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British Sign Language (BSL) workshop: Mindfulness and Art

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Farmer Education Suite (meet at main entrance)
  • Sunday 6 October, 1-4:30pm
FREE

Book a free place below or email [email protected]

About

Join educator and mindfulness practitioner, Trudi Collier for a workshop for BSL users, exploring the health benefits of mindfulness and how it can improve mental wellbeing. Enjoy the tranquil surroundings of the Portrait Gallery and explore the connections between mindfulness and art, how contemplating artworks can offer an escape from the pressure of modern living by providing a space within which to reflect.

Trudi is a freelance Deaf tour guide at the National Galleries of Scotland. She has a background in education, is an MBACP Accredited Psychological Therapist/Counsellor and has been working with Deaf, hard of hearing, deafened, disabled and deafblind people for over 20 years.

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Signed (British Sign Language)

Gallery facilities

A full accessibility guide is available at www.accessibilityguides.org.

We provide a sensory map of the building to help visitors identify areas with changes in light, smells and noise. It locates seating areas and less crowded, quieter spaces. Printed copies are available from the front desk at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

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Special event Communities & access

British Sign Language (BSL) workshop: Mindfulness and Art

Book a free place below or email [email protected]
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