Category Archives: Workshops

Catching the Sun – Making SunCatchers

How to Make SunCatchers In our Art for Wellbeing groups, we always combine making beautiful works of art with our discussion about mental health and wellbeing.  During this session, we talked about negative bias and how much easier it is to focus on the more negative aspects of our lives, especially with all the dreadful…

Art for Wellbeing Workshops

I’ve been running art for wellbeing workshops recently with Cwm-Ni Iach and Community First, aiming to improve participants emotional and mental health, using creative techniques. In both groups, we’ve used the space and time to talk about how creativity can help us to explore our emotions and provide an outlet for difficult feelings, as well…

ACC1Love – Working with Asylum Seekers

I was asked to design a summer project of the African Community Centre, working with a group of male asylum seekers and refugees.  The aim of the project was to teach them digital photography skills.  After lots of discussion, the group decided on a theme for the project.  We had talked about how asylum seekers…

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