Mental Health and Wellbeing in The Arts

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Arts
Entering A New Arts World
the webinar

11:00 BST, SUNDAY 5 JULY 2020

The current situation has put a strain on everyones mental health and this panel discussion will provide an honest and open forum to explore what people have been doing to stay productive. The session will include coping mechanisms and tips about how to look after yourself.

The webinar will feature Freya Jackson, Gregg Arundell and Luke Adamson.

Register for the live webinar here




60 minutes




Freya Jackson 
Freya Jackson is winner of a 2019 Northern Writer’s Award, has been published in various literary journals and has had short plays put on in new writing nights in Leeds, Lewes and London. 

Gregg Arundell 
Greg Arundell is an actor and writer originally from Norfolk.  

His work around mental health and his award winning debut short play ‘Brain Jam’ allowed him to open up about his own personal struggles, whilst helping young people across the country better understand the importance of their own mental wellbeing.  

Greg is currently writing his first full length play with the help of Creative Youth, and is incredibly excited to be part of today’s panel. 

Luke Adamson
Luke is an actor, writer and director who graduated from ALRA in 2011. He has worked as an actor all around the country with companies such as Northern Broadsides, York Theatre Royal, Pilot Theatre and Slung Low, and has created work that has been seen from Berwick upon Tweed to Penzance. He has been nominated for Off West End Awards as both an actor and director and his writing has won awards in recent years. For four years he was the Associate Director at the award winning Hope Theatre in Islington.
He is committed to increasing opportunities for artists from underrepresented backgrounds.
how to join

These live webinar sessions will take place on Zoom at the time listed at the top of this page. Please register using the link above and keep an eye on your emails as you will receive a confirmation link with the login details.

Please note, these events have a limited capacity and we ask that if you do register to attend that you let us know if you can no longer use your place so we can reallocate it to someone else.


This webinar is part of Creative Youth’s So You Wanna Work In The Arts? programme, a series of free sessions aimed at helping young people gain an insight into the professional creative industries. The workshops will be bring together experienced arts practitioners and inspiring young creatives to explore the future of the arts.

Supported by Arts Council England, Kingston Council and Kingston University.

Please note these sessions will be recorded so we can make the resources available to other young artists in the future.

Due to Covid-19 this year’s festival has been created as an online experience. We hope you enjoy the festival and are inspired by the talented artists who are adapting to these challenging times. If you would like to see more of the international collaborations that have been demonstrated during Digifest, please consider making a donation to the charity here.

Any contribution, however big or small, is hugely appreciated.

Event Details
  • Start Date
    5th July 2020 11:00AM BST
  • End Date
    5th July 2020 12:00PM BST
  • Category