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Brave Art One World Exhibition at the Geek Retreat

Celebrating the work of students from Suffolk Artlink’s Brave Art project. Exhibition opening times Monday to Saturday 10AM until 10PMSunday 11AM until 7PM Friday 29 July – Wednesday 10 August 2022 Exhibition venue Geek Retreat,41A Upper Brook Street,Ipswich, IP4 1DU To find out more about Suffolk Artlink visit suffolkartlink.org.uk or call 01986 873955

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Brave Art One World Exhibition

Celebrating the work of students from Suffolk Artlink’s Brave Art project. Exhibition opening times Monday to Saturday 10AM until 10PMSunday 11AM until 7PM Friday 29 July – Wednesday 10 August 2022 Exhibition venue Geek Retreat,41A Upper Brook Street,Ipswich, IP4 1DU To find out more about Suffolk Artlink visit suffolkartlink.org.uk or call 01986 873955

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Protégé exhibition

A new art exhibition exploring artists and their mentors. An art exhibition which brings together two artists at different stages in their careers, one the mentor and the other the mentee, will open at Frame Workshop & Gallery, 22 St Nicholas Street, Ipswich. Exhibition venue and dates Frame Workshop & Gallery, 22 St Nicholas Street, Ipswich. Wednesday 6th April to Saturday 30th April Opening hours Mondays 10am to 4pm Tuesdays to Saturdays 9am to 4pm Hannah describes her-self as a neurodivergent,…

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Friends around the table

Sessions from Suffolk Artlink: Creatively connecting rural communities Celebrate ‘Food and Print’ in a series of creative get-togethers exploring food, culture and nature. Sessions will offer opportunities to learn new skills and meet new people. Sessions will particularly welcome family carers and adults living in rural areas. Sessions are totally FREE, but booking is essential. To find out more and to book please contact Carrie, e-mail: carrie@suffolkartlink.co.uk or phone: 01986 873955  For more information about Suffolk Artlink, visit their website by clicking…

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Let’s Get Creative – upcoming workshops

Let’s Get Creative is an online directory for free or low-cost creative activities & events happening in Suffolk. Below are just some of the events and activities you can get involved in over the next few weeks. Visit https://getcreative.suffolklibraries.co.uk/ for the full list of activities. Henry Driver: Unseen & Unceasing Join The Art Station to launch ‘Unseen & Unceasing’ – a new digital artwork from Suffolk-based artist Henry Driver. ‘Unseen and Unceasing’ is an awe-inspiring digital immersive experience, inviting the…

activities in the lets get creative programme including art, dance and drama activities

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Try something new in 2022

Make 2022 about trying something new. Whether it’s meeting others outside, joining a call from your sofa or signing up to a club at your local library, getting involved has never been easier. Let’s Get Creative is an online directory for free or low-cost creative activities & events happening in Suffolk. Let this year be your year. Meet more faces, explore your local surroundings or just try making something new. Spending a little time doing something for you can make…

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Wild About Kirkley

Sharing details of Wild About Kirkley, creative get-togethers from Suffolk Artlink. What? We welcome you to learn, grow, eat and share through a series of inspiring, social and creative bi-weekly get-togethers centred around Kirkley. From now until March, you can enjoy free activities led by artists, Carrie Phoenix and Kasia Posen, plus guests. From foraging and tasting to learning about local marine life and growing organic vegetables, you will creatively explore this place you call home alongside your friends and…

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Exhibition invitation | Northside House at East Gallery

Sharing details of an exhibition hosted by Hospital Rooms, Norwich University of the Arts and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Exhibition detailsCavendish House, St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 4AE Tuesday 16 November 2021 – Saturday 15 January 2022Tuesday – Friday 12-5pmSaturday 12-4pm Free and open to all About this event Hospital Rooms, in collaboration with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Norwich University of the Arts, presents an exhibition showcasing our most innovative project to date at Northside House.…

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Creating Masculinity

Responding to ideas of masculinity through artwork As part of Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month, Suffolk Archives and GuyCryClub are supporting FREE wellbeing through art workshops, which will include an exhibition at the Hold in Ipswich. Workshop details: Saturday 6th November 10:00am – 12:30pm (men only) Saturday 6th November 1:30pm – 4:00pm (anyone welcome) Sunday 7th November 11:00am – 1:30pm (teenagers) All workshops will be held at The Hold, 131 Fore Street, Ipswich, IP4 1LR. You can register a place…

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Phoenix Project Exhibition at Ipswich Library

The exhibition will be a showcase of work by mental health charity The Phoenix Project created by members of the group over lockdown, exploring a sense of place and presence and how creativity can improve well-being. Open from Saturday 14th – Friday 20th August 10am-4pm each day on the top floor of the Ipswich Central Library. As well as drawing, collage, painting, poetry and sculpture, we will have an audio sensory ‘chill out’ room sharing spoken word and photography around the…

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An afternoon chat show hosted by people with learning disabilities

An event from the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities & London South Bank University. About this event ‘Welcome to The Other One Show, our live chat show to celebrate Learning Disability Awareness Week. Join us for incredible guests and live performances as we lift the lid on what makes us creative!’ To celebrate Learning Disability Week 2021, the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities and London South Bank University are pleased to present an afternoon chat show hosted by people with…

