Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham

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Who we are

Art Works is a creative arts organisation for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism.

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We support our artists to achieve their creative potential through workshops and supported work placements. 

At ArtWorks we focus on collaborative practice and teamwork, whilst assisting our artists to play an active role within their community. ArtWorks aims to challenge peopleʼs perceptions of learning disabilities through celebrating creativity and the ambition of our artists.

Covering workshops in

  • art
  • photography
  • film
  • textiles
  • sculpture
  • textiles
  • craft
  • drama
  • dance

Although our groups are currently in Sheffield and Rotherham, we can accommodate people from Barnsley.  We often offer free sessions in Penistone !  Watch this space for more information about sessions coming to Barnsley centre.

We are able to offer three taster days for free and can communicate in Polish, Makaton as well as English.

Visit our website or contact us for more information.

Opening Times

9.00am - 4.00pm 

Contact Details

Contact name: Paul Higgins

Email address:

Role: Care Manager

Phone number: 07865 292526

Mobile number:

Address: Art Works Community Centre Brook Hill Thorpe Hesley Rotherham S61 2QF


Address details:

Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham

Parson Cross, Sheffield

Malin Bridge, Sheffield

Published: 28 June 2021