Core Workshop Programme
Our workshops take place throughout the year. Participants joining our programme in St.Helens have access to a block of up to 12 sessions, including a Welcome Meeting and a Moving Forward workshop. You simply choose which workshop you would like to attend (depending on spaces available) and you commit to this workshop throughout your time on the programme. Most of our workshops run at St.Helens Central Library.
Each workshop is facilitated by two of our core artists, each with their own skills set and art-forms. We explore a diverse range of creative themes and media, and we also incorporate elements of mindfulness practice. People of all artistic abilities are welcome and you don’t need any previous experience. The programme is about getting involved, exploring different art forms and having fun!
All workshops are free of charge and all materials are provided. Unfortunately we are not able to fund any additional expenses, such as travel or child care. We hope that Creative Alternatives can open up your world. We will share information about local events and services relating to arts and health and support you through every step of your involvement with us.
Mainstream Arts Programme
Creative Alternatives is part of St.Helens Council’s Cultural Hubs – Arts in Libraries Programme. The Cultural Hubs is an Arts Council England funded programme offers a wide range of creative and artistic events and participatory activities that are available throughout the year and set about to animate St.Helens’ network of 13 libraries with performances, plays, gigs, workshops, courses, events, exhibitions and well… great stuff! For more information on the latest Cultural Hubs Programme follow us on Twitter @sthelensarts.