This year's Welsh Mental Health Arts Festival has a fantastic programme of events, there's lots to choose from so click on to find out more, or use the Events menu to see events by venue

  • Paul Whittaker - Presentation
  • Elaine Paton - Presentation
  • Film
  • Music
  • Networking
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Screening

Screening of the film ‘Girl, Interrupted’ starring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie. Hosted by Ynys Mon a Gwynedd Mind, the film will be followed by a Q&A session with an expert panel from the fields of mental health and the arts.

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Performance

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North Wales Conference

Ynys Môn and Gwynedd Mind’s conference at Galeri, Caernarfon in October will explore the walls put up and the barriers that exist for people with mental health problems.

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Screening

In a special film screening, legendary Welsh musician David R Edwards, of Datblygu, will chart his struggle with mental illness and will tell how music has helped his wellbeing.

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Lecture: Iwan Gwyn Parry: Alchemy of Water/ Serenade in Blue

Wales leading landscape artist will talk about how painting is an ointment to keeping him well and how it has driven him through difficult times. Iwan Gwyn Parry: Alchemy of Water/ Serenade in BlueWales leading landscape artist will talk about how painting is an ointment to keeping him well and how it has driven him through difficult times.

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MaDCaff is back

MaDCaff is back with a special event for Walls;Muriau, with the usual mixture of music and dance with cake and company. MaDCaff encourages anyone to come along and have a go in a stress-free performance zone.

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Photography & Art Exhibition

Bangor’s Eye Gallery will host a photography and art exhibition for two weeks in October, featuring work from local young people on the theme of mental health.

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Celf o Gwmpas in Llandrindod Wells will be hosting a week of events and activities, in celebration of the Welsh Mental Health Arts festival.

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EXHIBITION PREVIEW AT CENTRE CELF, LLANDRINDOD WELLS

Providing a platform for the artists involved to exhibit and screen work IN PARALLEL WITH STEPHEN PARK: RESIDENCY EXHIBITION Showing new work created during his residency stay over the course of six months in Llandrindod Wells.

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Drop-in Workshop with Amanda Wells and the Celf-Able group

Amanda Wells and her Celf-Able group are offering a free drop-in session at the Centre Celf workshop where you are invited to come in and express your creative voice and ‘have-a-go’ and making art! This is free of charge and will provide an insight to the types of projects ran at Celf o Gwmpas.

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Performance

Perfomances/Stand-up comedy evening with:

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PANEL DISCUSSION & ARTISTS TALKS

Artists in training presenting their practice with Stephen Park talking about his residency and: