Liverpool Mental Health Festival

Liverpool Mental Health Festival, incorporating World Mental Health Day 2017, will take place from 1st – 14th October 2017!

For the last 7 years Liverpool has celebrated World Mental Health Day. For this 8th year, Liverpool Mental Health Consortium presents the second Liverpool Mental Health Festival (incorporating World Mental Health Day on October 10th) The festival, running from 1st – 14th October, features Music, Dance, Comedy Circus, Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Film, Information, Advice, Training Courses, Workshops & more, happening across the 14 days. Here’s a taster of what’s happening:

Sunday 1st October: ‘Still Feeling Funny’ Comedy Night in partnership with the Liverpool Comedy Festival: get your free tickets here

Monday 2nd October: ‘Believe It or Not!’ – Sexuality, Gender, Faith & Mental Health Conference. Info & Booking – claire.stevens@liverpoolmentalhealth.org/0151 237 2688

Tuesday 3rd October: Film Night at FACT – Screening Donnie Darko & a range of short films

Wednesday 4th October: Workshop Wednesday – everything from flow arts over yoga to mindfulness. Free tickets available from September.

Wednesday 4th October: Open Mic night with partners Mellowtone,

Thursday 5th October: Drama in Development – local authors reading from their plays,

Saturday 7th October: Williamson Square Celebration 10am – 6pm with stalls,  food & drink & lots of live music! Line-up announced in September.

Thursday 12th October: Lunatic Fringe Soap Box – Poetry Slam at the Brink, all welcome to take part! Free tickets available from September.

Saturday 14th October: The award-winning Unity Youth Theatre present Umbrelephant, exploring mental health & young people’s wellbeing. Click here for more info & tickets.

Saturday 14th October: Festival Finale at Blackburne House featuring free workshops with Bring the Fire Project, followed by a spectacular, fire-tastic, tribal performance by Bring the Fire Project & Katumba

You can find the full Festival Programme, with booking details, here:

https://issuu.com/liverpoolmentalhealthconsortium/docs/lmhfbrochure2017_issuu

You can see some of the 2016 Festival highlights below. This short film captures most of the events that happened over the 16 days of festival activities. The film includes footage from the main festival event in Williamson Square, The Art Exhibition in Unit51 & Constellations, The Writing Competition Final in The Central Library, & the events held at PSS & YPAS. All filmed by Liverpool Live TV’s Autumn Intern Team:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Festival events & information will be announced shortly. In the meantime, connect with us on Facebook & Twitter

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