South East

Funding opportunity, Chapman Charitable Trust - rolling applications

The trust offers small grants for organisations working in Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent that work to increase the accessibility of the arts, especially for young people. They prefer to support charities which address the root causes of problems. Organisations which seek to address underlying problems and where we think our grant can make a real difference.

Words Music Action, Guildford – 11 February 2019

The Academy of Contemporary Music is hosting an event at the Electric Theatre to share practice and inspire new work featuring Rosetta Life and the Choir with No Name.

Please see attached flyer for details

Starts at 9:30am

Creative Future Writer in Residence – deadline 27 February 2019

Creative Future, in partnership with New Writing South (NWS) and Preston Park Recovery Centre (PPRC), is offering a development opportunity for a talented, emerging under-represented writer, who is interested in working with vulnerable adults and/or in a social care setting.

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


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.

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.

Live Music Now south east projects manager – deadline 7 December 2018

Live Music Now South East is looking for a part-time maternity cover projects manager based in London starting on 29 January 2019. Application deadline is 5pm Friday 7 December 2018.

3 days a week, £25-27k pro-rata.

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New Aesop / Canterbury Christ Church course for arts and health professionals

The Aesop Institute 2019 is aimed at people who wish to devise and run successful arts and health programmes. This newly designed course will start with a three-day residential school in Folkestone in May 2019, with a two-day follow-up residential in Canterbury in September 2019.

Aesop is a charity and social enterprise; the organisation’s mission is to help health harness the powers of the arts, and help the arts gear up to deliver health improvement.

Artist Commission, Turner Contemporary – deadline 19 November 2018

Turner Contemporary is inviting applications from experienced artists who will produce a new work in collaboration with, for and inspired by families with pre-school children, exploring what life is like for those who live by the sea, often struggling with the reality of living in disadvantaged areas.

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, free tour – 2 November 2018

Saturday 3 November, 12pm

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, free 12noon tour

An introduction to the Museum’s permanent displays, highlighting objects, artwork, photographs and the interactive exploration of mental health care.

Guests are asked to sssemble in the foyer, no need to book.

Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

t: 020 3228 4537


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