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Understanding Voices: Organic Recovery Community Approach

I’m delighted to be assisting in preparing for the delivery of some upcoming training at Niamos Radical Arts & Culture Centre. The newly set up Organic Recovery Community works closely with (and constitutes members of) groups and organisations such as The Hearing Voices Network (HVN), The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis […]

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Free Uber for Disabled Voters

Hi all, Quick post to let you know that Uber Access are offering free taxis to and fro from polling stations today for disabled voters! The code is from a charity that many disabled activists are – for very important reasons – not fond of, so I am not going to advertise them by mentioning […]

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I gone dun finished it & Pop up thiS sunday

I DUNNIT THE ‘STENDERS MATRIARCH THING ( a bit ). Afraid you’ll have to buy the mini-zine to find out though. Also will be selling this and more gorgeous giftwrap n cards from £1 along with all me other glories from Stationary N’ Stationery at Dulcimer Bar this Sunday. M is for Matriarchy mini-zine (Eastenders) […]

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Pop-up @ Chorlton Metro Cafe – get yer gifts n cards n stuff local!

My other venture, Stationary N’ Stationery, will be be popping up with fresh new stock from Gemma Correll, Pink Pig Sketchbooks, Ohh Deer, Maladiva and more! All at a totally discounted rate 🙂 We’ve got specialist art supplies for your crafty friends, sarcastic notebooks for the Grinch’s, and traditional organisers, planners, and even Christmas giftwrap […]

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Wednesday heralds spoonie artist meet-up #2!

We’ve got some comfy cushions and blankets and a kettle donated, so come along on Wednesday 13th November to the Spoonie Artist meet-up numero duo! If you’re chronically ill/disabled and interested in doing some nice arty shit and chatting bout stuff and meeting people, then come along on Wednesday! If you can’t make it, fear […]

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The Journal-Planner Lottery – Lies, Possibilities and How to Get it Right.

With the rise in popularity of journals, diaries, planners and specifically – yup – bullet journalling, the stationery market has seen a mega-boom in sales of notebooks that fit a certain Instagram-lead criteria. The format for this ‘perfect journal’ usually goes something like this: dotted pages hardback – or soft-hardback – cover super petty exterior […]

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invitation: commission for equality in mental health

Have your voice heard in these upcoming focus groups and workshops, for The Commission for Equality in the Centre for Mental Health.

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*Call Out for zine submissions*

I’m extending my original deadline, so that more people can submit their thoughts/anecdotes/cartoons/essays/poems around the topic of… what not to say to a sick person You can email your submissions to ellie@stillill.uk and can even just text me anonymously some odd “QUOTES” that people have said tot you that are totally inappropriate: 07539371070 You know, […]

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spoonie artists: unite on wednesday!

Regular, accessible arts and crafts meet up & craftivist network!

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special vip interview & unique discount code for nicky brendon meet and greet!

Tomorrow, I will be interviewing one of my heroes, Nicky Brendon, for this very website at Fab Cafe in Manchester! We’ll be talking about mental health awareness, the work that he does all over the globe for this, as well as how Nicky uses creativity and painting as a coping strategy. (I absolutely cannot wait […]

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