Programme includes:

 

“The Waiting Room Monologues”

An exploration of mental health histories

 

“Love Enters In” 

A collection of writings about one man and his family’s experiences of leukaemia

 

“Language and Imagery in Health and Illness”

Memoir, biography, artwork and photography by students from the University of Manchester

 

“Rhyme and Reason”

Reading and discussion of poetry and its place in healthcare

 

“Narrative Medicine” 

An interactive workshop 

 

“Collective Writing” 

Using the arts to enable patients and healthcare workers tell their untold stories

 

Contributors include actors, doctors, medical students, writers and musicians:

Gordon Aspden, Ruth Bromley, Daniella De Block Golding, Kathryn George, Caroline Hawkridge, Julia Humphries, Dorrie Imeson, Amina Kreusch, Jacqueline Lee-Alker, Gemma Richardson, Ian Townsend, Chris Woods, Eleanor Ward and more...