Author Archives: Tom Bailey

ByTom Bailey

Cloth Cat

We are a charity based in inner-city Leeds that uses music training to help local people improve the quality of their lives. We help people to gain control over their lives and find avenues into employment by providing the opportunity to learn a variety of skills and to develop their musical talent. By doing this, we also provide a basis for empowerment, confidence building and making music contacts that will become ever more useful as their abilities continue to grow towards their future. We offer a wide range of 11 week music courses in subject such as beginners guitar, ukelele, music production, singing, song-writing, and many more. See our website for current courses. No experience is needed, The courses are all practical, with friendly and supportive tutors that will help you learn new skills and have fun!

When: Varies, 11 week courses run on termly basis

Where: Variety of community centres such as Swarthmore; Cardigan Centre; and Bramley Lawn.

Costs: People on means-tested benefit: Free/  Waged: £73 for 11 week course

Contact:

Mike Jolly: mike@clothcatleeds.org.uk / 0113 244 2773 / www.clothcatleeds.org.uk

 

 

ByTom Bailey

Swarthmore Education Centre Creative Courses

Due to the nature and environment at Swarthmore people feel safe and welcome. We have a wide selection of classes including pottery, jewellery, watercolours, drama and creative writing.

When? Classes take place morning, afternoon and evening. Please check out our latest brochure online.

Where? Swarthmore Education Centre 2-7 Woodhouse Square Leeds LS3 1AD

Costs: Variable

Contact: Reception, Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD, info@swarthmore.org.uk, 0113 243 2210

“It’s absolutely fantastic.”

“The course and college has helped my emotional wellbeing”

“Did courses at Swarthmore 20 years ago- great to see that Swarthmore still has its lovely ethos”

ByTom Bailey

Leeds Survivors Poetry

We’ve been meeting for workshops and performances since 1994. We are completely survivor run, and provide a safe space where people can explore their creativity through poetry and other creative writing.

We don’t have regular workshops at the moment but please get in touch for more information about future events.

Email: tezbeulah@phonecoop.coop to join our mailing list.

ByTom Bailey

Creative Afternoons

Creative Afternoons is run by Arts & Minds members, for Arts & Minds members. The idea is to get together to do something creative on a Sunday afternoon. A different member runs each session and it could be craft, drawing, painting, photography, weaving… We meet at 1pm in the bar, and at 2pm up on Floor 2 Workshop Room.

When:

2nd Sunday of every month

Where:

The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ

Cost: Free

Contact:

Telephone: 0113 2623128
Email: info@artsandmindsnetwork.org.uk

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