Unless otherwise stated all our workshops are free and open to all this is made possible through the generous support of Kentish Town Improvement Fund
My Mother’s Daughter
9th March — April 3rd (Mon – Fri, 9am – 6.30pm)
My Mother’s Daughter is an exhibition of sensitive photographic works by three artists examining the loss and legacy of their mothers. In each of the works the artists have found a unique method of retaining the bond between mother and daughter, in an exploration of grief, motherhood, genetic inheritance and their continuing role as daughters.
Join us for the private view on 9th March, 6.30pm — 9pm.
Workshops / Events
March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, April 4th & 11th
Join us for this 6 week songwriting course with experienced songwriter and performer Ian Bennett. This course is open to all and no experience of writing, singing or music is required. Please do get in touch to book your free place. These workshops run at 11am — 1pm or 2pm — 4pm so let us know which block you are interested in.
Fragmentary Artist Peer Group
Feb 20th, March 20th, April 17th (6.30pm — 8.30pm)
A peer group for artists exploring well-being in their practice. The monthly meetings offer an opportunity to share current & upcoming ideas for projects; discuss contacts; ideas and networks for exhibitions, talks, workshops etc; discuss ways of sharing & exhibiting work; have cross-platform discussions, sharing multi-disciplinary ways of working. Please get in touch with Daniel to attend at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Printmaking with Mental Spaghetti
March, May, August, October (Fridays, 2pm — 5pm)
Explore printmaking with multidisciplinary artist and founder of Mental Spaghetti, Marie-Louise Plum. Over five weeks we will try out relief printmaking, collagraph, monoprints and alternative ways of printmaking using found objects. Workshops are free, no experience necessary. All work created in sessions are yours to take home.
Focus on Feelings
Weds evenings (10th May – 28th June 2017, 6:45pm — 8:30pm)
£80 (£40 unwaged)
A course of 8 workshops designed to encourage self-exploration and promote emotional wellbeing through creativity. Run by photographer Daniel Regan and art therapist Cate Smail, these workshops focus on how to use photography to explore your own experiences and stories in a safe and supported environment. Each session focuses on different skills and techniques, finishing with you learning how to hand-stitch a book of your own to keep. Please note: participants will need to bring their own cameras (or camera phones) and attend all sessions. All the art materials will be provided. Open to everyone aged 18+. No skill or previous experience is necessary. Get in touch to sign up for the course.
The Well-Beeing Garden
Spring Activities — Thursday afternoons (3:30pm — 4:45pm), just turn up
March 2nd — Fancy building a raised bed to grow plants/veg? Come and find out how.
March 9th — Give peas a chance! Learn how to grow peas/other other veg. Take a pot home!
March 16th — Wild about wildflowers? Come and learn how to grow them or paint them!
March 23rd — Come and learn all about herbs and try a cuppa herb tea. They are supherb!
April 6th — Kids easter bunny spring treasure trove hunt!
April 13th — Lettuce be friends! It’s so easy to grow salad all year round, come and learn how.
April 20th — Herbaceous perennials, shrubs, annuals – so many flowers to grow, but which to choose? All you ever wanted to know about plants – in one hour!
April 27th — Garden design workshop. How to plant up your outdoor space for summer colour.
Fridays (10.15am – 10.45am [0-2 years] & 11am – 11.45am [2-5 years])
A weekly music and storytelling session that takes place at the Kentish Town Health Centre. Parents and carers are encouraged to join in and share their own stories and songs. To attend and for more information please contact the group facilitator, Cina Aissa directly at email@example.com.
Dance For Parkinson’s
Mondays (2pm – 3.45pm)
A weekly term time class specially designed for people with Parkinson’s taking place at the Kentish Town Health Centre. Each session involves live music and dance creating an energetic and dynamic atmosphere in which to find joy, beauty and expression through movement. Carers and friends are also welcome to attend the class and no past experience is needed. To book a space please directly contact Music Moving.
Drawing for people with Aphasia
A monthly workshop primarily for people with aphasia, language loss after a stroke or head injury, but people with other difficulties are welcome. If you would like to find out more or attend these free classes please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.