Upcoming events

Webinar: Music changes young lives and minds – 18 October 2018

This Arts Award webinar is aimed at primary and secondary school music teachers, heads of department, head teachers, peripatetic teachers and music leaders, and parents and carers. We will cover:

Activating Communities for Health: London, Warrington and Cardiff – 4, 9 & 23 October 2018

Spice is hosting three events to explore community participation and resilience in the voluntary sector, in relation to public health strategies to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities.

Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology, UCL – 15-26 October 2018

Representing the Body is a new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, in collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of English Literature.

Two poetry workshops with Charmaine Pollard, London – 19 & 27 October 2018

Writing, Coffee & Conversation When: Friday 19 October 2018 - 11-1.30pm Cost: £20 Where: Southbank Centre, London

Thoughts and Utterances, Jennifer Lauren Gallery – 25-28 October 2018

Thoughts and Utterances: Threading together the narrative of life

Submit an abstract to the World Health Congress – deadline 29 October 2018

Two key themes for the 2019 World Health Congress in Manchester will be arts and health, and social change. Submissions are particularly encouraged from projects that address health inequalities through cultural participation and civic action.

Digital drawing and image appropriation workshop, Bethlem Gallery – 3 November 2018

Saturday, 3 November 10.30am - 12.30pm £10 with concessions available Bethlem Gallery

Sing to Beat Parkinson's training, Derby – 3 November 2018

This Sing to Beat Parkinson's course offers an opportunity for musicians and emerging artists to develop specialist knowledge to run a singing group for people with Parkinson’s and associated conditions, as well as their carers and family members. The course will be led by:

I'm Still Here exhibition, London – 19 September-4 November 2018

I'm Still Here is the Koestler Trust’s eleventh exhibition in partnership with Southbank Centre; this year’s work has been selected by the families of current prisoners. Read more

How the NHS works, free online course – October 2018

This new four-week course from the King's Fund is designed for NHS staff and the general public, to help you understand the health care system in England through videos with experts from The King's Fund, articles and quizzes.

Social Prescribing: Coming of age – 6 November 2018

With social prescribing high on the new Secretary of State for Health's agenda, the 2nd International Social Prescribing Network Conference will look at implementation and measurement, as well as the impact we already know about on patients.  

Social prescribing conference – 6 November 2018

The King’s Fund, in collaboration with the College of Medicine and the Social Prescribing Network, is running a conference to look at how social prescribing can be measured and the impact it is already having on outcomes for patients.

Residential course on arts and health research, Snape Maltings – 4-8 February 2019

Applicants are invited to join a week-long research intensive on Arts and Health to be held at Snape Maltings in Suffolk, 4-8 February 2019.

Bobby Baker’s Great & Tiny War, Newcastle – from 7 September 2018

Bobby Baker's latest work focuses on her own family history and the domestic experiences of women during the First World War, creating an immersive multi-media art installation in a terraced Newcastle house. 7 September to 9 November 2018

Facing Death Creatively conference – 9 November 2018

This one-day conference at St Christopher's Hospice is themed around art and art therapies in the age of austerity. The keynote speaker will be Chrissie Tiller, one of the UK’s leading participatory arts critical theorists.