Art & Wellbeing for Young People

Multiple Artists

September – November 2024
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Art and Wellbeing for Young People

Pay what you can- starting from free, attendance by booking / referral only

Dates: Monday 16 September- Monday 25 November | 6pm-8pm

Half term week off (Monday 28 October)

Location:  The Barn, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, Parklands, Great Linford MK145DZ

(Please note wheelchair access is via an external ramp only)

A 10-week artist led workshop series aimed at young people, ages 11-17 years old in the Milton Keynes area who are experiencing mild-moderate mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression or social isolation.

Each week participants will learn a new art technique. The activities will encourage an awareness and appreciation of art making to support wellbeing and offer a chance to meet like-minded people.

Lead artists include Alice Boland-Rhodes, Ciara Callaghan, Sarah Hunt, Gabby Radiguet and Amy Walsh.

Who is this course for?
The programme is particularly designed to support young people ages 11–17, in the Milton Keynes area who may be feeling the effects of anxiety, loneliness, depression or other conditions upon their physical and mental wellbeing. Please note these workshops are suitable for those with mild physical and mental health challenges and provide a supportive environment to meet like-minded young people of their age only, they are not suitable for those seeking professional support from art therapists. Spaces are limited and will be designated on a first come, first served basis with a record kept for those wanting to take part in any future programmes*.

Dates
Monday's – 16, 23, 30 September; 7, 14, 21 October; 4, 11, 18, 25 November 2024

Times
6–8pm

Location
The Barn, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, Parklands, Great Linford MK145DZ(Please note wheelchair access is via an external ramp only)

Taking part

If you know a young person who might be suffering with feelings of loneliness, anxiety or depression and might benefit from taking part in these creative workshops, please get in touch.

To book please visit our TicketSource events page here

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