May 11, 2021

Unusually Normal

I spent time in the enchanted woodland and did the things I was most afraid…
May 10, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week at SMHAF

Mental Health Awareness Week, led by the Mental Health Foundation, starts today and we are…
May 06, 2021

Normality?

What is normality? If you’re so inclined – and many of us are – the…
May 04, 2021

International Film Awards: Grand Jury Prize Announced

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival announced at the online International Film Awards that the…
April 29, 2021

SMHAF Announces Eight My Normality Commissions

We are delighted to announced a series of artist commissions exploring the theme ‘My Normality’.…
April 19, 2021

INDY On Demand: How To Watch

Film screenings at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2021 will take place at INDY…
April 19, 2021

Focus on Film: Screenings, Workshops & Awards

The online film programme at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2021 showcases award-winning titles…
April 12, 2021

SMHAF 2021 Programme Announced

We are delighted to announce the programme for the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2021.
February 26, 2021

Artist Commission: My Normality

My Normality is a series of six new £500 commissions, open to artists of any…
November 23, 2020

SMHAF 2021: Normality?

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return…
November 19, 2020

Call for Entries: SMHAF 2021 Writing Competition - Normality?

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival is delighted to launch its 2021 Writing Competition, in…
November 02, 2020

Out of Sight Out of Mind Launches on 12 November

Out of Sight Out of Mind, an ambitious multimedia exhibition featuring artworks by 100 individuals…
October 22, 2020

Green Ribbon Arts Festival: Get Involved From 26 October - 7 November

The Green Ribbon Arts Festival is a brand new event in Wales to promote how…
September 29, 2020

SMHAF to premiere Though This Be (online) Madness, a series of new performances by Skye…

Though This Be (online) Madness, a brand new reimagining of Skye Loneragan’s solo theatre show,…
September 07, 2020

International Film Competition: Submissions Open for 2021

Submissions are now OPEN for the International Film Competition at the Scottish Mental Health Arts…
August 20, 2020

DELTA 7EVEN announced as the winner of the Grand Jury Prize

DELTA 7EVEN has been announced as the winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the…
July 15, 2020

Representations of Schizophrenia in Popular Film

By Stephen Higham, Talking Heads reporter Schizophrenia is a heavily stigmatised mental illness. This video…
July 09, 2020

Call for Submissions: The View From Here

The Perch, a Yale creative arts journal with a broad mental health theme, announces its…
July 08, 2020

Please Complete Our Audience Survey

Thank you for engaging with the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival following our move online…
June 29, 2020

Online Film Screenings: 29 June-2 August

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival continues with its online film programme until Monday 3…