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Renfrewshire events at the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

October 18, 2016 | no comments | Community care, health and wellbeing


There are some great, free events in Renfrewshire events this week and the rest of the month as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Wed 19, 10am-12pm – Paisley’s Women Making History: Past & Present, an interactive workshop reflecting the place of women in Scotland’s history, through talks, quizzes and creative mapping, Methodist Central Halls (free)

Thurs 20, 12-1.15pm – In The Moment: join mindfulness trainer Jeanie MacKenzie and artist Sarah Grant to take part in some relaxing mindfulness exercises, followed by a short workshop exploring creativity and wellbeing, Studio 1018, Mile End Mill (free)

Thurs 20, 2-4pm – Changing Stages Drama Workshop, a taster workshop with the Changing Stages drama group followed by a performance of their recent piece ‘Time to Wrap’. No acting experience necessary, The Wynd Centre (free)

Fri 21, 7.30-10pm – Create Cafe: Young Minds, a special open mic night in partnership with youth mental health charity, Young Minds. Come along to listen, or get involved in the music, unleash your creative side and let your imagination go wild with our art station. This event is aimed at people aged 12–21 years old, and there will be a range of hot and cold drinks and cakes for sale, Blend Cafe (free)

6-31 Oct – Passing Time, an inspiring poetry exhibition at Port Glasgow, Langbank, Bishopton, Paisley St James and Paisley Gilmour St train stations (free)

10-31 Oct – Another Time, Another Place, a beautiful solo photography exhibition from photographer Liz Richards at Paisley Arts Centre (free)

10-31 Oct – Made in the Mill, a collection of art created by people with lived mental health experience in Linwood and Johnstone Health Centres (free)

10-31 Oct – Tempus Fugit – a beautiful exhibition of artwork created on silk by the Charleston Centre’s Start to Art Group at Paisley Museum (free)

For more info, go to www.mhfestival.com and you can also find us on Facebook (Renfrewshire Mental Health Arts and Film Festival) and Twitter (SMHAFF Renfrewshire)

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