As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, Reachout Member Clare Jackman shared with us her moving story of bereavement and how stress control through creative and wellbeing activities at Reachout helped her recover personally and socially. Seven months ago my whole world came to a shattering halt when my wonderful husband Cliff Jackman died very suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 49. It was the night before my 49th birthday, he had not been ill and came home from wor
Gillian has been developing her art practice at Reachout since Spring 2015. Her work focuses on cartoon imagery, capturing on paper and canvas moments of movement, energy and fun found in animation. Gillian has also worked in text, having participated in a creative writing workshop, using her poetry within mixed media work. She has recently featured as Reachout's Spotlight Member Artist, showcasing her work as well as celebratingh the significant achievement of moving into a
Mary Herriot Dunlop has recently attended Reachout With Arts In Mind, not only as a Researcher as part of her Masters at Stirling University, but also as a volunteer and participant in creative workshops. To mark the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 here at Reachout, Mary has shared with us her perspective on her experiences of how we contribute to improved mental wellbeing. Art as Stress Relief All of us can be affected by stress in our daily lives and those af
Members, be sure to catch Tomorrow's Glass Class with Anne Christie! It's been great fun so far but this workshop is also open to those who haven't attended previously. Prospective members just give us a call first on 01259 214 951 or email It's free to join. See you tomorrow! #stainedglass #stainedglass #workshop #artsworkshop #workshop #reachoutandchange #change
NOTICE TO MEMBERS: The Stained Glass workshop scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday 7th February) has had to be postponed until Friday 23 February.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
Do come along to the studio anyway and we'll find something equally creative and rewarding to do. #reachoutandchange #stainedglass #artsworkshop #workshop #creativecommunities #reachoutandchange
On Wednesday 31st January and 7th February, Fife-based maker Anne Christie is coming along to help us hone our glass working skills with an introduction to stained glass art. We will make our own light catcher, hanging ornament or stained glass coaster. This is a wonderful skill to learn and pass on to others. And a great gift or decoration for your home. COME ALONG! 10:30am - 12:30pm Wed 31st January & Wed 7th February #reachoutandchange #stainedglass #artsworkshop #workshop
What a great afternoon we had yesterday on our members' visit to Scion House to see the RECLAIM exhibition featuring some fabulous works by Reachout members. The show is only on until the end of this week (closes 5th December) so get along to see it while you can! #creativecommunities #Reclaim #Exhibition #ReachoutMembers #StirlingUniversity #MentalHealth #SMHAF #ScottishMentalHealthArtsFestival #reachoutandchange #creativitymatters #ArtlinkCentral #art #community #creativeco