Upcoming events

How culture and creativity can support changes to the Mental Health Act – 17 May 2021

This webinar follows the closure of the government consultation on Reforming the Mental Health Act (MHA) on 21 April.

With Age, Art and Life Become One – 19 May 2021

The removal of much appreciated activities, human contact and services during Covid-19 has taken its toll physically, mentally and spiritually on our older population.

Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Conference 2021 - 20 – 21 May 2021

‘Arts for Brain Health: Social Prescribing as Peri-Diagnostic Practice for Dementia’

Loneliness in the time of Covid. Have we got a fuller picture? – 25 May 2021

Researchers from the Loneliness and Social Isolation in Mental Health Research Network, the Closing the Gap Network and the MARCH Network are coming together for a webinar to impart what they have learnt about loneliness in the UK during the pandemic, based on their latest, separate studies.

Derbyshire Creative Heritage Conference: Activism for Social Change – 27 May 2021

Derbyshire Creative Heritage Conference aims to celebrate and raise awareness of all of the excellent heritage work that is currently being delivered across Derbyshire.

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.

Art Therapy Practice Research Network Symposium – 4 June 2021

This symposium, hosted by the British Association of Art Therapists, will include presentations on the best coproduction approach in different areas of art therapy practice and research. Art therapy and coproduction have much to offer each other.

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).

Creative Ageing Forum - Older people and arts, health and wellbeing – 17 June 2021

Following interest from its members, Leeds Arts Health and Wellbeing Network has launched a forum to explore Creative Ageing. Join this meeting to explore how Leeds is becoming an age-friendly city and hear examples of great practice happening in the region.

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

Drawing on over 200 submissions from 20 countries, there will be 100+ live sessions and 10 country panels from around the world.