Creativity in Nature

A FREE Programme for Young People - strengthen your emotional wellbeing by engaging in Nature and creative activities - Brighton and South West London.

The benefits of being outside in nature are plentiful – stress alleviation, relaxation and the reduction in symptoms of depression are just a few. It also helps social interaction so you make friends more easily and feel less isolated. 

Why don’t you join us for a FREE 3 or 4-week programme. Each session is for 2-hours. Slow down and reconnect with yourself and your environment in this nature-based, discovery led programme.

Typical activities include walks, some light conservation work or gardening. This would be combined with a range of creative activities such as painting, weaving, lino cutting, tie-dye or cooking on an open fire. There will be time to talk and share collective struggles if you wish to.

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“I just wanted to take the opportunity to say a massive thank you for the recent programme my daughter Mel attended. Mel has been struggling of late, she was un-motivated and was struggling to find happiness in things she previously had passions for. Having started your programmes, I could see almost instantly she was re-engaged with her art, she became a lot more talkative with me, we spoke a lot about how she made the artwork, how the process was and how she was getting on. This was a massive shift in how Mel was on a day-to-day basis, she has always previously been very creative and enjoyed painting and photography, having just finished the four-week programme, she has picked up her camera again and actively asked for painting materials. I simply can’t thank everyone enough, your project has given me glimpses of my daughter again” 

.. quote from the parent of a young person who attended our programme.

“The programme has helped me see more of me and less of my disorder. It brought back my identity, as I remembered I have interests that I thought I lost due to my disorder. It helped me refocus on a task, activity or learning process and had a really positive impact on my wellbeing ” 

“The concept is amazing, the activities are really enriching and really well thought out. The mixture of learning, creating and then sharing was really stimulating to engage my anxious mind”

… quotes from young people who have attended our programmes.

BRIGHTON:

PRICE: All programmes are FREE of charge.

DATESCentre for Ecotherapy, Stanmer Park, Brighton (age 16-25)

  • Sat 14th May to Sat 11th June 2022 – FULLY BOOKED 
  • Sun 10th July to Sun 31st July 2022 – 1.45pm-3.45pm

DATES: Whitehawk, Brighton (age 15-25)

  • Sun 19th June to Sun 3rd July 2022 – 10.30am-12.30pm
  • Sun 16th Oct to Sun 30th October 2022 – 10.30am-12.30pm

LONDON:

PRICES: All programmes are FREE of charge.

DATES: Chiswick House and Gardens, Chiswick (age 16-25)

  • Sun 6th Nov to Sun 27th Nov 2022 – 11am-1pm

BOOKINGS:

If you would like to book a place then please complete our Online Booking Form

Professionals – please complete our online Referral Form

If you would like any further information then please do call us on 01273 230102 or email hello@thewildmindproject.org

We are very grateful to B&H Legacy Fund for Children & Young People, the Munday Family Fund, and the Kim Addison Fund at Sussex Community Foundation, Brighton & Hove Council, Enjoolata Foundation and Inspire Hounslow for generously funding these programmes, and to The Linbury Trust and Chiswick House & Garden for their support. Thank you!

Nature is pleased with simplicity

Isaac Newton