Upcoming events

For All I Care – from 25 November 2020

Wellcome Collection and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary are launching a five-part podcast mini-series about how to care, more creatively. The series is presented by multidisciplinary artist Nwando Ebizie, with contributions from the worlds of contemporary art, science and health.

East London Dance Open Door sessions – from 26 November 2020

East London dance are holding drop-in sessions for those who would like support with Arts Council England funding applications. The sessions will provide a digital space to come together to chat through applications, ask questions and share advice and expertise to support each other.

More Culture, Less Medicine Conference – 23-26 November 2020

This conference will explore some of the developments within the field of arts and health and wellbeing, hearing from key people involved in researching and delivering opportunities, and giving attendees the chance to take part in some of the innovative arts practice on offer.

Press Play Online Webinar Series – 18 November & 2 December 2020

Trinity Laban is hosting a series of webinars exploring rewarding careers in participatory arts and music education. Press Play is for music students, graduates and those in the early stages of their careers who are interested in music leading.

Creative and Credible Evaluation Training – November-December 2020

Professor Norma Daykin and Jane Willis are running a new three-workshop online Evaluation Training Programme starting in November, in association with the Royal Society of Public Health.

Royal College of Physicians Museum Late – 3 December 2020

On the first Thursday of the month a contemporary artist featured in the Royal College of Physicians acclaimed exhibition 'Under the skin: anatomy, art and identity', discusses their work, its relationship to the body and wider issues surrounding the representation of the human form in art, medi

A4D Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Organisations – 4 December 2020

This interactive early-stage dementia awareness training aims to give arts facilitators greater understanding, increased skills and improved confidence in communicating and working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers.

Cultural Heritage for Mental Health 2 International conference, Belgium – 10-11 December 2020

Following on from the first edition in 2018, this international conference plans to bring together individuals from the public, academic and voluntary sectors to promote learning, discussion and debate around cultural interventions with the aim of improving the wellbeing and health of people rec

Don’t Stop Us Now! – 13 December 2020

The Magpie Dance team and devoted dancers will be holding an online performance to celebrate 35 years of Magpie Dance.

December Artist Peer Group – 14 December 2020

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.

The many faces of dementia – 4 January 2021

Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses. Explore key issues in dementia care and research through the eyes of people affected by four less common conditions.

Stories from the body – from 20 January 2021

The arts in health theatre collective, Moving Pieces, is running an eight-week evening physical theatre course – presenting the opportunity to explore personal stories and the holistic benefits of connecting to the body, movement and improvisation.

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.

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.