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 […]
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 […]
… 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 […]
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 […]
World Mental Health Day is traditionally celebrated on 10th October each year. It is an annual global celebration of mental health education, awareness and advocacy. This year thinkarts! took part in Waltham Forest’s World Mental Health Day event which joined forces with an Walthamstow’s Apple Day event held at Vestry House museum which happens each […]
Mental Spaghetti, the art and creativity in mental health organisation (mentalspaghetti.org), 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 […]
And another big thank you to the Ford Britain Trust who also have just donated the sum of £700 to the work of thinkarts! April’s turning out to be a good month for thinkarts!
Many many thanks to Southwark Cathedral for their gift of £2,667 towards the work of thinkarts! The thinkarts! “Poppies” exhibition takes place in the Refectory at Southwark Cathedral between and 25th May and 8th June 2015
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 […]
We’d just like to say a big thank you to the Charles S. French Charitable Trust from whom we have just received the most generous donation of £2,000 towards the work of thinkarts! This has come at a timely moment and CREST would like to thank the trustees of the Trust for all their support.