1 Oct 2018 – 31 Jul 2019

Event times

Fridays: 10:30am-12:30pm

Cost of entry



Portsmouth, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • The Hard Interchange is is five minutes walk through Gunwharf Quays
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station is five minutes walk through Gunwharf Quays

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Generate is an inclusive arts workshop for people with dementia.


Generate emerged from a research project with the University of Portsmouth which aimed to explore how visual arts workshops could benefit the lives of people with dementia.

The sessions provide a comfortable environment for participants to learn new arts and crafts skills, supported by artists Roy Eneas and Abi Wheeler, whilst enjoying a weekly sociable activity. 

Since it’s creation in 2015, the group have produced four exhibitions at Aspex. Original member Barbara Bessant also became our artist-in-residence, producing on-site paintings throughout August 2016.

The workshops are supported by The Rayne Foundation and Arts Council England through the Catalyst:Evolve programme. 

The workshops run every Friday, from 10.30 to 12.30hrs and are completely free. Participants will also be given tea, coffee and cake from our cafe partners, Bread Addiction.

For more information or to book a place, please email or call the gallery on 02392 778080.

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