The run up to Christmas…

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We have some more meeting dates in the run up to Christmas which will result in another special exhibition…

Thursday 16th November 2-4pm…

Prop making for our exhibition (see leaflet) at our usual People Express venue.

Thursday 30th November 3-4pm…

Our Annual General Meeting to reflect on our achievements in the past year, and the plans for 2018. Everyone welcome! Refreshements provided!

Monday 11th December to Friday 15th December…

Join performance artist and writer ‘gobscure’ for a week long performance residency from Monday 11th-Friday 15th December. Open to all vulnerable adults, including people with Aspergers, Autism, mental health issues and disabilities. This is an opportunity for participants to make a piece of performance from scratch using their own ideas and creating their own material, and then have a chance to share with an invited audience at the end of the week. The week long project is free to take part in but spaces are limited so please book. To do so or for more information ring or text Kalila on 07739 088066 to secure your place. Times as follows…

Monday 12-4pm

Tuesday to Thursday 11am-4pm

Friday 11am-5am

With a public showing and celebratory event 3pm at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum.


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Summer Events Updated

Our cafe-style meetings will be running throughout summer at the People Express building, West Street, Swadlincote! Dates and times are listed below! We’re always open to new members and volunteers!

Thursday 17th August

NO MEETING

Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th August 11am-5pm

Two day residency to create an installation out of vintage materials with special guests Gemma Nemer and Jennifer Booth.

Thursday 24th August 4-5pm

Showcase of work to the public. Drop in 4-5pm. Free Refreshments provided.

Thursday 31st August 2-4pm

Dismantling installation after residency.

Wednesday 6th September (Times to be confirmed)

Meeting with guest Sean Burn to plan December residency with artist.

Summer Events

Following the huge success of “The Even BIGGER Photography Exhibition,” our cafe-style meetings will be running throughout all of summer at the People Express building, West Street, Swadlincote! Dates and times are listed below! We’re always open to new members and volunteers!

Thursday 3rd August 2-4pm

Movement session lead by our resident belly dancer!

Thursday 10th August 2-4pm

Planning session with guests Jennifer Booth and Gemma Nemer to plan for artists residency.

Thursday 17th August 2-4pm

Open space meeting.

Wednesday 23rd August (times to be confirmed)

All day artist’s residency to create installation artwork at People Express.

Thursday 24th August (times to be confirmed)

Showcase of installation artwork at People Express to the public.

Thursday 31st August 2-4pm

Open space meeting

🏡 Bank House Appeal 😞

The Swadlincote Asperger’s Society was founded by members who all first met at this great centre years ago, a place that is now under threat from closure. Now, we are working with them to create a new project to further our goals and those of the South Derbyshire Mental Health Association…

For more information visit the Bank House website and follow the links to find out what little things you can do to help! Even if it’s just reposting this article. 

Thankyou for reading!