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Art Inspired

Who we are?

We are a daytime provision for adults who experience learning disabilities and/or autism, who have an interest in the visual arts and want to socialise and develop their skills in a safe and supportive environment alongside professional artists and experienced tutors.  

What we do?

Adults can attend and experience a wide range of art-based activities including painting, drawing, collage, printing, sculpture and mosaics. Participants have the opportunity to work on both individual and group art projects, and pursue their own creative interests, with support and guidance from experienced art tutors and volunteers. We regularly visit the town centre to shop for materials and often go out to visit coffee shops, as well as making shared lunches on occasions. Independent living skills are built into the provision at every opportuntity. We host exhibitions and sales of people’s work, encouraging all participants to be engaged in the running of these events. Profits from sales are used to fund social trips, e.g. bowling.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sophie Bennett
Contact Position
Adult Learning Coordinator
Telephone
E-mail
sophie@youthinspired.org.uk

Where to go

Address
1 Newham Street
Bedford
Bedfordshire
Postcode
MK40 2EE
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mondays and Fridays 9am - 3pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Costs

Details
During the taster session attendees will be informally assessed by a member of staff. This will include criteria including; independence, communication, mobility, skills and Health and Safety. Using a traffic light system for each criteria, a cost will be calculated depending on how much support it is predicted a person will need to fully access the service and gain the most from the experience. £22-£55 Half day, £44 - £77 Full day

Availability

Referral Details

Referral can be made by professional or parent/ carer

Age Bands
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
SEN Provision Type
Targeted
Specialist
Universal