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Art in Mind Festival

Arts in Mind is a week-long festival celebrating innovative collaborations between researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and the creative and cultural sector. It showcases work that explores new ways to improve well-being and facilitate a better understanding of mental health, the brain and the mind. Running alongside #CreativityandWellbeing Week 4-10 […]

On Friday 9th March, Art and Soul had its first of a three-week block of art sessions at the new Exchange in Twickenham.  A bright airy space with large windows which give the room a bright natural feel, everyone felt quite at home. The remit for the day was to […]

Guest Blogger Babs Lee

The Friday art classes at the Exchange have been very successful, I saw some new faces last week, in the last session.  I was agitated as I knew I had one lesson to go before submitting my work for Kaleidoscope exhibition.  I knew what I wanted to do in my […]

PHE highlights 8 ways for local areas to prevent mental ill health

From New tool identifies the most cost-effective programmes to help prevent mental ill health in local communities. Public Health England (PHE) has today (30 August 2017) launched a groundbreaking new tool for local public health teams identifying the most cost-effective mental health programmes. One of these 8 initiatives is an […]

Sandra Silberzweig Inspired Artwork

In this session we took inspiration from the unique and inspiring work of Canadian Artist Sandra Silberzweig. Working on black construction paper and with chalk pastels the group explored elements of her work. Initially we had hoped to use glue relief work to outline the images, but although Tacky glue […]

Art & Soul Exhibition and Private View

An exhibition celebrating World Mental Heath Day and Art & Soul’s new Charity Status Private View, Tuesday 10th October, Old Town Hall, 4:00 -6:00 pm (all welcome)The Whittaker Ellis Suite,Told Town HallWhittaker Avenue, RichmondTW9 1TP Exhibition continues on to the 31st December, 2017