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Creative Directions Sounds

Songwriting and music workshops for adults in Doncaster

A group of people sit and play music. In the foreground someone plays a drum. A Creative Directions session for adults to improve wellbeing run by darts in Doncaster.

Calling all aspiring songwriters and music enthusiasts!

Creative Directions Sounds is a fun, free and informal music workshop for adults in Doncaster, where everyone is welcome. Come along to try your hand at poetry, song writing, and music making, and have a cuppa in a fun and friendly group to boost your wellbeing. Work with professional artists – poets, musicians and songwriters – to explore ideas, songs and sounds in a relaxed, inspiring environment. 

Why Join?

  • Open to all: Sessions are accessible for all abilities – you’re welcome to bring along friends and family to share the experience. 
  • A warm welcome: Enjoy the company of a fun and friendly group and get to know new people while sipping on a cuppa.
  • Boost your wellbeing: Explore self expression, get lost in music, or simply while away the hours doing something inspiring.
  • No experience is needed: Whether you love to sing, have a way with words, used to play a musical instrument or are just curious about exploring your creative side, absolutely everyone is welcome. 
  • It’s free: It costs nothing to join in and no booking is needed – just turn up and give it a go!

The benefits of music on our mental health and well-being are well-evidenced. Multiple studies suggest that making music in a group can lower stress levels, boost confidence and self-esteem, and create a sense of community and shared identity. Our professional artists and musicians are there to support you and be guided by what you want to do – whether that’s crafting poetry or writing a rock song, Creative Directions Sounds is for anyone and everyone.

When and where?

Edlington Helping Hands Centre (Hilltop), DN12 1PL
Tuesdays, 1-3pm

No booking required – free to attend.
Contact amy@wearedarts.org.uk or 01302 493991 if you have any questions at all.

It’s incredible that I can come to this session without any musical skill and create something so beautiful.


Creative Directions is designed to be flexible, so just come along when you can. Just because you’re working with professional artists it doesn’t mean you need any experience with the arts. Everyone is creative and capable of expressing themselves in their own way, and help and support will always be available when you want it. Before you know it you’ll unlock creative skills and become more confident in using them in your everyday life in positive ways.

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