CoolTan Arts

ContactMichelle Baharier, Chief Executive
Telephone020 7701 2696
AddressCoolTan Arts, Third Floor, 224-236 Walworth Road, Southwark, London, SE17 1JE

CoolTan ArtsCoolTan Arts is a charity run by and for adults with mental distress which promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through creativity.

CoolTan Arts run a varied programme of creative workshops from a vibrant arts centre in Southwark’s lively Walworth Road, near Elephant & Castle.

Creative workshops include:

  • visual arts
  • batik
  • digital arts
  • video
  • poetry, and
  • performing arts.

CoolTan’s gallery/performance space offers other local community projects somewhere to exhibit. The volunteering programmes offer meaningful engagement and the opportunity to learn useful skills. All activities are underpinned with advocacy.

CoolTan promotes positive mental health/well being, bringing about a change in how participants perceive themselves, enabling people to gain greater focus and to re-establish their relationship with society.

CoolTan offer life long learning and enable people to achieve qualification and accreditation status in the coming year. This is achieved through quality arts education with professional outcomes such as public exhibitions, and social enterprise principles.

Download a copy of the CoolTan Arts annual report.