The Plot is an out of doors wellbeing space within Stanmer Wellbeing Gardens, Stanmer Park, Brighton.
Their vision is to create a community-led sanctuary space for sharing and nurturing creativity, community spirit and connection – through a range of nature-based / nature-led activities.
Recent groups and activities include:
* Adolescent group for young women who have experienced domestic abuse
* Creative wellbeing sessions for young refugees
* Wellbeing days and environmental arts therapy/ eco-therapy skill-sharing for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust staff
Type of activities:
Creative and arts / Ecotherapy activities / Food growing / Group therapy
Specialist client experience:
Children, young people & adults, mental health difficulties, anxiety, depression, developmental trauma, domestic abuse, refugee & migrant community
“Thank you for today this is exactly what was needed – after months of having to just keep going, often isolated. It is wonderful to be up here in person with others, connecting.”
– Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust CAMHS Arts Therapists Skill Sharing + Support Session –
Public transport and parking:
Paid parking in Stanmer Park, train at Falmer and bus routes 25, 78, 79 stop nearby. Cycle parking on site. More info.
Activity-specific. Free activities available.
Monday-Sunday (by pre-arrangement only)
Basic refreshments & snacks provided at action days
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