WMG Late: Roving Diagnostic Unit

  • 13 October 2016
  • 18:30 - 22:30
  • Free. No need to book. First Thursday of every other month. Galleries and bar open all evening.

WMG Lates, our bimonthly after-hours events, are a chance to experience the Gallery in a relaxed adult atmosphere. Visit the special exhibitions and sample some of the best art, music, poetry and performance in London. 

For one night only, Daily Life Ltd are taking over the William Morris Gallery for a ROVING DIAGNOSTIC UNIT Late Spectacular! 

Catch a rare performance by Bobby Baker and enjoy uncompromising and beautiful songs by Dublin based musician, Dylan Tighe. Artists Marie Louise Plum, Sara Haq and Kate Rolison will lead Diagnostic Expeditionary Tours, whilst sean burn and whatsthebigmistry offer you a chance to get involved in the world of labelling through poetry and performance. Don't miss your chance to experience a specially commissioned interactive tour on your mobile phone, designed by artist Rhiannon Armstrong

Free entry, bar open all evening. 

The line up (timings subject to change)


Emotion Police Emancipation Programme 6.30pm – 10.30pm

Rhiannon Armstrong, an associate artist of interactive theatre-makers Coney, presents the Emotion Police Emancipation Programme. This interactive tour takes approximately 20 minutes.

Roving Diagnostic Unit Tours 7pm, 7.40pm and 8.30pm

Artists Marie Louise Plum, Sara Haq and Kate Rolison will lead Diagnostic Expeditionary Tours of the gallery, using routine psychiatric methods to ask questions.Tours last approximately 20 minutes.


Personalised Power Pants 6.30pm - 10.30pm (drop-in)

Whatsthebigmistry runs a workshop where you make personalised 'power pants' to help you deal with the challenges of everyday life.


Dylan Tighe 7.20pm, 8pm and 8.50pm

Music comes from singer songwriter Dylan Tighe who, throughout the evening, performs segments from his first and second albums.

sean burn 8.30pm

Renowned poet sean burn reads some of his work

How To Model Me 9.30pm

Bobby Baker presents a brand new performance, How To Model Me, her unique take on America's Next Top Model, with an unexpected psychiatric diagnostic twist.

Cure All Karaoke 9.50pm - 10.20pm

Artist and performer Selina Thompson brings her inimitable style to host the infamous Daily Life Ltd Cure All Karaoke.


sean burn workshop 6.30pm - 8pm (drop-in)

Renowned poet sean burn plays with words and ideas around mental health, using language to open up the subject and challenge ownership of narratives.


Roving Diagnostic Unit Workshop Exhibition 7.30pm - 9.30pm (drop-in)

Throughout the year artists Marie Louise Plum, Sara Haq and Kate Rolison have run workshops with local groups including thinkarts!, Reaching Out East and Dagenham Park School. A selection of the artwork made in these workshops is on show.

Daily Life Ltd creates powerful art and platforms that change the way people think about mental health. They promote the talents and insights of artists, performers, writers and musicians with personal experience of mental health issues - online and on the ground. Visit their website to find out more or follow @dailylifeltd.