City Lit is excited to announce the eagerly awaited Mental Wealth Festival 2023, set to run from 9th–14th October. In partnership with Bloomsbury Festival, Beyond Words, and the National Gallery, to name a few.
This festival edition highlights the power of connections, delving into how these connections bolster and elevate mental health and overall well-being. It rejoices in the diverse avenues through which we link with others, ourselves, and the world, showcased through a compelling line-up of free or affordable activities.
These offerings encompass dynamic interactive talks, insightful panel discussions, and engaging workshops, both in-person and accessible online.
Highlights of the Mental Wealth Festival 2023
Join us for engaging discussions, workshops, and exhibitions that delve into diverse mental health and self-care aspects. Discover invaluable insights and practical strategies to nurture your mental well-being.
Our line-up features inspiring individuals who have significantly contributed to the mental health and wellness field. They include psychologist and coach Jess Baker; former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle and his wife Carrie, a successful journalist, who will share a candid and emotional perspective on mental health and relationships; Rob Stephenson, an international keynote speaker and mental health campaigner; and more.
Experience the profound connection between creativity and mental health through exhibitions and sessions led by artists, including co-curator of the festival Ian Tucknott, Naila Dunleavy, Richard France, Keith Clapson and Tanvi Kant. These creative voices will highlight how art can contribute to healing and self-discovery.
Ian Tucknott enthusiastically said: “The Mental Wealth Festival embodies our commitment to promoting mental well-being and self-care. It’s a platform for meaningful conversations, creative exploration, and personal growth.”
The festival’s program is continuously evolving, with new events added daily.
City Lit has achieved remarkable success in their recent Ofsted inspection. The inspection, conducted in May 2023, recognised City Lit as an “exceptional institution”, highlighting their outstanding quality of education.
City Lit received an ‘outstanding’ rating across all areas, including quality of education, adult learning programs, overall behaviour and attitudes, personal development, and leadership and management.
Don’t miss this empowering opportunity to prioritise your mental health and embark on a transformative journey. The festival offers a range of events, with most being free or available at a low fee. Tickets are available here.
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