Upcoming events

International Health Humanities Conference – 2 August 2018 - 4 August 2018

The Seventh International Health Humanities Conference will take place in Southampton with the theme of Changing Society: Community Wellbeing and Transformation.

One in Four – 14-18 August 2018

Lewisham Art House is showcasing a joint exhibition by artists Laura Greenway and Carlie Simpkin, providing an intimate look into the lives of those affected by psychiatric disorders.

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.

Reminiscence arts in dementia care – 10 & 11 September 2018

The European Reminiscence Network is offering a two day training course and four month Apprenticeship Scheme in Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care - in partnership with the University of Greenwich

Therapeutic and Reflective Writing – starts 17 September 2018

An online, 8 week course providing an introduction to therapeutic and reflective writing and the tools for using it personally or with groups, while offering an opportunity to examine your own life through creative writing.

How art heals: integrating practice and research – 22 September 2018

Professor Shaun McNiff (former President of American Art Therapy Association) will be running an interactive day at the London Art Therapy Centre.

Attachment and the Arts

The latest in a series of conferences exploring art therapy through the lens of attachment theory and related research will take place this October.

Community is the best medicine – 9 October 2018

The King’s Fund is running a day-long conference looking at the role of communities in health and care.

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.

Cultural Heritage for Mental Health – 29 and 30 November 2018

An international conference exploring different interventions utilising cultural heritage aimed at improving the wellbeing and health of people. The conference will focus specifically on interventions which are recovery focused and targeted at the most vulnerable.

Creative and Credible – 10 January 2019

An introductory workshop to explore key principles and methodologies for evaluating arts for health and wellbeing programmes.