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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:

Celebrating Age Sharing Seminar, Deptford – 11 February 2019

This free Family Arts Campaign event at the Albany will explore the importance and practicalities of building arts and cultural experiences for older family members.

The programme will include:

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.

The Anatomy of Melancholy, Bethlem Museum of the Mind – 16 January-17 April 2019

The Anatomy of Melancholy

16 Jan – 27 April 2018; Wed – Fri (10am-5pm), First and last Saturday of the month

Free

Neurodiversity event, Freespace Gallery – 31 January 2019

An Inclusive Arts Practice MA student has been collaborating with 8 research participants over 7 weeks to answer her research question ‘How should we interpret and curate the history of labelling people with learning difficulties (neurodiversity)?' During the event Freespace Gallery will be showcasing the artwork made collaboratively through the project.

There will also be an opportunity to take part in a creative activity.

Read more and secure a ticket

 

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

This experiential course will be led by highly experienced reminiscence arts practitioners and trainers, with input from volunteers and former carers. It will be certificated by the European Reminiscence Network.

Switching Perceptions at Bethlem Gallery – until 30 March 2019

Switching Perceptions

5 Jan - 30 Mar 2019

Bethlem Gallery

Switching Perceptions is a new exhibition by artist Eleanor Minney in collaboration with Professor Liz Tunbridge and patients from the National Psychosis Unit at Bethlem Royal Hospital. In a new body of work spanning textiles, drawing, clay and handwriting, Minney untangles the fragile threads of the human mind through delicate, detailed explorations into what creates a sense of self, and the relationship to psychiatric conditions.

Hope n Mic, east London – 25 January 2019

This musical event features performances from artists with learning difficulties, and from Dr Sidrah Muntaha, and is being held to raise funds to support music therapy for young people with learning difficulties and autism.

Where: Kobi Nazrul Centre, Hanbury Street, London

Please see attached flyer for more details

Love and loss weekend workshop, London Bridge – 26-27 January 2019

This Moving Pieces workshop will explore creative, embodied ways of sharing and processing grief and bereavement.

"You may be interested in how theatre and performance can be used to understand grief and help manage emotions, or want to experiment with telling your experiences of death and loss in a creative way. This short course will build your skills in a sensitive, relaxed and perhaps surprisingly uplifting weekend all about death, creativity and communicating our feelings to others."

Time: 10am-5pm

Venue: The Artworks London Bridge, 60A Weston St, SE1 3QP

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.

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