Ipswich IP4 1BN
The conference aim is “Finding new solutions to increasing challenges facing the mental health, cultural heritage and museum industries.”
Organized in partnership with Suffolk Mind (UK) and Future for Religious Heritage (EU), the conference will bring together leading professionals in the mental health, heritage and museum sectors.
In a series of talks, challenging discussions and workshops, Health and Heritage will foster lively debate to inspire much needed action on mental health provision and access to cultural heritage as a positive force for healthy, productive communities. It will provide researchers, practitioners, community activists and policymakers with practical tools and resources, and allow them to develop networks, to empower new projects that address both health and heritage agendas.
Delegates will gain practical tools, learn innovative techniques and approaches, meet some fantastic people and enjoy experiencing first hand everything that successful partnerships between health and heritage organisations have to offer. Key themes include:
1) Public health and heritage: working together to meet increasing demand
2) Architectire of extended use: built environments for healthy, happy living
3) Adapting religious heritage to better meet the needs of complex modern communities