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Have a look at this lovely video using artwork and audio generated by Borderland Voices Participants

Borderland Voices a varied palette


Artist of the Month

Each month we will introduce an artist to stimulate discussion at the Zoom art sessions. This month it is artist Gustav Klimt see activity pack below

Art Activity Packs

Download Art Nouveau Art Pack#14 (8 Sept 21) by artist Becca Baddeley by clicking the links and print them off to participate in our Covid affected art group activities. Or you could create your own piece rather than printing them of

Art Nouveau Artpack

To access previous Art Activity Packs go HERE

CAN YOU HELP? We are gathering information about the Women's Land Army in the Staffordshire Moorlands
Details HERE

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Owing to the pandemic all face to face activities have been suspended. We are however using media to keep in touch please contact us for details using these temporary methods:Phone: 01538 528708 (calls come up on Andy’s tablet; she will respond to numbers she knows and picks up messages weekly)
New mobile: 07760 138395 (use Whatsapp if possible, as Andy’s mobile signal is poor at home)
Email: info@borderlandvoices.org.uk
Website: www.borderlandvoices.org.uk
Borderland Voices contact Andy Collins: working from home

NEWS Aug 2021

On Wed. 1st Sept in-person sessions restart in our new home at Leek Health Centre. Please note different day; activity room is free only on Wed. No further Zoom sessions.
Every Wednesday: 10.30-12.30 Creative Writing;
1.30-3.30 Expressive Art. All welcome.
For guidelines on finding the venue and sensible precautions once inside, email info@borderlandvoices.org.uk
This month, art has Becca’s new pack (also on the website) .
Writing will use Land Army source material as inspiration.

Dr Plot’s Gawain parade Sun. 5th Sept. 12.30 parade starts at the top of the market place to Sparrow Park (short 10 min rest) 1.15 Story of Gawain and the Green Knight with giant puppets

Tues 14th Sept. day visit to National Memorial Arboretum. See the Land Army memorial and explore this wonderful site. Cost under £10 (excl. lunch). Andy has details, all welcome.


Borderland Voices was founded in 1998 in Leek, Staffordshire and currently works across the Staffordshire Moorlands. Our aim is to promote mental health through the arts and to raise public awareness and understanding of mental health issues by delivering accessible arts projects and offering creative space for self-expression within a mutually supportive community.

Every Tuesday Morning 10-30 to 12-30 we run Creative Writing Sessions

Every Tuesday afternoon 1-30 to 3-30 we run Creative Art Sessions

Every Monday morning 10-30 to 12-30 a Patchwork Group

Every Thursday Morning 10-30 to 12-30 a self help Art Group runs

If you are interested in any of these activities contact us as below.

Queens Award for Charity Services logoBorderland Voices was awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2017. That is the MBE for Charities