East Midlands

Cambridge Hospital arts commission

Addenbrooke's Arts is seeking expressions of interest from illustrators, artists and designers for a new commission for the hospital's Paediatric Day Unit.

Details in the attached brief

Music Specialist Technical Instructor, Notts – deadline 9 July 2017

St Andrew’s Healthcare, which provides specialist care for mental health disorders and acquired brain injury, is looking for a candidate with a music qualification or a minimum of 5 years within the arts industry and have a wide breadth of skills and experience in delivering music.

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Arts Manager, Vocational & Creative Therapies, Northampton – deadline 21 June 2017

An eight-month, maternity cover jobshare contract to co-lead the Arts@StAndrew’s team of twenty creative arts specialists, working across four hospital sites.

Starts beginning of August; 22.5 hours per week - Flexible hours working Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

Interviews 28 June, Northampton.

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Intermediate Course: Health and wellbeing in museums – 10 July 2017

This East Midlands course, designed by the Group for Education in Museums, is aimed at supporting the professional development of mid-career heritage educators involved with health and wellbeing.

The course will combine a one-day workshop with a few short activities to be completed prior to and after the workshop, reinforcing and embedding your professional development.

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Conference: Local Government, the Arts and Older People – 5 September 2017

Hosted by Nottingham City Council in partnership with the Imagine Programme and supported by The Baring Foundation, the conference will look at innovative approaches to improve the health and wellbeing of older people.

Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 September 2017


1 Day £28

2 days £44       

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For more information about the conference contact

National Alliance for Museums Health and Wellbeing training – from 26 May 2017

Two-day, free training workshops on "Museums as spaces for wellbeing", in six regions across England, designed for museum staff or volunteers who are interested in developing and delivering health and wellbeing work in their organisations.

App designer and app developer, City Arts, Nottingham – deadline 5 June 2017

City Arts is seeking two part-time digital experts, who will work collaboratively with each other and with the Armchair Gallery Managers on a project to support people aged over 65 living with dementia.

The deadline is 9am on 5 June.

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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:

Kate Duncan and Claire Ford will demonstrate the Armchair Gallery, which inspires the viewing, appreciation and production of artworks through a series of workshops led by professional artists, using digital technology.

Two Dance for Parkinson’s workshops, Leicester – 26-27 July 2017

Dance for Parkinson’s will host an introductory training workshop and advanced training workshop as part of People Dancing's annual Summer School

The introductory workshop will be co-facilitated by Danielle Teale, People Dancing, and the Dance for Parkinson's Network UK.

The advanced training workshop will be co-facilitated with artists from English National Ballet and open to teachers who've completed the introductory course.

Early bird prices until 28 April 2017.

Call for entries, Here and Now exhibition, Nottingham – deadline 3 April 2017

The City Arts exhibition will be held at the Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham, between May and September.

City Arts say: “Our reality is a succession of unique moments, each moment impacting on our well-being.  Our annual exhibition at the Institute of Mental Health is an opportunity for artists to express through art how they are experiencing and reacting to each of those moments”.

Art work must be delivered by 26 April 2017.


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