Summer Newsletter 2021

The summer edition of the Arts & Minds newsletter is here!

Hope Quilt

See the amazing quilt created by Arts & Minds members...

Arts & Minds Annual Exhibition 2020

The Arts & Minds exhibition 'Change is Gonna Come' is out now...

Unmute

Download 'Unmute', a collection of poems by Arts & Minds members written during a series of Kindness Writing workshops led by poet Andy Craven-Griffiths...

Ways to Wellbeing

Download 'Ways to Wellbeing', a list of online creative resources that you can access from the comfort of your own home, from the Get Creative page...

Cancellation of Arts & Minds Events

The current situation with Coronavirus is really challenging for everyone. The health and safety of Arts & Minds members is our primary concern. Given recent guidance we’re sorry to tell you we are cancelling all Arts & Minds events until further notice. Until we are able to meet up again we will be working to engage with members online and through other means...

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Welcome to Arts & Minds

The Arts & Minds Network brings together people in Leeds who believe the arts can promote mental wellbeing. We are open to anyone living, working or volunteering in the Leeds area who wants to see the growth of arts and health – including mental health service users, carers, mental health workers, artists, arts organisations and NHS or third sector organisations. We encourage the use of the arts within NHS services and support creative people in the community to use the arts to improve their wellbeing. We have over 1000 members and it’s free and easy to join, just fill in the form on the Join Us page.  Members receive discounts at art shops and are signed up to our weekly electronic e-bulletin and quarterly newsletter for all the latest information about creativity and mental health in Leeds. Please browse the site and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, contact us.

“If anyone is thinking of being creative I would say DO IT, have a go. It’s amazing what you can do if you try, it heals the mind.”

Want to find out more?

Join Arts and Minds today or simply get in touch

You can contact Arts & Minds in the following ways:

Phone: 0113 262 128

Email: [email protected]

Post/in person: Arts & Minds c/o 31 Potternewton Lane, Leeds LS7 3LW

Please follow and share our social media networks. All Arts & Minds workers are part time so please be patient and we will get back to you when we can. 

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Join Arts & Minds:

Joining the Arts & Minds Network is free! Once signed up you will receive a membership card in the post and we will add you to our mailing list to receive our weekly eBulletins and our quarterly newsletter. We signpost members to creative opportunities that promote positive mental health and we work with local arts suppliers and other businesses who give discounts to Arts & Minds members. Click here and fill in the form to join…