Colourful Minds: Art for Wellbeing Programme

Colourful Minds is a creative art course to support mental wellbeing, taking place at the South Hill Centre in Hemel Hempstead. Creative activity can play an essential role in managing mental wellbeing by increasing confidence and reducing anxiety and stress. This course is an opportunity to enhance mental wellbeing by using a variety of art forms in an enjoyable, safe, supportive and friendly environment.

Our next course runs for 12 weeks from 1 March 2024 at the South Hill Centre in Hemel Hempstead.  

The sessions are run by a qualified artist from Herts Inclusive Theatre (HIT), our delivery partner. No experience is needed to take part - all levels, including beginners, are welcome. 

When and where?

  • 12-week course: each Friday from 1pm to 3pm from 1 March to 14 June 2024 (with Easter and half term breaks). The two-hour group sessions will take place in a dedicated room at South Hill Centre and include a break with tea and coffee, and are a chance to connect with others in a friendly, supportive and creative environment. The sessions are limited to a maximum of 15 participants. 
  • Taster sessions: if you would like to find out more about the course, you can join one of the free taster sessions on Friday 1 March and Friday 8 March from midday to 1pm. This is an opportunity to meet the artist and try the activity.  Please email to check if places are still available.
  • Venue: South Hill Centre, Cemetery Hill, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1JF
  • Cost: Free

Who's it for?

Dacorum residents aged 18 and over wishing to enhance their mental wellbeing or that have conditions affecting their mental wellbeing, such as anxiety and stress. Or for those experiencing social isolation.

How to apply

Due to the high amount of applications received, applications for the course have now closed.

If you are interested in hearing about future courses, please email with your contact details. 

More information

If you would like to know more about the course or if you have any questions, please email Kasia Truefitt at HIT on or call 01727 221414.

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