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Local charity wins national award for improving mental wellbeing

GSK_IMPACT_2015_winner charity Ambassador

Local charity wins national award for improving mental wellbeing

charity Ambassador

CoolTan Arts, a Southwark-based arts and mental health charity run by and for people with mental distress, has won a GSK IMPACT Award*, which includes £30,000 in unrestricted funding.
Beating over 350 organisations to win the accolade, which recognises excellence in charities working in health and wellbeing, CoolTan Arts was recognised for their work helping transform people’s lives through creativity, self-advocacy and volunteer opportunities.
The award comes at a crucial time for CoolTan Arts as mental health services have experienced massive cuts during the last few years. This change has caused … Read More »

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Largactyl Shuffle Walk Dates 2015-2016

Largactyl Shuffle Balloons

 

Are you interested in London’s hidden stories? Then CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle is for you! Join us on our fun guided cultural walks for mental and physical wellbeing.

Each month the walk explores a different theme, through intriguing talks on local history, arts and health. You can learn new things, make friends, get fit and have fun!

 The Largactyl Midnight WalkShuffle has been running since 2006 and is named after the oldest anti-psychotic drug, Largactil, that can have extreme physical side effects including a distinctive shambolic gait, or ‘shuffling’. The walks are researched … Read More »

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CoolWalks – May Dates

CoolWalks-Freedom-walk

CoolTan are excited to have new CoolWalks coming up in May 2015.
CoolWalks are guided walks for wellbeing, giving participants to opportunity to get to know more about their local area’s history and their local Southwark libraries.

CoolTan Arts CoolWalks invites you to join us on a free guided stroll along the canals, docks, warehouses and old streets of Canada Water and Rotherhithe. 
Together we’ll explore the area’s history, industry and architecture past and present that today make modern Canada Water.  Learn new things, make friends, get fit and have fun.
 
Starts at Canada Water Library at 12:30pm and finishes at … Read More »

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Largactyl Shuffle Walk Dates 2015-2016

Largactyl Shuffle Balloons

 

Are you interested in London’s hidden stories? Then CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle is for you! Join us on our fun guided cultural walks for mental and physical wellbeing.
Each month the walk explores a different theme, through intriguing talks on local history, arts and health. You can learn new things, make friends, get fit and have fun!
 The Largactyl Midnight WalkShuffle has been running since 2006 and is named after the oldest anti-psychotic drug, Largactil, that can have extreme physical side effects including a distinctive shambolic gait, or ‘shuffling’. The walks are researched and led by our Largactyl … Read More »

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