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Confidence through Creativity – Free Employability courses 2023


Court Rd, Brockworth

Accessibility features

  • Access for Wheelchair Users Access for Wheelchair Users
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible toilet
  • Autism Friendly
  • Drop-off Point
  • Hidden Disabilities Awareness
  • Quiet Space

Our Confidence through Creativity Summer 2023 programme has launched!

Art Shape are
offering 8 week courses designed to support your wellbeing, whilst
making plans towards your next steps.

Visit our Confidence through Creativity page to book your place

Would you benefit from a relaxed, creative space where you can develop employability skills?

Join our FREE Creative Employability Programme for adults and young people. We offer a range of creative activities in different locations and online!

Make new connections, explore your ideas and build your own creative
toolkit to support you in your everyday life. Experienced leaders will
help you explore your interests in small and friendly group settings.

– Boost confidence

– Develop employability skills

– Explore your interests

– Make new connections

– Support your wellbeing

Places are available for those aged 16+ registered to a GP in
Gloucestershire. If you would like further information, please call Amy
on 01452 863855 or email

You can also apply via our website: Click here to apply

Mark Making with Nature for ages 25+

Location: The Ed Shed, 2 Quay Street,Gloucester, GL1 2PG (behind the old Folk Museum in Westgate St.)

Day: Thursdays, 10.30am-12.30pm

Dates: Starting 18th of May

with artist Amy Freeman

your creative self and support your wellbeing on this relaxed
mark-making course. We will explore a range of techniques including printmaking and image transfer using natural materials. Create your own images and artworks using home-made inks, paints and make your own sketchbook.

Creative Connections for ages 25+


Location: Online via Zoom

Day: Friday mornings, 10.30-11.30am

Details coming soon!

with artist Donna Marshall

An online art course one hour a week on zoom to discover simple effective art techniques to support mindfulness, promote wellbeing, build confidence and social networks. Join us first online then in the Art Shape studio to create a collaborative art piece to showcase your new found skills and connections.

It is hoped at the end of the course
you will meet face to face and creative a collaborative art piece to
showcase your new found skills and celebrate your new found connections.

Art Barn for ages 16-25

Details coming soon!

Join Art Shape artist Kate Cox and try out a range of creative activities and digital techniques to free up your creativity. Develop your skills in digital image-making, printmaking and pop-culture.
Use your favourite movies, graphic novels, and video games as
inspiration! Make friends, build confidence and be supported to take
your next steps.