Upcoming events

The British Association for Music Therapy, A Barbican Music Library Exhibition – 3 September to 31 October 2014

This display seeks to showcase the valuable role music therapy plays in supporting some of the most vulnerable people in our communities throughout the UK.

Music Therapy – the Art and Science

As part of the City of London’s Culture, Heritage & Libraries series, the Barbican Music Library is hosting a free exhibition by the British Association for Music Therapy.

Early-stage dementia awareness – 4 November 2014

This training day aims to give arts organisations and facilitators increased skills and confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers.                             

A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginings of Wellbeing and Illness conference, Birkbeck & Wellcome Trust – 7 November 2014

What is the relationship between art and health, and how has it varied across different historical periods and disciplines?

Australian conference – 11 November 2014

Arts and Health Australia is collaborating with the National Gallery of Victoria and VicHealth to present the sixth annual international arts and health conference in Melbourne this November.

Madlove workshops – 7 October 2014

Madlove, a new project which aims to challenge orthodoxies of thinking about mental health environments, is planning a series of workshops to question what would make for spaces for people experiencing mental distress.

People Dancing – 13-15 November 2014

The Foundation for Community Dance is mounting an international event at Wales Millennium Centre with a broad programme of presentations, practical workshops and commissioned performances.

Anne Peaker Lecture – 17 November 2014

This year's Anne Peaker lecture will focus on a multidisciplinary approach to investigating the impact of arts in the Criminal Justice System, with a key note lecture by Professor Sarah Colvin from the University of Cambridge.

Food, Glorious Food – 11 September 2014

University College Hospitals is hosting an exhibition of archive photographs celebrating food in a healthcare setting. Hosted in The Street Gallery, the exhibition runs from 11 September to 19 November 2014.

Arts and Health South West Annual Conference – 20 November 2014

Arts and Health South West has announced the date of its Annual Conference 2014 which will be on Thursday November 20th.

Creativity and learning disabilities conference – 20 November 2014

A conference for practitioners will explore using creativity, nature and positive relationships to support people with learning disabilities.

Medicine Unboxed: Frontiers, Cheltenham – 22&23 November 2014

Medicine Unboxed aims to inspire debate and cultural change in medicine. Registration is now open.

Breathe at the Royal Brompton Hospital – 15 September to 22 November 2014

Artist Jayne Wilton is leading a new creative project, exploring breath and breathing, funded by Arts Council England.

Moving to Longevity – 28 November 2014

This practical and theoretical development day in Movement and Dementia is facilitated by Dr Richard Coaten and takes place in Rotherham.

Creative:space – 30 November 2014

Charity Create is planning one of its creative:space events for next month. The interactive music event for disabled children and their families enables people to make music together and listen to performances as well as joining in craft activities and dancing.