Temperance House, Pitt St, S70 1AW

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Who we are

We are a people-led charity that uses creativity to support recovery, boost wellbeing and bring about social change in Barnsley. Working with individuals and families with experience of mental health and/or drug and alcohol issues. Weekly groups for people interested in developing creative skills.

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At Creative Recovery we have a number of weekly groups to support anyone wanting to develop their creative skills.

Studio Collective 

This is a hub for people who need the time and space to develop their own artwork.  Mondays also include master classes featuring professional artists sharing their work and skills. The Studio Collective is a closed group, but Master Classes are open to anyone connected with Creative Recovery.

Forum For Arts and Related Topics

A place for sharing new ideas and influences and supporting each other with creative projects.  Drop-in, open to anyone.  Visit our Facebook page for dates or text Helen on 078 3393 6019.

Tutor-led Studio

A session for people wanting to develop their art skills in a supportive environment working alongside an Artist/Tutor.  Visual art demonstrations and talks upon request.  Attendance is on a drop-in basis following initial induction and registration.

Live Arts Café

Includes live music, food, poetry, arts and crafts in a relaxed and friendly environment.  All are welcome (children under 16 accompanied by an adult).  No booking required.  To avoid holiday dates text 078 3393 6109 and confirm arrangements.




Opening Times

Studio Collective - Monday 12 - 3pm (starting 28th March 2022) at Temperance House

Forum for Arts and Related Topics - Monday 4 - 6pm (every two weeks) at Temperance House

Tutor-led Studio - Tuesday 11.30 - 2.30pm (weekly) at Temperance House

Live Arts Cafe - Wednesday 5.30 - 8pm (weekly) at Digital Media Centre


Contact Details

Contact name: Creative Recovery

Email address:

Phone number: 07833 936019

Mobile number:


Address details:

Temperance House, Pitt St, S70 1AW

Digital Media Centre, County Way, S70 2EQ

Published: 18 January 2022