New course! ~Upcycling~

What is it?

Upcycling is the art of turning an old object into something new.

The Upcycling course aims to provide an opportunity to adapt items of furniture or household miscellany to create something new and unique with an alternative purpose or design.

Participants will learn how to:

  • re-use old furniture to create something individual and unique
  • adapt items for new purpose
  • use paint effect techniques
  • use basic hand tools
  • turn unwanted objects into beautiful functional items

It starts in Feburary and runs once a week on Tuesday afternoons for 6 months. This course is free for those eligible (see below) and suitable for complete beginners. Click here to see the poster.

Eligibility

The Upcycling course is for individuals aged 18 – 65 living in Kensington and Chelsea, who have experience of mental health problems. 

The full cost of the course is free for individuals receiving care from Adult Social Care, Secondary Mental Health Care or support from the Primary Care Liaison Nurses.

Taster Session!

There will be an Upcycling taster session on Tuesday 9th February at 2pm. This will be the perfect opportunity to find out more about the course, and to view the workshop. Contact Jo to reserve a place - details below.

Further information

For more information and referal forms, contact Jo Page on 020 8960 6777