Art is Good for Your Mental Health

Eventbrite - Art Is Good for Your Mental Health
All tickets are free!

Wednesday May 1st until 31st May 2013
Opening day 12pm – late

Schedule includes:

  • Craft fair – Artists selling handmade jewellery, crafts and artwork (a small commission of 15% on all sales will be donated to Time To Change Leeds).
  • Music – Mic’d Up launches on the 1st Wednesday of every month – artists interested in future events please contact the Hedley Verity and ask for Leah or Rob.
  • Gallery – the top floor of the Hedley Verity is being converted into an exhibition space, featuring work from artists across Leeds.

“Art is Good for Your Mental Health”

The work on show has been created by local artists from Leeds and the surrounding areas. In support of the Time To Change Leeds campaign, the theme proudly highlights the joy and expression than can be found in all art forms, showing that anybody can take part and without barriers. The launch of the Mic’d Up live music event, to be held once monthly, demonstrates our commitment to support art in all forms and allow people to enjoy, play, listen and simply take part. Project Manager, Mindy Goose, who is a part time shift leader at the Hedley Verity, is also a Time To Change Leeds volunteer. She is a professional photographer who writes and facilitates community workshops. Her emphasis is on participation and self discovery, encouraging others to see and take notice, and enjoy using their camera as a form of expression.

Time To Change is a national campaign hoping to reduce the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental ill health. Time To Change Leeds supports this campaign and is the first to be based at a local level. One of the aims of Time to Change Leeds is to enable people to feel included and valued. Time to Change Leeds believes that talking is the perfect place to start.

Find us here:
Mindy Goose
Time To Change Leeds

Notice on Purchasing Art Work

  • Should you wish to purchase any of the art work on display please contact a duty manager who will be able to deal with your query.

  • All prices include framing unless otherwise stipulated.

  • A 20% commission charge on all work will be donated equally between the charities Time To Change Leeds and CLIC Sargent. This is included in the stated selling price.

  • All monies will be paid direct to the artist and contact details must be given.

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