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 News Stories

Yesterday, 17:48
Fans flock to the ExCel for the MCm London Comic Convention

Thousands of people flocked to the ExCel for a jam-packed weekend filled with anything and everything to do with the world of comic books.

Yesterday, 14:19
Former Canning Town South councillor Alan Taylor

Tributes have been paid to a former Newham councillor who has passed away aged 73.

Newham
Yesterday, 13:37
Sir Robin Wales

The Mayor of Newham has vowed to work with residents and businesses in order to tackle future challenges as the council face huge cuts in government funding.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 13:35
An artist's impression of how the slide will look

Already one of the most recognisable sights on the Newham skyline, the ArcelorMittal Orbit could soon boast a giant helter-skelter under new plans submitted to the authority running the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Elizabeth Olympic

Most read news

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Read more
Time to experience the dizzy heights of London's tallest attraction!

Morgan Pryce, commercial property experts based in London are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Shard viewing platform in the city itself.

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder