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May 17, 2022

Announcement: Catherine Simpson and Kathryn Joseph to appear at SMHAF Writing Awards

Acclaimed author Catherine Simpson will host the SMHAF Writing Awards, held in partnership with Bipolar…
May 17, 2022

All Of Me: Interview with Caroline Horton

Caroline Horton, writer and performer of All Of Me, spoke to SMHAF ahead of the…
May 12, 2022

Uncle: Q&A with Michelle Jones

Uncle director Michelle Jones spoke to us ahead of its screening at SMHAF 2022 in…
May 11, 2022

Sean Lìonadh's Too Rough Wins Grand Jury Prize at SMHAF 2022

Too Rough was announced as the winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Scottish…
May 05, 2022

Too Rough: Q&A with Sean Lìonadh

Sean Lìonadh, director of Too Rough, spoke to us ahead of its screening at the…
April 27, 2022

Kathryn Joseph, Adura Onashile and Laura Cameron-Lewis create SMHAF tribute to the late Beldina Odenyo…

Kathryn Joseph's version of A Way From Rage will premiere at Gathering on Wednesday 4…
April 26, 2022

One Mississippi: Mariem Omari Q&A

One Mississippi writer Mariem Omari reflects on the show's five-year journey.
April 26, 2022

Focus on Film: Screenings and Guest Announcements

Our annual film programme in Glasgow takes place from 12-15 May, launching with the International…
April 22, 2022

Gather for our International Film Awards

We invite you to gather at the CCA in Glasgow for our four-day film festival,…
April 19, 2022

Join us for a Gathering

We are excited to announce the programme for Gathering, our opening showcase event at the…
April 08, 2022

SMHAF 2022: Festival Highlights

How will you Gather with us this May?
April 07, 2022

Volunteer Opportunities at SMHAF 2022

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with the…
April 07, 2022

SMHAF Invites You to Gather from 4-24 May 2022

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) is exploring the theme Gather as it returns…
March 31, 2022

Five Gather artist commissions announced

We are delighted to announce five new online artist commissions in response to our 2022…
March 14, 2022

Reclaiming Our Heritage: Legacy Event

We are excited to announce the legacy event for the Reclaiming Our Heritage project, in…
February 14, 2022

Though This Be Madness: Skye Loneragan Q&A

Skye Loneragan’s theatre show, Though This Be Madness, tells a powerful, poignant and funny story…
February 09, 2022

Mental Health Arts Network: Gatherings

The Mental Health Arts Network is a new project, supported by the Baring Foundation, to…
February 07, 2022

Artist Commission: Gather

Gather is a series of five new artist commissions. The fee for each one is…
December 21, 2021

Theo Panagopoulos: Reflections on the New Promoters scheme

Filmmaker and curator Theo Panagopoulous reflects on his experiences working with SMHAF as part of…
December 15, 2021

Call for Entries, SMHAF 2022 Writing Competition: 'Gather'

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival is delighted to launch its 2022 Writing Competition, held…