North West

Writing for Wellbeing, Leeds – 8 October 2016

A writing workshop aimed at under-25 year-olds to help stimulate creativity and enhance wellbeing.

Run by creative writer Francesca Baker.

10-12am - Hyde Park Book Club, 27-29 Headingley Lane, Leeds, LS6 1BL 

2-4pm - Room 1, Level 2, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ 

Free, “but please buy a coffee, cake or something stronger, and consider a donation”.

Open call for socially engaged commission, Tate Liverpool – deadline 30 August 2016

Tate Liverpool is seeking collaborative, socially engaged artist/s born in or resident in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Finland, Hungary or Germany.

Freelance project coordinator, Lancashire Not Forgotten – deadline 19 August 2016

Fee: £19,500 (inclusive of travel)

Duration: 12 months, part time (3 days per week)

Location: Burnley, Blackburn and Blackpool

Lancashire Not Forgotten is a heritage and arts project which recognises that people living with dementia, are a rich source of information and social history. This role will coordinate the project across the three local authorities.

Rediscovering the Radical: Theatre and social change, Liverpool – 1-3 September 2016

An international conference exploring how theatre can contribute to radical social and political change in the twenty-first century.

Developed and hosted by Collective Encounters and LIPA (the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts) in conjunction with Unity Theatre, Rediscovering the Radical offers a unique opportunity for artists, activists, academics, change-makers, researchers and arts managers from around the world to share their thinking and practice, learn from each other, and develop new ideas around Theatre for Social Change (TFSC).

Freelance Artists, Arts and Wellbeing, High Peak Community Arts – deadline 14 April 2016

Project eARTh (Environmental Art and Health) is for adults experiencing mental distress or other long term conditions or physical impairments; it is looking for ideas for its existing art groups for the next 3 to 4 years, from late 2016 onwards.

Project eARTh runs projects in which the participants work collectively to create artworks – often for the community – installed in public spaces.

Lapidus Day (Writing for Wellbeing), University of Chester – 14 May 2016

An opportunity to connect with others interested in writing for wellbeing, through workshops, talks and networking.

Keynote speaker and founding Lapidus member, Cheryl Moskowitz, will offer insight into our writing for wellbeing journeys. The day is hosted by the University of Chester, in their newest riverside campus.

Places are limited. Book via


Creative commissioning for better outcomes, seminars nationwide - 16 March–17 May

A series of events in partnership with Public Health England, Local Government Association, Royal Society for Public Health, Arts Council England.

Seminars in Manchester, Torquay and Birmingham share learning from the Cultural Commissioning Locality Projects. These have brought together managers and commissioners in health, public health and local authorities with arts and cultural organisations to test and develop creative approaches to achieve better outcomes.

Music programme manager – deadline 15 February 2016

Lime is recruiting a project manager for the Medical Notes music programme at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Museums for Health and Wellbeing – 2 March 2016

The first national conference of the National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing will take place at The Whitworth in Manchester.

Get Creative Networking – 12 February 2016

What Next? And the BBC is organising a series of events to help organisations find out more about the Get Creative campaign and Get Creative Day.


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