Upcoming events

Bodies of Evidence: Contribution of Dance to Health and Wellbeing – 19 April 2021

This virtual symposium will explore how we research and evaluate the contribution of dance to health and wellbeing within the wider arts and health landscape. The event is organised as part of a research project Dance for Health: Debating and Moving Forward Methodologies Project, funded by the U

Ealing Arts and Health Alliance – 19 May 2021

Ealing Arts and Health Alliance aims to harness the positive effects that the arts have on health and wellbeing and create a space where impactful local projects and partnerships can be launched.

Artists’ Coffee Morning – Music and Dementia – 20 April 2021

Artist Jenny Hibberd, music tutor James Sykes and programmer Andrew Johnston, creators of the Silent Orchestra project, will join City Arts for an online presentation and discussion on the theme of Music and Dementia.

A Culture of Care: Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance national conference – 21-23 April 2021

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance’s national conference will be held online across three days, ending with the CHWA 2021 Awards Gathering.

April Artist Peer Group – 26 April 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.

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.

Dissecting images: medicine and the photographic body – 24 March to 28 April 2021

How are our experiences of illness shaped by visual representations? How is health culturally and ethically inscribed in images? Join Liz Orton and Sukey Parnell Johnson in exploring photographic treatments of the body, a six-week online course about health, illness and its representations.

Museum Collections on Prescription: Health, Wellbeing and Inclusivity – 15- 29 April 2021

The National Gallery is hosting three free webinars around health, wellbeing and inclusivity in the arts in the context of arts and heritage collections.

Beyond: Develop – 8 February to 30 April 2021

In association with the Beyond programme, Graeae Theatre Company is running a series of free online CPD and wellbeing workshops for Deaf and disabled artists affected by the pandemic.

These are the hands: writing for doctors and health professionals – 4-6 May 2021

This series of three online evening workshops will introduce expressive and creative writing as a pleasurable escape and a means of relieving stress, building resilience and making sense of challenging experiences in a closed supportive group.

The Great Big Art Exhibition – until 7 May 2021

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, Firstsite in Colchester is inviting people from across the UK to make works of art to display in their front windows to create the nation’s largest ever exhibition – a celebration of creativity to counter the gloom of the pandemic.

Creative Lives: Tackling Inequalities – 2-3 June 2021

This virtual conference will investigate how creative health approaches and social prescribing can be used to connect and communicate life through generations.

Mad Hearts 2021: Futuring Mental Health through the Arts – 10 to 11 June 2021

Mad Hearts is an annual conference promoting productive intersections between creative arts and mental health through a mixture of conference talks, discussion forums, and creative enquiry activities (reflection through art-making).

The Culture Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2021 – 21-23 June 2021

Tickets are now on sale for the Culture, Health and Wellbeing international conference. The digital event will allow attendees to join live discussions and attend interactive workshops, network in the Social Lounge and enjoy performances and films.