A Mental Spaghetti 2016, here’s to the future!

2016, despite its infamy as a problematic and troublesome year, brought us many positives and much pleasure in the form of large scale group exhibitions, our first ‘Spaghetti School’ residency at Free Space Gallery, and working with some of our favourite comrades on exciting new projects designed to spark debate and question closed answers. We…

Exhibition: Letting in the Light

Image above from previous Daily Life Ltd lightbox exhibition in Dalston. What: Letting in the Light: an exhibition of powerful, affecting and exuberant work to light up our lives When: 25 January – 24 March 2016 Where: Centre of Stratford Mental Spaghetti is really excited that three of our favourite comrades – Daily Life Ltd,…

Event: Cure All Karaoke!

Come one, come all, come sing your little heart out! News is that there’s something fun for you to do this Friday, east London way, courtesy of our comrades, Daily Life Ltd. Read on, chums… What: Karaoke Extravaganza! When: Friday 4th December 2015, 7:30pm – late Where: Chats Palace, Hackney, London E9 6DF CURE ALL…

Roving Diagnostic Unit

Mental Spaghetti has been invited to join Bobby Baker and her team as part of the Roving Diagnostic Unit at Shuffle Festival, taking place tomorrow, 25th July 2015! Check out the details below and come and join us for investigations, tea, cake, and later, a top notch, Cure All Cabaret (tickets for both available here).

The Daily Life Ltd needs YOU!

Our friends and comrades in art and mental health, The Daily Life Ltd, led by Bobby Baker (not a man), have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for 3 new animations starring Dr Bobby, Roxy and Rudi. Together they will spread the word about their fantastic arts & mental health programme. Can you help? Here…

Bobby Baker’s diary drawings.

In June 2009 I went to the Wellcome Trust museum to see a wealth of drawings, watercolour paintings and diary entries by the performance artist and once mental health service user Bobby Baker. It was truly an astounding body of work; Bobby had written an entry for nearly every day of her time as both…