Upcoming events

Shape Open 2018 – from 22 March 2018

The 2018 Shape Open, this year titled “Collective Influence”, is a group exhibition of artwork created by both disabled and non-disabled artists in response to a series of provocations about the impact of society on the individual.

Dementia awareness training for arts organisations – 27 March 2018

Arts 4 Dementia and Dementia Pathfinders are hosting an early-stage dementia awareness training day for arts organisations at the Park Theatre, Finsbury Park. Tickets are £85 per person

Hysteria - Contested, Popularised, Diagnosed - from 12 March 2018

South London’s Dragon Café is hosting a series of performances, screenings, and discussions to further our understanding of hysteria, its history and its present, by unpicking the social constructs it has evolved in, and asking what is its relationship to mental health today.

An Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s – 14 & 15 April 2018

Dance for Parkinson’s Partnership UK and People Dancing, in partnership with Yorkshire Dance are offering a weekend training course in structuring dance activity for people living with Parkinson’s.

The Art of Clowning – Connecting Culture, Health and Science – 4-6 April 2018

RED NOSES Clowndoctors International is hosting a Healthcare Clowning International Meeting to bring together professionals, including leading researchers, medical professionals and artists

Arts in health showcase – 19 April 2018

An arts in health conference and showcase at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama will examine how the arts can contribute to current health priorities.

European Outsider Art Association Conference – 4 - 6 May 2018

Hosted by Outside In at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, this conference will focus on ‘the Artist’s Voice,’ celebrating the work of excluded and non-traditional artists and sharing best practice.

Training in reminiscence arts in dementia care – 14 and 15 May 2018

The European Reminiscence Network is running a two day training course to be held at the University of Greenwich.

Body, Wellness, Imagination – from 4 March 2018

This series of fortnightly dance workshops has been designed for people living with chronic health issues or fatigue, exploring the idea of dance as medicine.

People Place Power – 14 & 15 June 2018

A conference exploring the impact of the Arts Council’s Creative People and Places programme will take place in Wolverhampton.

The Certificate: The Practice of Music Making – deadline 28 August 2018

This new one-year programme developed by Trinity Laban in partnership with the Open University offers adults with a passion for music the opportunity to develop their practical music making and performance skills.