5 Ways to Begin - call for submissions
As part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival’s commitment to fostering new work that explores mental health,…
A Gala For Mental Health returns
We are delighted to announce that A Gala For Mental Health, our annual show at the Edinburgh Fringe, will return…
Introducing the Mental Health Fringe Award
The Mental Health Foundation is to present a new award at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, in recognition of the show…
The Dust of Everyday Life 2017: Therapy for challenging times
“If the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival is a person, then the Dust of Everyday Life is its…
Healing Voices Screening
On Thursday 4 May, Scottish Recovery Network, the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival and Glasgow University Institute of…
SMHAFF Writing Competition Now Open!
We’re delighted to announce that the SMHAFF Writing Competition is now open for 2017. Now in its fourth year, the…
SHARE YOUR STORY
We are seeking submissions for a new book documenting the lives of trans people from across the world. The book…
The Dust of Everyday Life 2017
We are delighted to announce the 2017 programme for The Dust of Everyday Life, the Mental Health Foundation’s annual symposium…

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival

The festival takes place across Scotland throughout October each year, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. The 11th festival will take place from the 10th of October 2017, follow is on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates. 

‘Time’ was the theme for the 2016 festival, the very special 10th year, which took place in venues across Scotland from 10th - 31st October.

With annual attendances of over 25,000, the 2016 festival saw over 300 events staged throughout the country, including film, performing arts, literature, music and visual arts.

Check out the 2016 Festival trailer: