition dates 
12 August—23 September 2015 
The Street Gallery, 
University College Hospital
, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU

No Boundaries, Manchester & Bristol – 29-30 September 2015

A symposium on the role of arts and culture.

‘Squaring the Circle’: challenges for Civil Society in London – 29 September

London Voluntary Service Council and Greater London Volunteering invite you to their first joint conference to hear from some of the key leaders of civil society in London.

Symposium on Singing and Song – 1 October 2015

The Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s in Canada has issued a call for papers and presentations for a Symposium on Singing and Song.