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Spoonie Artists

16th October 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This event will take place at The Yard Theatre, Hulme.

Welcome to the first official Spoonie Artists Meet-Up!

We will provide you with a whole host of wonderful resources and materials to experiment with and enjoy, as well as some biscuits and a brew. This is also an opportunity for you to bring your own craft projects to get on with in a nice, friendly, social environment.

Still Ill OK coordinates the programme, so there will also be some craftivist opportunities, prompts and zine call-outs if that’s what floats your boat!

As the sessions go on, we can facilitate different arts and craft skill shares if that is something people are interested in.

The event Spoonie Artists is open to everyone but is primarily a space for chronically ill, disabled, neurodivergent creatives to get together, socialise, play with and make art. It takes place at least once a month in a wheelchair accessible venue.

The Yard is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible. There are gender neutral toilets and accessible toilets. Music may be playing at a low volume, but can be turned off on request (you may also request this in advance via email). The room is spacious and there is access to a quiet outside space. There will be light refreshments available. Contact us on info@nice-time.co.uk for any additional information or requests.

The Yard is part of the Work For Change building (which also houses Venture Arts and Kim By The Sea). The entrance is the large blue door on the corner, with large “41” letters. Press the buzzer and someone will let you in and lead you to the room we’ll be in! Our number is 07539 371 070 if you have any trouble finding us.

By Car – The Yard has parking around the building which is free for 2 hours. There is also a disabled parking space a short walk from the entrance.

By Public Transport – Bus number 86 stops a 2-minute walk away (Old Birley Street stop). Bus numbers 53/250/256/263 also stop a 3-minute walk away (Hulme Park stop). The closest tram/rail link is Deansgate Castlefield, which is a 20 minute walk away.


16th October 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Yard Theatre
41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom
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