GET YOUR CREATIVE JUICES GOING IN A COVID-SAFE PLACE

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021

We know how much we’ve all missed being with like minded folk, learning new skills and letting our imaginations lose. We also know from experience how hard it can be to relax and let the inspiration take flight when you’re stressed or anxious.

As you know, we resisted opening last year when technically, we could have done. Some of this decision was due to the anxiety of some tutors. But is was also because we felt the levels of anxiety were just too great, the safety measures too new and inhibiting. We said at the time that we didn’t want social distancing at ArtisOn, instead, we wanted CREATIVE SPACE…a space where the creative juices could flow freely.

Six months on, we’re all more familiar with the Covid world and we’ve put our efforts into measures aimed at helping people relax and feel secure. We want ArtisOn to feel like the safest space you can occupy, the happiest place you can be – with other people, doing what you love and feeling inspired.

So when we open, here’s a reminder of what we have in place to make a creative space:

New external walkway to access all areas of the building, provide external access to the toilets and reduce internal traffic

New air removal system – ceiling mounted in each room that extracts stale air, reduces condensation and changes the air several times an hour

Sanitiser stations throughout the building

Wipes for use on surfaces and cleaning shared equipment

Protective perspex desk dividers – creating a personal creative space while still allowing the social vibe

No need to gather for tutor demos – sit back and watch things unfold.  Projectors and large screens in both rooms

A dedicated help-space where tutors can get up close, with hands on your work if you need their help

New arrangements at breaks – drinks and cakes served by cheerful, can’t-do-enough-for-you- staff rather than self service

New lunch arrangements – we’ll eat in two sittings, self-service buffet replaced by silver-service (haha!) No lunch queue to ensure there’s no crowding, but rest assured, there will be no reduction in quantities!

Masks or visors required when moving around indoors

 

Of course these measures will be regularly reviewed and aligned with the government guidance.

But our  main aim is to implement these  measures in a way that makes folk feel comfortable, not awkward; relaxed and not inhibited; and for the creative juices to have a chance to really flow and not stagnate!

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