Programme for the 2017 Conference
“Arts and culture, such as music, dance and theatre, can play an important role throughout life in supporting people to be healthier and happier. From community projects to arts therapies in clinical settings across the country, evidence-based arts interventions are making a positive difference to people’s health and wellbeing.” Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England


Programme Day by Day

Please use the links below for full details about each day's programme of events.


Monday 19th June

Tuesday 20th June

Wednesday 21st June


Poster Presentations

Foyer exhibitions:

The World's First Knitted Wisdom Dispensing Machine

Making the Invisible Visible


Please read through the options for parallel sessions and then choose your sessions here.

The overview programme can be downloaded here. You can see a list of contributors here.

The conference will begin with registration at City Hall, College Green, Bristol from 8.30am on Monday 19th June and end at 4pm on Wednesday 21st June.


The Conference Chairs

Monday 19th June: Professor Richard Parish

Tuesday 20th June: Poppy Jaman

Wednesday 21st June: Professor Paul Dieppe


Keynote speakers and performers: