Opportunities in Arts in Health

Hear about a wide range of opportunties for arts and health professionals in Wales and beyond.

Latest Opportunities

Writing to Heal

Location: Tŷ Newydd, Llanystumdwy, Cricieth, Gwynedd, LL52 0LW | Start Date: 14 October 2019

Summary: This course will explore how creative writing and reading can assist the healing process. We will experience first-hand the power of personal writing and use this to explore how we can help others. https://www.tynewydd.wales/course/writing-to-heal/

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Case Study Evaluation Writing Training Workshop

Location: Ty Pawb, Wrexham | Start Date: 10th October 2019

Summary: A full day case study training event led by Jane Willis of Willis Newson, supporting colleagues to write robust and credible arts and health case studies. The training runs from 10am - 4pm at Ty Pawb, Wrexham. It is free, but limited to 20 participants.

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Research Fellow, Arts and Health, Y Lab

Location: Cardiff | Start Date: to be confirmed

Summary: Research Fellow, Arts and Health, Y Lab Cardiff University School of Social Sciences is looking to recruit a Research Fellow, Arts and Health to work in the Y Lab research centre that is located within the School. Deadline 19th August.

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Social Value Training Workshops

Location: Big Pit and Bangor University | Start Date: 11th September and 2nd October

Summary: WAHWN is working with the Bangor University Social Value Hub to deliver Social Value workshops in Bangor and Torfaen. Learn how to measure the social, environment and cost value of your arts and health interventions

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Celf-Able Fundraiser

Location: Oriel Davies, Newtown | Start Date: July 20th 2019

Summary: Dragons for sale! Disabled-led inclusive art group Celf-Able are holding a fundraising event, with a 'secret art sale' of postcards in sealed envelopes, original artworks in a lucky squares raffle, and dragon pictures for sale. You could pick up a piece of original art for as little as £5!

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Rubicon Dance Summer CDP programme

Location: Cardiff | Start Date: 17th July 2019

Summary: Rubicon Dance Summer CPD Programme - People in Recovery from Addiction; Dance for Dementia and Working with Young People

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Art Auction

Location: Cardiff | Start Date: Thursday 27 June

Summary: A great opportunity to pick up some fantastic Welsh art at bargain prices! Please come to the Kooywood Gallery in Museum Place on Thursday 27 June at 6.30 pm for a 7pm start. Free entry - and you get a free glass of fizz or arrival. Booking details at https://mihc.org.uk/event/art-auction/

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Arts and Health Coordinator

Location: Cwm Taf University Health Board | Start Date: Deadline 20th June

Summary: Part time Arts and Health Coordinator role with Cwm Taf Health Board - deadline 20th June 2019 http://jobs.cwmtafuhb.wales.nhs.uk/job/UK/Merthyr_Tydfil/Abercynon/Cwm_Taf_Morgannwg_University_Health_Board/Arts_Health/Arts_Health-v1744878?_ts=1

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Call out for Wales based Galleries to host Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Awards

Location: Wales | Start Date: Deadline 6th June

Summary: Call out for applications from venues to host the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award, Artist Commission 2020. Galleries, museums and visual arts venues throughout the United Kingdom are invited to submit proposals to host the Award, worth £15,000.

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NESTA How can the arts help keep people healthy and well in Wales? Conversation Workshops

Location: pan Wales | Start Date: June 2019

Summary: NESTA workshop conversations on arts and health as part of their wider arts and health programme in partnership with Arts Council of Wales and Cardiff University https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/y-lab-13007087697 and an invite to complete the NESTA arts and health survey https://app.doopol

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Programme Manager Arts & Health NESTA

Location: Cardiff | Start Date: May 2019

Summary: A fixed term contract opportunity for a Programme Manager Arts & Health with NESTA based in Cardiff https://www.nesta.org.uk/jobs/programme-manager-arts-and-health/

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Call Out For Case Studies - Dance for Health

Location: Wales | Start Date: May 2019

Summary: WAHWN has a call out for case studies in advance of Cross Party Group on Arts and Health meetings. The July meeting will focus on Dance for Health and falls prevention and September will focus on arts in care homes.

