Upcoming events

Remembering the past: building the future – 9 December 2016

An international workshop on reminiscence arts will take place at the University of Greenwich.

Early Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Organisations - 9 December 2016

This early-stage dementia awareness session will take place at the Natural History Museum.

Garment+ clothing workshop – 13 December 2016

Garment+ is a six-month project looking at how clothing can be made more user friendly for patients who have mobility problems, this event offers people the opportunity to explore prototype garments and provide feedback helping to shape new user-friendly clothing.

Going Digital – 13 December 2016

An Interactive Live Web event for young people with long-term health problems designed to explore the use of new technology in improving young people’s access to healthcare.

Keeping a creative digital wellbeing journal

Cooltan Arts is offering a five week course designed to help people boost their mood by recording the little moments each day that bring joy and help you stay well, and using these as a basis to create unique digital artworks using Adobe Photoshop.

Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing - 9 January 2017

This eight-week online course for personal and professional development, led by Lapidus members Anne Taylor and Victoria Field, is now recruiting a new intake to start on January 9th, 2017.

Quality improvement sprint – 11 January 2017

Imperial College Healthcare Trust has launched a new series of Imperial Quality Improvement (iQI) Sprints to tackle problems faced by healthcare workers. The events bring together designers, staff, patients and the public to collectively design health solutions.

Everyday Creativity - January Challenge

LAHF is supporting the campaign organised by arts organisation 64 million artists to get people trying out creative activities every day in January. LAHF staff and trustees are signing up and we hope that as many people working in arts and health will join the challenge.

The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health - from 24 October 2016

Australia’s University of Tasmania is developing a series of short online courses exploring 8 areas of arts and health practice.

Creative Writing for Wellbeing short courses

Orchard Foundation offers a variety of training and creative development courses including Exploring Play Through Creative Writing in January and Writing for Wellbeing Level 1 weekend in February 2017.

Turtle Song - from 20 January 2017

Turtle Key Arts is running a series of workshops for people with memory problems and all forms of dementia offering an opportunity to compose and sing your own songs with professional musicians.

Storytelling for Health - 16 and 17 June 2017

Booking is now open for the Storytelling for Health conference, which takes place in Swansea on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th June 2017

Culture Health and Wellbeing

The second international conference on culture, health and wellbeing will take place in Bristol next June.

A cabinet of rarities: the curious collections of Sir Thomas Browne - from 30 January 2017 to 27 July 2017

A new exhibition and season of events at the Royal College of Physicians will mark the life of one of Britain's most important, but least known, intellectual figures.