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We are pleased to welcome on board Emma Wells as a Trustee of The Art Ministry.

Volunteer Sue Mahoney has just been appointed as the paid group leader of our Wednesday afternoon session.


Our fund-raising meal at the Maharaja Restaurant in October raised just over 300.


We raised nearly 250 with our 4 hour long slime workshop and arts and crafts activities at Leigh Community Centre during October half-term. We were joined by 130 children! You can find our slime recipe here.


The next Sewing Bee on 16th January from 10.00am to Noon and on the first and third Wednesday of each month thereafter.


We've had a great summer starting with our Arts and Crafts Activity Fete in June to which over 70 people came and took part in free arts and crafts activities and many joined in the Bollywood Dancing sessions see here. This was followed by our Annual Exhibition at Hadleigh Old Fire Station, and then providing arts and crafts activities at the Lions Mid Summer Sports Day for Disabled People and Fun Festival, at Hadleigh Old Fire Station Open Day, Hadleigh Community Fayre and Leigh Regatta, plus a few other things along the way.


We would like to record our thanks to the 5 members of staff from M&S Rayleigh who came and gave our sensory garden a much needed makeover and thanks to M&S for the 500 donation. You can see before and after pictures of the garden here on our Facebook page.


We had a great time at Leigh Community Centre on the afternoon of 29th May with Peter Rabbit themed children's arts and crafts activities. You can see press coverage here.


We had a fundraising meal at East Restaurant in Southend on 31st May. Nearly 60 people came and supported us and we raised 500 - thank you.


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The Art Ministry, 1 Church Road, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2DQ, Registered Charity Number: 1108227