Free art & wellbeing workshops
All August 2023 for 25 year olds and under
(though we welcome those outside this bracket!)
Throughout all of August we will be running art & wellbeing workshops on discovering creative expression!
All the workshops are for FREE and held in a LGBTQIA+ friendly and wheelchair accessible venue.
Elysium Art Gallery Swansea
If you would like to participate through the medium of Welsh, we have first language Welsh facilitators too!
Any questions please contact: [email protected]
Recycle & Revamp: Clothing
3rd of August 5-7pm // Elysium Art Gallery
Join us for a fun, eco-friendly art & wellbeing workshop where we’ll teach how to personalise & express yourself through clothing. Bring along any clothing you’ve always wanted to customise and we’ll support you to do so! There will be materials available for those who haven’t brought clothing
5th of August 4-8pm // Elysium Art Gallery
Always wanted to be in a band? Ever wanted to try learning an instrument or singing? Join our ‘Be Extra’ Band, made up of professional musicians for a fun, supportive workshop where we’ll help you learn what it’s like to be in a band/play in one. Bring along any instrument you’ve always wanted to try to play or come use some of our limited availability instruments (Percussion & piano, ukulele, drums). Why not try singing your favourite song?
If you would like to come watch and ask questions you are more than welcome to. This is a drop in session.
You are welcome to request songs in advance – Any Genre!
Rap & Melody
17th of August 5-7pm // Elysium Art Gallery
Join us for a fun, supportive workshop where we’ll teach how to write your rap lyrics or take your writing to the next level.
Bring along any ideas you’ve been brainstorming or we can support you to learn from scratch! You’ll be working with the renowned artist BLANKFACE
19th of August 5-7pm // Elysium Art Gallery
want to make something that’ll make you smile every time you see it? Join us for a fun art & wellbeing workshop where we’ll teach how to express yourself through crafting. We’ll be focusing on things to make to brighten up your environment at home.
26thth of August 4-6pm // Elysium Art Gallery
ever wanted to write a song? Stuck on an idea you just can’t figure out the chords to? Join us for a fun, supportive art & wellbeing workshop where we’ll teach how to write your first song or take your writing to the next level. Bring along any ideas you’ve been brainstorming or we can support you to learn from scratch! You’ll be working with the incredible MOJO JNR
Comic Book / Zine / Illustration (two part!)
Part 1 – 24th, Part 2 – 31st of August 4-6pm // Elysium Art Gallery
Ever wanted to create your own comic book? or learn how to illustrate your poetry? We’ll teach how to create short stories and illustrate them.
The theme for these workshops are on depicting mental health. The content created will then go towards a free short form mental health resource.
All abilities welcome.