March 26, 2020

Arts at Home

For SMHAF 2020, we will be developing an online programme aimed at supporting our creative communities,…
March 26, 2020

SMHAF 2020: Our Response to Coronavirus

The last few weeks have been a difficult time for us all, with huge changes,…
March 17, 2020

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are very sorry to announce that, given the current Government advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19),…
March 02, 2020

Job opportunity: Freelance Marketing & Volunteer Officer at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival

We are looking for a freelance Marketing & Volunteer Coordinator to join our festival team…
February 04, 2020

Jenni Fagan to host SMHAF Writing Awards

We are delighted to announce that acclaimed author Jenni Fagan will host this year’s Scottish…
February 03, 2020

Call for Entries: All, Entire, Whole

See Me Scotland is looking for artists for an exhibition as part of the Scottish…
December 06, 2019

Call for Entries: SMHAF Writing Competition

The SMHAF Writing Competition, held in partnership with Bipolar Scotland, is now OPEN for entries.…
December 06, 2019

Podcast: Being Heard at Out Of Sight Out Of Mind

Podcaster Nina Abeysuriya interviewed some of the artists involved in Out Of Sight Out Of Mind,…
September 20, 2019

Autumn Touring Shows: The Box and Viola

Two shows which premiered at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival in recent years are…
August 23, 2019

Caroline Horton wins 2019 Mental Health Fringe Award

All Of Me, by Caroline Horton, is the winner of the 2019 Mental Health Fringe…
August 22, 2019

Shortlist announced for 2019 Mental Health Fringe Award

The shortlist for this year’s Mental Health Fringe Award has been announced, with seven Edinburgh…
August 19, 2019

SMHAF 2019 attracts 25,000 attendances

The 13th Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival attracted total audiences of 25,000, making it the…
July 29, 2019

Reclaiming Our Heritage: Launch Event

The Mental Health Foundation is hosting a launch event for our new arts heritage project…
July 22, 2019

Mental Health Fringe Award returns for third year

The Mental Health Fringe Award is to return to the Edinburgh festival for a third…
July 11, 2019

Volunteer Opportunity: Reclaiming Our Heritage

Do you have a passion for people? Do you care about the arts? Are you…
June 17, 2019

MenTalkHealth Podcast: All, Entire, Whole

MenTalkHealth is at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, meeting some of the amazing contributors…
June 11, 2019

Video Interview: Robbie Fraser on Final Ascent

Simon Jay interviews Robbie Fraser, director of Final Ascent: The Legend of Hamish MacInnes, as…
June 05, 2019

Podcast: Body Talk

Nina Abeysuriya presents Being On The Inside, a new podcast which addresses mental health issues.
June 03, 2019

Making Reality: A Personal Journey Through Psychosis

Talking Heads reporter Louise Farquhar reviews Emily Furneaux's performance of She Stepped Backwards in Front…
June 03, 2019

Photo Essay: Belonging by LGBT Wellbeing Collective

In this Talking Heads piece, reporter Amy Ortiz has used photography to capture Belonging, an…