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Coronavirus: Suffolk virtual art classes ‘inspired me to follow my dreams’

Suffolk virtual art classes ‘inspired me to follow my dreams’ A man has described how taking part in virtual art classes has helped him during the coronavirus pandemic. Andreas Johnson, 30, from Stowmarket, Suffolk, said the Brave Art project “inspired me to follow my dreams”. The charity organises professional artists to teach activities such as animation, poetry and sketching to people with learning disabilities. It moved its classes online so that they could continue during lockdown. His mother Jane Chave…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 8

Day 8: Hospital Rooms Digital Art School Join us this Autumn for the Hospital Rooms Digital Art School. Free and open to people using mental health services and the general public. About this Event A Digital Art School, Open to All Hospital Rooms is a London-based arts and mental health charity that radically transforms inpatient mental health settings with contemporary art. While our usual work in mental health units is on hold, we have joined forces with internationally acclaimed artists…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 3

Day 3: Get outside in nature Nature offers endless opportunities to learn, explore, enjoy, relax and be present. It draws attention to the here and now and can help to reduce stress and worry. To take advantage of the dry weather, why not spend time outside this weekend? See the current lockdown restrictions below. New National Restrictions from 5 November You can exercise or visit a public outdoor space: by yourself with the people you live with with your support…

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Flint Morton-Potts

Meaningful Lives is a programme to help people with autism or a learning disability lead fulfilling lives in Essex. They have recently shared a video about Flint Morton-Potts who is an artist who lives in Essex. Meaningful Lives loves to celebrate the diversity, talents and achievements of our autistic communities in Essex – so we were delighted when artist Flint Morton-Potts invited us to take a look inside his world. He’s with his mum Jenny. Flint is 21 years-old and…

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Ace Anglia Online Art Gallery

Some members of the Ace online self-advocacy groups have come up with an idea for an online gallery of creativity. The creations will be displayed on the ACE Anglia webiste to share what people have been creating.  Every week Ace will feature the artwork created by people around Suffolk. The first of collection is from Ashley, who is a member of the ACE Anglia onlineself-advocacy groups. https://www.aceanglia.com/ace-anglia-creative-online-arts-gallery/ The second collection is from Anne. https://www.aceanglia.com/ace-anglia-online-gallery-week-2/ If anybody else is interested ACE would love…

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Wellbeing through Art: Imagination and Creativity

Staff and service users of Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust are being invited to submit a piece of artwork for display at an inspirational new exhibition taking place during the spring, which will show how art can help our wellbeing. Called “Wellbeing Through Art – Imagination & Creativity”, the exhibition will be held at the Waterfront Gallery at the University of Suffolk between 11 and 29 May. It comes following the success of last year’s event, which was called…

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Hospital Rooms exhibition

In June 2019, Hospital Rooms will celebrate the completion of its first project outside London with an exhibition at the Waterfront Gallery in Ipswich. The exhibition opens on Friday the 28th June 2019, 6:00 – 8:00pmIt will then be open every day from the 29th June – 19th July, 9:00 – 4:00pm at the Waterfront Gallery, University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, IP4 1QJ This show will present the rare opportunity to see the artwork created for Woodlands,…

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Radical Beauty Project

Radical Beauty Project RADICAL BEAUTY IS ABOUT CHALLENGING OPINIONS AND UNDERSTANDINGS OF BEAUTY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE. IT IS A FASHION AND ART PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT BLURRING BOUNDARIES BETWEEN DISCIPLINES, AND WORKING TO PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE VISION FOR BEAUTY TODAY. ENGAGING WITH 40+ RENOWNED FASHION AND ART PHOTOGRAPHERS GLOBALLY, THIS PROJECT FEATURES ONLY MODELS WITH DOWN’S SYNDROME. THESE MODELS ARE STYLISED AS OBJECTS OF DESIRE, BEAUTY AND WORTH, AND ALL SHOOTS ARE UNDERTAKEN WITH THE SAME DEDICATION, TALENT AND CREATIVITY AS MAJOR…

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Hospital Rooms

“Hospital Rooms’ mission is to bring world class art to mental health hospitals. Our vision is for all people in mental health wards to have the freedom to experience extraordinary artworks. We believe in the power of art to provide joy and dignity and to stimulate and heal.” Without Hospital Rooms, mental health hospitals will remain spaces that offer little comfort, and the quality of care and patients’ well-being will be compromised. Opportunities to be inspired and engage in the…

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Suffolk Artlink: Telling Stories

Jumpstart This colourful and imaginative collection of stories, illustrations, word art and poetry has been created by Suffolk Artlink’s Jumpstart students during our ‘Telling Stories’ module. Jumpstart is an arts training course for people with learning disabilities offering students the chance to enjoy an in-depth exploration of an art form whilst developing creative and life skills. About Suffolk Artlink We are a participatory arts charity. We develop and deliver inclusive arts programmes that bring skills, support networks, confidence and joy…

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Inspirations: SignKid

SignKid is a London-based writer, producer and signsong rapper who is Deaf. His musical influences range from Public Enemy, Tupac and Biggie Smalls to Chance the Rapper. SignKid hasn’t let being Deaf get in the way of creating music and he produces his own beats and regularly performs live. He released his debut EP ‘Music is the Message’ in 2017 and in the same year won an award from the MOBO / HelpMusicians fund to help further his musical career.…

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