This is where you will find events run by or in partnership with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance. For other events, please check our twitter feed.

Creativity & Wellbeing Week 2020! 18-22 May

Together with our partners London Arts in Health Forum, we are delighted to confirm that Creativity & Wellbeing Week will be a virtual event from 18-24 May 2020. We are re-imagining the Week, but keeping its core identity as a festival celebrating the groundbreaking work happening around the country bringing together culture, creativity, health and wellbeing. Our theme remains Positive Futures.

A Culture of Care: National conference 19-20 March 2020

We have taken the decision to postpone A Culture of Care, due to be held on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 March 2020 at Derby Museum. We will be in touch soon with information about a reimagined event.

Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 21-23 June 2021

We are delighted to announce the dates for the next Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference, which will be in Bristol on 21/22/23 June 2021

The 2017 conference involved over 400 delegates and speakers from 23 countries. Since the publication of the Creative Health report, the field of arts, culture, health and wellbeing seems to be in a state of high energy and we anticipate a lot of interest in the conference. Information on submitting an abstract will be available in June 2020.

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A picture of a Parkinson's dance class, led by Pavillion Dance South West
Parkinson's dance class, Pavillion Dance South West

Arts & Health South West annual conference 31 Oct-1 Nov 2019

'Creativity at the Heart of Human Flourishing' will be held at Ocean Studios, Plymouth.

Day 1 will focus on developing a collaborative regional strategy for arts and health; day 2 is being run in partnership with Public Health England South West and will focus on Loneliness and Mental Health. Please find further information here

The Art of Wellbeing: 14 June 2019, Burnley, Lancashire

A symposium exploring the relationship between meaningful arts engagement and individual and community wellbeing

Hosted by Creative People and Places network and Super Slow Way in partnership with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance

Where: University of Central Lancashire, Burnley Campus, 14 June 2019, 10:00 – 16:30

Artists Practising Well: Support for creative and cultural practitioners working with health and wellbeing

This half-day discussion will focus on the results of research conducted by Nicola Naismith. Nicola will present her initial findings before a broader discussion and workshop to explore how we can improve support and make creative and cultural practice in relation to health and wellbeing sustainable and beneficial to facilitators as well as participants.

#CHWAdeclares twitter chat

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance held its first Twitter Chat on 27 September (12:30-13:30) to discuss our draft emergency declaration, and to work with you to find our how we can contribute to changing the direction of climate change and environmental degradation.

‘Mirror Image’ - An Opportunity for Cultural Practitioners to Reflect on Wellbeing

Thursday October 3, 1.30-4.30pm.
Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH

Cultures of Health and Wellbeing

The Alliance‘s first annual conference was held at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums in Newcastle on the 21st and 22nd March 2019.

Creativity and Wellbeing Week

Creativity & Wellbeing Week is a collaboration between London Arts in Health Forum and the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance and a national initiative that asks how the arts and culture can contribute to everyone's wellbeing. It will run 10-16 June 2019 across the UK.