The Studio at The Salvation Army WhittleseyBack to Activities
The Studio is a space to get creative in Whittlesey. You can be taught new skills and enjoy the process and final product. From watercolours, macrame, quilling, quilting, glass painting to figure drawing, portrait drawing, doodles, card craft and more.
This activity is good for wellbeing because
- It’s a great place to find peace on your own and/or meet friends.
- All of us can be creative and doing so takes your mind off anxious thoughts.
- Scientifically proven to do you so much good when you get creating!!
‘Coming to The Studio to do art journalling has totally helped my wellbeing, It is such a special place for me’ – Tatiana Swift (attendee).
How to contact
Where to go
The Studio Church Street
What to Expect:
If you’re new to The Studio you will be asked to fill in a registration form, which will be kept on file and updated annually. This helps The Salvation Army to support you best.
When you come for the first time, you will be welcomed and shown the help yourself tea and coffee station. They have biscuits, gluten free usually and oat milk.
The group leader will show you the art/craft activity, teach you it if you have never done it before. Then you give it a go with all help at hand if needed. There is a quiet room too if you want to use it. All the people that come in are kind and thoughtful of others – this behaviour is encouraged.
You might like to bring protective clothing depending on what activity you get involved in.
The Studio is fully accessible with disabled toilets.
If you have any questions you are free to give Lorraine a call before you attend. Lorraine will be happy to answer questions or concerns you might have.
There is no car park, just street parking and nearby public car parks which are free of charge.
The Studio is run by Lorraine who is part of the salvation army.
Lorraine puts on a variety of activities and craft sessions for adults, children and families. These sessions run on a small donation basis which goes into buying new supplies for activities. Sessions typically run for a couple of hours. You don’t need to book, you can just drop in to the sessions that interest you.
If you are struggling to pay please talk to Lorraine.
They ask for a small donation for each session to help fund materials. Please speak to Lorraine about suggested donations for each session.
Walking into the Studio: