Category: Thinkarts!

thinkarts! are in your Back Yard!

For one night only, from 7pm on Friday 27th January 2017, Back Yard Comedy Club are offering 50% of their income on a professional comedy night to go exclusively to thinkarts!  A one-off, not-to-be-missed, laugh-a-minute night.  And all for just £5 for the night. Back Yard is situated a two-minute walk away from Bethnal Green […]

Verona Marathon 15/11/2015

Hello everyone! I am Paolo. I recently started volunteering for CREST and this is my first blog post on our site – hopefully the first of a long series 🙂 I just wanted to thank you all for your donations over the past few weeks. Together we have raised over £600 for thinkarts!, which in a short period […]

Just three days to go …

… until CREST volunteer Paolo Lenotti runs the Verona Marathon in aid of thinkarts! on Sunday 15th November 2015. To date, a total of 24 people have pledged in excess of £500. Please help us to build on that. Pledges can still be made up until the end of November. To add your support to […]

Return to Verona

Back in 2013, thinkarts! staged its “New Dawn” competition and exhibition at Southbank’s historic Southwark Cathedral. In this, thinkarts! members were challenged to make their own visual interpretation of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s timeless story of the star-crossed lovers Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet set against the beautiful backdrop of the Italian city Verona. Today […]

Spaghetti and the Yeti

Mental Spaghetti, the art and creativity in mental health organisation (, is running a 3 hour creative writing and drawing session with poet and comedian, John Hegley, on Friday May 15th for Mental Health Awareness Week 2015. The exhibition will be held at Kentish Town Health Centre – a beautiful, sunny space with creative outdoor […]

Poppies — hope, reflection and remembrance

This painting (Homage to the Bard) was the winner of thinkarts! 2013 “New Dawn” competition. It combined the theme of mental health recovery with William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. All pieces submitted were included in a Southbank exhibition at Southwark Cathedral. For 2015, thinkarts! has launched another competition once more culminating with an exhibition at […]

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