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@jewishbookweek 2017 goes global, crossing boundaries, breaking taboos and pulling down barriers! Join stimulating talks and discussions 25 Feb – 5 Mar at our friends @KingsPlace [ Bit.ly Link ]
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01/20/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
If you know any young artists...

...why not point them in the direction of our free, drop in Saturday Studio tomorrow... #free #drawing #animals

Animal Illustration at Saturday Studio

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01/18/2017 at 16:58. Facebook
Calling all teachers!

We can't wait for our upcoming exhibition - Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? - could you be one of our VIP teachers and give us your thoughts on what the learning resource should be / look like? All subject areas welcome! Book your place now.

Learning resource consultation for 'Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?'

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01/18/2017 at 12:23. Facebook
A breakthrough decade for psychiatric drugs, the 1950s saw a dramatic shift in mental health treatment.

Inspired: chemical cure, chemical cosh

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01/17/2017 at 12:37. Facebook
Young artists and biology lovers!

Develop your artistic skills and understanding of animals in our free Saturday Studio workshop with artist Tim Pond - just drop in at the start of a session!

Animal Illustration at Saturday Studio

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Awesome opportunity for young people to research, design and deliver an event as part of our next museum late: 'Macho?'

Application deadline end of today - it's a quick form to fill out, promise!

Create an event for our museum late on masculinity!

The Sick of the Fringe takes over Wellcome Collection on 17-19 February for an incredible weekend of free thought-provoking fringe performances, all celebrating the body, its problems and potential.

Tickets for our shows go live at 11am on Fri 27 Feb, but tickets for shows Camden People's Theatre, Conway Hall and The Place now available!

Find out more & keep up to date:

The Sick of the Fringe

"[Wellcome Collection's] funky reading room is the perfect place to chill out and contemplate your navel (and other parts of your anatomy)." Thanks, Time Out London

Six great London rooms for days out indoors

Continue your #beyondbedlam journey and discover more about mental health. You may be interested in...

A darkly comic one-woman show setting the record straight about mental health.
31 Jan – 1 Feb
Stratford Circus

Butterfly - Stratford Circus

Why are we fascinated by dangerous characters?

Get 20% off 'We Need To Talk About Lionel Shriver' at @theschooloflifelondon with the code LIONEL20

Book now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

We Need to Talk About Lionel Shriver

Documenting the world around him, both the light and the dark, allows Daniel to appreciate the minutiae of living and helps him maintain order in a chaotic world.

A drop in the ocean: Daniel Regan

The ex-voto painting is a Catholic folk art tradition depicting individual tragedies that were guarded by divine intervention.

The Vivid Violence and Divine Healing of Ex-Voto Paintings

Are you young and creative? Design one of our Friday Late Spectaculars by taking part in the next RawMinds project: Macho

Find out more & see the video: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sarah Jellenc explores the effects cultural narratives might have on an our expression and experience of mental illness in our latest post.

'Bedlam: the asylum and beyond' is on until 15 January.

How cultural contexts can shape mental illness

Final Weeks

Ending 15 Jan, #BeyondBedlam traces the rise and fall of the mental asylum.

Last chance to see 'Bedlam: the asylum and beyond'

Happy Hogmanay! Whatever you're up to this evening, have a good one and lang may yer lum reek!