• Creative Ways to Wellbeing Workshops

    Creative Arts Workshops to Improve Your Mental Health and Wellbeing in 2017...

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  • Open Afternoons

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

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  • Modern Masculinity Exhibition

    Artworks and Poetry on Masculinity and Mental Health...

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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"

CoolTan Arts and Michelle Baharier

CoolTan Arts is an award-winning charity that improves mental wellbeing through participation in arts activities.

Michelle Baharier

Michelle Baharier is one of the founders of CoolTan Arts and was CEO between 2010 and 2015. Her passion and determination contributed significantly to establishing CoolTan Arts and reducing the stigma surrounding mental health.

The Situation

During 2015, issues regarding Michelle’s management style came to the attention of the Board of Trustees. Several staff, board members, volunteers and participants complained of bullying and harassment and of these, a significant number left. Out of concern for the health and safety and wellbeing of staff, volunteers and participants, the … Read More »

Strange People: Bowie’s Other Brixton walk

Strange People: Bowie’s Other Brixton walk

Date
Tuesday 24/01/2017

Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location
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...

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