Wellbeing at the Hex - Art Exchange Lunchtime Arts and Crafts

Free art and craft sessions available to staff and students in the Hex.

  • Thu 16 Jan 20

    12:00 - 14:00

  • Colchester Campus

    The Hex

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support
    Social Prescribing

  • Event organiser

    Student Support

  • Contact details

    Stuart Henty

Community 360 are running art and craft sessions for staff and students every Thursday between 12 - 2pm in The Hex.

Staff members and students are welcome to come to the Hex and take time out from your busy day and get creative.

 Activities in January include:

  • Manifestation Board - Collage of images, pictures and affirmation of hopes to serve as a source of inspiration and motivation 
  • Abstract Painting -  Use the masters as inspiration including Kandinsky, Mondrain and Pollock for abstract painting 
  • Clay - Get into the new year with a spring in your step and create some beautiful items from clay

No booking or equipment are required and our other events for January are included below:

  Thursday 16 January  Friday 17 January  Thursday 23 January Friday 24 January Thursday 30 January Friday 31 January 
12pm - 1pm  Art Exchange - Manifestation Board Therapeutic Colouring and Board games  Art Exchange - Abstract Painting  Craft Session  Art Exchange - Clay Spring Theme Therapeutic Colouring and Board games
1pm - 2pm  Comedy Sketch Workshop

These Wellbeing activities are organised by Community360 who are in addition, looking to facilitate wellbeing activities and volunteering opportunities both on and off campus for members of staff and students suffering from low mood, depression, social isolation and loneliness to enable them to make positive changes in their lives and improve their wellbeing.

If you are interested in taking part in Social Prescribing or wish to run a wellbeing activity please visit the Hex and speak to a member of staff or email socialp@essex.ac.uk