Our Last LCF Funded Art Trauma Workshop

Sadly after a year, we held our last London Community Foundation funded trauma recovery art workshop on the 30th April. It was a very sad and emotional afternoon for everyone who came along, and also for those who couldn’t make it this time. However, despite the sadness, a couple of uplifting and positive things happened on…

Covid Awareness Campaign Harrow

The local communities across the country have been affected significantly by COVID-19 with Harrow having some of the highest rates in the country of both COVID-19 cases and deaths. When we met with Young People from the National Citizen Service to ask them how they felt about the vaccination they were keen to get the…

Memorial Football Tournament 2021

  What an amazing day we had at our 5th Memorial Football Tournament. Our hosts @watfordfcofficial pulled out all of the stops to ensure that the venue accommodated everyone. Staff from the club and our team of volunteers @ncs lead by @beccachapman_ were amazing as were our amazing stall holders. The 13 teams that took part demonstrated true sportsmanship on and…

1st Fine Lines Art Workshop

We held our first Fine Lines Art Workshop supporting victims and survivors of violent crime on Saturday the 29th of May at the Cedars Youth & Community Centre and it was a huge success. Every single person who attended left with their very own painting, along with a free art kit, information on trauma recovery and…

Our Story Colindale Police Station

After presenting ‘Our Story’ as part of our Victim Care programme to Police recruits at Colindale Police Station, London NW9. I was told by one of the audience members thay ‘Our Story’ and case study was part of their victim care training.I was blown away as I had no idea. I am truly humbled that…

The Fine Lines Art Workshop

Art and Trauma Recovery. Creativity is a common medicine. It’s a way of making sense of what you’ve experienced or whatever pain you’re going through. Unlike traditional talking therapies, art offers a non-verbal alternative that gives both adults and children a chance to explore distressing thoughts and feelings using a creative approach. This workshop will…

Fine Lines Art Project

The Josh Hanson Trust Fine Lines Art Project is designed for young people who are victims of crime and are seeking art as an intervention to help to cope and move forward. Our projects are delivered by an expert by experience and assisted by session supervisors who have a wealth of knowledge working with and…

The Fine Lines Art Workshop

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well. Have you or someone you know been affected by a violent crime? And if like me you or that person you sometimes find it hard to verbally express yourself. Well for me creative art has helped me to let go of trauma in a safe space which…