Current opportunities

Project coordinator, Think22, Shoreditch – deadline 28 October 2018

Drake Music is seeking a part-time Project Coordinator for a four-year music education initiative, Think22. The role involves managing programme logistics, coordinating day-to-day delivery, gathering data, and contributing to project reporting and communications.

Submit an abstract to the World Health Congress – deadline 29 October 2018

Two key themes for the 2019 World Health Congress in Manchester will be arts and health, and social change. Submissions are particularly encouraged from projects that address health inequalities through cultural participation and civic action. Read more

Clore leadership courses for public engagement specialists – deadline 29 October 2018

The new Clore leadership courses include Wellcome Trust-supported places are available for leaders working in England with a track record of engaging the public with science, health or wellbeing. A wide variety of bursaries are available particularly for disabled leaders, BAME leaders and those with caring responsibilities. NEW - Introducing Clore Leadership Pulse

Magic Little Grants – deadline 31 October 2018

Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide over 400 grants of £500 to small charities and community groups. The Magic Little Grants Fund provides small charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Arts Grants Scheme – deadline 1 November 2018

RBKC is now accepting applications for grants of up to £3000 for projects starting on or after 1 December 2018.

New government investment in social prescribing

The Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, has announced a £4.5m scheme to support social prescribing. The new fund has the potential to support arts on prescription schemes across the country. Funding comes from the Health and Wellbeing Fund, itself part of a programme of government investment in the voluntary sector.

Sing to Beat Parkinson's training, Derby – 3 November 2018

This Sing to Beat Parkinson's course offers an opportunity for musicians and emerging artists to develop specialist knowledge to run a singing group for people with Parkinson’s and associated conditions, as well as their carers and family members. The course will be led by:

How the NHS works, free online course – October 2018

This new four-week course from the King's Fund is designed for NHS staff and the general public, to help you understand the health care system in England through videos with experts from The King's Fund, articles and quizzes. Read more

Best Foot Forward crowdfunder

Best Foot Forward – Dance in Devon's dance project for older people – is seeking support to continue its work after a successful first year.

Residential course on arts and health research, Snape Maltings – 4-8 February 2019

Applicants are invited to join a week-long research intensive on Arts and Health to be held at Snape Maltings in Suffolk, 4-8 February 2019.

Music in healthcare trainee placement – deadline 9 November 2018

Pulse Arts CIC is recruiting a new musician to join the team for an initial year-long placement as a Music in Healthcare Trainee. The role would suit a musician who is interested in making Music in Healthcare with Pulse Arts a long-term part of their freelance portfolio.

Staging Rehabilitation: Theatre in the criminal justice system – 15 November 2018

This one-day masterclass from Clean Break and Geese Theatre Company is for both theatre artists and criminal justice professionals interested in the specialised field of arts in the criminal justice system. (full flyer attached) 15 November 2018 10am-4:30pm Clean Break, 2 Patshull Road London NW5 2LB Book here

Beyond Resistance creative arts training course, London – 16 November 2018

A practical, hands-on course suited to facilitators and group leaders who want to learn about the challenges involved in working with groups in prisons, hospitals, probation centres, youth clubs, pupil referral units and holiday schemes.

Storytelling for Health call for contributions – deadline 18 November 2018

The second Storytelling for Health International Conference is now open for bookings, and is seeking contributions on the theme of patient stories. The conference will take place on 27-29 June 2019 in Cardiff and Swansea. Read more

A Manifesto for Culture, Health & Wellbeing – call for contributions

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance is a national organisation representing everyone who believes that cultural engagement and participation can transform our health and wellbeing.

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