Art for Life – 19/01/2016

Artcore is delighted to present ART FOR LIFE. Join us every Tuesday from 10am to 3pm and enjoy some art activities in different visual art mediums. Don’t miss out this great opportunity to have fun, make new friends and learn new skills! Contact us on 01332 384561 or
Art T Time is a year long free project by Artcore that is designed for people aged 50 and over. The aim of the project is to bring out the best in marginalised older people and to encourage different ethnicities to work together and socialise. The participants of this project will be able to choose
Diwali workshop at  the Martin Jackman centre. Artcore delivered a session on 23rd October 2014 working with people with learning difficulties at the Martin Jackman centre in Nottingham. Participants enjoyed creating  Rangoli artworks, a traditional Indian craft, and receiving Henna / Mehndi  patterns on their hands as a part of Diwali celebrations.  
Artcore’s Exhibition LIFTED in Nottingham at the ICCA. A collection of artworks created by community members during Artcore’s regular creative sessions. The exhibits carry health and well-being messages from the individuals through their artworks. This occasion also celebrated the 64th Republic Day of India with the Mayor of Nottingham Cllr. Leon Unczur opening the show.
The Atrium Gallery at The ICCA Nottingham welcomed Artcore’s exhibition of Borderline Art by Sarah Eley, Olivia Sloley, Sarah Clark and Vicky Vaughan. All four artists have BPD and other associated conditions and their work also conveys aspects of what it is like to live with these struggles. The exhibition supported in the aim to

World Health Day -7th of April 2013

A Healthy Frame of Mind Artcore cordially invites you to a free open day event as part of World Health Day. This would be an ideal opportunity for those with physical, mental or learning difficulties, to have some fun, make friends, and discover the range of services available at Artcore. Join us and Participate in

LIFTED – 30th November 2012

This celebration event gives participants who attend Artcore creative sessions an opportunity to exhibit their artwork and celebrate their achievements. The sessions all carry health and well-being messages, as well as giving community members the opportunity to explore a variety of art mediums and increase skills. The showcase of art work will be shown in
Are you are Carer living in Derby City? Creative Breaks at Artcore are designed to give carers the opportunity to take a break from their everyday caring responsibilities. You will have the chance to learn new skills, explore new creative techniques, make new friends, and most of all enjoy yourself. Sessions are fortnightly Thursday from

Wetherby Centre -February 2012

Participants had the opportunity to have a go at 3 different activities: painting, mosaic and sandcasting. Participants with mental and physical difficulties who use the Wetherby centre as a day care centre were on personalisation budgets. This was a fantastic opportunity to: Try various art techniques Explore the range of activities on offer at Artcore
Come and join us at our MOSAIC AND TILE PAINTING WORKSHOP on Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 10am to 12 noon in the Age UK building (next to the library in Chaddesden Park), Chaddesden, Derby. Access is via Maine Drive or Chaddesden Lane. All ages and abilities welcome. We have to ask for a £2
The women’s group from JET in Normanton came to Butterfly House to attend a pottery workshop on 16th November 2011. The women enjoyed learning various clay hand-building techniques and having a go on the potter’s wheel. They created beautiful pots that they could take home with them.
The aims of the event for participants are to: Find out what is happening locally Discover a range of support and care options Find out how self directed support is working for people in Derby. There will be guest speakers, short presentations, helpful information and advice, practical workshops and sessions, and a showcase of products

Art Can Change Lives – November 2011

A free art session to showcase the art related activities Artcore offers the local community in Derby. This free event hoped to increase the awareness and encourage local community members, particularly those with physical and mental disabilities to register and enjoy art workshops on a regular basis. People with physical and mental difficulties and people

Meaning of Life – October 2011

Meaning of Life was a series of workshops designed for those affected by stroke and their families and carers. Participants illustrated their thoughts and ideas through several art related exercises which helped them to express their emotions and thoughts, and tell a story – A meaning of life. Workshops included Mosaic, Tile Painting and Sandcasting.
On 1st October, the country will be celebrating UK Day for Older People and Derby will be no different. The Derby 50+ Forum, the Golden Ages Group and Southern Derbyshire Pensioners with the support of Arts and Leisure Development DCC, Derbyshire Police and arts organisations across the city have got together to make this a