Creative Wellbeing Projects in BaNES - August to November 2021

Updated: Aug 30, 2021


Stay creative, connected, learn new skills and be inspired by the world around you. Join Creativity Works on a taster session, start a new creative wellbeing course or join a creative peer-led group.

They look forward to meeting you online or face to face in friendly, fun and sociable sessions.

Free for B&NES residents. All places need to be booked in advance. See contact details below.

Overview of Creative Wellbeing Projects:

Creative Sketchbooks - taster session 17th August 1.15pm – 3pm outdoor session with Karen George and the Get Creative group at Alexandra Park, Bath

  • Explore mark making and textures inspired by natural forms. Bring pencils, pens, paper

  • To book a place contact: karen@creativityworks.org.uk Phone: 07517 110612 or

  • Sign up and book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3Ac1Za4

Two Mindful Walks: Keynsham High Street Explorations Project: 24th August with Adrian Wyatt

  • Morning session: 10am – 12 noon - Meet at Temple Canteen, High Street, Keynsham.

  • To confirm your Free place on the morning Mindful Photography event please book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3f3LlRC

  • Afternoon session: 1pm – 3pm – Meet at Temple Canteen, High Street, Keynsham. This is for those less mobile and will take in two close locations.

  • To confirm your Free place on the afternoon Mindful Photography short walk event please book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3BP2vMO

Creative Sketchbooks – 4-week course with Karen George and the Get Creative group

  • Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3pm 21st, 28th September, 5th and 12th October, The Hub, Foxhill and livestreamed online for those that can’t make face to face.

  • Explore patterns in nature using a range of different materials and techniques.

  • To book contact: karen@creativityworks.org.uk Phone: 07517 110612 or

  • Sign up and book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3jk6I2I

Wellbeing Wanderers – Snap and Stroll - 6-week course

  • Wednesdays 2 – 4pm starting 29th September, Creativity Works in partnership with Bath Preservation Trust

  • Come and explore Beckford’s Landscape and find out more about Beckford’s Tower. Bring your phone or camera to create images of the landscape. Wear outdoor clothing.

  • Contact Jaq: jaq@creativityworks.org.uk 07912 880056

  • Sign up and book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3ChwZHq

Writing For Wellbeing – 4-week online course – Mondays 2 – 4pm Taster 4th October

  • 4-week course: 18th, 25th Oct, 1st, 8th Nov

  • Contact karen@creativityworks.org.uk Phone: 07517 110612

  • Sign up and book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3lvo7YJ

Creative Peer-led Groups

Run by members for the members and usually meet weekly

Writing Space Tuesdays 2pm - 3.30pm

  • This friendly group meet indoors in central Bath and online via zoom on alternate weeks.

  • For people of all writing skills. This is a sociable group who enjoy fun sessions to develop and share ideas. Each session is led with many suggestions to inspire you.

  • You can receive the Writing Space newsletter if you can’t make the sessions.

  • Contact Karen: karen@creativityworks.org.uk Phone: 07517 110612

  • Sign up and book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3xzqQTD

Get Creative art group - Tuesdays 1.30pm – 3pm

  • Meeting at The Hub, Foxhill, Bath, and meet us online if you cannot make it to the venue.

  • We explore different art techniques, develop new skills and plan sessions together. Facilitated by Creativity Works volunteers and occasional visiting artists.

  • Booking essential: Contact Karen: karen@creativityworks.org.uk Phone: 07517 110612 Sign up and book through this online survey link: https://conta.cc/2WMdUwG

Keynsham Snap & Stroll 10am to 12 noon 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month

  • No experience necessary or fancy camera required! Bring camera or phone, appropriate clothing for weather and an open mind, meet new people and enjoy snapping and strolling

  • A local wellbeing photography group explore in and around Keynsham and further afield. This friendly group offers opportunities to discover new ways of seeing.

  • Meet at Keynsham Memorial Park. Supported by Bath Mind Contact Becky 07538 113 890

  • Sign up and book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3u7PtW1

Keynsham Snap & Stay - 10am – 12 noon 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month

  • Meet at One Community Trust staying in one locality – suitable for anyone less able to walk.

  • Sign up and book through this online Survey link: https://conta.cc/3iWLQ17

  • Contact Creativity Works karen@creativityworks.org.uk or Supported by Bath Mind contact Becky 07538 113890

Happy Snappers - Thursday mornings 11am to 1pm.

  • A small gathering of people enjoying a gentle walk, exploring various interesting spots in and around Bath. No experience necessary or fancy camera required! An upbeat and laid-back supportive group. Meet at St. Andrews Church, Foxhill.

  • Supported by Bath Mind – to book contact Becky 07538 113 890

Book in advance essential:

Contact Karen karen@creativityworks.org.uk 07517 110612 or

Philippa 07715 382 877philippa@creativityworks.org.uk

or for enquiries via AWP services Jaq: jaq@creativityworks.org.uk Phone: 07921 880056 or Becky at Bath Mind 07538 113890

You can view Creativity Work's activities and events calendar here

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