Previous festivals

  • Mental Wealth Festival 2019

    The fifth edition of the Mental Wealth Festival ran in October 2019 to coincide with World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2019. We focussed on relationships, family, friendship and the importance of community and support networks.

  • Mental Wealth Festival 2018

    In 2018 we celebrated many aspects of life including personal development, home, work and the community. We explored energy and wellbeing, personal stories, recovery (mental health awareness, coping with pressure and stress) and suicide prevention. 

  • Mental Wealth Festival 2017

    This year included talks, debates and workshops by more than 100 contributors, from politicians to health sector innovators, mental health campaigners to business leaders, to famous arts institutions and leading charities. The event was hosted by Baroness Sheila Hollins.

  • Mental Wealth Festival 2016

    The Mental Wealth Festival 2016 included inspiring talks and contributions by comedian and mental wellbeing advocate Ruby Wax, film star and Hacked Off campaigner Hugh Grant, writer and communicator Alastair Campbell and authors Paul Dolan and Toby Litt.

  • Mental Wealth Festival 2015

    From its original inception as a book festival (Beyond Words) celebrating mental health, the festival grew into a showcase for a rich and diverse collection of professionals and experts sharing knowledge by experience.