Mindful Arts

Ref: C3676925

Come along to our drop in therapeutic arts day with you in mind, take time out to create art personal to you, using a range of imaginative activities in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Course aim

The Mindful Art drop in day will offer an opportunity to spend time creating in a mindful and positive way. The artwork created will be yours to take home.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is also offered as a follow on arts activity for those who’ve attended the Mindfulness course at Selby Street Mission.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Spend time with others creating art.
  • Take part in a variety of arts activities
  • Be able to take my artwork home.
  • Meet others in a friendly and welcoming venue.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • The activities will offer you a chance to create from your own life experience. No assessment will be given. Only encouragement.

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • Bring with you any thoughts you have on mindfulness and how you might use this in your artwork, to make it yours.

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Mindful Arts

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If you don't have a pin, please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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