Upcoming events

Art as Research in Learning & Teaching International Conference 2016 – submissions deadline 1 June 2016

A three-day international conference aimed at researchers and lecturers in higher education and practitioner-facilitators, particularly in the fields of arts, humanities and wellbeing. 31 August–2 September University of Wolverhampton, Telford Innovation Campus, United Kingdom

Call for abstracts: Encountering Pain conference, London – deadline 18 March 2016

Abstracts are invited from individuals or groups responding to the general theme of communicating and/or encountering pain. These may be conventional conference presentations and posters, visual arts or interactive sessions.

International Conference on Culture, Health and Wellbeing - June 2017

The second international conference is coming to Bristol UK on June 19, 20 and 21 2017.

Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making – 12 March - 12 June 2016

Outside In’s fourth triennial open exhibition features work by renowned historical and contemporary artists associated with the field of outsider art alongside work from Outside In artists selected from submissions to an open call.

Dance, Music and Dementia Masterclass - 17 June 2016

This experiential masterclass in Sheffield will show how music, movement and dance can help participants develop a person-centred improvisatory approach to supporting people living with dementia.

Youtopia – 15 February - 25 June 2016

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Beckenham is hosting an exhibition juxtaposing Thomas More’s vision of Utopia with objects which explore the concept of dystopia. 

Singing for Better Breathing taster sessions: Guy’s Hospital, and Medway – May & June 2016

Informal taster sessions to explore whether singing can support people with asthma and COPD. 1. Guy’s Hospital (asthma) Every Thursday in May and June 2016, 10.30-11.00 in the Asthma Clinic; 11.15-12.00 in Atrium 1

Training for clinicians - 30 June 2016

LAHF is offering a short introductory course for doctors, allied health professionals and nurses interested in learning more about the potential of the arts to impact on health.

Encountering Pain: hearing, seeing, speaking - 1 & 2 July 2016

A free two-day live event and international conference at University College London this summer will bring together pain patients, healthcare professionals, academics and artists to share insights and generate new knowledge on pain and its communication. The conference aims to:

Streets of London participatory music – Autumn 2015–Spring 2016

A participatory music programme for people with mental health issues

Movement, dance and the neurodegenerative condition - 5 July 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is hosting a webinar focusing on Movement, Dance and the Neurodegenerative Condition.

Early Stage Dementia Awareness Training - 8 July 2016

Arts 4 Dementia is offering Full Day Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Facilitators at Putney Arts Theatre, London. The day of training costs £85 per participant.

Moodlab - starting 22 June 2016

Kentish Town Health Centre is hosting a Moodlab to give participants the opportunity to observe and record their moods and emotions in a creative way.

Art of Age dance workshops - from 25 April 2016

As part of its Art of Age programme Sadler's Wells is offering a new outreach dance project in partnership with St Luke's Community Centre.

Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s - 26-27 July 2016

A two-day professional development opportunity for experienced dance practitioners, musicians and allied arts and health professionals interested in learning more about dance classes for people with Parkinson’s.