• Self Advocacy and Wellbeing

    Build self esteem and learn how to represent yourself through free Self Advocacy training

  • CoolTrade Shop

    Visit our online shop and buy artwork, books and gifts designed by CoolTan artists

  • Art Workshops and Exhibitions

    Rediscover your creative side by attending a workshop, exhibiting and selling artwork

  • 2015 GSK IMPACT Award Winner – Video

    CoolTan Arts is one of ten charities to win a 2015 GSK IMPACT Award, run in partnership with The King’s Fund

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  • Who We Are

    CoolTan Arts is a mental health arts charity which aims to promote wellbeing through creative discovery

  • Volunteering and Getting Involved

    Find out more about events and opportunities to volunteer at CoolTan Arts

  • CoolTan Walks

    Stay fit with CoolTan! Participate in one of our many guided walks


CoolTan Arts exists to inspire and transform the lives of people with mental-distress/disabled and with long term conditions though creativity and self-advocacy. CoolTan Arts enables people to re-connect with their aspirations, develop professional skills, stay well and have an improved quality of life.

CoolTan Author has two children’s Illustrated books published


Aaron William James Pilgrim the author & illustrator found satisfaction of doing artwork and creative work at the CoolTan Arts

Pilgrim attended a few courses of the Poetry Writing which have been Tutored by an extreme creative Tutor called Isley Lynn who have done many creative projects at the CoolTan Arts also Fiona Conn who has been an IT Tutor and ran the “One to one sessions on Digital Book Publishing at the CoolTan Arts in Southwark, South East London, the hub for all kinds of artists in the past and present.

His fifteen books series germinated in the CoolTan Arts. His first … Read More »

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Monday 13/06/2016

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

CoolTan Arts

Event Details

SAVE THE DATE! Monday 13 June, 6 - 8.30 pm Join arts and mental health charity CoolTan Arts for a fun-filled evening at our annual Mad Hatters’ Tea Party! This year we will be celebrating the famous story from Alice in Wonderland with a party of creative workshops, live music...

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