Open Studios: Studio Voltaire, London

What: Open studios at Studio Voltaire When: 29 April at 18:30 to 30 April at 18:00 Where: Studio Voltaire, 1a Nelson’s Row, London, SW4 7JR Facebook Page: Studio Voltaire

DRAW! Alternative ways of drawing, Free Space Gallery

What: Drawing workshops, drop-in sessions When: May 6-27, 2016 Where: Free Space Gallery, KTHC, London, NW5 2BX Our lead artist, Marie-Louise Plum, is running a series of drawing workshops at Free Space Gallery, Kentish Town Health Centre, from May 6-27 2016. Learn to draw using alternative techniques and unusual materials, including natural objects such as…

Artist: Jasmine Surreal

Doris Day and Doris Night ©Jasmine Surreal Also exhibiting at the excellent Bobby Baker/Bethlem/Outside In combo light-box show in Stratford, ‘Letting in the Light’, is Jasmine Surreal. Jasmine describes herself as a “surrealist symbolic artist with a lot of humour”, and to this statement, we concur. Her works are illustrative in style, and extremely playful,…

Installation viewing with added mince pies!

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…

Event: Cure All Karaoke!

Come one, come all, come sing your little heart out! News is that there’s something fun for you to do this Friday, east London way, courtesy of our comrades, Daily Life Ltd. Read on, chums… What: Karaoke Extravaganza! When: Friday 4th December 2015, 7:30pm – late Where: Chats Palace, Hackney, London E9 6DF CURE ALL…

World Mental Health Day: FLIGHT

What: Workshops and Installations When: Saturday 10th October, 1:30-5:00pm Where: Tate Modern, London FLIGHT – Celebrating World Mental Health Day Join Outside In and other creative organisations working with artists who have experience mental health issues on Saturday 10 October in Tate Modern’s East Room to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The afternoon will feature…

Exhibition: Artbeat

What: ‘Artbeat’ exhibition from StepArt Where: The Coffee Lovers Café, South London When: 21st-30th August, PV on Friday 21st and Friday 28th, 17:30 ’til late. “This exhibition has work created by people with psychosis and engaging with the Southwark early intervention.” STEP Team, South London and Maudsley

A huge ‘thank you’ from Barking!

A HUGE thank you to everyone who came down to our private view for the Mental Spaghetti group show in Barking last Friday, and to our ever-helpful and accommodating hosts, Studio 3 Arts. An especially big thank you and congratulations goes to our featured artists! The exhibition continues until Friday 24th July, so we aren’t putting all…

The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious at CGP London

Nick Blinko ‘The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious’ is a group show of the work of seven Outside In artists all living within Greater London and working on the theme of the subconscious. Predominantly black and white in colour and using drawing as the primary medium, the works were selected from 154 submissions to…

Portugal Prints Art Exhibition

Portugal Prints (Westminster Mind), an innovative mental health project based in Central London, are having an exhibition from 7th-9th December. The opening night of the exhibition is this Thursday 1st December where you will have the chance to meet the artists, view their open studio and card making demonstrations. If you are free between 2-5pm…