Wellbeing at the Hex - Art Exchange Lunchtime Arts and Crafts

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

  • Thu 6 Feb 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 February include:

  • Decoupage - Decorate an item with newspaper, magazine pictures to create stunning effects
  • Chalk and pastel drawing
  • Button art - Make amazing pictures using buttons

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

  Thursday 6 February  Friday 7 February Thursday 13 February Friday 14 February Thursday 20 February Friday 21 February  Thursday 27 February Friday 28 February 
12pm - 1pm  Tea and Time to Talk- reducing stigma around mental health. Decoupage - Decorate an item with newspaper, magazine pictures to create stunning effects Jewellery Making Session by Fashion Jewellery Designer

 Hate Crime Awareness Training (Fully Booked)

Drop in Tea and Chat for Staff and Students

 Introduction to Lithuanian Society and Bracelet making Chalk and pastel drawing  Therapeutic Colouring and Board games  Button Art  - Male amazing pictures using buttons  Therapeutic Colouring and Board games
1pm - 2pm  Ryan Curtis Comedy Sketch Workshop  Volunteer Week - Learn about volunteering opportunities available  Ryan Curtis 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