Get Creative FREE courses in Knowsley
Make Time for yourself this New Year with FREE creative courses
The free sessions with professional artists will give you the chance to explore a range of arts including creative writing/ storytelling, photography, drama, drawing or visual arts.
The courses will run over four weeks, as part of Knowsley’s ‘10 Ways to Wellbeing’, and will provide the opportunity to learn a new skill and make new friends while making time for yourself.
The ’10 Ways’ are simple actions and activities which if done regularly can make a real difference to how you feel and cope with life’s ups and downs.
How to get involved
The creative sessions are open to all adults and no previous experience is necessary, you just need to bring a lot of enthusiasm!
You can register your interest for any of the following courses by contacting the Knowsley Culture Development and Events Service on 0151 443 5353 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Which course will you choose?
The courses are a great way to try something new and there’s an interesting range to choose from:
Join our creative writing course and let your imagination flow. Learn how to write a compelling piece, be it a poem, short story or lyrics to a song!
Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm at Stockbridge Leisure Centre on 29 January, 5, 12 and 19 February.
Thursdays 6pm to 8pm at New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre, Halewood on 30 January, 6, 13 and 20 February.
Drawing for Health: Four Pictures Make Your Story
Using different styles of drawing, you will work on four related pictures, which will build over the four sessions, to tell a story of your life experiences. These sessions are all about understanding and telling your own stories through pictures.
You don’t have to have drawing skills already, we will show you the way!
Saturday mornings 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Kirkby Resource Centre, James Holt Avenue on 1, 8, 15 and 22 February.
Experience the power of abstract painting and learn how to mix basic colours and complementary colours to create your own colourful masterpiece.
Friday mornings 11am to 1pm at St George’s Church, Primrose Drive, Huyton on 7, 14, 21 and 28 February.
Photography taster course
Learn how the power of photography can improve your mental wellbeing whilst connecting with the world around you.
All sessions start and finish in the libraries but will involve visits to local parks to explore the natural environment.
Saturday mornings 10.30am to 12.30pm at Huyton Library Culture Hub on 7, 14, 21 and 28 March and at Prescot Library, Prescot Shopping Centre on 4 ,11, 18 and 25 April.
Join a practitioner from Imaginarium Theatre as they introduce simple drama techniques to improve health and wellbeing. Learn how physical movement and expression can help you feel better, increase confidence and improve your mood. No previous drama experience is necessary.
Fridays 6.30pm to 8.30pm at Bryer Road Community Centre, Bryer Road, Prescot L35 5DW on 6,13, 20 and 27 March.