Upcoming events

E.gress: a touring film focused on dementia, Sligo - 3 March–28 April

E.gress explores how individuals diagnosed with dementia find new ways to adjust to a changing world.

Micro-Macro at Bethlem Gallery – 30 March-30 April 2016

An exhibition of artworks by Pat Mear exploring the grandeur and the minutiae of the natural world.

Music Mirrors

The Health Innovation Network (South London) has joined up with Music Mirrors to offer free training for individuals, community groups, organisations and educational establishments working with or for people with dementia within South London.

Beginners printmaking workshops – 9 and 23 April 2016

Learn Silkscreen printing, Lino printing and Mono printing and leave with at least two handmade prints to hang at home or give as gifts. Get messy and let Be Smart Choose Art, do the tidying up after.  w: www.besmartchooseart.com

Arts and Dementia Seminar, Winchester – 29 April

A seminar to showcase and celebrate the innovative work undertaken by the Centre for Arts as Wellbeing at University of Winchester, supported by dementia research undertaken at the Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton.

Cardboard Citizens: Theatre of the Oppressed training – Sept 2015–March 2016

A series of new workshops offered by Cardboard Citizens. Venue: Cardboard Citizens, Whitechapel, London, E1 1EJ.

Caretaking in the Community? - 3 May 2016

The Old Vic Theatre is hosting a mental health debate featuring Luciana Berger MP, the first-ever Shadow Minister for Mental Health, Paul Farmer CEO of Mind and Chair of the NHS’s Five Year Forward View Taskforce for Mental Health and Professor Sir Simon Wessely, President of the Royal College o

Kicking the Bucket seminar series, Limerick - 16 Feb–3 May

A thought-provoking seminar series over six evening sessions, focused on funeral practices and personal choices, and led by visual artist Sinead Dinneen and curator Katie Verling.

Lapidus Day (Writing for Wellbeing), University of Chester – 14 May 2016

An opportunity to connect with others interested in writing for wellbeing, through workshops, talks and networking.

Stories from the Body - 14 and 15 May 2016

This weekend workshop is an opportunity to listen deeply to the body and the stories that spontaneously emerge.

Take part in Voluntary Arts Week, 6–15 May

Voluntary Arts Week runs from 6 to 15 May 2016. To organise, list or find an event... Read more  

Inspired by the Arts in Dementia - 19 May 2016

To celebrate Dementia Awareness Week the Victoria and Albert Museum and Dementia Action Alliance Kensington and Chelsea are running a series of practical arts based workshops and taster sessions dedicated to opening access to all.

Circle Dance in Dementia, London & Wolverhampton - 15 April, 11 May

Discover the potential of Circle Dancing when working with people with memory loss. Learn and practice the skills to provide an activity with therapeutic benefits for people with dementia. Friday 15 April, Wolverhampton; Wednesday 11 May, London

Creative commissioning for better outcomes, seminars nationwide - 16 March–17 May

A series of events in partnership with Public Health England, Local Government Association, Royal Society for Public Health, Arts Council England.

Emerging exhibition, Maudsley Hospital Long Gallery – 14 Feb-27 May 2016

Admission: Free Venue: The Long Gallery, Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, SE5 8AZ w: sarahcphotography.co.uk