Arts for health next forum meeting 19 September 2018 at 14:00 to 16:00 at City Eye Studio 144 Above Bar Southampton: Marina White Raven is a socially engaged artist with extensive experience working alongside those who are socially disadvantaged, imprisoned and/or suffering with mental health issues by facilitating arts and health projects. She is going to do a talk about her project "BLACK DOG GOES TO UNIVERSITY"
Age of Creativity Festival October 2018 The second Age of Creativity festival will run for the first two weeks of October 2018. Events are being planned now. http://ageofcreativity.co.uk/festival/
Campaign to End Loneliness conference, London 9 October 2018 “Be More Us: Belonging and Community” is the Campaign’s 4th annual conference and seeks to celebrate, showcase, and explore the role of culture, sport and the arts in tackling loneliness. Read more
Power of Music conference, University of Nottingham – 12 October 2018 This one-day conference will focus on music in health and social care, in partnership with the Institute of Mental Health, Room 217 Foundation, Live Music Now, MHA and Lakeside Arts, the Conference will feature interactive workshops showcasing local performers and projects, such as Opus Music, the Nottingham People’s Choir and JoCo Learning & Development. Key speakers also include Dr Corene Hurt-Thaut, Dr Ming Hung Hsu and Gareth Gates. The conference is for anyone who wants to learn more about the role music plays in care, including care providers, family and volunteer caregivers, care receivers, care workers, musicians, faith-based and community agencies, students, researchers, policymakers and the community. Register here https://twitter.com/UoNCPD for updates
Engage 2018: A Social Prescription, Manchester 13-14 November 2018 This year’s Engage conference focuses on collaborations between the arts, health and education and is hosted by the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, a centre for excellence in arts and health. Engage is the lead advocacy and training network for gallery education. Read more