Creative Writing with Mencap


Local Mencap Barnsley, Compass House, Castlereagh Street, Barnsley, S70 1BA

Who we are

Creative writing classes and reading fun for people with learning disabilities. This venue is part of the Barnsley Safe Places Scheme.

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Join this friendly group to create your own masterpiece.  If you enjoy reading and writing, this group will suit you.

Creative Writers with Mencap has each students wellbeing in mind, combining education with lots of fun and laughter.

The main purpose of the class is to create a friendly environment that caters to each students individual level, allowing them to practice and channel their creativity and progress at their own pace, in a surrounding that is empathetic to each individual student.

No Skills are needed and by the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Improve writing skills
  • Improve listening skills
  • Improve awareness when others are speaking or reading their work
  • Build confidence
  • Explore individual creativity

Contact us for more information or to enrol.

Barnsley Safe Places

Barnsley Safe Places welcomes anyone over the age of 16 to join as a member. Anyone can feel unsafe or unsure whilst out and about if something goes wrong. The venues available in Barnsley have been trained to be welcoming and helpful to anyone and everyone. There are a variety of venues such as libraries and cafes so you can find a quiet place by yourself or get help.

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Opening Times

Tuesday 10am - 12pm

Contact Details

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Phone number: 01226 779919

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Address details:

Local Mencap Barnsley, Compass House, Castlereagh Street, Barnsley, S70 1BA

Other Details

Cost: FREE

Published: 09 August 2019