Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) will take place in venues across Scotland from 3rd - 26th May 2019, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health.

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

About Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

Now in its 13th year, SMHAF is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. By engaging with artists, connecting with communities and forming collaborations, we celebrate the artistic achievements of people with experience of mental health issues, explore the relationship between creativity and the mind, and promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

Launched in 2007, SMHAF has grown into one of the largest festivals of its kind in the world, with over 300 events and 25,000 attendees across Scotland each year. Its innovative approach, combining high quality artistic events with community led programming and a social justice agenda, has been replicated internationally.

Find out more at www.mhfestival.com

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Scotland’s Mental Health First Aider Training
Scotland’s Mental Health First Aider Training
19th Aug 2019 - 20th Aug 2019
Glasgow Cognitive Therapy Centre, Glasgow City Centre
This 2 day course helps equip FAs with knowledge and skills to support and signpost any person experiencing mental health issues or illness to the most appropriate help.
Early Evening Summer Stroll
Early Evening Summer Stroll
19th August 2019
Castlemilk Park, Glasgow South Side
This summer why not join an early evening health walk and discover the woodlands and wildlife of Castlemilk Park!
Starting Solids Sessions
Starting Solids Sessions
19th August 2019
NA, Glasgow South Side
Is your baby around 12 weeks old? If so then you can expect to receive an invitation soon, from your Health Visitor, to your local Starting Solids Session!
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Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Portrait Club
Portrait Club
19th August 2019
Hillhead Bookclub, Glasgow West End
Join Drawing Life at Hillhead Bookclub on Mondays for their friendly and relaxed portrait drawing session!
Clack and Yak
Clack and Yak
19th August 2019
Platform Glasgow, Glasgow East End
Get those knitting needles out and enjoy a chat and a cuppa whilst knitting, sewing or crocheting something for yourself or family and friends at Platform Glasgow's Clack and Yak!
Art Factory
Art Factory
20th August 2019
Platform Glasgow, Glasgow East End
Platform Glasgow's Art Factory is a visual arts and crafts drop in studio for adults who wish to learn to draw, paint or make things!
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Books Events you might like...

Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme
19th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
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Toddlers Tales
19th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
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Bounce and Rhyme
20th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
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Dance Events you might like...

Tango Bar
Tango Bar
21st August 2019
Blackfriars, Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow's longest running Argentine Tango club night is held every Wednesday evening downstairs at Blackfriars in the Merchant City!
Weekly Jive Class with Rock n Roll Revolution
Weekly Jive Class with Rock n Roll Revolution
22nd August 2019
Kirkintilloch Miners Welfare & Social Club, Kirkintilloch
Join Rock n Roll Revolution for their weekly Jive Classes on Thursdays at Kirkintilloch Miners, beginners and experienced dancers always welcome!
Pride of Ireland
Pride of Ireland
24th August 2019
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow City Centre
Join an all star cast of Ireland's most talented performers at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as they take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved culture!
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Days Out Events you might like...

Young, Fun and Type One
Young, Fun and Type One
24th August 2019
The Studio Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
If you're aged 16-30 and have Type 1 diabetes, come and join Diabetes Scotland in Glasgow on Saturday 24th August for a free all day event!
Cumnock Highland Games
Cumnock Highland Games
25th August 2019
NA, Cumnock
Cumnock's annual Highland Games returns to Woodroad Park on Sunday 25th August - they're a great family day out in the heart of Ayrshire!
Off The Beatson Track
Off The Beatson Track
25th August 2019
NA, Glasgow West End
Off The Beatson Track is back for it's sixth year on Sunday 25th August and it’s going to be bigger, better and yellower than ever before!
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Exhibitions Events you might like...

