Black History Month- International Perspectives: The role of arts, and art therapies on the issue of diversity and mental health

15th Oct 2021, 10:00am

The Arts Centre

This is the first event of the Black History Month, Dance and Wellbeing series. This event explores some of the key issues relating to arts, art therapies and psychotherapies in relation to diversity and mental health awareness. The event will be facilitated by Dr Nisha Sajnani, who is the Director of the Drama Therapy program at New York University.

Black History Month- Wilmington on Fire Screening and Directors Q&A

21st Oct 2021, 5:30pm

Creative Edge

Edge Hill’s International Centre on Racism will be screening the UK Premiere of Wilmington on Fire, a new and deeply impactful film about Black history. Following the film there will be a live Q&A with the director via video link so students and staff can learn why the events in Wilmington are so important and how he created the film.

Moving Pain Online

16th Jul 2021, 12:00pm


This webinar includes a panel discussion on how dance and somatic practices can be shared through digital technologies for people living with pain.

Dancing with Health

Festival of Ideas: Dancing with Health

26th Oct 2019, 9:30am

The Arts Centre

As part of the Dancing with Health pan-European project, this is a free training weekend for dancers, health or exercise professionals who are interested in the physical and psychological benefits of movement and dance.