Category: Events

#BLACKLIVESMATTER

#ICantBreathe #Antifa #BlackLivesMatter The world is a horror show of police brutality and centuries of institutional racism that has ignited a more fierce and determined quest for justice in vast numbers of American civilians than we have seen in a long time. For now, this site has to focus on the intersectional ablism going on in […]

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Keep yourself (and your employers) busy during lockdown

A couple of weeks ago I put together a list of relevant artsy-poorly cool stuff going on online during the lockdown for Nice Time Arts, so head over there to find out about some free theatre, creative opportunities and more. Below are some bits I found this week and a number of links for you […]

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nice time arts gets online & accessible for 2020

I’m very happy to announce that I’ll be working on a virtual programme of social & creative events, meet-ups and workshops under the Nice Time Arts moniker over the next few months. This will include opportunities for coronavirus lockdown journal challenges, on which I am well aware that paid work & terrifying letters of ‘EXTREMELY […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown Journal Challenge

**UPDATE 27/03/2020: I am in the process of putting together a resource & inspiration section on the site! I have been poorly so am moving slowly but in the mean time please send over some time-consuming and sanity-maintaining journal ideas to keep us going!** I’d written a lot of nearly finished posts, but they become […]

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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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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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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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spoonie artists: unite on wednesday!

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

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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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