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For Mental Health

Interested in trying out a new art form and developing skills in a relaxed atmosphere?

Creativity Works’ Mental Health Creative Support Service offers an opportunity to learn some creative skills, make new friends and is suitable for people who are in the process of recovery from ongoing mental health challenges, anxiety or depression to help build confidence, learn new skills and make friends. There are also spaces to attend creative peer support groups, which are managed by group members and have occasional visiting art tutors.

If you would like to book a place on a course or join a creative peer support group, please fill in the enrolment form and return it to Camilla or Philippa specifying the project you would like to participate in. Or for further information please get in touch with Philippa (philippa@creativityworks.org.uk) or Camilla (camilla@creativityworks.org.uk)  or call the office on 01761 438852.

 

Current Courses & Groups:

Create and Explore Textiles, 6 week project

Starting 27th September - Odd Down, Bath

Create and Explore Textiles with Skill Seekers Boost confidence, experiment, share and learn creative textile techniques in a small supportive group The group meets weekly. 6 facilitated sessions will include exploring with yarns, print making, dyeing and stitching. Plenty of opportunity to develop...
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Snap and Stroll, 8 week project

Starting Wednesday 12 October - Keynsham

Snap and Stroll Take a fresh look at Keynsham – through a lens! Boost confidence, get some fresh air and learn basic digital photography skills within a small and supportive group. 8 sessions which will include exploring the natural and built environment of Keynsham by foot as well as time...
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Creative Landscapes

Saturday 15 October, Radstock

Get outside, unwind and creatively explore landscape. You are invited to respond to Leigh House garden and other green spaces in Radstock by using natural objects in a variety of ways to create prints, words, movement, sound and sculpture that express your relationship with the landscape. Creative...
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Kitchen Creations Cookery Course

Starting Wednesday, 2nd November for 6 weeks

Devise your own recipes by experimenting with fresh, local food. A creative cookery group suitable for those who would like to support their wellbeing, are in recovery from or supporting someone with mental health challenges. Dates: Starting Wednesday, 2nd November for 6 weeks. With a Celebration...
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Writing Space - weekly peer support group

Tuesday afternoons 1 – 4pm, Central Bath.

A creative writing and poetry group for people with experience of writing who would like to meet others to share ideas and mutual support in the writing process. Some sessions will be facilitated by a writer; others will be for the group to continue developing their ideas. Members support the...
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Creative Perspectives - weekly peer support group

Friday afternoons 2 - 5pm, Bath.

Creative Perspectives is a peer support group, formed last year, supporting creativity and wellbeing. An opportunity to develop creative ideas, learn and share skills in a safe and friendly environment and contribute to a new art group. Group members bring and develop their ideas and projects...
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Examples of other wellbeing projects we run:

My Time My Space

My Time My Space

Supportive creative workshops for women with post natal depression.

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Networks

Networks

Space for recreational art for women who are in prison, on probation, homeless or trapped in street sex work.

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Words for Wellbeing: Creative Writing and Storytelling

Words for Wellbeing: Creative Writing and Storytelling

A supportive space for personal development using stories, the imagination and creative exercises.

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