• Celebrating Creativity and Wellbeing Week: 4 – 10 June 2018

    Visit our exhibition of participants' work

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    Put a spring in your step! Explore the history and culture of South London on these walks led by local volunteers

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    We offer weekly creative workshops in visual arts, textiles, poetry and more...

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"CoolTan Arts has been a great place for me to come to. It has helped me express myself, grow and overcome obstacles I've come across whilst tackling personal problems through art. The people here are lovely and all very interesting with such varied personalities. It's great"

Peter’s Blog: Visit to the Horniman Museum

Weston-Super-Mare, June 20 2018

An infrequent visitor to CoolTan from outside London, I gained reassurance from attending Shenan’s lively and informative Self Advocacy sessions on hoarding (23/11/17), depression (23/2/18), anxiety (24/5/18) as I have suffered from all conditions, and hoarding in the past almost caused eviction from the flat which I was renting. At her I.T sessions on March 23 and May 11, I was learning about downloading images from the internet and sending photos by e mail or social media, and Twitter. Shenan explained to me what it means to follow people on Twitter, or to be followed.

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