A Donder Around Scotland Exhibition
A Donder Around Scotland Exhibition
23rd Aug 2019 - 23rd Sep 2019
Scotlandart.com Galleries, Glasgow City Centre
ScotlandArt Gallery presents 'A Donder Around Scotland' Exhibition celebrating Scottish landscapes from artists including Elaine Cunningham, Martin Gash, David Deamer and Andrew Tough!
Graven Images
Graven Images
23rd Aug 2019 - 25th Aug 2019
New Glasgow Society, Glasgow West End
Graven Images is an exhibition of sculpture and painting by eight Glasgow based artists at New Glasgow Society.
Gallowgate Artists Studios Summer Exhibition
Gallowgate Artists Studios Summer Exhibition
23rd August 2019
Gallowgate Artists Studios, Glasgow East End
Gallowgate Artists Studios, one of the oldest artists studios in Glasgow, is hosting their Summer Exhibition featuring work from 15 artists between August 23rd and September 1st!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

IT Professional Training Kids Academic Classes
IT Professional Training Kids Academic Classes
19th August 2019
IT Professional Training (ITPT) Glasgow, Glasgow South Side
IT Professional Training proudly presents Kids Academic Classes at their Glasgow training center covering MS Office, Block Coding and Python!
Starting Solids Sessions
Starting Solids Sessions
19th August 2019
NA, Glasgow South Side
Is your baby around 12 weeks old? If so then you can expect to receive an invitation soon, from your Health Visitor, to your local Starting Solids Session!
Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme
19th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
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Film Events you might like...

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films
24th August 2019
Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow Film Theatre's weekly Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!
MAMMA MIA Sing-Along
MAMMA MIA Sing-Along
30th August 2019
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow City Centre
Come join us at the Panopticon and belt out your favourite ABBA songs with a MAMMA MIA Sing-Along on Friday 30th August!
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films
31st August 2019
Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow Film Theatre's weekly Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!
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Music Events you might like...

Amélie
Amélie
19th Aug 2019 - 24th Aug 2019
Kings Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Amélie The Musical, an adaptation of the much-loved 2001 award-winning film Amélie, will embark on an extensive UK tour in May, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in August!
Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme
19th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales
Toddlers Tales
19th August 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
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Nights Out Events you might like...

Amélie
Amélie
19th Aug 2019 - 24th Aug 2019
Kings Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
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Unplugged Jam Session
Unplugged Jam Session
19th August 2019
Sweeneys On The Park, Glasgow South Side
Join the Southside Sessions every Monday night for an informal jam session in Sweeney's live lounge!
Uncle Baji’s Pub Quiz
Uncle Baji’s Pub Quiz
20th August 2019
Firebird, Glasgow West End
Bring your pals and have a go at one of the hardest pub quizzes the fine city of Glasgow has to offer... Uncle Baji's Pub Quiz at Firebird!
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Talks and Lectures Events you might like...

Insight Talks at the Hunterian
Insight Talks at the Hunterian
20th August 2019
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow West End
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
Free Robotic-Assisted Surgery Launch Event For Hips and Knees
Free Robotic-Assisted Surgery Launch Event For Hips and Knees
21st August 2019
Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow South Side
Join Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons Mr Jibu Joseph and Mr David Allen at Glasgow Science Centre as they discuss how MAKO robotic-arm assisted surgery is changing the face of hip and knee surgery.
R. F. Kuang launches The Dragon Republic
R. F. Kuang launches The Dragon Republic
22nd August 2019
Waterstones Argyle Street, Glasgow City Centre
R. F. Kuang joins the team at Waterstones Argyle Street on Thursday 22nd August to launch one of the most hotly anticipated sequels of 2019, The Dragon Republic!
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Theatre Events you might like...

Amélie
Amélie
19th Aug 2019 - 24th Aug 2019
Kings Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
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Pride of Ireland
Pride of Ireland
24th August 2019
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow City Centre
Join an all star cast of Ireland's most talented performers at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as they take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved culture!
Some Guys Have All the Luck
Some Guys Have All the Luck
25th August 2019
Kings Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Some Guys Have All the Luck, celebrating the career of rock icon Rod Stewart, returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow on 25th August!
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