• Visual Arts Workshops

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

  • Volunteering Opportunities

    Join a Volunteer Group or apply for a specific opportunity...

  • Open Afternoons

    Visit CoolTan Arts on a monthly Open Afternoon, for a taster workshop, tour and presentations...

  • CoolTan Walks

    Explore the history, art and mental health of Southwark


"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"

Volunteer of the Month – Jonathan

Jonathan ran the Big Half for CoolTan Arts on the 4th of March 2018, and helped raise £225.

1. What made you decide to start volunteering here?

I wanted to get involved in Volunteering and I saw CoolTan Arts Walks which looked very interesting. It is for mental illness which is important to me as my family have had personal issues with it so I thought I would get involved.

2. What is an average day like volunteering at CoolTan?

Very fun! You get to meet new people, you gain good knowledge from working with other volunteers.

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Strange People: Bowie’s Other Brixton

Strange People: Bowie's Other Brixton

Tuesday 01/05/2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Stockwell Tube Station

Event Details

Strange People traces post-war Brixton’s other histories through the changing and changeable gaze of the legendary David Bowie. Born just after the Second World War, David Jones spent the first 6 years of his life here, gently soaking up the faded glamour of South London’s best known shopping hub. His early...

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