FolkActive Dances Afternoon folk dance sessions for over 50s with live music Come and meet new people, keep active and learn some simple folk dances to suit all levels of activity. All sessions have live music and a caller to guide you through the dances. No partner needed. Have fun, get fitter and make new friends! Entry £5 per session including refreshments Second Wednesday of every month (except August) from 1.30pm to 3.30pm Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE Find out more and join the mailing list at http://www.folkactive.org.uk/activities/folkactive-dances/ Moving in the Moment Dementia friendly folk dance sessions with live music Folk dance sessions with live music for people affected by dementia and their carers. Each session includes a mix of live music, folk dancing, seated exercise, group activities and singing. Entry £5 per session including refreshments, carers free Then on the third Wednesday of the month (except August) from 2pm to 3.30pm Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE Join the mailing list for monthly reminders at http://www.folkactive.org.uk/activities/moment/
Professional Diploma in Group Voice Arts Therapy 13th - 16th June, The University of Chichester Learn how to create a range of sessions using the voice as a therapeutic art-form including voicescapes, singing exercises and ice-breakers, tone poems and voice and movement. An evidence-based qualification. This course is perfect for anyone wanting to work with sound-arts for health and wellbeing. You will explore improvisation, sonic-art, sound and music psychology, soundscapes, drum circles and community music making. You will also look at how to create a wealth of different sessions from simple music making to notation, story-telling and spectacular performances!
Storytelling For Health 2 - conference 27th, 28th and 29th June 2019 in South Wales, UK. The focus of this conference will be to look at how patient experiences are captured, presented and understood through story, with the hope that this will make for some provocative and productive conversations.
The renowned performance company Split Britches will be bringing a new version of their show ‘the RUFF Story’ as the keynote premiere performance. Dr Kathryn Mannix will be the keynote speaker. Dr Mannix has spent her medical career working with people who have incurable, advanced illnesses. Starting in cancer care and changing career to become a pioneer of the new discipline of palliative medicine, she has worked as a palliative care consultant in teams in hospices, hospitals and in patients’ own homes, optimising quality of life even as death is approaching. Other invited speakers include Pip Hardy & Tony Sumner of Patient Voices and Susan Ashby & Rachel White from Keele University, plus further speakers from the fields of health, storytelling and policy.
Creative Bridges International: Work & Research with Words for Wellbeing 13th & 14th July 2019 (Bristol) Creative Bridges International brings together the varied experiences of researchers, practitioners and participants to explore Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) and words for wellbeing. Drawing from a range of disciplines (literature, counselling & psychotherapy, neuropsychology and more), Creative Bridges will showcase relevant research and practice, assess the current picture of the international field and find inspiring and robust ways to bring CWTP research and practice to our diverse communities across the globe. Early Bird Deadline extended until the end of March! read more >>
Exploring creativity with the landscape inside and out 4th, 10th, 17th and 24th August from 9am 5pm In Brentor, near Tavistock, Dartmoor A one-day Dartmoor workshop using movement/arts for Self-Care and Wellbeing. Using creativity, movement, landscape, mindfulness and photography as a powerful resources for wellbeing, self-care and reflection. Multiple dates to choose from throughout summer 2019. Early Bird booking until 4th July. read more >>
Southampton & Hampshire Arts in Health Network
Hampshire :Arts4health.hants @gmail Lesley on 07454323026 : Southampton Forum EmailR.Kinge@southamptonvs.org.uk