We are a creative mental health service based in Leeds 7 offering a range of classes and activities for the community, users of mental health services and their families. We offer classes on a referral only basis and also open classes available for anyone to join: art and crafts, ceramics, dance and music, and a weekly Craft Cafe session. See our website for current groups
Inkwell is a safe, creative and accessible space where passion and skills entwine, challenging the stigma of mental health and celebrating the diversity of its participants. It seeks to engage, stimulate and absorb all abilities through creative activity. Users develop life skills such as teamwork and problem solving leading to increased confidence and improved wellbeing.
When? Varies depending on group
Where? 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3LW
Contact: Telephone: 0113 3070108 / email: [email protected] / www.inkwellarts.org.uk
“..it’s such a positive place for people who are struggling with their mental health, it helps to build confidence and setting yourself little goals is sometimes better for a person than self-analysis”
“It’s a chance to learn new skills and have the freedom to express yourself. I’ve done a bit of volunteering here too which I’ve really enjoyed”
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
Contact: Reception, Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD, [email protected], 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”