Upcoming events

Yes, Cultural Arts - You shall go to the Ball – 27 January 2021

Are you a cultural practitioner who feels a little like 'Cinderella' when it comes to social prescribing or a link worker who would like to know more about offering arts and creativity to the people you work with?

Dementia and the arts: sharing practice, developing understanding and enhancing lives – from 1 February 2021

Explore, challenge and shape your perceptions of dementias through science and the creative arts. Creating a society that supports and includes those living with a dementia is a major challenge – and opportunity.

A workshop on marketing your workshops – 5 February 2021

Communications and marketing expert Francesca Baker has created a workshop to support arts professionals to market their own workshops. The session will help you find your target audience, write engaging copy, use social media, grow your personal brand and explore potential partnerships

MEC Seminar: The Impact of Music on Health and Wellbeing – 11 February 2021

This free two-hour online seminar from the Music Education Council will discuss the key issues around the impact of music on health and wellbeing.

Bridging the gap between Arts and Play for Health and Wellbeing in Research, Policy and Practice – 15-19 February 2021

This conference aims to address the gap between the arts and play and health and wellbeing fields, encouraging shared learning and asking critical questions that will support a move forward in arts and play with new-found insight.

February Artist Peer Group – 15 February 2021

The Arts & Health Hub is a community of artists and cultural producers interested in or working in the field of arts and health. It runs free monthly peer groups to discuss and further individual's artistic practice.

A4D Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Organisations – 25 February 2021

Arts facilitators and learning teams from arts organisations are invited to take part in this training that aims to give attendees greater understanding, increased skills and improved confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and the

Creative Health and Social Prescribing – 2-25 February 2021

Performing Medicine are piloting a workforce development programme in Southwark and Merton which explores how arts and culture can play a key role in healthcare and social prescribing.

3rd International Social Prescribing Network Conference – 4-5 March 2021

This is the 3rd international event for The Social Prescribing Network and is the only international conference for social prescribing in the world.  The conference will showcase a range of speakers, learning opportunities and networking.   Running over two days, the event will be held online, w

Fundraising and impact analysis for community arts projects – 6 March 2021

Composer and interdisciplinary artist Dr Amy Mallett and singer, vocal coach and producer Nicola Wydenbach have created this short course for community artists to provide ideas, suggestions and strategies to write your own grants as well as how to evaluate your project.

Unseen by Suzie Larke – from 20 January 2021

The Free Space Project’s next exhibition will feature the work of visual artist and photographer Susie Larke. Suzie uses conceptual photography to depict the mental health experiences of a group of participants.

Flourishing Lives Online Reflective Practice Groups – from 24 February 2021

Flourishing Lives are offering an outlet for arts, health and wellbeing practitioners to explore thoughts and reflections on their challenges and successes and learn from peers in a non-judgmental setting.