‘I had no experience of art before this but now I love it and it has been a cathartic process in dealing with my past and a distraction from my current health problems’
‘I will never be a great artist but that doesn’t matter. For me the main thing was to find ways of blocking out the pain messages from the brain and this is working for me’
You do not need any prior experience of the arts to join our courses – we just ‘have a go’ and enjoy each other’s company! Take a look at the sort of courses we run using the filters below and click on a course to find out more.
If you live in Gloucestershire or and you’re facing mental health or other long term health challenges, you can get arts on prescription to help you feel better.
To bring down barriers to securing your place at this difficult time, you can now apply for a free course on our Flourish or Create Well (mental health) programmes direct using the forms below:
Individuals in Gloucestershire: self-referral
- Flourish for those living with and beyond cancer:
Download, complete and return this form to email@example.com.
- Create Well to support mental health:
Download, complete and return this form to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post to: Artlift Referrals, PO Box 3255, Gloucester GL1 9FZ
Health and other referring professionals
Health, VCSE and charity professionals and Social Prescribers wanting to refer a patient / service user to Artlift, please visit our Refer to Us page.