https://youtu.be/MATX3bI0bl4 Puppet making workshop exploring alternative characters of Christmas. Learn how to make and fully decorate a 'jumping jack' puppet of a festive folkloric character of your choosing. The workshops last three hours each. All materials provided and no artistic experience necessary. We will spend a little time in the workshop briefly getting to know… Continue reading Festive Folklore Puppet Making Workshop
What: Exhibition - The Fabric of Being When: 22 February - 17 March 2017, open Weds-Fri, 10am-5pm Where: Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX. Map Terence Wilde, long time Mental Spaghetti collaborator and artist, and Bethlem Gallery present the textile works and processes of artists, patients and staff from… Continue reading Exhibition: The Fabric of Being
2016, despite its infamy as a problematic and troublesome year, brought us many positives and much pleasure in the form of large scale group exhibitions, our first 'Spaghetti School' residency at Free Space Gallery, and working with some of our favourite comrades on exciting new projects designed to spark debate and question closed answers. We… Continue reading A Mental Spaghetti 2016, here’s to the future!
Ed, Edd Martin Okoli What: Writing workshop When: Tuesday 14th June Where: Brunswick East, Gillett Street, Dalston, N16 8JH A writing workshop using exercises to help stimulate creativity, explore one’s self, be a bit playful, and enhance a sense of wellbeing. Run by Francesca Baker and Martin Okoli, creative writers and arty folk with a… Continue reading Writing Workshop at Brunswick East
More information below flyer... Borderline Arts raise awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder and empower those with with the condition and their care-givers/loved one. We are the only BPD-specific charity in the UK and have some exciting FREE activities coming up... Therapeutic Art Group This is an informal space, where those affected with BPD can get… Continue reading FREE Therapeutic Art Group & Creative Writing Workshop (Derby)
Back in October, in collaboration with Free Space Gallery, Mental Spaghetti and eight contributors* made an outdoor installation. Using plaster of paris, we cast, carved and sculpted our way to making ex-voto style offerings, on plinths, to sit in the front garden of Free Space Gallery. The collaborative sculptures are now installed in the front… Continue reading Installation viewing with added mince pies!
What: Workshops to create an outdoor installation Where: Freespace Gallery, 2 Bartholomew Road, London, NW5 When: Friday 9th, 16th and 23rd October In celebration and support of World Mental Health Day 2015 , in collaboration with Free Space Gallery, and in support of the Mental Health Foundation, we will be constructing a plaster of paris… Continue reading World Mental Health Day: Create an outdoor installation with us!