Borderline Arts 8 hour Artathon

Eight Hour Artathon to Tackle Mental Health Stigma Nine artists are doing an all-nighter to make art for 8-hours straight… “This Saturday 24th October, while you’ll all be tucked up in your beds, 9 of us are giving up our lovely warm beds for a night to spend 8 hours solid (overnight) creating art to…

World Mental Health Day: FLIGHT

What: Workshops and Installations When: Saturday 10th October, 1:30-5:00pm Where: Tate Modern, London FLIGHT – Celebrating World Mental Health Day Join Outside In and other creative organisations working with artists who have experience mental health issues on Saturday 10 October in Tate Modern’s East Room to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The afternoon will feature…

Event: Art & Music for the Mind, Kingston

‘Sound 1’ What: Art & Music for the Mind When: Saturday 10th October, 2015 Where: All Saints Church, Kingston upon Thames (see FB link for full details) Artist TEMPOK got in touch to let us know he is taking part in Kingston Mental Health Festival in support of World Mental Health day on Saturday October…

London: Walking to Wellness

What: Walking tours Where: London When: Various! See below Hello dear readers! Many updates coming your way soon, including a round-up of what we were doing in Barking, but in the meantime I’d like to share this news from our friends at ThinkArts!. Not strictly an art event, but an outing from an art group….

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).

WORKSHOP & EXHIBITION CALL: Ubuntu Arts – ‘Lost & Found’ @ Goodmayes

What: ‘Lost & Found’ – Free Creative Workshop & Exhibition Opportunity from Ubuntu Arts Where: The Art Room, Goodmayes When: Thursday 30th July to Thursday 20th August, and Thursday 3rd September to Thursday 24th September Exhibition Opportunity: Ubuntu Arts are a London based non-profit art collective. Following their successful ‘Reaching Out’ event in March 2014…

EXHIBITION: ‘Dreams: Hurt, Hope & Happiness’

PLETHORA OF EMOTIONS II, Paulo Tercio 2014, oil on gesso, 75x60cm | website What: Exhibition Where: The Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham (more info here) When: 21 May – 25 September, 2015 Bit late to the party on this one, so I’m writing it up quick, quick! Apologies to City Arts in advance for lifting…

Thoughts on our Outside In visit

Mental Spaghetti took a rather scenic South Downs-traversing train trip to Chichester last week, to meet our friends at Outside In, hear their latest news, and to finally check out the fine collections on display at Pallant House Gallery – more on that later. If you’re reading this right now, it means you’ve found our…

Intuitive mosaics by Nek Chand at Pallant House Gallery

Before we share our thoughts on our recent visit to Outside In and Pallant House Gallery (blog post coming in the next few days), we’d like to share with you, dear readers, what they have coming up at Outside In. It’s exciting. It’s more than exciting. It’s…Nek Chand! In their latest newsletter (sign up here…

Spaghetti & The Yeti at FreeSpace Gallery.

Ever fancied hand-publishing the story of YOU in a multi-fold, one tear only, no staple, no glue book, to the many-layered tunes of potatoes, onions and garden-found Action Men, sweetly strummed, plinked and plonked by the nation’s favourite poet-ato, Mr John Hegley? Too late. We’ve already gone and done it. But hey, you can read…