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


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Borderland Voices contact Andy Collins: working from home
Email: info@borderlandvoices.org.uk
Phone: 01538-528708/07760-138395


Art Activity Packs: When Borderland Voices was working remotely during the height of Covid, local artist Becca Baddeley created a series of 14 themed art packs, often linked to an Artist of the Month. All are still accessible via this link: HERE

NEWS Apr 2022

In-person sessions, Leek Health Centre, on Wednesdays.

Every Wednesday: 10.30-12.30 Creative Writing;
1.30-3.30 Expressive Art. All welcome.

For guidelines on finding the venue and ongoing sensible precautions once inside, email info@borderlandvoices.org.uk

Our Newsletter contains images ‘Writing Leek’ event plus 3-D figures and various coil pots all made with placement student Jess

April art: topics to be confirmed. All with Jess Vere (Derby Uni. Creative Expressive Arts, Health, Wellbeing placement student.)

Many thanks to Paul Brady and Survive Together Love Leek (via Bill Lomas) for donations and Barbara Bunce for art materials.

BV’s input to last month’s Writing Leek was a triumph. Moira emailed: ‘So many interesting Land Army stories, books and displays. What a lot of work; you must all be so proud.’ At the start, M.C. Mark dedicated a poem to Paul, who’s in the Dougie Mac.

ABOUT

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 Wednesday Morning 10-30 to 12-30 we run Creative Writing Sessions
Every Wednesday afternoon 1-30 to 3-30 we run Creative Art Sessions

If you are interested in either 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