HeadSpace poems were selected for an exhibition at Leicester Creative Business Depot in Feburary 09, where they were printed on shirts!

Red Lighthouse

Please note that this website is no longer being maintained and remains online as an archive of Mantle Arts' past activity.

Mantle Arts' current web site is here:


Red Lighthouse is our programme of creative writing, publishing and writer development projects.

The next Red Lighhouse event is

Wolves and Apples

on October 15th. This event is aimed at aspiring writers for children and young people across books, and other media. Further details on the Red Lighthouse site.

About Mantle Arts
Mantle Arts is a participatory arts organisation. It creates arts projects, festivals, events and manage public art commissions. It is based in North West Leicestershire and works across the Midlands.

Mantle works creatively with people of all ages, backgrounds and from all walks of life, in partnership with a wide range of organisations, venues and groups. The organisation has a commitment to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity.

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Spy Movie made on the streets of Coalville by ImproVisual and starring volunteers from the community. Part of our 25th anniversary celebrations.


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Mona-Lisa Cooke is highly skilled and able to relate well to service users. She's engaging and enthusiastic and she is able to adapt sessions to suit the service users with ease.

Feedback from Coalville Community Resource Centre on Mantle's Creative Space Project lead artist.