Search

Newham carers take part in jewellery making workshops

14:49 27 May 2014

Adult carers in Newham have been taking part in jewellery making workshops

Adult carers in Newham have been taking part in jewellery making workshops

Archant

Carers in Newham have been showing off their creative sides by taking part in jewellery making workshops.

Adult carers in Newham have been taking part in jewellery making workshopsAdult carers in Newham have been taking part in jewellery making workshops

creative:release, organised by arts charity Create, has been developed to offer “me time” to people who can spend more than 50 hours a week caring for another person.

Create’s professional jewellery designer has been helping carers to create a range of items for themselves, family and friends and each other during weekly sessions in Stratford Advice Arcade.

The scheme has been extended to include Newham for the first time, thanks to funding from Reed Smith LLP.

Nicky Goulder, co-founder and chief executive of Create, said: “The creative arts are a great leveller and have an incredible capacity to break down barriers and bring people together.

“creative:release is helping carers to develop their social skills, grow in self-confidence and to take a needed break from their caring responsibilities. It is our huge honour to give them this experience.”

Latest Newham News Stories

Yesterday, 17:42

Newham-born Olympic gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu is encouraging residents to get active as part of a free initiative to improve the borough’s fitness.

Yesterday, 17:39

A consultation has started into extending the 388 bus route between Stratford City bus station and Blackfriars to Elephant and Castle, following the existing route of the 100.

Yesterday, 16:03

A new cafe has opened after its owner decided to move from computers to coffee.

Yesterday, 15:21

Hundreds of people have voiced their support for a much-loved cafe after its owner said he could not afford new rent costs.

Elizabeth Olympic Park

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Read more

As we grow older it becomes more and more important to have means to travel about safely and quickly. Our friendship groups and families grow and the need to have a car that is not only safe but also fast and big enough for all our needs is ever more important. There are many cars on the market for such needs but none deals with them as efficiently or as neatly as a VW Golf Estate. These cars are build strong, long lasting and spacious for a reason. They cater to the needs of many and are some of the most popular cars currently on the market.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now