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/
Performance, The Singing Hospital - 30 April 2019 To coincide with the exhibition ‘Catch your Breath’, the RCP Museum have partnered with the Singing for Breathing groups at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. The choir will premiere a new participatory composition The Singing Hospital by composer Victoria Hume. Singing for Breathing workshops support adults with COPD, an incurable respiratory condition which makes breathing difficult but can be better managed through singing.
ED Festival, getting London excited about medicine 9 May 2019 Over four days from the 9th – 12th May 2019 we’ll be getting London excited about medicine through a diverse programme of experiences, exhibitions, talks and activities. From behind the scenes tours of hospitals and specifically curated exhibitions, to talks from world experts and hands-on technology demonstrations – there’s something for all ages and interests. http://medlondon.org/
Arts4Dementia social prescribing and dementia conference 16 May 2019, The Wellcome Collection, London This first UK conference on social prescribing for dementia is designed to achieve direction to arts as pre- and post-diagnostic support. It is targeted at GPs, social prescribers and those working with the arts, heritage, creativity, memory and care services Read more
Get Creative Festival 11th - 19th May 2019, across the UK The Get Creative Festival is back this May and will be bigger and better than ever. Last year there were almost 1,500 events that brought joy and creative opportunities to communities all across the UK. The festival organisers hope to see even more happening this May so they are inviting all of you to join the biggest ever celebration of everyday creativity by adding your events! Read more
Exhibition, Facing Out: Life After Treatment for Facial Cancer until 2 June 2019 Facing Out is an exhibition of portraits by Lucy Burscough of people who have experienced facial cancers together with their choice of artworks from the Whitworth’s collections. In the exhibition, the participants’ voices, experience and expertise are front and centre. The associated programme of musical performances, film screenings, workshops and talks, has been co-curated by the Facing Out participants with support from gallery staff. manchester.ac.uk/whitworth
Southampton & Hampshire Arts in Health Network
Hampshire :Arts4health.hants @gmail Lesley on 07454323026 : Southampton Forum EmailR.Kinge@southamptonvs.org.uk