Events

The 2023 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival programme took place across Scotland from 4 – 22 October 2023.

A small number of events are continuing or are still to come, you can explore these events below.

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Visual Arts

Truth To Power // Not Alone Collective  

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, Coatbridge
FREE

Speaking truth to power, this exhibition from the Not Alone Collective is a visually striking culmination of lived-experience, research and collective empowerment. 

Spoken Word

Mindful Voices  

Online
FREE

Tune into Mindful Voices, Ten for Zen’s series of three short podcasts, to hear Martin Stepek, one of Scotland’s foremost teachers of mindfulness.

Digital

Amplifying Artistry 

Online
FREE

This brand new podcast series celebrates the resilience of the people in North Lanarkshire who identify as artists.

Visual Arts

Creative Painting  

12 October 2023-19 October 2023
Lanark Memorial Hall, Lanark
FREE

Participate in a painting class and bring out your creative side.   

Crafts

Listening to Lone Parents  

The Salvation Army in Motherwell, Motherwell
FREE (with lunch provided)

Lone parents and their children are invited to take part in two sessions that will foster creativity and create a space for peer support and discussion, empowering them to feel more connected to their community, their family and their own wellbeing.   To slow down and appreciate what can be found around us, the first session […]

Visual Arts

Recovery Revolution 

Airdrie Recovery Café, Airdrie
FREE

This series of therapeutic art workshops will form part of weekly Recovery Cafes for people facing addiction in North Lanarkshire.

Multi-Arts

Revolution of Change in Carstairs Junction 

Carstairs Junction Community Hall, Carstairs Junction
FREE

This special event will showcase new artworks and music created by Carstairs Junction Adult Health & Wellbeing Group.

Visual Arts

Revolution @ten  

8 September 2023-20 October 2023
Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld
FREE

Cumbernauld Theatre will present a sharing of visual artworks produced in a series of workshops led by Robert Thomas James Mills

Visual Arts

Recovery Revolution 

6 October 2023-13 October 2023
Forgewood Community Centre, Motherwell
FREE

This series of therapeutic art workshops will form part of weekly Recovery Cafes for people facing addiction in North Lanarkshire.

Plastic windmills in a field.
Visual Arts

Keep on Turning

Main Street, Holytown
FREE

Come along to this creative drop-in session, one of several taking place across Lanarkshire, and contribute to an art installation exploring issues related to mental health.