The Arts & Health programme at Farnham Maltings includes a range of creative and sociable activities designed to improve wellbeing – and be really enjoyable!

There are many wellbeing benefits to doing arts and crafts activities, from challenging yourself to try something new to socialising with others.

We are constantly expanding our programme to include a wider variety of groups which use creativity to build happier, healthier communities.

Nimble Fingers

A free of charge weekly knitting and crochet drop-in.

Whether you are an advanced knitter looking for some fresh ideas and new company, or whether you are not sure what a crochet hook even is, Nimble Fingers is friendly group to enjoy all things woolly. Bring your own project, or use some of our sample patterns to get you started. No need to book either.

Connects every Tuesday either in person or online via Zoom
10.30am-12.30pm | Free | East Wing Workshop or Zoom

Writing for Wellness

6 weeks of interactive workshops are designed to get you writing more or assist you in starting out for the first time.

Award-winning local novelist and therapist, Joanna Barnard, leads sessions exploring how writing creatively can benefit your mental and emotional wellbeing. Exercises include experimenting with different writing styles, including journalling, poetry and short stories.

Suitable for adults of all ages and experiences.

Mondays 05 October, 12 October, 19 October, 02 November, 09 November, 16, November
7pm-9pm | £36 for 6 sessions

For tickets please call the Box Office on 01252 745444
For any further information please contact Erin Beesley, Arts & Health Administrator at erin.beesley@farnhammaltings.com