The group are currently taking a well earned summer break, sessions will return in September.
A brand new project funded by The National Lottery Community Fund. An opportunity for people to take part in creative arts and get back together with friends following the pandemic.
'The Welcome Back Cafe' offers fun, free, fortnightly creative supported sessions open to neurodiverse, disabled and older adults.
Group members are currently working on a project alongside artists Ashok Mistry and Ami James to create their own digitally designed and handsewn, personalised weighted blankets, used to relieve anxiety and help to feel calm. Working towards an interactive exhibition entitled 'Snug' later in the year.
No experience of taking part in the arts or sewing experience is needed to take part in the project.
Sessions are free to attend but limited to 15 spaces per session so please book a place if you would like to attend.
For more information or to sign up for the project contact Kalila on 07739 088066 or Kalila.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Swadlincote Asperger's Society is a community led committee, ran by neurodiverse adults. People Express have worked alongside the group on numerous creative projects since helping the group to form in 2015.
The group members have made a short film to let people who are new to the group know what they can expect when they first come along. Click on the film below to watch:
The pictures below show some of the workshops and project that the group have planned and taken part in: