These community led spaces are valuable places to meet, share skills and collectively imagine the future. They provide spaces, creative resources and varied programmes which make creativity inclusive and accessible with many available to book for community focused workshops, consultations and events.
For over 25 years Art Angel has provided a space for creativity alongside mental health support. From their large and welcoming space in the city centre, they run an art group, photography group and creative writing group for ages 16 and above, as well as groups specifically for young adults and young men. @artangel_dundee
A local more-than-profit organisation led by jeweller and service designer Stephanie Graham. Dundee Community Craft provides craft education as a form of improving mental health and well-being, offering a range of bespoke craft courses and partnering with third and public-sector organisations. Anyone can book to take part in the selection of workshops run from their studio at Wasps Meadow Mill. @dundeecommunitycraft
Often overlooked creative spaces, Dundee is home to a wealth of beautiful community gardens and growing spaces all across the city that provide workshops and community events. Most are open to the public and have regular volunteer sessions. Further information on all the gardens, their opening times and events can be found on growdundee.blog.
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