Upcoming events

Chisenhale "Body, Wellness, Imagination" sessions – from 19 November 2017

Free creative sessions for people living with chronic health issues as part of a pilot project exploring the idea of dance as medicine. Body, Wellness, Imagination – Dance As medicine

Panel discussion: The role/impact of art in healthcare – 21 November 2017

As part of a week-long gallery programme, clothing brand Twenty Pegs is hosting a panel discussion on the benefits the arts can offer to patients, health workers, and wider society.

Dr Edward Wilson: From St. George’s to Antarctica – 23 November 2017

Live Arts at St George’s Hospital, along with the Archives of St George’s University of London, is hosting an evening of talks to accompany an exhibition of photographs, documents and illustrations relating to St George’s alumnus, Edward Adrian Wilson who trained at St George’s Hospital and acco

Overcoming Adversity: A Poetry Therapy Workshop – 24 November 2017

Friday 24 November 2017, 11.30am-4.30pm. A workshop to develop means of overcoming adversity using poetry, conversation and self-reflective writing activities. No prior knowledge of poetry or expressive writing is required.

Arts and Health South West annual conference – 24 November 2017

The conference will feature practical insights into Social Prescribing and arts and health work across the South West, as well as a showcase of regional work from across the South West.

Perpetual Movement – 24 November 2017

Rambert is hosting a symposium to mark the end of its three year project offering dance sessions for people living with Parkinson’s disease or dementia. Tickets cost £60-80 and the event will include a keynote speech by Dr Daisy Fancourt.

Advancing Dementia Care through the Arts and Sciences – 24 November 2017

The Royal Society for Public Health is hosting a conference about how the arts and sciences, working together, can help to understand dementia.

"Under Glass": Salford, Brighton, London, Cardiff – 18 October-25 November 2017

This new Clod Ensemble series of conversations, lectures and workshops will explore specimens and the clinical gaze, and features artists, healthcare experts and thinkers.

Medicine Unboxed 2017 – 25 & 26 November 2017

This year’s Medicine Unboxed which brings together academics writers and clinicians is themed around the notion of Maps.

Arts4Dementia Ceramics Programme at The Garden Museum, Lambeth – 9 October 2017 - 27 November 2017

Arts4Dementia Ceramics Programme at The Garden Museum, Lambeth – 9 October 2017 - 27 November 2017 A programme of eight workshops for people affected by early stage dementia and companions, October/November 2017

Bridging the gap between mainstream society and those faced with illness, death and dying – 30 November 2017

A Creative Arts in Palliative Care event in Berkhamsted, for art therapists, artists, therapists/counsellors and academics working with those faced with and experiencing grief, loss, isolation, illness, death and dying. Fee: £40. 10am–1.30pm

Call for proposals: National Arts in Health Conference and Showcase – deadline 30 November 2017

Aesop is partnering with the College of Medicine and Guildhall School of Music and Drama to present their second National Arts in Health Conference and Showcas

Webinar: Where are all the disabled music leaders? – 6 December 2017

This Drake Music webinar will discuss how to change the under-representation of disabled musicians in the music education workforce; featuring DM's Training Manager Douglas Noble, Charly Richardson, Music Service Lead Officer at Essex Music Services, and Kris Halpin, a DM Associate and professio

Call for Papers: European Healthcare Design Congress and Exhibition – deadline 8 December 2017

The Call for Papers is now open for the fourth European Healthcare Design 2018 (EHD2018) Congress & Exhibition, organised by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange around the theme of "Utopia or dystopia? Visioning the future of health".