Arts Therapies Workshops


Visit the new Arts Therapies Workshops, in association with the Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies (BCAT), to learn how art, dance, drama, music and play therapies can benefit children and adults with autism. Autistic visitors on Saturday can take part in taster therapy sessions.

The Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies (BCAT) is a registered charity which was set up in 1993 to provide an accessible arts therapies and more recently an arts in health service throughout the Midlands. They assist individuals who are experiencing mental health, behavioral or emotional issues including wide experience working with those on the autistic spectrum.

Everyone has the ability to respond to the arts in many ways. Sometimes the arts provide a different perspective in which to respond to difficulties. BCAT allows people the chance to explore these difficulties, no matter what they may be, in a safe environment with a registered therapist who has been trained to offer support or encouragement.

Workshops will be running on Friday and Saturday at: 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00.

For more information call 0121 440 8273, email or visit


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