Upcoming events

Moving into Maturity, Green Candle Dance Company – 8-9 April 2020

This is a specially designed introductory professional development course in Leading Dance for Older People and Dance and Dementia.

Young Onset Dementia Course, Dementia Pathfinders – 6 May 2020

This one-day course, ran by Sylvia Cowleard, aims to explore and identify the social care needs of younger people with dementia and their families.

Music, Health and Wellbeing Symposium, University Hospital Limerick – 14 May 2020

University Hospital Limerick is inviting clinical professionals, music therapists, musicians, representatives from relevant NGOs, service users and members of the public, to share in a day of research, workshops and performances exploring music, music therapy, health and wellbeing.

TeachMeet: Wellbeing through the Arts – 21 May 2020

The Barbican Centre is hosting a conversation for teachers and educators about how the arts can support wellbeing in the class. Be a part of the conversation and learn from fellow teachers as they present their ideas about the arts and wellbeing in the classroom.

Social Prescribing and inequalities: critical conversations and practical approaches – 27 May 2020

This conference at the University of Salford will explore innovative approaches that are being used and could be developed to help reduce health and social inequalities through social prescribing.

Attachment & the Arts Conference, The relational human body – 10 July 2020

Research on attachment, trauma and the body has expanded in the past few years, including helpful findings from neuroscience that have helped develop our understanding of human distress. This in turn has had an impact on psychotherapeutic practices such as art therapy.

Arts Play Health Conference – 9-10 September 2020

Despite evidence that shows the arts and play have close connections in how they contribute to and achieve health outcomes for children and adults, there has been a dearth of action to encourage knowledge-exchange between these fields or to understand how the processes across these interventions