June - July 2019, part of Abergavenny Art Festival

Outpatients Waiting Area, Nevill Hall Hospital, Brecon Road, Abergavenny NP7 7EG


Gwent Arts in Health are proud to welcome Papillon Art and their exhibition to Nevill Hall Hospital. Papillon Art is a local art group that aims to provide a safe, calm, stimulating and healing environment within which to make art together. With guidance and help from qualified teachers the class is offered to people with varying degrees of mental health problems in the community, and from local hospitals.

There are free classes in Christchurch community hall, North Street, Abergavenny, on Monday mornings from 11 to 1 and on Wednesday afternoons from 2 to 4. The group encourage interested people to call in and see them if you are looking for something like this to help you. The kettle is always on!

The group has been running for 7 years now and have a thriving group of participants! Many friends have been made in this friendly and supportive group. They regularly exhibit the amazing work produced by the class. The celebration of everyone’s achievements is paramount. This year, one of Papillon’s artists exhibited at the Hay festival, and they are exhibiting in the Melville centre during the Abergavenny Arts festival (28th– 30th June) and in the Gunter house. In October, they will hold their own annual exhibition on North Street.


For more information, please contact Clarissa Fonseca: clarissafonseca@btinternet.com and Pam Fontaine: pambach@aol.com.

This exhibition is part of the Abergavenny Arts Festival, for more information visit here.

This is the 63rd show in a series of exhibitions in and around Nevill Hall Hospital, organised by Gwent Arts in Health. Garth is a local charity that realises the potential of the arts in promoting health and wellbeing.

For more information about Garth, contact us.