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Festival 2016

May 7, 2016


HFoTM.EVENT.FLYER simpleat Portsmouth Cathedral, sponsored by the Cathedral Innovation Centre.

The day will include a wide range of stalls from local community groups, agencies and social enterprises with information about activities, events and services which promote good mental health and wellbeing. There’ll be exhibitions of art, fashion and sculpture, and exciting interactive creative activities for adults and children, as well as refreshments from popular on-site pop up cafe, Lily & Lime.

We’re delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth to formally open the event at 10.30am, and our keynote speaker Professor Paul Crawford from the University of Nottingham. Among many other roles, Paul is the Director of the Centre for Social Futures at the Institute of Mental Health, one of the most prominent bodies for mental health research in the UK, and a passionate advocate of the benefits of creativity and the arts for wellbeing and recovery.

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All completely free – Just turn up and enjoy :0)


We have an exciting programme of workshops during the day, showcasing innovative projects in nearby Becket Hall:

Please reserve your free workshop space on the tickets below

All through May ..

there’ll be events, activities and workshops going on across Hampshire and in your local area, including free workshops introducing the benefits of creative activities for good mental health, recovery and wellbeing.

The full programme will be available from March.

For details of the first Hampshire Festival of the Mind in October 2014, click here

Come to our Open Meetings to build connections and share ideas:


May 7, 2016


Portsmouth Cathedral
High Street
Old Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2HH United Kingdom
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