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Cynon Valley Singing for Lung Health Group

Location: Abercynon Community Centre Station Rd. Abercynon Mountain Ash CF45 4TA | Start Date: Every Wednesday 11am-12pm

Summary: This is a Singing group for people living with chronic obstructive or restrictive respiritory disease. Research is showing that singing aids a return to optimum breathing capacity for those with respiritory conditions. THIS IS NOT ABOUT BECOMING A GREAT SINGER..YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE ABLE TO SING!!

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Public Health Wales Roadshows - Creative Connections

Location: Wales | Start Date: 21st May - 14th June 2019

Summary: Public Health Wales in partnership with Arts Council of Wales - 5 roadshows across Wales showcasing local and national work on arts, health and well-being

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Supportive Cafe for Carers

Location: St Peter's Church, Cockett Road, Swansea | Start Date: Monday 13th May 2019

Summary: 10 week art course and social time for carers, run by Tina Grant of Art Break.

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Age of Creativity - Roaming Provocateurs Wanted

Location: Oxford | Start Date: 2nd May 2019

Summary: The Age of Creativity Headline Conference are seeking two creative professionals from different artistic specialisms to respond and reflect to discussions on the day. There is a £400 inclusive fee available.

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Location: Cwmbran-Torfaen | Start Date: Immediately

Summary: To develop and coordinate the Torfaen/Caerphilly Fusion Network across both counties; ensuring outcomes for families and individuals are improved through innovative arts, cultural and heritage engagement that aligns with Welsh Governments’ tackling poverty through Building Resilient Communities.

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Register your art programmes with older people

Location: Wales | Start Date: 2nd April 2019

Summary: REGISTER YOUR ARTS PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER PEOPLE The King's College, London are working with the Baring Foundation to look at how the field of arts and older people has developed over the past decade. The results of this research will be published as a report at the end of 2019.

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Early Career Researcher Arts and Health Opportunity

Location: Manchester Met University

Summary: A new job for an early career researcher to work alongside Clive Parkinson at Arts for Health and which will be critical in the development of the Manchester Institute for Arts, Health & Social Change. http://artsforhealthmmu.blogspot.com/2019/03/a-new-post-at-arts-for-health.html

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Arts in Health Project Manager

Location: Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Summary: Part time Arts in Health Project Manager at Cardiff & Vale UHB. Closing date for applications is 25th March 2019. http://jobs.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/

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Creative & Credible Arts & Health Evaluation Training

Location: Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University | Start Date: 27th - 28th March 2019

Summary: An essential two day training programme on how to plan and write robust case studies. Suitable for practitioners, organisations and anyone working in the field who want to understand how to create robust and credible evidence. Only 2 spaces left. Contact angela@wahwn.cymru for more information

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WAHWN Mid Wales Meeting

Location: Aberystwyth Arts Centre | Start Date: 13th March 2019

Summary: WAHWN Mid Wales meeting 10.30am - 2pm. An opportunity to network with colleagues, hear about best practice, plus sector updates and developments.

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Call for examples of arts and mental health projects

Location: Baring Foundation | Start Date: Immediately

Summary: The Baring Foundation has put a call out to arts organisations that engage people with a mental health condition in creative activity. Anyone with references of relevant work should send these to david.cutler@uk.ing.com by 28th March.

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Project Lush! - a one-day 'writing spa' with Stephanie Dale & Kate Pawsey.

Location: Drefach Felindre, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire. | Start Date: Saturday June 22nd

Summary: A creative, reflective and expressive group workshop co-facilitated by two experienced writing for wellbeing practitioners. Two parts: in Song of the Soul, Steph takes you gently over the threshold from thinking into writing; in Contained Space, Kate explores the freedom that a framework provides.

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WAHWN Mid Wales Meeting

Location: Aberystwyth Arts Centre | Start Date: Wednesday 13th March 2019, 10.30 - 2pm

Summary: The next WAHWN meeting will take place on 13th March 2019 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre between 10.30 - 2pm.

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WAHWN South Wales Meeting

Location: Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran | Start Date: 19th February 2019 - 11.30 - 2pm

Summary: WAHWN South Wales meeting open to all but booking is essential. Please email cymru@engage.org. When reserving a place, please let us have any access or dietary requirements.

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Gardening Club: Call for Volunteers

Location: Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham | Start Date: 08/02/2019

Summary: Would you like to get involved with an exciting new community gardening project in Wrexham town centre? Tŷ Pawb are looking to assemble a keen group of green-fingered gardeners and hobby horticulturists to cultivate a new community roof top garden!

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