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Breathing Space

What is Breathing Space:

Weekly creative groups for health, wellbeing and happiness.  Come and try art, music, movement and creative writing in a friendly support environment. You don’t need any experience to come and take part, we provide all the materials and equipment and all the groups are FREE of charge.


‘Breathing Space has given me confidence that I lost and has helped me to get out of the house and meet new people.

I would recommend it to everyone.

Who is it for:

Anyone over 18 living in or near Bridgend borough.

If you are struggling with loneliness or isolation, poor mental or physical health or just feeling the need of a friendly face, find a group near you and come along.

What will I get from it:

Participants have reported many benefits of coming along to the grMicrosoftTeams-image (6)oups, including:

· Reduced need for medication

· Building support networks

·  Improved feeling of wellness

·  More social connections

· Making new friendships

· Understanding and managing emotions

· Developing communication skills & empathy

· Better self esteem

When is it?

Groups run every week but take breaks around school holidays.



Central Bridgend

Monday 1pm – 2.30pm

Mental Health Matters

Union Offices

Quarella Road

CF31 1JW

Focus on music


Ogmore Vale

Tuesday 11 – 1pm 

Wyndham Boys and Girls Club

14-16 Dunraven Place

CF32 7ET




Wednesday 11 – 1pm


Sardis Media Centre,

Heol Dewi Sant,

CF32 8SU



Wednesday 12.30-2.30pm

Awel-y-Mor Communty Centre

Hwtchwns Teerice

CF36 5TN


Bryngarw Park

Friday 2-4pm

The Nyth Education Centre 

Bryngarw Country Park

CF32 8UU

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