[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Creative Recovery is a people-led charity that uses creativity to support Recovery, boost wellbeing and bring about social change in Barnsley and across Yorkshire.

We support individuals and families with experience of mental health and/or drug and alcohol issues. We also work to develop communities, challenging stigma and nurturing community spirit, with the aim to create a more accepting, inclusive and creative culture for all.

We are innovative, dynamic and collaborative, putting people at the heart of it! Our leaders and projects are award-winning, receiving national recognition for innovation, public service and social impact. Day to day, our experienced artists use a person-centred approach to create safe spaces and unique projects where individuals can thrive.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element=”yes”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Tour De Yorkshire

Creative Recovery were set their biggest challenge to date to create a large-scale urban land art masterpiece to celebrate Tour De Yorkshire and it’s start in Barnsley on Friday the May 4th, 2018.

The land art was located on the top of Barnsley Market’s Multi-Markets Multi-storey car park.
Scaling 59 metres by 47 metres, totalling at a whopping 2773 square metres, the team anticipate used 200+ litres of paint, supplied by a local recycling scheme, to complete the job.

This artwork was designed by ‘Recovery Through Art, Creative Recovery’s core visual arts project. 15 people were involved in the design process and over 30 supporters gathered to help with the painting effort.

The Graffitti futurism and Bauhaus Poster style influenced design features 2 cyclists speeding through the Barnsley townscape. The background reflects the town’s transition and regeneration as the cyclists travel from the industrial landscape into the new. The prominent Town Hall is featured behind the second cyclist.

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Creativity- The Magic Elixir

We all have creativity within us.  We believe that creativity helps us become unstuck and starts us moving forward again.  It sparks curiosity, soothes the mind, broadens horizons and reconnects us with the world.  From lowering blood pressure to releasing ‘feel good’ chemicals in the brain, there is strong evidence today that being creative is great for your health!


  • Learn new skills, discover your talents and share them
  • Take time to reflect, tell your story, see things afresh
  • Connect with others and make new friends

For more information please contact us on 01226 805885 or email wearecreativerecovery@gmail.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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