Competitions & Events

Festival of Now poster competition opens

Applications are now open for the Festival of Now poster competition! This year’s theme is “Celebrating Our Stories” The Festival of Now has always been referred to as a celebration of mental health, creativity and inclusiveness that challenges stigma and promotes community connection. In 2021, the Festival of Now committee selected the event theme “Celebrating…

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mindshare Sticker Competition!

Do you like to draw and want to see your design come to life? Have lived experience of mental health challenges? Want to contribute your creativity and become part of the mindshare community? We are looking for amazing sticker designs featuring simply the word ‘mindshare’. Our Advisory Group will determine 6 designs to be transformed…

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mindshare to present Adelaide Fringe “Mental Health Awareness Award”

In 2021, mindshare and the Mental Health Coalition of SA are excited to present an Adelaide Fringe “Mental Health Awareness Award”. The chosen production, determined by a team of reviewers with lived experience of mental illness, will win a prize of $1000. Our hope is that this Award, as well as celebrating excellence in this…

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Who’s Exploring Mental Health at Adelaide Fringe 2021?

There are some great shows with mental health themes and content coming up this Fringe season. We’ve compiled a few descriptions to read below. To find out why we review, and learn about our Adelaide Fringe Mental Health Awareness Award check out our recent blog post Why mindshare’s Reviewing Your Fringe Show in 2021. Sincerely Survivor…

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Festival of Now Goes Online

Due to sudden changes in COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia this November, the organisers of the Festival of Now had to make the sad decision to cancel our face-to-face Festival on Wauwi (Light Square). However, our team is committed to celebrating mental health and wellbeing in South Australia in 2020 and have put together an…

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Review: Poetry Prescribed

It’s a wet and windy Friday night as we step inside Chateau Apollo for Poetry Prescribed. The event is a collaboration between mindshare and Draw Your S(words) who regularly host open mic poetry nights at the venue. It’s a dream combination and I’m excited to experience a celebration of poetry and mental health discussion to…

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