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October 2021

Woven Stories: Inspirations – Create Well Mental Health Programme

Wednesday 20th October @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 1st December, 2021

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Artlift Flourish Project

Join our Artist Facilitators Julie Matthews and Brenda Read-Brown online on Zoom. Woven Stories is perfect for anyone who would struggle to access a community-based course and/or who would prefer to engage with us from the comfort and safety of their own home!  We can help you get set up and confident with using Zoom. Brenda and Julie will enable you to explore your own creativity through visual art making and creative writing. You will get to tell stories about…

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Woven Stories: Inspirations – Living Well with Chronic Pain Programme

Wednesday 20th October @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 1st December, 2021

Online United Kingdom + Google Map
Artlift Flourish Project

Join our Artist Facilitators Julie Matthews and Brenda Read-Brown online on Zoom. Woven Stories is perfect for anyone who would struggle to access a community-based course and/or who would prefer to engage with us from the comfort and safety of their own home!  We can help you get set up and confident with using Zoom. Brenda and Julie will enable you to explore your own creativity through visual art making and creative writing. You will get to tell stories about…

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From Object to Art – Create Well Mental Health Programme

Thursday 21st October @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 16th December, 2021

The Club, Tuffley Park
Gloucester, GL1 5NS United Kingdom
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Burnt Toast

Join our Artist Facilitator Susie Walker at The Club at Tuffley Park. Rekindle your creative self by having permission to play through taking a line for a walk to transforming everyday items into permanent or transient artworks. Nothing is off limits and exploring the materials in your own way to create exciting and beautiful things is what it's all about. No prior experience of arts or crafts is necessary and all materials are provided or are items we agree we’d…

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Word Play – Create Well Mental Health programme

Friday 22nd October @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 10th December, 2021

The Ed Shed, 2 Quay Street GL1 2PG United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Artist Facilitator Brenda Read-Brown at 2 Quay Street, (new entrace to Ed Shed.) Discover the power of creativity through playing with words and heal the mind whilst making friends and building a community. In this course you will cut, paste, write poetry and prose, rearrange, make marks, paint, and have fun discovering yourself whilst pushing the boundaries of your imagination. You will use text, as in writing, to inspire an image and an image to create an interesting…

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Altered Books – Create Well Mental Health programme

Monday 25th October @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until 13th December, 2021

Artspace – The New Mercury, 3 Woodside St
Cinderford, Gloucestershire GL142NL United Kingdom
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Sun printing photo

Join our Artist Facilitator Amy Freeman at Artspace Cinderford in the beautiful Forest of Dean. Amy will help you to tap into your creative side through the chance to explore different mediums and processes, like image transfer, leaf printing, Papier-mache modelling, simple printmaking and Cyanotype photo processes. An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different form, altering its appearance and/or meaning. We’ll take an old, new or…

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Altered Books – Living Well with Chronic Pain programme

Monday 25th October @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 13th December, 2021

Artspace – The New Mercury, 3 Woodside St
Cinderford, Gloucestershire GL142NL United Kingdom
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Sun printing photo

Join our Artist Facilitator Amy Freeman at Artspace Cinderford in the beautiful Forest of Dean. Amy will help you to tap into your creative side through the chance to explore different mediums and processes, like image transfer, leaf printing, Papier-mache modelling, simple printmaking, and Cyanotype photo processes. An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different form, altering its appearance and/or meaning. We’ll take an old, new or…

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Drawing on Photography – Create Well Mental Health Programme

Tuesday 26th October @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 14th December, 2021

Museum in the Park, Stratford Park
Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4AF United Kingdom
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Join our Artist Facilitator Jim Brook at the Museum in the Park in beautiful Stratford Park in Stroud. Do you have an inclination towards visual things? In this course you can gain from nurturing your creativity as you go about your weekly activity. You’ll be drawing on photography as a way of producing images as a source for other free ways of making and exploring things. You can use your camera or mobile phone; other arts materials (paint/brushes etc) will…

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November 2021

Looking and Seeing – Create Well Mental Health Programme

Monday 1st November @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until 6th December, 2021

Overton House, Overton Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3BN + Google Map

Join our Artist Facilitator Nick Moore at the beautiful Overton House, HQ of the Barnwood Trust in Cheltenham. This informal course will focus on painting and drawing with the aim of encouraging you to find your own way to relax and enjoy the materials. You don’t have to be ‘an artist’ to take part in this flexible, supportive group. We will be using acrylic paint and watercolours with basic drawing materials such as pencils, crayons and graphite sticks to explore…

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Carnival Creations – Living Well with Chronic Pain programme

Monday 1st November @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Monday, repeating until 13th December, 2021

Join our Artist Facilitators Harriet West and Annet Richards-Binns at The City Works, Gloucester. This multi-arts course gives you plenty of choice as to how you might want to get involved.  Get a lift from the joy of carnival as Harriet and Annet guide you through making costume elements, masks and/or props, which you can then animate and move with. Enjoy the music and carnival atmosphere as you get creative in this group. This 10-week course runs on Mondays at…

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No Big Drama – Living Well with Chronic Pain programme

Tuesday 2nd November @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 14th December, 2021

Hesters Way Community Resource Centre, Cassin Drive, Cheltenham GL51 7SU + Google Map

Join our Artist Facilitator Emma Cleasby at the Springbank Community Resource Centre in Hesters Way, Cheltenham. Life stories, current affairs, gossip or pure imagination – what gets you going? What tales could you tell or help others to tell? Whether you’re interested in painting, crafting, words, film or sound, we’ll find the activity that best fits you and what you want to say. Meet, make, create, laugh, drink some tea, there might be cake… no experience necessary! This 10-week course…

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Flourish

Monday 22nd November @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until 20th December, 2021

Free online art sessions for adults registered with a doctor in Gloucestershire and living with or beyond cancer. Explore making, drawing & painting with trained, experienced artist, Susie Walker. No prior experience of art or craft is necessary. This is just a great opportunity for anyone in Gloucestershire coping with cancer to focus on something positive with others in the same boat. Share experiences, make friends, and build confidence in a safe, creative space. This 10-week online course runs from…

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Flourish

Monday 22nd November @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until 7th February, 2022

Free online art sessions for adults registered with a doctor in Gloucestershire and living with or beyond cancer. Explore making, drawing & painting with trained, experienced artist, Susie Walker. No prior experience of art or craft is necessary. This is just a great opportunity for anyone in Gloucestershire coping with cancer to focus on something positive with others in the same boat. Share experiences, make friends, and build confidence in a safe, creative space. This 10-week online course runs from…

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January 2022

Make and Create – Create Well for ex-ICU Covid patients, people with long Covid, or those recovering from Covid

19th January, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 21st January, 2022

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This course is solely for adults in Gloucestershire who have been through intensive care due to Covid, people with long Covid, or those recovering from Covid. Make and Create provides an opportunity to join our Artist Facilitator Susie Walker online on Zoom and gain strength from shared experience. On this course your store cupboard will become your art store - you'll find yourself drawing with tealeaves, painting with coffee and transforming your recycling box contents into works of art. You may never look…

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