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Face2Face Dorset / Zap Arts

Phew! Anyone would think looking at this site that we’ve been off doing other things – but nothing would be further from the truth… In 2013 we won an Awards for All grant to set up ZAP Arts – a weekly art group for people in the Poole area with experience of mental distress (although we have a couple of regular members from much further afield).  We work with Richmond Fellowship at their base in Eastgate Lodge in Poole Park,…

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Poole Art Walk – Monday 7th October

Art Walk for World Mental Health Day Join ZooFish Arts and Richmond Fellowship for a leisurely walk along the Holes Bay cycle/footpath to Upton Country Park (approx 2 ½ miles).  Learn how to make and photograph artworks from natural materials found on the route. All are welcome!  And it is FREE… N.b. Please bring snacks and a drink for the journey, wear sturdy footwear and dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied at all times please. Bring a camera…

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St Ann's Hospital Project

St Ann’s Hospital

ZooFish Arts have just (April 2013) started a funded project at St Ann’s Hospital in Poole. Working with Mike Oates, Chaplain, and the OT staff of the hospital the 10 week project aims to create new work to install either around the grounds or in the new Reception area – when it has been built. Mosaic, photography, drawing, we hope some clay to follow soon….

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Recent Feedback

‘We found a nice spot to sketch… with chalk and charcoal. Some of the charocal we found on site. I had so much fun drawing on the pavement…’

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