Upcoming events

Reforming Anatomy: The Interplay between Art & Surgery – 24 September 2017

A conference featuring a series of keynote talks from leaders in the cross-disciplinary field between contemporary art and medicine.

Drawing Insight - A Conversation – 25 September 2017

This event marking the end of the Drawing Insight exhibition held at The Regency Town House in Hove will bring together artists from different creative backgrounds to explore the connection between arts and health.

Attachment and the Arts conference – 6 October 2017

This British Association of Arts Therapists conference will explore art therapy through the lens of attachment theory. The questions are: ‘What is the value of art in building close, trusting relationships?’; ‘What are the implications for art therapy practice and research?’

Frankenstein @200 – deadline 1 November 2017

The International Health Humanities Consortium 2018 - Frankenstein@200 which will take place next April has issued a call for papers.

Leading Dance with Older People – 7 October and 4 November 2017

This two day course at the Institute of Mental Health in Nottingham will introduce ideas for facilitating dance and movement with older people with limited mobility and/or dementia.

Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today – 16 & 17 November 2017

The international project “Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today” celebrates its 20th year of delivering Reminiscence in Dementia Care at a conference in Greenwich on 16th & 17th November 2017.

Arts4Dementia Ceramics Programme at The Garden Museum, Lambeth – 9 October 2017 - 27 November 2017

Arts4Dementia Ceramics Programme at The Garden Museum, Lambeth – 9 October 2017 - 27 November 2017 A programme of eight workshops for people affected by early stage dementia and companions, October/November 2017

New tea dances from Akademi, Chingford and Leyton – from 25 January 2017

Akademi are hosting a new series of monthly tea dances throughout 2017 supported by Waltham Forest Culture, with opportunities to work with professional dancers and dance to Quadrille, Bollywood, Salsa, Lindy Hop and more. Cost: £5. Free to carers.

The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness – 10 January 2018

This symposium will include perspectives on sleep and sleeplessness from clinicians, biologists, historians, artists, and cultural critics.