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Our artistic sessions and experiences work to bring positivity into people’s lives through creative activities and provide a space to be creative and express yourself safely.

This project is kindly funded by The National Lottery and Cheshire West and Chester Council.

True Colours is a series of creative workshops that enable people in our LGBTQ+ community to express themselves creatively and freely for positive mental health and wellbeing.

There will also be and opportunity to access one-to-one art therapy online or in person.

True Colours

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Creative Workshops for the LGBTQ+ community in Chester!

What will happen in the sessions?

Our free sessions explore a variety of visual art forms that allow you to explore your creativity. Including painting, drawing, collage, photography, sculpture, textiles, machine sewing, pattern construction and creative writing.

All equipment is provided, and sessions are open to everyone. Those that want to learn new artistic outlets and those who already enjoy being creative, so you just need to come along!

Who can join?

These sessions are free and aimed towards LGBTQ+ adults and young people. No artistic or creative experience is necessary for these workshops, they are suitable for beginners and friendly guidance and advice is available throughout.

Where will they be held?

Workshops take place in Chester city centre, at the Rainbow Tearooms and at our Hub: 10 Lower Ground Floor, Nicholas Street Mews, CH1 2NX

If you would like to know more please contact us.

When will they be?

We are currently running our art workshops at the Rainbow Tearooms on Tuesday evenings and machine sewing workshops on Friday afternoons!

You can keep up to date with our workshops on Instagram and Facebook and sign up to attend on Eventbrite.


One-to-one art therapy

There will also be the opportunity to access one-to-one art therapy sessions, which may take place online or in person.


Art therapy can be particularly beneficial for working through distressing issues you may be facing, and can contribute to long term wellbeing.  

Want to take part?

If you'd like to take part in our True Colours sessions, you can reserve your place via our eventbrite page.

While these sessions are free, booking is required to secure your place in the workshops.

You can also book via email, or by sending us a message.

Please include the following when booking.

  • Your name

  • Email address

  • That you wish to be attend True Colours workshops

What will happen next?

Once you've booked on, you'll be ready to attend the workshops! We'll send you an email reminder in the days before

If you have any questions about these workshops you can get in touch via email above.

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