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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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NEW Events Page

Sometimes it can get confusing – mostly for me – whether I have my Still Ill OK or Nice Time Arts hat on. That is actually a good thing; it’s because Vicky and I have created a situation where we work flexibly and accessibly (but still bleedin’ ‘ard) solely on making art and creativity accessible […]

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Art & Access Survey: how can we help?

What does ‘accessibility’ mean to you, when it comes to creativity? It could be as simple a feature as a venue having a wheelchair ramp or a lift. It could be not being in a room surrounded by middle class white people. It could be not being in a room surrounded by middle class cis […]

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STIll Ill X Pen Fight Zine Club @ Manchester art gallery! this sunday 2.30-4.30pm

We look forward to seeing you this Sunday for the much awaited – due to two postponements – Pen Fight & Still Ill OK mash up Zine Club, run by Nice Time! We will be at Manchester Art Gallery (yes, the really big, beautiful old fancy schmancy one in the town centre) this Sunday 2.30-4.30pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

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