Inspiring creativity for people and communities
Suffolk Artlink is a registered charity whose main aim is to improve the quality of life of some of Suffolk’s most vulnerable people through the provision of creative activities.
Suffolk’s Creative Employment Programme
Suffolk Artlink is supporting Suffolk County Council's Creative Employment Programme, which provides paid apprentice and internships for young people who are unemployed and want to work in the arts and creative industries.
Suffolk Artlink is working to create a brand new website for people wishing to do their own creative activities.
Using professional artists, Creative Carers trains carers of older people in residential homes and day centres to provide creative activities for their customers, some of whom have dementia.
Creative activities led by professional artists including: series of artform specific sessions available for groups to book, performances and workshops in community venues and intergenerational creative reminiscence projects across the county.
Side by Side
Professional artist led shared creative activities for people with dementia and their family carers.
Offer hospitalised children the chance to take part in artistic play which will help to relieve their fear and insecurities on the ward.
A collaborative project between a group of young adult carers, an artist in residence and UCS students.
A creative learning project working with adults and children together in north Lowestoft primary schools.
Music sessions for 12 to 19 year olds at the only senior youth club in south Lowestoft - giving the chance to develop skills, realise talents and generally have great fun making music.
Learn play create
A project for looked after children and young people and their foster carers, to develop their relationships through a shared experience of working creatively together and with high quality professional artists and makers.
People with Learning Disabilities:
Tasters, short courses and modular art form based ten week courses for people with learning disabilities interested in working in the creative sector.
We are also on Facebook and Twitter.
Suffolk Artlink Facebook Page
Suffolk Artlink is a registered charity.
Charity No: 1110898
Data Protection No: Z2348150