North West

Engagement and evaluation in social prescribing sandpit event – 19 February 2020

This event aims to identify priorities and proposals for research and practice in social prescribing for mental and physical health

MA in Arts, Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University

This Masters brings those working in or interested in developing their skills in arts, health and social change together to learn from leaders in the field in the context of research and practice.

The course stems from the research-informed direction of Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University, a leading research, advocacy and education centre, and is led by Clive Parkinson, Arts for Health’s Director.

Social Prescribing and inequalities: critical conversations and practical approaches – 27 May 2020

This conference at the University of Salford will explore innovative approaches that are being used and could be developed to help reduce health and social inequalities through social prescribing. The event will provide an opportunity for practitioners, commissioners, providers, community organisations and academics to share ideas, experience and practice on a range of issues including loneliness, marginalised groups, women and children, homelessness, dental challenges and mental health.

Vacancy for Head of Camerata in the Community – deadline 25 November 2019

Manchester Camerata is looking for an inspirational, creatively-minded and driven individual to lead its Camerata in the Community programme

What Does it Mean to Age Creatively? Manchester – 4 November 2019

The British Society of Gerontology's Creative Ageing Special Interest Group are leading this event as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. 

Let's Figure it Out, Manchester – 8-11 October 2019

Staff and service users of the Recovery Pathways service from Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust are launching the exhibition Let’s Figure it Out at the People's History Museum.

So Many Beauties, Manchester – 26 September 2019

Manchester’s first dementia-Friendly music festival will be taking place in Manchester as part of BBC Music Day on Thursday 26 September.
 

Exhibition, Facing Out: Life After Treatment for Facial Cancer - until 2 June 2019

Facing Out is an exhibition of portraits by Lucy Burscough of people who have experienced facial cancers together with their choice of artworks from the Whitworth’s collections. In the exhibition, the participants’ voices, experience and expertise are front and centre. The associated programme of musical performances, film screenings, workshops and talks, has been co-curated by the Facing Out participants with support from gallery staff.

Beyond Resilience: Co-designing Our Creative Futures, The Culture Capital Exchange - 14 March

 This forum held at The Bluecoat, Liverpool will be a highly participative day of workshops, discussions and peer-to-peer sessions focused on organisational and personal resilience as well as resilience in the wider world.

Exploring the value of arts, culture and creativity for families, Liverpool – 12 February 2019

The Family Arts Conference 2019 will explore the value of family engagement and how we can communicate that value to families, funders and the wider cultural sector. 

A day of discussion, practical workshops, informative key-notes and ample opportunities to network with fellow creative professionals.

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