We are delighted to announce Open Minds a new programme funded through the Wakefield Council Culture Cures Creative Partners grant scheme. Beam will be connecting with numerous festivals across the Wakefield District to integrate arts activities that explore and promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

The first in the series is –

The Emergency Poet @ Trinity Walk Shopping Centre

Saturday 1st October : 11-3pm : drop in : free

We have joined forces with The Emergency Poet to offer alternative remedies for your hearts and minds during Wakefield Lit Fest 2016. A mix of the therapeutic and the theatrical, the Emergency Poet offers consultations inside her ambulance and prescribes poems as cures. In the waiting room under an attached awning Nurse Verse dispenses poemcetamols and other poetic pills and treatments from the Cold Comfort Pharmacy.

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