Upcoming events

Culture, Health and Wellbeing international conference – deadline to register 31 May 2017

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing international conference, in Bristol on the 19, 20 and 21 June, promises to be a wonderful opportunity to share knowledge and experience, learn about the latest developments in practice and research and mak

Reforming Adult Social Care: Is it just about the money?, King's Fund – 22 June 2017

This one-day event is for those responsible for adult social care, including commissioners and providers of services. It will focus on a key challenge facing the social care system: how to achieve more with fewer resources.

Free workshop with Age Action Alliance and Flourishing Lives – 26 June 2017

This is the latest in a series of talks exploring ideas and sharing knowledge across the sector.

Sadlers Wells Elixir Festival, London – 23-27 June 2017

Established in 2014, this dance festival celebrates lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists, challenging assumptions about what older people can and want to do.

Creative Dementia Arts Network conference, Sheffield – 27 June 2017

The sixth Creative Dementia Arts Network conference will deliver a varied programme that blends research with practice, lectures with workshops, and space and time for networking.

Folk music for people with dementia, London – 10 May-28 June 2017

Arts4Dementia are providing eight workshops of music, singing and dancing for people with dementia and their carers at St Mary The Boltons, Kensington, London SW10 9TB. Read more

Early-stage dementia awareness training – 29 June 2017

This early-stage dementia awareness session from Arts 4 Dementia is suitable for all artists and facilitators looking to deliver events for people with dementia and their carers.

Culture Health and Wellbeing

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

Rising Tide: Navigating the future of cultural learning, Chatham – 29 June 2017

The Royal Opera House Bridge annual conference will explore the role of cultural learning in supporting children and young people affected now and in the future by seismic social, economic and political transformations.

BLACK Artists Directory and networking events – 1 and 28 April 2017

The Women’s Community Forum is collating a directory of UK’s black, asian, ethnic minority, and refugee artists for inclusion in the re-designed Women’s Community Forum website, to strengthen and raise the profile of the community of black artists.

Women in recovery drama group and social activities, Fulham – from 24 April 2017

Outside Edge Theatre Company and FIRM (Fun In Recovery Management) are running regular drop-in workshops for women recovering from addiction. The groups will meet weekly on Mondays from 4-8pm in Fulham.

Volunteer with Greenwich and Docklands International Festival – 23 June-8 July 2017

GDIF is looking for volunteers for its outdoor theatre and performing arts festival, for a range of tasks such as fundraising, collecting audience feedback, spreading awareness of the festival, helping in the box office, setting-up performance zones, and meeting and greeting the artists.

National Alliance for Musicians in Healthcare conference – 10 July 2017

The first national conference for the National Alliance of Musicians in Healthcare will be held at Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London SW3 on Monday 10 July 2017, 11:00-18:00, supported by Arts Council England.

Creative Industries Federation international conference – 12 July 2017

Speakers at the first CIF conference will include senior politicians, creative leaders, scientists and economists:

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.