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  • Drama for the Mind

    Drama for the Mind

    Connected Worlds is one of the community enterprises supported by Sheffield Flourish, running art-based courses to connect people and provide a creative space for them to tell and transform their stories of everyday life. During June and July they are running free creative one to one sessions in person or online for people affected by suicide.

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  • Ignite Your Creative Spirit Through Volunteering

    Ignite Your Creative Spirit Through Volunteering

    Are you feeling creative and also want to help others? Do you want to develop your skills or experiences? Or meet new people?Ignite Imaginations have partnered with Voluntary Action Sheffield and 23 other arts and community organisations (hosts) to make it easy for you to find a broad range of exciting opportunities to volunteer in creative and community organisations.

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  • This is Me

    This is Me

    Local mental health charity Sheffield Flourish and Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust are holding an art exhibition in November and want to feature your art – painting, photography, collage, drawing, whatever you would like to use.The theme this year is ‘This is Me’ and you can interpret that however you want to. The deadline for submissions is 1st November 2022.

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  • Submit your Artwork for Mental Health Day Exhibition

    Submit your Artwork for Mental Health Day Exhibition

    Sheffield Flourish is inviting entries for their annual five-day art exhibition in October as part of World Mental Health Day. The theme is ‘urban nature’, and everyone is welcome to submit 2D artwork in any medium – especially people with a lived experience of mental health and those who work in support services, for a display in the Moor Market. The closing date is 31 August.

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  • Artworks Competition

    Artworks Competition

    ArtWorks Together is an international competition,established by ArtWorks South Yorkshire, offering adults with learning disabilities and/or autism the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents to gain the recognition they deserve. There are cash prizes for the winning entries and selected submissions will be exhibited at Wentworth Woodhouse. Entry closes on 12 February 2021

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  • Creativity In Lockdown Exhibition

    Creativity In Lockdown Exhibition

    Artists with learning disabilities and autism from South Yorkshire based arts organisation Artworks have organised a virtual gallery showcasing the artworks they have created whilst shielding during lockdown. There are 70 artists involved and pieces vary in style and medium, including both two and three-dimensional work.

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  • Enjoy Sheffield Culture Hub Events

    Enjoy Sheffield Culture Hub Events

    Organised by University of Sheffield and Sheffield City Council, the project provides an online platform to Sheffield’s festivals, galleries, theatres, music, film and dance allowing you to continue to enjoy inspiring cultural events from Sheffield, at home.

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  • Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    This online arts community celebrates and showcases the work of artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).There are many online live streams taking place as part of the Social Distancing Festival. This includes live music, live theatre, comedy and poetry.

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  • Disability Arts Access Scheme for the UK

    Disability Arts Access Scheme for the UK

    The four UK Arts Councils have commissioned a feasibility study to determine whether a UK wide arts access card scheme is wanted, is needed and is financially possible. The feasibility study is seeking additional detailed feedback from disabled and D/deaf people and disability organisations throughout the UK, on key questions which will determine the scope and some operational aspects of the scheme.

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  • Unleash your Creativity with The Foodhall Open Journal

    The Foodhall uses surplus food from local traders to serve hot meals to all on a ‘put-something-in’t-pot’ donation basis.If you’re feeling creative their journal would love to receive your articles, photographs, drawings, poetry, and recipes

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