Transforming lives through
art and care

Creative care in Surrey since 1984

Artventure is a Guildford based charity enabling adults with learning disability, physical impairment and autism to be creative, have fun, and make new friends in a safe and sociable environment. We are currently offering free taster days so why not come along to see what we do! Call 01483 304884 to find out more.

What We Do

Practising artists and volunteers help participants develop both creative and social skills. All areas of the visual arts are explored including painting, textiles, ceramics, sculpture and mixed media. The positive and supportive atmosphere encourages self-confidence and independence.

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Volunteers are always most welcome at The Artventure Trust, regardless of age or experience. A few hours of your time can make a real difference. We have volunteers from all walks of life, so please don't hesitate to get in touch if you think you are interested in getting involved.

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Our fees only cover part of our costs with the rest coming from grants and donations. The National Lottery and Arts Council England have been tremendously supportive but in many ways it's the smaller donations that can make all the difference. Please help in any way you can.

The Artventure Mural

In september 2013, The Electric Theatre in Guildford asked Artventure to design and paint a mural showing "Community".

After many months of hard work, the 32-metre project was unveiled by the Mayor in June 2015.

Painted by some of the area's most vulnerable children and adults, it is a tribute to the power of art to change lives. Find out more.

Artventure News

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Every week we have so much creative fun at Artventure exploring different themes, styles and techniques. Whether it's rocket sculptures, colourful murals or circle themed ink paintings; there is always something new and exciting to learn.
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Our Meet the Artist evening at The Electric Theatre was a tremendous success! Thank you to everyone who came along to speak to Tom, Matthew & Will - their art is still on display and well worth a visit!
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Take a look at some of our amazing sculptures that are being displayed in The Lightbox for a limited time only! Thank you so much to DAISY who curated the exhibition.
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Look who we found in the garden enjoying some October sunshine. This magical beast is one of the wonderful papier mache animals we've been working on. If you look closely, you may find similar creatures at the bottom of your garden!

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