Organised by The Red Earth Collective, the project brings together culturally diverse artists in Birmingham to create work that addresses mental health needs and challenges stigma.

Two men from StereoHype with microphones

StereoHype Social brings together racially and culturally diverse creatives in Birmingham who have lived experience of mental health to make friends, share experiences and create artistic work challenging stigma.

Workshops are delivered by artists with lived experience of ill mental health, and cover various artistic disciplines, focusing on stage craft, performance and working as a creative. The groups work together to create new work for public performances.

There is also time for peer reflection and conversation to support participants’ mental health.

The project also benefits audiences, mental health professionals, faith groups and statutory and community services who will gain new perspectives on mental health through the live performances.

“You can hear the difference in the music.”

Greg Rogers

Core member, StereoHype Social

Funded by People’s Health Trust using money raised by Health Lottery West Midlands