Fantastic Cards and Crafts

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Fantastic Cards and Crafts is a free community card making and crafts group for adults, aiming to improve wellbeing through creativity and togetherness. You can learn different card making and crafts techniques in a friendly group. No previous experience necessary.

This activity is good for wellbeing because

  • card making is a mindful activity which can help you to relax;
  • you will connect with other people in a friendly, supportive space;
  • you can learn new skills, tap into your creativity and produce beautiful cards and crafts to keep or give to family and friends.

“I got a great sense of achievement”
“A nice activity to distract from worry”

What to expect

Fantastic Cards & Crafts run two small, relaxed card making and crafts groups in Cambridge. No experience is needed, they will demonstrate new techniques at the start of each session and you can then enjoy creating cards and crafts at your own pace.

The first group is held in the Meeting Room at Arbury Community Centre. It runs fortnightly on Mondays between 3.30-5.30pm. It covers card making techniques include iris folding, quilling, 3d decoupage and heat embossing, and crafts techniques including felt softie making, jewellery making and positive type art.

The second group is held in the Hayman Room at The EDGE Café on Mill Road. It runs once a month on Saturdays, between 11am-1pm. It covers card making techniques include iris folding, quilling, 3d decoupage, felt and mixed media.

Spaces are limited so you will need to book a place for one or more of the sessions by emailing [email protected] – you will then receive an email confirming your place. If you would like to receive information about which technique they will be covering on each date you can send them an email or visit their Facebook page.

More information

Fantastic Cards & Crafts was started by a group of friends who know from their own experience just how much connecting with others and finding a creative hobby can benefit mental health and wellbeing. The groups offer an opportunity to combat loneliness and be immersed in a fun, mindful activity whilst in the company of a friendly group.

This activity is free to attend and all materials are provided.

How to contact

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Where to go

Arbury Community Centre Meeting Room
Campkin Road

The EDGE Café Hayman Room
351 Mill Road

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