Due to the current lockdown some groups are not meeting up in person or have moved online. Please check the relevant organisation’s website for up to date information or contact them using the details provided for each listing if you are not sure.
There are a lots of community arts groups and courses in Leeds that are welcoming to people who have had mental health issues. Many people find that getting involved in a creative activity really helps improve their well-being. Arts & Minds has links with lots of creative groups, courses and organisations across the city. Please click on the pictures below for more information on each group, course or organisation. Or you could use the search tool to find a group that suits you. You could search for a particular activity (eg visual arts, music, drama) a location that is convenient to you (eg Bramley, Chapletown, Middleton) or a time that suits you (eg Wednesday morning, Sunday afternoon). There are also many online activities and resources to engage with from home. Download the Arts & Minds publication Ways to Wellbeing for more information about what is out there.
“Try something you haven’t tried before… experiment and learn new skills so you’ve something to learn… learning’s good for you and it can make you feel better about yourself.”
If you are part of a creative group or run a course that you would like to feature on these pages, please contact us.
Search for something creative below. Type in “keywords” that apply to what you might like to do (eg. Choir, Sunday afternoons, city centre).