Our weekly groups offer coffee, creativity, and company online, in cafes and within community support services around Plymouth, Devon. They help to combat social isolation and offer peer support for anxiety and depression. They are also really good fun!
SUMMER HOLIDAYS: There will be no groups from August 8th to August 19th 2022.
Our online Zoom sessions are temporarily suspended. However, there are recordings of previous sessions on Facebook.
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|Mondays||10am Devon Mind||Coming soon.|
|Mondays|| 1pm Sunflower Women’s Centre, |
29 Sutherland Road, PL4 6BW
(Six week course, in person, booking essential.)
|Phone and leave a message to book 01752 977614 |
|Mondays||7pm Unitarian Church Hall, Notte Street||Eight Week Wellbeing Course|
Starting November 2022
|Tuesdays||Shekinah group temporarily suspended.||More information|
|Tuesdays||Recovery Art Club|
1.30pm Moments Café
|Book your place for 6th September.|
|Thursdays||12.00pm The London Inn, Plympton.||More information.|
|Fridays||1pm Moments Cafe, New George Street, Plymouth.||Book now.|
|Saturday s||Plympton St Maurice.||Occasional one day retreats.|
|Coming soon:||Plymouth city centre.||Supported activities for clients with learning, physical and sensory disabilities.|
Most of our groups are low-cost or free thanks to funding from our partners, including but not limited to: Devon Mind, The Sunflower Women’s Centre, Comic Relief, The National Lottery Community Fund, High Street Sparks Fund, Trevi Sparks Fund, The Livewell Foundation, Devon Recovery Learning Community and Devon Community Foundation.
What Happens at Mindful Art Club?
We start with a “check-in” where everyone gets a chance to say how they are feeling, but there is no obligation to talk if you don’t want to. Then we do five minutes of guided mindfulness. Then we do five minutes of mindful drawing, (which is drawing with our eyes closed!) Then we do a simple art project that anyone can do, and have a chat. At most groups there is an opportunity to get a tea or coffee. Art projects might include making a greeting card, drawing a mandala, mindful doodling (zentangles), or making a collage. Artistic talent is not necessary – it’s about having fun. Each group lasts for an hour and a half.
There is no waiting list; but there is a different booking process for different groups in different locations. There are men at most groups, although there tends to be more women. The Sunflower Centre is just for women.
We hope you can come to a group soon.
Please send any enquiries through our contact page . (Nb: We may not be able to respond immediately if we are actually facilitating our groups.)
Let us bring Mindful Art Club into your workplace, treatment service, well-being hub, health centre, community group or social club. Contact us to find out more, or keep an eye on our blog to find out about upcoming one-off events, workshops and pop-up sessions. These can also be delivered on Zoom, or in an outside space such as a park.
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