Tales of Lockdown news

Tales of Lockdown news: Congratulations to everyone whose work has been posted on the Tales of Lockdown blog so far. Please check the three sections of Living in Times of National Emergency – Lockdown, Epidemics and War to see if we have already included your work.But to everyone who submitted pieces to the Hearth Centre’s Tales…

Hearth Centre Publications 2020

Have a look at some of Polly Wright, Artistic Director of the Hearth Centre 2020 publications on our publications page: These includeThe Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on the Stage (Polly wrote a chapter on the early years of Women and Theatre)Sue Beavan. Nurse, Partner, Dog lover. A monologue about NHS – (which you…

Hearth receives Arts Council England emergency funds for Coronavirus project

The Arts Council England has awarded the Hearth Centre an award of Emergency funds to support the continuation of the organisation and to develop a six month project called Hidden Histories:  Living in Times of National Emergency. For this Creative Writing project we’re looking for stories about Lockdown and Covid 19, but also stories of…

Revolving Door at the Midlands Art Centre Birmingham on 6th May

A Hearth Centre production in collaboration with the West Midlands Mental Health Commission. Please head over to our Shop for Tickets!

The Revolving Door Team!

Hearth’s production of Revolving Door goes down a storm with GPs, psychiatrists and students this week!Hearth’s fantastic team get a great response  for their production of Revolving Door about young male suicide. “Best education day we’ve ever had, say psychiatrists and GPs….”

Revolving Door Open Dress Rehearsal Wed Feb 15th

A play about young male suicide. Please go to our Shop for tickets, and our Facebook Event to confirm attendance. 111 the Square, Unit 12, Broad St., Birmingham B15 1AS

Reflections on the dynamic between theatre, literature & audiences & its positive impact on health

Please follow the LINK for the RSPH website Date/time: Tuesday 24 January 2017 1pm (GMT) Speaker: Polly Wright Artistic Director of the Hearth Centre and visiting lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Chair: Stephen Clift PFRSPH, Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK The play’s the thing Wherein…

Writing Begets Writing Launch Event Tomorrow!

  Just a reminder, the launch of Writing Begets Writing is tomorrow! In the Deloitte Room, Mac, Cannon Hill Park B12 9QH Readings of competition winners’ pieces along with the original writing which inspired them. Light Refreshments   Writing Begets Writing A collection of new writing by mental health service users, inspired by the work of…

Writing Begets Writing Launch Event

You’re warmly invited to the launch of Writing Begets Writing on 6.30pm Wednesday 4 May 2016 In the Deloitte Room, Mac, Cannon Hill Park B12 9QH Readings of competition winners’ pieces along with the original writing which inspired them. Light Refreshments The Hearth Centre proudly presents our latest publication Writing Begets Writing A collection of…