Upcoming events

Training in reminiscence arts in dementia care – 18&19 January 2018

The European Reminiscence Network is inviting applications for a 2-day training course to be held at the University of Greenwich.

Singing to Beat Parkinson’s – 29 & 20 January 2018

Snape Maltings in Suffolk is hosting a free weekend training workshop for practitioners planning to lead music and singing sessions for people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Arts in Dentistry, Exploring arts-based approaches to dental health and wellbeing – 22 January 2018

4.30-7.30pm at the Dental Institute, Guy’s Hospital, Tower Bridge An opportunity for artists to take part in a workshop brainstorming arts-based solutions to dental health challenges, with seed funding available for the best collaborative proposals that emerge.

Relational Practice – 23 January 2018

Flourishing Lives is launching a CPD-accredited one-day course to provide a practical framework and skill-set to develop effective and genuine interpersonal connections.

CoolTan open afternoon – 24 January 2018

Arts and mental health organisation CoolTan Arts hosts monthly Open Afternoons on the third Wednesday of each month at its South London base. The monthly Open Afternoons give people the chance to find out more about how the organisation supports adults experiencing mental ill health.

Writing, Coffee and Conversation – 12 & 27 January 2018

Two group sessions of poetry therapy involving self-reflective writing activities and conversation.

Love and Loss – 27 and 28 January 2018

Designed for people working in bereavement services or with patients and families experiencing loss, this weekend workshop will look at how you can use techniques from physical theatre and the performing arts to protect emotional health when grieving. 

Arts in Health Research Intensive 29 January 2018 - 2 February 2018

The University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and the Arts Health Early Career Research Network is offering a five day introduction to the field of arts in health and fundamentals in evaluation and research.

Creative Ageing – 13 February 2018

This full day seminar in Liverpool will explore different approaches to designing and delivering first class participatory arts and cultural activities for older people.

Sound Connections Early Years Conference – 21 February 2018

This year’s Sound Connections Early Years Conference at Stratford Circus, London, will focus on the impact of music on health and wellbeing in early-childhood.

The Future of Creativity in Psychological Therapies – 2 March 2018

A conference organised by Central and Northwest London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts to address the relationship between psychological therapies, emergent paradigms and collaborations. Cost: £70 – £125.63 2 March 2018, 0900-1700 THE ORTUS CENTRE

Training for Clinicians - 27 February 2018 and 6 March 2018

LAHF is running two more training days for clinicians interested in the role the arts can play in supporting their practice.

Health and Care Explained – 7 March 2018

The King’s Fund is running a day long event to offer an introduction to how the health and care system currently works and how it is changing. The informal day of learning and networking offers “the answers to questions you’ve always been afraid to ask.”

Feeling at Home – 19 February 2018 and 13 March 2018

The Geffrye Museum is running a free training day for group leaders, activity coordinators, volunteers and others working with older people in the London area.

A Cultural Tonic: Using the Arts to Promote Health – 14 March 2018

This evening seminar event will bring together perspectives from research, policy and practice to explore how engaging with, and experiencing, the arts can lead to better health, and how arts-based interventions can improve health related behaviours and outcomes.