Welcome to the Highland Festival Events website!
Aiming to challenge attitudes towards mental health through the arts the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival takes place every October in theatres, cinemas, libraries and community halls throughout Scotland. Events include film, music, theatre, literature, comedy and visual art ensuring there is something for everyone in every region.
This website focuses on Highland regional events and you can read more about the history of the festival and what's on in other areas by visiting the main site.
Key aims of the festival:
- To take a positive stance on mental health
- Celebrate artistic endeavour by those with experience of mental health issues
- Connect audiences with creative and innovative work
- Reduce the stigma around mental health