Posted in March 2017

Feeling Images: Photography’s Relationship with Illness, Mental Health and Wellbeing Symposium, Bristol

This one day symposium explores photography’s interactions with illness, mental health and wellbeing, asking fundamental questions such as who is such work for, and what are the ethics of engagement. Date: Friday 7th April 2017, 10am – 5pm Venue: Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX Cost: £10 / £5 concessions To Book: Visit the Watershed Website … Continue reading

Conference: Creative Bridges Conference 2017

A collaborative and interdisciplinary conference drawing on the professional, practical and personal experience of researchers, practitioners, and participants to explore and expand the diversity of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) from a range of disciplines (literature, counselling & psychotherapy, neuropsychology, medicine, emotional geography, socio-spiritual approaches), to showcase relevant research and practice, assess the current … Continue reading

Opportunity: RSPH Health & Wellbeing Awards 2017

Opportunity: RSPH Health & Wellbeing Awards 2017

Now in its tenth year, the Health & Wellbeing Awards is the UK’s premier scheme for promoting health and wellbeing. Read on for guidance on how to enter. Deadline for entries: 5pm on Friday 28 April 2017 Entering will provide your team and organisation with the chance to gain formal recognition for its contribution to public … Continue reading

Resource: Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society, a House of Lords report

The House of Lords select committee on charities has now published its report, entitled Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society. This is a substantial, wide-ranging and important piece of work that should and will shape our sector going forward. The analysis and recommendations of this cross-party committee’s report recognise that Britain benefits greatly from our sector. But … Continue reading

Opportunity: Call out for ‘This is what we do’ case studies for participatory arts

The University of Sunderland is developing an ‘Introduction to Participatory Arts’ MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). Funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, it’ll include many materials from the original national ArtWorks programme as well as more recent resources created by ArtWorks legacy projects. We’re seeking to add to content we’ve already got with new video and … Continue reading