Free entry to Festival of Arts - Saturday 10th October

Free entry to Festival of Arts

 Works of art produced by local residents who have experience of mental ill-health will be displayed at a Festival of Arts taking place on Saturday 10 October.
 
Local mental health and community health services provider 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is inviting the public to join in the fun at the Peasley Cross Hospital on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, from 12noon to 4pm.
 
Simon Barber, Chief Executive of the Trust, said: “We warmly welcome members of the public from all five boroughs we serve at this free-to-attend annual event which is designed to inspire, excite and entertain.
 
“Hosted in Peasley Cross’ beautifully restored orchard and walled gardens, the festival will showcase the artistic talents of people with lived experience of health problems, as well as members of staff, carers and volunteers.”
 
A packed schedule will include music and poetry performances, wood carving and willow art, creative arts and craft displays, exhibitions and sales.
 
There will be lots of opportunities for people to get involved in craft workshops. Children’s entertainment will also be provided – guaranteeing a great day out for all the family.
 
Enquiries about the festival are welcome. Please email anne.kiney@5bp.nhs.uk.