From September 2013 a Creative Well programme will be delivered in Celbridge, Co. Kildare.  During workshops participants can learn and improve visual art skills while developing their own creativity. This programme will introduce drawing, painting, printmaking, clay work and three dimensional studies. 

What is it?

The Creative Well offers free, friendly, daytime workshops in your locality where you can try creative arts activities. Learn about the arts, develop skills and connect with others in your community. We welcome adults with all levels of experience including complete beginners!

The aim of this programme is to support health and wellbeing through the arts within local communites. Previous participants have remarked on how participation in this programme has added interest to their lives and also helped them to explore their own creativity.

The Creative Well is supported by Kildare County Council Arts Service, HSE Kildare West Wicklow Mental Health Services, HSE Health Promotion, Kildare County Mental Health Association and Kildare County Council Library Service.

How does it work?

The Creative Well is a twelve week programme. Workshops run once a week and are delivered by professional trained artists in a supportive, relaxed and non-pressurised environment.

When and where? 

Mondays 9 September – Monday 2 December 2013  10.30am – 12.30pm in The ACRE Project, Salesian College, Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. 


Contact Catherine O’Grady email:

Application deadline: 6th August 2013

Application forms available now from

Participation is free but participants must apply. Participants must be over 18 years of age and a resident of County Kildare.


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