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Browse our listings to find out more about events, presentations and other activities that we organise or to which we contribute. Also find here information about other prominent events happening in the Arts and Health sector.

Events_Image_Folkestone Creative Quarter Open House

16th June 2018 – Folkestone Creative Quarter

Folkestone Singing for Health is a vibrant community choir whose members use singing together to support and maintain their health and wellbeing.

Come and hear them sing – and join in!

Singing for Health started life as a research choir in 2009, as part of the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health.

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singing for health conference

7 June 2018 - National Centre for Early Music, York

Singing for Health conference - A conference examining the benefits of singing to physical health

Led by Professor Stephen Clift, Director Sidney De Haan Centre, with colleagues including Vivien Ellis, Robert Hollingworth, Dr Rickard Åström and Dr John Dickinson, a stimulating and active day, led by musicians and clinicians, exploring Byrd’s ideas through performances, group participation, discussions and lectures – offering new insights into the benefits of singing, supported by contemporary research and practical demonstrations.

Events_Image_NAMIH Conference 2018 - Monday June 4th, Research Institute, Alder Hey

June 4th 2018 - NAMIH Conference 2018

Research Institute, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool.

The second National Association of Musicians in Healthcare Conference (NAMIH), hosted by Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in partnership with Cascade Music CIC, Rhythmix and OPUS Music with support from public funding by Arts Council England.

  • "Nationwide Singing on Prescription: reality or pie in the sky?"
    • A presentation by Dr Trish Vella Burrows, giving an overview of research evidence undertaken by the Sidney De Haan Research Centre and its effects on health and wellbeing policy.

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