Opportunities archive

Wellcome Trust engagement fellowships – deadline 7 February 2019

Engagement Fellowships develop emerging leaders from a range of backgrounds so they can engage the public with health research. The fellowships are open to a wide range of people, including (but not limited to):

Reminiscence in dementia care, London – 17-18 January 2019

Venue: Charlie Ratchford Centre, Belmont Street, NW1 8HF. It is very near Chalk Farm Station (4min walk) and Kentish Town West Station is 10minutes walk. Dates: Thursday 17th and Friday 18th January 2019 Time: 9:30 – 17:00

Dementia and the Arts MOOC – 21 January 2019

The online course "Sharing practice, developing understanding and enhancing lives" will explore the potential for the to create common ground between people, and contribute to improving the quality of life and care for people living with different dementias.

Volunteer artists, Resonate Arts, deadline – 28th January 2019

Resonate Artists are looking for volunteer artists of any discipline who wish to explore their art with people living with dementia as part of their Creative and Cultural Befriending programme in Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham.

Arts and Heritage Apprentice Apprenticeship, UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) – 28 January 2019

This new role will report to the Arts Curator and provide important assistance and administrative support to some key initiatives for the department. These include:

Call for proposals, Broken Puppet 3 International Symposium – deadline 1 February 2019

The Community & Applied Drama Laboratory (CADLab) at Newman University Birmingham in collaboration with the UNIMA Research Commission and the UNIMA Commission for Education, Development and Therapy are hosting a 2-day symposium exploring ways of training professional performers and health practitioners in approaches, techniques and embodied empathic relationships between performers, puppet

Artist opportunity, Lambeth Child and Adolescent mental health service – deadline 14 February 2019

Lambeth Child and Adolescent mental health service are looking for artists to contribute towards the redesign of their waiting area.  The aim of the project is to provide an inclusive space that caters for their children, young people and families that come into contact with the service.  They would like to collaborate with an artist to create a mural for them, please contact Lauren Burke on

Artist for redesign of waiting area, Lambeth CAMHS – deadline 14 February 2019

Lambeth Child and Adolescent mental health service are looking for an artist to contribute to the redesign of their waiting area, to help create an inclusive space that caters for the children, young people and families that come into contact with the service.

Creative People and Places Fund 2019-2023

This Arts Council England funding stream is for consortia of local organisations in parts of the country where involvement in arts and culture is significantly below the national average; register your interest in the programme to make contact with other groups or organisations in your area who are also interested in applying.

Making music for people with dementia, Salisbury – 28 February 2019

The aim of this one-day training is to provide an introduction to musical and other improvisational ways of working with people living with dementia. By the end of this training day participants will be able to:

Creative approaches to teaching dance in community, educational and hospital settings – 11-12 March 2019

This two-day training event will provide key information and practical strategies on how to creatively engage young people with SEN, older adults, and those living with long-term health conditions.