Artists

Statistics suggest UK theatres save the NHS £102m per year

UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) have released statistics that suggest that theatres generate an annual cost saving to the NHS of over £102 million by helping benefit the physical and mental health of those in their surrounding communities.

Animated Tales Workshop – 26 June 2021

Animation is a powerful medium to use in a variety of settings allowing participants to tell and reclaim their story. This online workshop will give you a foundation into using animation and story in community and health settings from an experiential, theoretical and practical perspective. 

Art Commission, Sheffield Children's Hospital – deadline 13 June 2021

Artfelt at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is looking for expressions of interest from individuals, studios, companies or collaborations for an exciting opportunity to transform the experience of h

Art & Mental Health with Christopher Bailey from WHO – 30 June 2021

The Arts and Health Lead at the World Health Organization will introduce his newly established program that looks at the research agenda around the health benefits of the arts, in everyday life as well as an instrument in the field.

The program sets the research agenda, working with local communities and global media on promoting good health through and with the performing arts.

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Mental health and the joy of creativity, with Arlo Parks – 3 June 2021

BRIT-award winning singer-songwriter Arlo Parks has curated a panel for The Guardian Live to explore the overwhelmingly positive relationship between creativity and mental health. Cecilia Knapp, Young People's Laureate for London, and JJ Tatten, CEO of The Warren Youth Project in Hull, will join Arlo to discuss how young people can access the benefits of the arts.

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Neurophototherapy: Sonia Boué and Jennifer Gilbert in conversation – 18 June 2021

To mark World Autistic Pride Day, Disability Arts Online are hosting Sonia and Jennifer in conversation about Sonia's Neurophototherapy Project that explores the use of photography and collage to recover from a lifetime of identification with the wrong neurological-type.

The project includes a new online exhibition of photo-collages and text called Origin Story and Sonia’s forthcoming guide to Neurophototherapy practice.

The event will feauture BSL interpretation, captions and integrated audio description, and there will be time for live questions at the end.

Seeing Sound – 24 May to 21 July 2021

Seeing Sound brings together a partnership between The British Library, the

Final countdown to Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2021

The final countdown has begun to Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2021, our annual celebration of the ground-breaking work happening around the country in culture, creativity, health and wellbeing. It’s not too late to enter your own event. Discover our resources here.

Art Therapy Practice Research Network Symposium – 4 June 2021

This symposium, hosted by the British Association of Art Therapists, will include presentations on the best coproduction approach in different areas of art therapy practice and research. Art therapy and coproduction have much to offer each other. Coproduction strengthens art therapy theory and art therapy gives voice and inclusion to those verbally challenged by developmental, cognitive or traumatic barriers.

Workshop commission for Royal College of Psychiatrists' ArtSIG – deadline 26 April 2021

Arts in Health Hub is working in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Arts Special Interest Group (ArtSIG) to commission two artists to deliver virtual workshops to psychiatrists who have a particular interest in how the arts can play a role in health and wellbeing. Potential workshops could cover themes of relaxing creative activities, stimulating and reflective exercises on psychiatry, and the patient/psychiatric relationship and dynamic.

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