Wednesday, 4 May 2016

May & June Dates!

Art with Heart Creative Workshop

Wednesday 11th May, 2pm @ The Hut

Award-winning Art with Heart will be running a creative session with Creative Recovery!

Art with Heart are currently developing their new theatre production, Declaration with The Lowry Theatre Manchester.
Declaration is a raw, honest and hopeful exploration of ADHD, mental health and diagnosis and need your help!
Autobiographically written, with comedy, storytelling and conversations with audiences, Art with Heart are looking for people to give them feedback on their work. They will be sharing 20 minutes of Declaration, asking for feedback and running a short creative workshop to discuss diagnosis and mental health

There will be limited spaces to 15 people, if you would like to take part please contact the office on 01226 320147.

Instinctive, curious, bold and bouncy; Sarah is a mighty proud square peg, which wouldn’t be such a problem if the hole wasn’t so damn round.

Sarah grew up feeling different. Her childhood Doctor thought it was sugar. Her current Doctor thinks its ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder). Sarah still feels different, so what will a label do? Will it change the way you see her and the way she sees herself?

Developed in consultation with medical professionals, ADHD and mental health support groups, 'Declaration' examines when we want, need or are forced to declare our differences, and the faces we wear to fit in.

Declaration takes you on vibrant and daring adventure that asks you to roll around in your weirdness, make a hat out of it and dance.

Wombwell Woods Promenade Performance Devising Workshop

Tuesday 24th May, 10am – 4pm @ The Hut

After the success of last year’s takeover, Creative Recovery will be returning to Wombwell Woods for the weekend of July 30th & 31st for more Woodland adventures featuring a very special promenade performance!

Working with some of our favourite artists who just happen to be professional performers, we invite you to come along and devise our story, create our characters and perform in this magical piece!

Our devising day will take place at the Hut on Tuesday 24th May from 10am - 4pm, if you would like to be involved please contact the office on 01226 320147.

Please note that if you would like to participate in the performance itself you must be able to commit to 2 performances on Saturday 30th July (4pm & 7pm) & a performance on Sunday 31st July (2pm) and must be available to attend the devising day on Tues 24th.

It would be great to have as many of you involved in what hopes to be a truly special production!

Moves Us! Live ARTS Cafe Special

Wednesday 1st June, 3.30-8pm @ The Recovery College

Join us for an afternoon and evening of music, movement and mindfulness. Discover and share how music can move you!

Creative Workshops from 4pm to include;

Mindful Movement- Stretch, relax, be revived!

Express Yourself (Dance and Movement)- A creative, active workshop for those intrigued yet maybe slightly frightened by dance.

Help us to finish The ‘Music Moves Us!’ Artwork

5.30- 8pm Enjoy a serving of Summer Tunes from the UPLIFT Coffee Cafe Choir, sharing’s from the day, live music from Paul Newman and an evening meal in the beautiful gardens of The Recovery College.

Throughout the day, learn about different opportunities for learning and boosting your wellbeing in Barnsley.

We are also looking for volunteers to help with this event: set up, refreshments and support.

This event has been made possible with funding from the ‘Great Minds Think Differently’ project in partnership with Northern College.

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