The Mental Wealth Festival 2018

A huge thank you to everyone who attended, spoke, partnered and took part in this year’s
Mental Wealth Festival at City Lit and The National Gallery. We hope to see you all again next year.

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The Mental Wealth Festival - organised by City Lit and Beyond Words - ran for two days (10-11 September 2018) across different venues in London including The National Gallery and City Lit. This year the festival featured over 50 talks, seminars and workshops by more than 50 contributors, from politicians to health sector innovators, mental health campaigners to business leaders, to famous arts institutions and leading charities.

The Mental Wealth Festival provided a forum for informative, challenging and inspiring discussions and workshops exploring mental health issues.

We welcomed artist Grayson Perry CBE; Dr Petra Simic, Medical Director Bupa; James Jopling, Executive Director Scotland - Samaritans; Joanna Place, Chief Operating Officer at Bank of England; Geoff McDonald, co-founder of the Minds@Work movement; Chris Underhill, social entrepeneur and founder of BasicNeeds and many others…