Tag: art therapy

Spoonie Artist Meet Up #2

Apologies for having to reschedule the previous event time late notice – Ellie had a big old virus that wouldn’t go away cos, you know, autoimmune diseases and all that. Anyway, we’re back and non-contagious and would love to see as many spoonies and disabled creatives from greater manchester as possible! The special skill we […]

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Disabled Womens Space at Sapphormation 2019

We will be hosting a disabled women’s craft space at this years Sapphormation. This space is open to all women who love women who are chronically ill, disabled, neurodivergent, to get together, socialise, play with and make art. We will be in room G17 at 3:45-4:45pm. What is Sapphormation? To fully understand the inequities of […]

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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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Catch-up & THANKS & HOZZIE

Hello, An extremely belated post here so hurriedly trying to cover a number of things. Firstly, thank you to everyone who came to the Still Ill OK launch event at HEAD in Stretford. We made some cool art which, as promised, will come together to form the first issue of the Still Ill OK zine […]

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#StillIllJournal

I’ve started a new instagram – it’s somewhat of a Still Ill spin-off and light hearted piss take of the #bujo craze that has taken over the internet recently. I am a fellow stationery and notebook addict, and am also obsessed with my newly learnt skill of calligraphy and lettering, but it’s difficult if you’re […]

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Christmas Market, Chorlton

I will be working hard – with use of one hand and zero hips – to be making brand spanking new spoonie humour creations ready for the CH+ and Dulcimer Christmas market. And just generally some non-spoonie but still pretty things. Big fan of the #justacard movement at the moment. As we all know, it’s […]

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New Etsy Shop Now Open

Proud and excited to launch our Etsy shop! Visit us here to have a gander and a purchase. If you are a spoonie yourself, message me for discount. Sending tired but enthusiastic love to you all x

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F-Art Club Joint Weekly Venture

Still Ill’s products will be for sale at the weekly F-ART Club, run by CH+. I (Ellie Page) will be there with bells on every week, running an arts for wellbeing drop-in: Sundays at Dulcimer Bar, Chorlton, between 2-4pm. This week we’ll be focusing on collages as well as origami for anyone who missed last […]

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Super HALF PRICE sale this Sunday 2-5pm

A variety of sketchbooks and jewellery pieces will be available for sale UP TO HALF PRICE this Sunday 2-5pm at Dulcimer Bar, 567 Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 0AE. I will also be running a drop in origami workshop! The workshop works on a pay-as-you-feel model and, as usual, is open to everyone but we […]

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Don’t cry… Create!

I feel this is an important message for anyone out there who also feels that seemingly endless frustration at being physically confined to the four walls of one’s bedroom, or the four curtains of one’s hospital bed. No, there is nothing immediately you can do to take away your pain, or make yourself ‘better’, but […]

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