Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


Reading for Wellbeing Reading Group: Art, Poetry, and Wellbeing

02 June 2023, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Looking from above down on a wooden table. On the right a mug with some tea in it. On the left, a book with a pale blue cover on top of which some white tulips are placed

The reading group, started by Sam Rayner, Vice Dean of Wellbeing for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, warmly welcomes any UCL staff who would like to meet and talk about how books – all kinds of books! – can help us with our sense of wellbeing. The May meeting will look at the theme of Spring.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff






Samantha Rayner

In this meeting of the Reading for Wellbeing group, you are invited to bring along poems, images, pieces of text or music, or textiles or other art work, loosely based around the theme of Spring, to share with the rest of the group.

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