Arts for Health Milton Keynes deliver a range of arts based workshops / activites to support health and wellbeing needs across our community.

You can find information on the programmes we currently offer and how to get involved below.

Current Workshop Programmes:

Creative Play

Creative Play: Music and Song, is 12 weekly music sessions for mums who are feeling low, struggling with the pressures of being a mum, feeling anxious and/or easily overwhelmed. For those who have lost interest in the world around them, or who have feelings of guilt, hopelessness and self-blame.

Arts on Prescription

Arts on Prescription is a 12 week programme of arts activities for adults with mental health issues such as depression, stress and anxiety. Activities include: drawing, painting, print-making and simple sculpture. The following programmes are currently available:

AoP Art: Activities include drawing and painting, print-making and simple sculpture.

AoP Music: Mindfulness music workshops, aimed at everybody from the experienced musician to those with little or no experience.

AoP Dance & Movement:  Gentle movement sessions bringing release for both body and mind to an uplifting playlist.

Find out more about the courses here.


HEADSTART is an Arts on Prescription programme that offers young people access to high quality multiple arts workshops in a low stress, supportive environment. The following programmes are currently available:

HEADSTART Drama (ages 8-12) & (13-17) Activities include: composing and creating, performance skills and creative writing.

HEADSTART Art (ages 8-12) & (13-17) Activities include: drawing, painting, print-making and sculpture.

HEADTSTART Music (ages 8 -12) & (13 - 17)  We will focus primarily on musical creativity in the form of songwriting. Attendees will be able to contribute by creating lyrics, melodies, rhythms and chord sequences.

Find out more about all of our HEADSTART programmes here.

Art Group 

A space to develop your creativity and meet new people. Art Group is an untaught drop-in social art group for adults with mild to moderate physical and/or mental health challenges. Referral for this group is not required. Find out more here.

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Please note our Arts for Health programmes change from time to time as we strive to respond to needs.

Arts for Health Milton Keynes
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Milton Keynes Hospital
Standing Way
Milton Keynes

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Arts for Health Milton Keynes is the working name of MK Arts for Health charity number 1107625  company number 05137693