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Sat, 13 Jul


Bristol, BS8

Words for Wellbeing - Creative Bridges Conference

This two day conference brought to you in partnership with Lapidus International and the Metanoia Institute offers a host of inspirational speakers and presenters. Bringing together both theory and practice of writing for wellbeing, whilst exploring and expanding ideas with experiential workshops

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Words for Wellbeing - Creative Bridges Conference
Words for Wellbeing - Creative Bridges Conference

Time & Location

13 Jul 2019, 10:00 – 14 Jul 2019, 17:30

Bristol, BS8, The Promenade, Engineers' House, Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3NB, UK

About The Event

Creative Bridges International: Work & Research with Words for Wellbeing

Creative Bridges International brings together* the varied experiences of researchers, practitioners and participants to explore and expand the diversity of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) and words for wellbeing. Drawing from a range of disciplines (literature, counselling & psychotherapy, neuropsychology, medicine, emotional geography, socio-spiritual approaches and more). Creative Bridges will showcase relevant research and practice, assess the current picture of the international field and find inspiring and robust ways to bring CWTP research and practice to our diverse communities across the globe.

Keynote Speaker: Larry Butler

Born in the USA, and living in Glasgow since 1981, Larry Butler has taught Tai-Chi and led improvisation workshops, and co-founded the Poetry Healing Project with Graham Hartill out of which emerged Survivors’ Poetry Scotland, then Lapidus Scotland; previously in London he was Director of PlaySpace Trust, Matchbox Theatre, and co-director of the Drama Therapy Centre. He carried out a feasibility study for the Greater Glasgow Health Board on the idea of “Arts on Prescription”; and he edited with Ted Bowman an on-line bibliotherapy toolkit for facilitators.

For a comprehensive list of the programme days, including descriptions of each session and biographies of the presenters please follow the links below:

CPD: all attendees will receive eight CPD hours per day of the conference attended. Certificates included in every conference pack.

For more information on the Presenters and BOOKING options to this event, head to the Creative Bridges website

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