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Still ill, ok?

spoonie artists: unite on wednesday!

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

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SPECIAL vip INTERVIEW – unique still ill code for meet & greet event tomorrow!

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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Stationary N’ Stationery – Wheelchair Accessible Flea Market

Shameless self-promotion of my shop, which – believe it or not – I have been working on very hard amongst Nice Time and my MSc. The market is always a LUSH afternoon, and HEAD Bar is super wheelchair accessible, cool, with great music and 70s decor. Come along! I’ll be at HEAD on Saturday this […]

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upcoming event – voice hearing in brazil *date changed to 12th oct*

International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS) are a fab organisation who promote psychosocial and peer supported approaches to voice hearing and mental health work internationally. * Please note the date change to the 12th October 1-4pm * I became a member when I stumbled upon a talk from one of my […]

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Nice Time & pen fight sale

The wonderful Vicky has moved into our studio and has made it very beautiful and organised indeed! We’re both really enjoying Nice Time Arts at the moment, so please head over to the site and sign up to our mailing list to stay up to date. Our crowdfunder for the printing material is going well […]

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A light yellow background with bright pink square, pink and black text stating 'Art therapy, peer support and CBT without the - and then asterisks in place of a swearword. FART Journalling. Thursday 15th August at The Yard Theatre in Hulme.

Journalling Course – Still Ill x cbt/art therapy

As part of the new venture I’ve been going on about – Nice Time Arts, in case you haven’t heard – I have written an 8 week ‘Journalling for Journalling’s Sake’ or ‘F-ART’ course (Fun-ART) for adults with long term health conditions and/or disabilities. Dates and times for the first cohort have not been confirmed, […]

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NICE TIME ARTS LLP – #spoonieartists UNITE!

EEP! So excited about our new accessible arts practice!

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