Upcoming events

Arts and Health South West annual conference, Bristol – 13-14 December 2018

Thursday 13th and Friday 14th December 2018, 9am-4:30pm Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, Bristol BS2 0NW The AHSW conference will focus on diversity and inclusion in arts and health. This event is designed for anyone with an interest in arts and health.

Studio Upstairs 30 Years Exhibition, Hackney – 13 December 2018

The exhibition will take place at Stour Space, Hackney on Thursday 13 December, 6.30pm.

When Swallows Return, Free Space Project – until 20 December 2018

On until December 20th, Mon — Fri, 8.30am — 6.30pm (1st floor) Every 5 minutes someone in the UK has a stroke. The 1.2 million who survive a stroke often experience lasting effects and an altered sense of self that can be difficult to explain to others.

Bethlem Art Fair – until 21 December 2018

Bethlem Gallery’s 10th annual open exhibition will showcase work by over 80 artists connected to South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, featuring paintings, prints, drawings, ceramics, photographs, textiles, and sculpture for sale at affordable prices.

When Swallows Return, Free Space Project – 30 October-20 December 2018

When Swallows Return is an exhibition of sculptures, collages and prints by Julia Mason focusing on the effects of stroke, referencing stroke survivors’ own experiences. Launch date & Time: October 30th 2018 6.30pm — 8.30pm

House of Bread: Inside Bethlem Hospital – from 26 September 2018

In this solo show, artist-photographer Mark Neville documents the everyday life of Bethlem Royal Hospital, the oldest residential psychiatric treatment facility in the UK, during this 70th anniversary year of the NHS.

Creative and Credible – 10 January 2019

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

People Power Practice, Peterborough – 17 January 2019

Creative People and Places are hosting a one-day symposium for cultural leaders wanting to develop a more inclusive approach. Read more

Salutogenic Hospital Design and Urban Health International Symposium, Milan – 28-31 March 2019

The Salutogenic Hospital Design and Urban Health 2018 International Symposium will be held in Milan 28-31 March 2019 at Politecnico di Milano.

Sign up to 64 Million Artists' January Challenge

Each day in January 64 Million Artists will send out a short creative challenge which takes 5 or 10 minutes to complete. Last year 7,500 people signed up. "This is time to do, think and share independently and as part of a growing network of creative Challengers."