AN ART and craft shop in Highbridge is launching new art kits for children and adults to help them to be creative during the coronavirus outbreak. 

Create You in Market Street, Highbridge, has put together kits filled with paper, coloured pens and pencils, paintbrushes, modelling clay and pastels. 

Leila Browning, owner of Create You, said the kits will be available for collection at the shop in the next few days or they can be delivered to homes within a seven mile radius of the store to creatives in self isolation.

She said: "We are currently putting together creative art kits for everyone.

"These will be able to collected from the shop over the next couple of days or we will be happy to deliver for those who are now in isolation.

"Please keep an eye on our Facebook page to see which kits we have available, we have varied ones for the artistic adults down to our younger audiences.

"Create You are moving online - please keep an eye on the Facebook page for more information.

"We shall be offering, live tutorials, paint along videos, along with lots of fun projects for adults and children’s alike to get involved with.

"Our creative team will be putting together tutorials for you in the near future aswell.

"Along with all this our regular groups so shall be continuing online we are currently setting times and days for our groups.

"This includes our creative kids group and our “Art for adults”, and of course any new members are welcome to join us.

"As you can imagine this has been an incredibly tough time for everyone and we couldn’t be more grateful for the incredible support we have been shown."

In a bid to further support vulnerable people in the community Leila said she and her colleague, Jenny, will be setting aside two afternoons each week to check in on people to see if they need any food deliveries and will be providing hot water and coffee to the homeless.

For more information about the art packs search for Create You on Facebook, or call 07711038831.