Upcoming events

Introduction to Therapeutic Writing and Therapeutic Writing for Resilience – from 6 August 2017

These two therapeutic writing courses led by Charmaine Pollard at London's City Lit Adult Education College will cover introducing therapeutic writing into your work, and using therapeutic writing to increase your resilience. Introduction to Therapeutic Writing

Training for clinicians – 21 September 2017

LAHF is offering a short introductory course for doctors, allied health professionals and nurses interested in learning more about the potential of the arts to impact on health.

TAnDem Arts and Dementia Conference, Worcestershire – 21 September 2017

The one-day conference is a collaboration between the doctoral training centre for the arts and dementia at the University of Worcester, University of Nottingham, and the Alzheimer's Society. Confirmed practitioner-led workshops:

Attachment and the Arts conference – 6 October 2017

This British Association of Arts Therapists conference will explore art therapy through the lens of attachment theory. The questions are: ‘What is the value of art in building close, trusting relationships?’; ‘What are the implications for art therapy practice and research?’

Frankenstein @200 – deadline 1 November 2017

The International Health Humanities Consortium 2018 - Frankenstein@200 which will take place next April has issued a call for papers.

New tea dances from Akademi, Chingford and Leyton – from 25 January 2017

Akademi are hosting a new series of monthly tea dances throughout 2017 supported by Waltham Forest Culture, with opportunities to work with professional dancers and dance to Quadrille, Bollywood, Salsa, Lindy Hop and more. Cost: £5. Free to carers.