Emergence Arts & Social Network Event 30th March – Tate Modern

Hi Everyone, details of the next Emergence Arts & Social Network event below… “I’m delighted to let you know the details of our next Arts and Social Network event on the 30th March at the Tate Modern. The event will consist of one of Liz Ellis’s interactive and highly enjoyable Art into Life tours. This…

George Harding at Bethlem Gallery

Text taken from SLAM website. “Challenging popular culture’s negative perception of mental health, artist George Harding’s exhibition at the Bethlem Gallery – on the grounds of the world’s oldest psychiatric hospital – seeks to shows that ‘There is Good in Us’. 1 in 4 people in the UK will have a mental health problem at…

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…

Concert for Barnet Voice.

Hello folks. Barnet Voice for Mental Health are holding a fundraising concert in the delightful St.Paul’s Church in Covent Garden and I want as many of you as possible to go. The church is also affectionately known as ‘The Actor’s Church’ because of its affiliation with – you guessed it – actors, both alive and…

Art Therapy Without Borders, Inc.

“Art Therapy Without Borders, Inc., is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit incorporation organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and networking purposes to promote, develop, and support international art therapy initiatives and the work of art therapists worldwide.  ATWB was founded in April 2010 to meet the need for an organization dedicated to a global art therapy…

Start in Manchester.

Start in Manchester is an NHS mental health organisation with a bit of a twist. They are an art in mental health organisation, nationally recognised as a leader in its field, who offer therapeutic services based on the experience of creativity. Through art and gardening courses the team help to “maintain mental wellbeing, develop coping…

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…