• Walworth Road by Aaron Pilgrim

    Artwork produced in one of our many workshops - find out how you can rediscover your creative side with CoolTan

  • CoolTan Arts: 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

  • What we do – ways you can get involved

    Here's a video about CoolTan's 2014 sponsored walk fundraising event

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  • CoolTan Walks

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


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.

Participant Gallery: Beautiful Batik Work from our Textiles Workshops

Here are some examples of batik work produced by our talented Textiles workshop participants, Liz Innes and Saffron Saidi.


Textiles workshop places are still available!

Maybe you’d like to

  • create your own design to be dyed or printed onto cloth
  • gain skills in batik, hand-dyeing, silk-screen printing and basic embroidery
  • suitable for beginners as well as want to those who build on existing skills
  • opportunity to exhibit your work

If you are interested in joining a Textiles workshop please see here for more information

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