Play: Get Yourself Together

What: Theatre play When: Thu 05 Nov – Fri 06 Nov, 7.30pm Where: Camden People’s Theatre Ticket Information: £12 / 10, available here Presented by Josh Coates Part of ‘Fitter Happier More Productive’: a selection of cutting-edge artists respond to the cult of self-betterment, and explore how it feels to be imperfect in its shadow….

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….

Better, Drawn.

A good friend in mental health sent me a link to a website called Better, Drawn. It’s a fantastic site, full of high quality submissions. Basically Better, Drawn is a website for “comics drawn by people with experience of living with long-term mental and physical illnesses.” Below is their explanation of who and what they…

Breakthrough Arts in Health event, Manchester.

“Breakthrough are delighted to announce that they are holding another Arts in Health Event in Manchester on Friday the 10th of June, 2011. We are keen to build on the momentum generated from previous events, using the setting as a way in which to promote positive practice, showcase the talents of service users, bring people…

Art Therapy Alliance.

I found a great Facebook Page the other day – Art Therapy Alliance. In their own words they “embrace social media & connection online to promote art therapy, the work of art therapists, & build community. The Art Therapy Alliance is an online professional group for art therapists on LinkedIn and fans on Facebook founded…

Museum Overtaci

I was recently told about an exhibition of art in mental health, by service users, happening in Denmark. The teller was also kind enough to supply a link to the museum so, with not a minute to waste, I stick it up here on the blog. Museum Overtaci is situated in Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov. It is…