Upcoming events

Stigma in Mental Health

Pindrop Theatre is offering open, weekly workshop sessions as part of a new project to challenge and provoke new perspectives around stigma and mental health.

Singing for wellbeing - participants

New singing groups designed to help improve mental health and wellbeing in West Kent and Medway are searching for members.

Singing for Better Breathing – 6 April 2015

A free event exploring the value of singing for people with chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) will feature as part of the Southbank Chorus Festival.

Lateral Thinking, the value of collaboration between the arts, health and environment – 9 April 2015

This conference will show work commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and explore opportunities to develop creative-led social and environmental initiatives within the healthcare setting.

Music in Healthcare Training - applications close on 12 February 2015

Opus Music is running a five day course in Slough to support the delivery of music activities in hospitals and other healthcare settings.

American Alliance conference – 29 April 2015

The US Arts and Health Alliance has issued a call for papers for its next annual conference which will take place in Florida next April.

Dementia conference – 16 April 2015

Creative Dementia Arts Network is running its fourth annual conference with the theme of the contribution of creative arts to building dementia friendly communities.

Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Music Symposium – 17 April 2015

This one-day symposium will examine orchestral and vocal practices that enable people with early stage dementia to re-engage in fulfilling musical life in the community.  

Outreach Europe conference – 17 April 2015

This conference will explore the impact and value of outreach and social inclusion activity for museums and galleries from across Europe.

Creative writing for wellbeing – 18 April 2015

Orchard Foundation is running a weekend course in Bristol to explore creative writing and its application to wellbeing.

The Cultural Commissioning Programme – 20 April 2015

The Cultural Commissioning Learning Programme offers training to middle and senior managers in arts organisations, museums

Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care – 23 April 2015

The European Reminiscence Network is running a training course and apprenticeship scheme for those with an interest in utilising reminiscence as part of positive approaches to dementia care.

Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes – 8 May 2015

A series of introductory workshop days are being offered for people with an interest in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes.

Core Arts Sport – 10 May 2015

Hackney’s Core Arts is launching a new Core Sports Unit to provide opportunities for adults who experience mental health issues to participate in inclusive supportive sporting activities. To mark the launch, the organisation is offering places in the Hackney Half Marathon.

Movement and the Body – 29th - 31st May 2015

This professional development weekend for qualified psychotherapists, supervisors, counsellors and other helping professionals aims to give participants the tools to incorporate a greater awareness and understanding of embodiment and somatic understanding in their supervision practice.