Pat Mountford is the Artist in Residence
Volunteers support the class
Where we are
We are based in Department 12 which is on the main corridor
What patients say
When I am in the art room, I feel about as far from my cancer as its possible to feel
The doctors keep me alive but the art room helps me live
An essential aid to feeling positive it’s very up lifting on the spirit
Taken on a magical tour; a truly wonderful experience. I left with a big smile on my face
I felt encouraged to try something new, something that took me into a different place and gave me an inner strength, healing and delight
It helped me in so many ways. I forgot the pain for the two hours of the session and felt a sense of relaxation
What we do
A relaxed space which supports patients and carers by helping them to discover their creativity at a time when they may be feeling at their most vulnerable. A staff art group also runs as part of The Christie's commitment to staff support.
There are several drop in sessions each week for patients and their carers. No previous arts experience necessary - the sessions are informal, fun, and relaxing.
A wide range of activities are available, including working with professional artists to bring out your natural creativity.
Regular sessions are:
- Monday 1.30 - 3.30pm
- Wednesday 1.30 - 3.30pm
- Thursday 10.30 - 3.30pm
The art room and classes are funded by The Christie Charity