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7 April 2014

Nutcase by Alan S © Pool Arts

Pool Arts have an exciting programme of events to accompany their exhibition Furiously Mad: 300 Years of Legal InsanityCome along for a fascinating insight into mental health, past and present.

Thurs 24 April
Furiously Mad Artist / Curator talk
One of the Pool Artists and curator Nicola Smith will be on hand to guide you through the exhibition, talk about 2 April - 6 July 2014, Furiously Mad - 300 Years of Legal Insanity by Alan S © Pool Artsthe project and answer your questions on Furiously Mad.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking advised via Eventbrite – https://aprilfuriouslymad.eventbrite.co.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.00pm – 2.45pm

Sat 3 May
Moonatic
Who decides what is, who is and who’s not mad?  Using a variety of languages including British Sign Language, Moonatic takes the audience on a journey, to gain an insight into a woman’s struggle.  Treading a fine line between madness and genius, a portrayal of polar extremes, feelings, frustrations and emotions, this performance asks ‘no voice? or no choice?’ and explores the personal and public perceptions of a mind state.
Family Friendly event, suitable for over 7s to adults (smaller children should be accompanied as the performance may contain disturbing noises)
Booking advised, please contact 0161 838 9190 or info@phm.org.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.30pm – 2.45pm

Thurs 8 May
Voices In History
Dr Ivan Leudar is Emeritus Professor of Historical Psychology, at the University of Manchester and is also a practising artist.  His talk will look at aspects of the way we have understood ‘madness’ through history and the impact on the way society perceived and treated mental illness.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking advised via Eventbrite – https://voicesinhistory.eventbrite.co.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.00pm – 3.00pm

5 April, 22 May & 12 June 2014, Stones of Folly @ People's History Museum, The Cure of Folly by Hieronymus BoschFri 9 May
Furiously Mad Artist / Curator talk
One of the Pool Artists and curator Nicola Smith will be on hand to guide you through the exhibition, talk about the project and answer your questions on Furiously Mad.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking advised via Eventbrite – https://furiouslymad.eventbrite.co.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.00pm – 2.45pm

Thurs 22 May
Stones of Folly
Performance artist Traë takes on the role of museum guide in an imagined demonstration of an unusual early treatment for madness.
Family Friendly event, suitable for all ages
Booking advised via Eventbrite – https://maystonesoffolly.eventbrite.co.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
1.00pm – 2.00pm

A semi-nude woman with exaggerated staring eyes and chained wrists © Wellcome LibraryThurs 22 May
Moonatic
Who decides what is, who is and who’s not mad?  Using a variety of languages including British Sign Language, Moonatic takes the audience on a journey, to gain an insight into a woman’s struggle.  Treading a fine line between madness and genius, a portrayal of polar extremes, feelings, frustrations and emotions, this performance asks ‘no voice? or no choice?’ and explores the personal and public perceptions of a mind state.
Family Friendly event, suitable for over 7s to adults (smaller children should be accompanied as the performance may contain disturbing noises)
Booking advised, please contact 0161 838 9190 or info@phm.org.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.30pm – 2.45pm

Thurs 5 June
Alternative Psychiatric Communities and Asylum Magazine
Dr Helen Spandler has researched alternative psychiatric communities in the 1970s and will talk about these and the pioneering Democratic Psychiatry magazine Asylum.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking advised, please contact 0161 838 9190 or info@phm.org.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.00pm – 3.00pm

Thurs 12 June
Stones of Folly
Performance artist Traë takes on the role of museum guide in an imagined demonstration of an unusual early treatment for madness.
Family Friendly event, suitable for all ages
Booking advised, please contact 0161 838 9190 or info@phm.org.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.00pm – 3.00pm

Thurs 19 June
Furiously Mad Artist / Curator talk
One of the Pool Artists and curator Nicola Smith will be on hand to guide you through the exhibition, talk about the project and answer your questions on Furiously Mad.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking advised, please contact 0161 838 9190 or info@phm.org.uk
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
2.00pm – 2.45pm

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