I hope this finds you well
Care, collaboration & cake.
Enjoy a unique tour of the Diploma Collection of the RUA.
Have a Blast
Have a Blast with ‘The Enthusiasts’ choir
The Power of Arts, Advocacy & Activism
The Power of Arts, Advocacy & Activism on our Mental Health and Well-Being.
Drawing on influences from classical, folk and traditional music, Seefin create a sound all of their own.
Hybrid life drawing class
'Figure This' returns to the festival with an extra special hybrid life drawing class.
Photography Treasure Hunt
Fun photography workshop capturing Belfast’s rich architectural heritage.
Junk Sculptures Family Workshop
Drop-in session for parents and their children. Try a range of creative activities together.
A Piece of Me ...
Group exhibition exploring the theme of ‘Gather’ and its meaning to Brain Injury Matters artists.
He isn't talking about his problems. He's keeping them to himself. Becoming consumed. Isolated. Until it’s too late...
Collection work that attempts to illustrate our ‘Baggage’.
Stained glass work made around the theme of ‘Gather’.
As You Are
Street art that explores mindfulness and meditation
I too walked
Contemplative and unsettling listening experience.
Thanks Therapy! Podcast
Informative and light-hearted discussion of all things therapy and mental health.
The Art of Conversation
Noelle McAlinden in conversation with a host of creatives in venues throughout Belfast.
Everyday Drawing for Mindfulness
Short mindfulness drawing meditations that allow you to take a break and relieve stress.
Rag Rug Tutorial
Learn how to make your own simple rag rug with this fun tutorial
The Kitchen Table
The Kitchen Table – Creative Writing workshop with Mel Bradley.
Silver Tongued Deviance
Open mic platform for Spoken Word performers.
Creative Miniature Gardening
Creative Miniature Gardening drop-in session
Create your own layered images responding to objects in the current exhibition.
Messy, sensory play for guardians and their little ones
'Fool's Spring' Workshop
Workshop using the themes in Niamh Roberts ‘Fool’s Spring (in Berlin)’ work as a starting point.
Sound Mindfulness Experience
Sound experience promoting relaxation and mindfulness.
Roonivoolin Unnamed Road
Big screen premiere of an improvised document of an artistic gathering on Ireland's most northerly island - Rathlin.
A collaborative exhibition exploring concepts of control and reality.
Spontaneity Moves is a short documentary featuring renowned artist, Jack Packenham, in conversation.
Ambient sound artist DARDIS invites you to get immersed in sound through Hydro, an instrumental meditative album on the theme of water.
3 Voice Pieces from Days Of Future Past
Three-part long-form radio collage piece
Rule Driven shape version 5
Video that makes Macormac's unique drawing process visible.
The Quiet Land
Newly scored music to accompany archive film ‘The Quiet Land’.
Seen to be Heard
Compelling solo exhibition of portraits honouring 16 female participants living with the challenges of Secondary Breast Cancer.
Three wonderful, fun art packs available specially for NIMHAF.
Diddley Bow Workshop
Acoustic tech workshop
Mindful mark-making workshop using objects from around your home.
Poetry Map 2022
View all shortlisted poems on an interactive Poetry Map
Drawing buildings workshop
Guided drawing workshop with the renowned artist and architect.
Night of stand-up comedy for NIMHAF & Mental Health Awareness week.
Readings and performances in 7 minutes or less - an evening all about MIND.
Half Way Out Of The Dark
Archival exhibition to be explored amid the importance of mental health and well-being.
Tribes & Tribulations
Helen Merrigan Colfer in conversation with Noelle Mc Alinden
Jump, Jiggle & Jive
Colourful dance props, dancing games and activities.
Trolls: Emotions Workshop for Children
Film and emotions-themed workshop for children
Film directed by Dr John Deery, PhD Cinematic Arts.
Hayley Gault is a sheep farmer working on her family farm in East Antrim.
Scratchings, Abstractions, Stabs in the Dark
Exhibition of new work at The Strand Arts Centre.
Manifesto for Wilderness
Publication examining injustices that people with ADHD face.
Exhibition in CCA Project Space
Selection of curated music around the theme of 'Gather'
Three-part podcast about underrepresented mental health issues.
T o g a t h e r
Exhibition exploring the landscape of the mind through semi figurative studies
Paper craft and weaving workshop
Spring Butterfly Paper Craft workshop
Gathering found objects for drawing
Fun and creative drawing workshop with found objects.
Gather our senses
'Gather our senses' cooking workshop - Flat bread and Tzatziki dip.