WISE UP Workshops CIC is a Community Interest Company based in Morecambe.
Since 2013 we have been supporting local people of all ages & all abilities through an inclusive range of creative activities to promote health & wellbeing, to build resilience and self-confidence.
“At Wise up we are listened to, our ideas are valued and we all work together, I am really looking forward to this year’s play because we have all co-created the piece.”
(Chris, age 13)
“I nearly stopped coming last year because I felt anxious but the team helped me feel good again, I am their helper and that makes me feel good.”
(Kate, age 9)
“Tonight was my first performance, I loved hearing the audience clap at the end.”
(Kadie, age 6)
“It is great to be welcome at the wellbeing group, as a 71 year old man it isn’t often I can have a giggle. I have got to know people of all generations and I enjoy coming here to connect.”
“Thanks for everything you have done for me, I feel so much more confident.”
“I love it at Wise Up, I have made friends and I feel I have grown.”
“You do what it says on the tin- Helping people through creativity.”
“Tonight’s performances were great, I just love what you guys are doing in our community.”
“I just wanted to thank you again for all your help and support with the Schools Health, Wellbeing & Safety Days.
The feedback from all the heads, teachers & pupils has been absolutely fantastic and it will be a school day no one will forget.”
(Sarah from Lancaster ICC)
“It was a pleasure meeting Elspeth and her team yesterday, I feel that you have created a very positive, compassionate and creative space that empowers and enables community members to flourish- great work!”
(Guy from Lancashire Youth Fund)
All our team members and volunteers hold the necessary qualifications and have completed training that’s relevant in supporting attendees; Many also have additional knowledge from previous and present job roles. A play therapist, SEN teaching, Coaching, Braille experience, Theatre practitioners and more are all on hand to ensure everyone gets the most from their time with us.
“A spectrum of skills meets a spectrum of needs”