Arts on Prescription courses



Accessibility features

  • Access for Wheelchair Users Access for Wheelchair Users
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Only
  • Autism Friendly
  • Easy Read
  • Hidden Disabilities Awareness
  • PA/Carer Free Entry
  • Public Transport Links
  • Quiet Space
  • Visual Impairment Awareness

Artlift’s courses are for adults registered with a GP in Gloucestershire and living with mental health and/or chronic pain challenges, or for those who have been through intensive care.

A chance to try a whole range of creative activities with the support of specially trained Artist Facilitators for FREE.  There is a lot of choice and flexibility in our courses, including for example: painting, creative writing, drawing, photography, dance, theatre arts, prop-making, print making, crafts.

You will enjoy 10 two-hour sessions either in a community venue or online as well as personalised ‘creative check-ins’ through which you can chat to your Artist Facilitator about ways of carrying on with the activities you enjoy, and stay in touch with new friends.

No prior experience of the arts necessary. This is just a
great opportunity for any adult in Gloucestershire living with a health challenge to focus on something positive with others in the same boat. Share
experiences, make friends, and build confidence in a safe, creative

Courses run in Cheltenham, Cirencester, Cinderford, Gloucester, Moreton-in-Marsh and Stroud.

It’s easy to self-refer or ask your health or social care provider to make a referral on your behalf.