Upcoming events

Dementia & Imagination: Art as Inspiration, Artists as Researchers, Derby – 17 December 2019

The University of Derby's Arts-based Research in Dementia cluster invite you to attend a seminar in their series of arts-based and creative approaches to dementia care

Social prescribing to arts as diagnostic practice for dementia, Tate Exchange – 8 January 2020

Arts 4 Dementia, in association with Alzheimer’s Society, NHS England and NHS Improvement, invite you to the launch of “D-IAGNOSIS!” by the art activist Jane Frere to spearhead a campaign to reduce the trauma of a diagnosis of dementia.

MARCH Singing and Mental Health Sandpit, Suffolk – 8 January 2020

MARCH Singing and Mental Health Special Interest Group, in partnership with Snape Maltings and the Royal College of Music, are hosting a sandpit event for researchers, singing practitioners, commissioners and policy makers working in the field of singing as a community asset in relation to menta

Writing for Wellbeing and Self-awareness Workshops, Read Write Express - October 2019 to January 2020

Read Write Express has a new series of writing for wellbeing and self-awareness workshops at their London venues.  

A4D Inspirations from the Medicine Galleries at the Science Museum – 21 January-11 February 2020

Arts 4 Dementia are partnering with the Science Museum to run free arts workshops for people living with dementia and their companion

Early Stage Dementia Awareness training, Arts4Dementia – 24 January 2020

Training session designed to give arts facilitators greater understanding, increased skills and confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers

Creative Festivals Partnerships Event with optional networking - 31 January 2020

Join us for a Networking and Information Event to discuss London plans for Creativity & Wellbeing Week, Get Creative and Age of Creativity This is an opportunity to:

The Art of Ageing Artfully, Midlands Art Centre – 5 February 2020

This event, produced by Midlands Arts Centre on behalf of The Baring Foundation and Arts Council England, will explore the role of creativity, arts and cultural change in the experiences of growing older and ask if a medical model of old age can address the creative and cultural realities of our

Developing connections and conversations between Higher Education and the Arts and Culture Sector - 18 February 2020

TCCE Arts and Health Forum in collaboration with London Arts and Health Forum and Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance presents: Developing connections and conversations between Higher Education and the Arts and Culture Sector.

The work of arts and culture in prisons and probation research think-tank – 18 March 2020

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance, in partnership with the University of Cambridge and Central St Martins, is hosting its first research think-tank on the work of the arts and culture in prisons and probation

A Culture of Care: Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance national conference, Derby Museum – 19-20 March 2020

The theme of the event will be care: care for one another (participants, practitioners, commissioners); care for the environment; and caring economies

Under the skin: Anatomy, art and identity, Royal College of Physicians – 10 October 2019 to 2 April 2020

Peeling back the surface of existence to reveal what lies under the skin. An exhibition exploring the unsettling beauty of the human body from the medieval age to the contemporary world.