Last year the Bracton Centre won the highest number of Koestler Arts Awards for a secure mental health setting in the UK. They gained 5 Platinum Awards which was equalled by only one other larger secure unit in the country.
The categories were in the Visual Arts, Crafts, Mosaic, Calligraphy, Hand Made Greetings Cards, Poetry, Music and an Employment Project.
Outside In artist Patrick Joyce won three Koestler Arts Awards for his art work . Two Platinum Awards for The Cartoon Man and Voice in my Head and a Highly Commended Award for The Way I Am.
Outside In artist Sarah Rothery won a Bronze Award for her painting, The Colour Dome Factory.
A big congratulations to these artists!
Image: Patrick Joyce